Driver for Dell C1765nfw Printer

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Driver for Dell C1765nfw Printer

Post by wwfwng » Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:49 pm

What driver should I use for the Dell C1765nfw printer?

Disclaimer: I have only used this for wired printing and have not tested for wireless.

Axiom119's advice worked for me with Mint 15. Mint 13 was another story.
Axiom119 wrote:I have this same printer. I was able to get it to print using the Dell 1355 Foomatic/foo2hbpl2 driver in Mint 15. I then had to go into the printer properties and change it from monochrome to color to have it print in color.
For Mint 13, I downloaded a driver at
http://www.support.xerox.com/support/workcentre-6015/downloads/enus.html?operatingSystem=linux&fileLanguage=en

The Workcenter 6015 driver worked for my desktop which is 64 bit. It did not work for my laptop which is 32 bit. There is probably another reason that it worked for my desktop and not my laptop but remember that I am still pretty much a newbie.

For my laptop, I installed Mint 15 and then used the Dell 1355 driver.

Imo, this is more of a work around than a solution but I can print now.
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Re: Printer Driver

Post by TBABill » Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:07 pm

I found nothing to suggest that printer is compatible with Linux. From Dell's site it only seems to work on OSX if "Windows 8 Compatible", as they have it listed, is true.

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Re: Printer Driver

Post by coffee412 » Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:11 pm

Alot of the Dell printers are manufactured by Lexmark. Lexmark printers are not supported in linux as a rule. I did look at some documentation on this printer and it doesnt state (like it does others) if its made by lexmark but I suspect it is. Therefore, I would have to say this printer is not supported for printing in linux. This is a windows only printer.

If you have just bought it I would recommend returning it.

I run a brother 9025 multifunction printer ( http://www.renuecomputers.com/renueblog/?p=116 ) and have reviewed it in my personal blog. It does run great in linux. I highly recommend it.

Sorry,

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Re: Printer Driver

Post by Axiom119 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:03 pm

I have this same printer. I was able to get it to print using the Dell 1355 Foomatic/foo2hbpl2 driver in Mint 15. I then had to go into the printer properties and change it from monochrome to color to have it print in color.

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Re: Printer Driver

Post by wwfwng » Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:56 am

Thanks Axiom 119. I'll try it.

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Re: Printer Driver

Post by wwfwng » Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:09 pm

I'm using Mint 13 and that particular driver does not appaear in the list. Is there a way to use apt-get (or another method) to install the driver or do I need to upgrade to Mint 15?

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Re: Driver for Dell C1765nfw Printer [Solved]

Post by Debroyston » Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:56 pm

I have recently installed LinuxMint 17 and the drivers have been added. However, the scanner still does not work although the copy facility does. Has anyone solved this?

It seems to be a problem with the computer unable to communicate with the scanner. I installed a driver from Lexmark and it tries to scan but reports a problem with the connection. I use a USB.

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Re: Driver for Dell C1765nfw Printer [Solved]

Post by wwfwng » Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:49 pm

Debroyston wrote:I have recently installed LinuxMint 17 and the drivers have been added. However, the scanner still does not work although the copy facility does. Has anyone solved this?
Not me. So I took the solved out of the caption.

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Re: Driver for Dell C1765nfw Printer

Post by cfuser » Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:23 pm

Bump...same issue--the printer is fine, but the scanner doesn't seem to work.

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