I can't find a driver for my Samsung ml-2545 monochrome printer that will work. I tried getting it from Samsung but when I install it it says:

missing file /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosplc

which is in my downloads folder but I can't get it into the /usr/lib/cups/filter/ folder. I am not good with terminal. Any ideas?

  • If I misunderstoond this please edit your question or leave me a comment so it is more clear to me ;) – Rinzwind Dec 14 '13 at 19:47

If I understand it correctly you need to do this in command line:

sudo cp ~/Downloads/rasterosplc /usr/lib/cups/filter/

I found this article to be helpful. In brief:

  • Running sudo /install.sh in the ULD (Unified Linux Driver) folder will do everything you need, bar one thing: If you try to add your printer straight away (as outlined in the Samsung manual), the error message missing file /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosplc that you saw will come up.
  • However, there should be a symbolic link called rastertospl (note the missing 'c') in that directory. If you move to the directory in your terminal and execute sudo ln -s rastertospl rastertosplc and then add the printer (see first point), everything should be fine (it got my Samsung ML 1675 to print immediately).

You just need to link /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosplc to rastertospl:

sudo ln -s rastertospl /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosplc

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