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I come here today with a problem that's kind of driving me crazy :p I have a Samsung SCX - 3205w laser printer, and it was working fine with Ubuntu 11.04 but when Ubuntu 11.10 was launched this printer started having problems.

I installed it looking at the guide from : How to define my Samsung SCX3200 multifunction printer?

So here is the problem, 85% of the times I try to print something it just prints weird symbols, like little hearts, smiles, clubs, spades, anyway a lot of symbols.

It starts by printing a blank page, then every single page after that has symbols and not the text/image I was trying to print

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 at the moment and the problem stays the same, tried unstalling and reinstalling using the Samsung Unified Driver from the web page, I even made a clean format to my PC when Installed the Ubuntu 12.04 and nothing, I'm beeing force to handle my printing from a Windows XP Virtual enviroment (VirtualBox)

Any help will be appreciatted and if you need any info about my system just ask

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Seems that the Unified Linux Driver is outdated in the new OS versions, I'm going to try the Samsung Unified Linux Driver Repository from and I'll let you know how it goes – javebratt May 8 '12 at 17:43
No luck with that :/ – javebratt May 9 '12 at 17:51
up vote 3 down vote accepted

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After the first update from the repositories in my Samsung Printer started working beautifully,no more weird symbols, no more lags, only perfect printing :)

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