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printing on a Lexmark Z705

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I have been trying to setup my Lexmark Z705 printer on my linux box and I just cant find a suitable driver anywhere.  We have a LAN and want to be able to print to the Linux box both from linux and from windows... Thanks for any help on the matter.
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Is it too late to take it back?

The tools are there but no-one has written the driver yet AFAIK.  You may want to call Lexmark and ask if they have a drvier yet (it's not on their webpage).  This is sort of the definitive site for Linux printing and they recommend a variety of printers at different requirement levels.

http://www.linuxprinting.org/

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There's also a sample driver (shudder) from Lexmark that may work.  Note that it requires LPR instead of CUPS.

http://support.lexmark.com/en/ldk/Download.htm
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