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I can't find a driver for my OKI MC160n printer. How can I use this printer in Ubuntu?

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Apparently I see no driver on the manufacturer's site after a quick search.

Therefore, try the following:

  • from the Dash Menu, launch the 'Printing' app
  • click Add
  • follow the instructions: either your printer and its specific driver will be listed, or you will be able to select "Generic printer driver", or at least the suggested driver if any.

If it works or if it does not, don't hesitate to tell us how it went !

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I followed the instructions and couldnt find it's specific driver. Then I selected "generic printer driver" and choose one of them but it didn't work. Should I try all the generic drivers and see what happens? – anton Jun 17 '12 at 15:17

Somewhere in the net I found that the OKI MC160n actually is a re-branded KONICA MINOLTA magicolor 1690MF. Therefore the KONICA MINOLTA magicolor 1690MF Foomatic/foo2lava cups driver works out of the box.

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