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can anyone please help? I am trying to install samsung printer SCX 5737FW on Ubuntu 11.10, but when I plug in the usb cable it tries to look for the driver, but can't find it. Indeed the webpage

http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/print-solutions/print-solutions/mono-multi-function-products/SCX-5737FW/SEE-spec

tells me that the printer is supported up to Ubuntu 10. This true because it installs perfectly on my other machine with ubuntu 9.

Can anyone help please? Thanks

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support page listing the drivers here: samsung.com/uk/support/model/SCX-5737FW/… –  Ringtail Mar 27 '12 at 15:43
    
thanks a lot BlueXrider. I have found the driver on your link, it is the generic Linux 3.00.85 Unified driver. It is tar.gz: I have unpacked it, but when should I do at this stage? thanks again –  Pepe Mar 27 '12 at 16:24

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Installing the Samsung Unified Linux Driver v3.00.xx Directly This gives all instructions on installation.

http://www.bchemnet.com/suldr/smfpv3.html

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thanks again! I'll give it ago. I'm behind in this –  Pepe Mar 27 '12 at 17:06
    
Hi BlueXrider, the repository does not have the driver exactly for my printer Samsung SCX 5737FW, so I have used the driver for SCX 5X30...everything seemed ok but then when I try to print, I get a window ''Authentication required for printing document.. and there is a blank box asking me for a password, I have tried my ubuntu password, but it does nto work. Thanks again for your help –  Pepe Mar 27 '12 at 17:38

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