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October 21st, 2008, 10:42 PM
i am trying to get a lexmark x83 printer scanner copyier to work. the ubuntu os sees the device, but will not recognize it for printing or scaning. currently using ubuntu 8.04.1. tia

October 21st, 2008, 10:48 PM
after a quick search on google, it looks like you may be out of luck. there is no driver for it. lexmark is notoriously bad with linux. that's why i went out and bought an HP.

October 21st, 2008, 10:50 PM
Update:Apparently the z42 driver makes the printing part of this multifunction work. see this (http://www.qbik.ch/usb/devices/showdev.php?id=1423).

October 21st, 2008, 11:09 PM
thanks for the info. my brother would like to go to ubuntu full time, but cant afford a new multi function printer.