Setting up the Fuji Xerox DocuPrint M255z in Ubuntu 12

Open the Dash and type ‘print’. Click on ‘Printing’ and Add a printer.

Under Network Printer, the printer should show up after a while. It probably can’t find a suitable driver, and the one on the CD doesn’t seem to do anything. Let it search for a while then choose a driver from the database.

Just select a generic postscript driver and it should work, including duplex printing.

Don’t use the PCL drivers. While they will install just fine and you can send print jobs to the printer, it’ll just hang there and never get out of the processing stage. Cancelling doesn’t work either as it will forever stay in the cancelling stage until the printer is restarted by switching it off with the main switch.

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