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The printer did work in Opensuse, but for some reason it does not print in Ubuntu 10.04! When I go to add printer, it detects the printer but does not print. Does anyone have any suggestions? I know they are badly supported under Linux, but this particular printer did work in a Linux machine. All of your help is appreciated.

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It looks like you might be able to get this printer to work using the foomatic driver for the Lexmark 5000 series according to [link text][1]

[1]: http://forums.linux-foundation.org/read.php?29,926,1503,quote=1/"this link"

Otherwise, you're probably out of luck. Lexmarks early printers had pretty terrible linux support and no ones really jumped into supporting them apparently

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Do you remember (or can you check) what printer driver OpenSuse used? Maybe it works with a driver for another printer?

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