Please help, My new Dell V525W won't install on PCLinux on a modern PC.
But it works perfectly on Windows XP. That makes it more galling.
I've used the Control Centre/Hardware /Setup the Printers method.
My Dell is listed in the 'Select a Device' box.
It searches in vain fro drivers and eventually gives me three boxes, the middle one is 'Provide PPD file' so I click that.
The file 'Dell_V720_Series.ppd shows up (yes, I did download it from the Dell site earlier) so I click Forward. There's a page on 'Installable Options' which I left alone. Likewise 'Describe Printer'.
Then, when you think you have almost arrived, you get the bombshell - - -
Printer 'Dell-Dell-V520-Series' requires the '/usr/lib/cups/filter/pdftocontone' program but it is not currently installed. Please install it before using this printer.
Needless to say I have searched extensively for such a file, without finding any sign of it.
It then asks me if I want to print a test page, so I agree to that. Oh no. Another box with 'Cups server error' and the message - - -
There was an error during the CUPS operation: 'client-error-document-format-not-supported'.
So all I end up with is an icon of my printer with an orange triangle on it, and it does not work (sorry, except in Windows!)
I've spent all day on this and am thoroughly fed up. Any real help appreciated.