[sf-lug] SF-LUG meeting notes for Sunday 7 January 2018

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Mon Jan 8 15:05:11 PST 2018

On Mon, 2018-01-08 at 14:53 -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> It turns out, the tar archive contains a single file,
> Xerox-Phaser-6280-1.0-1.noarch.rpm, which in turn contains:
> /usr/share/cups/model/Xerox/Xerox_Phaser_6280DN.ppd.gz
> /usr/share/cups/model/Xerox/Xerox_Phaser_6280DT.ppd.gz
> /usr/share/cups/model/Xerox/Xerox_Phaser_6280N.ppd.gz
> Now, I've not bothered to poke further, but I can confidently predict
> that the PPDs are proprietary. Searching the Web for discussion
> reveals
> large number of problems with them.

Even though PPD's are just plain text files?

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