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conservativetroll

Joined: 10 Mar 2012
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PostPosted: Sat 10 Mar 2012, 01:50    Post_subject:  wireless printing
Sub_title: samsung printer ML 1865 W
 

Can i somehow at least install a driver the printer can live with, and or establish a wireless connection, since it is capable of wireless printing??


ALSO i have one really strange question. When puppy was installed there were two boot sectors (i believe that is the proper terminology) I installed from one and then it appeared be corrupted and would boot puppy, So i went to the other and used it for a while. Then appeared to be corrupted. Finally i went to regular using the unbuntu.

Here's the weird part I tried the puppy a few weeks later, and it functioned just fine. Both boot sectors are now working AGAIN. Do they repair themselves or what?? Cool Question
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rcrsn51


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PostPosted: Fri 16 Mar 2012, 13:57    Post_subject:  

Have you read the How-To here?. Your ML-1865W is not included in the base driver package, so you will also need to install the samsung_ml1865w_ppd-3.00.76.pet.

Regarding wireless connectivity - I have not tested a wireless Samsung model, but most wireless printers are auto-detected by CUPS. However, you may need to try Find New Printers several times before it is detected.
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PostPosted: Fri 23 Nov 2012, 21:04    Post_subject: ML-1865W
Sub_title: black laser samsung printer wireless
 

Thanks, but presently i've got bigger fish to fry. My puppy has deteriorated to the point that it just locks up anytime i go to the interent!! I've tried opera and mozilla!! Just rapidly locks up!! Got to deal with first!
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PostPosted: Fri 23 Nov 2012, 21:28    Post_subject:  

No rush. It's only been eight months.
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