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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Seems that the Unified Linux Driver is outdated in the new OS versions, I'm going to try the Samsung Unified Linux Driver Repository from bchemnet.com/suldr and I'll let you know how it goes –  javebratt May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
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After the first update from the repositories in http://www.bchemnet.com/suldr/ my Samsung Printer started working beautifully,no more weird symbols, no more lags, only perfect printing :)

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