Configuring the Xerox Phaser 8400 printer under Linux

Mike Gore Nov 2005

Using CUPS and PPD files

  • Please refer to CupsOnLinux before starting
  • Download this file Xerox 8400 PPD file
  • Extract the file into a temporary location then move whichever ever files you need to your systems PPD folder
  • You must restart cupsd after you adding any PPD files
  • PPD location Notes
    Debian PPD files are in /usr/share/ppd/Xerox (file need to be gziped)
    On Fedora PPD file are in /usr/share/cups/Xerox (file need to be gziped)


Distribution-independent Method

Alex Roman Dec 2004

Notes This is a really cool printer which uses "solid ink". It's also lightening fast!

Downloading the necessary software

Installing the software

Adding a printer

That should do it and now you should be able to use your new uberprinter! wink

-- MikeGore - 16 Nov 2005 -- AlexRoman - 01 Dec 2004

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