Using your printer in linux, Getting started, Installing the unified linux driver – Samsung CLX-3175FN User Manual

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Using Your Printer in Linux



Using Your Printer in


You can use your machine in a Linux environment.

This chapter includes:
Getting Started
Installing the Unified Linux Driver
Using SetIP program
Using the Unified Driver Configurator
Configuring Printer Properties
Printing a Document
Scanning a Document

Getting Started

You need to download Linux software package from the
Samsung website ( to install the
printer softwares.
Samsung’s Unified Linux Driver package contains printer and
scanner drivers, providing the ability to print documents and
scan images. The package also delivers powerful applications
for configuring your machine and further processing of the
scanned documents.
After the driver is installed on your Linux system, the driver
package allows you to monitor a number of machine devices via
fast ECP parallel ports and USB simultaneously.
The acquired documents can then be edited, printed on the
same local or network machine devices, sent by e-mail,
uploaded to an FTP site, or transferred to an external OCR
The Unified Linux Driver package is supplied with a smart and
flexible installation program. You don't need to search for
additional components that might be necessary for the Unified
Linux Driver software: all required packages will be carried onto
your system and installed automatically; this is possible on a
wide set of the most popular Linux clones.

Installing the Unified Linux

Installing the Unified Linux Driver


Make sure that you connect your machine to your
computer. Turn both the computer and the machine on.


When the Administrator Login window appears, type in


in the Login field and enter the system password.



: You must log in as a super user (root) to install the

printer software. If you are not a super user, ask your system


From the Samsung website, download and unpack the
Unified Linux Driver package to your computer.


Click the

icon at the bottom of the desktop. When the

Terminal screen appears, type in:

[root@localhost root]#tar zxf [FilePath]/
UnifiedLinuxDriver.tar.gz[root@localhost root]#cd
[FilePath]/cdroot/Linux[root@localhost Linux]#./



: If you do not use the graphical interface and failed to

install the software, you have to use the driver in the text
mode. Follow the steps 3 to 4, and then follow the instructions
on the terminal screen.


When the welcome screen appears, click Next.

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