Dell AIO 922 Printer for Mac

Posted on 2008-10-30
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Has anyone found a working fix to allow Dell Printers to work on Mac's. More specifically, the AIO 922 on Leopard? I have seen possibly downloading the Lexmark equivalent, but it looks like most have not had any success? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Checkout turboprint, this works with many not supported printer for Linux and CUPS, and as far as I know Leopard also prints using CUPS.

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Not having any luck. Any other suggestions?
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Did you try turboprint? I also saw something that looked like a MAC version on their site. Also as far as I know you can request them to build drivers for your printer, but I don't really know what the requirements for that are.
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heteronymous earned 500 total points
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The printer uses a USB connection, and absent a drive provided by the *vendor* (Dell),
there's no reason you should expect this to work.

Perhaps, as one option, you might try setting it up via (for example) a Linksys PSUS4 (wired) print server.
Others have had some success with that Linksys print server and other printers lacking drivers for Mac OS X.

(Purely as an aside):
With something like a LaserPrinter, your options change (GutenPrint, or using a generic printer driver).
I use a Dell LaserPrinter at work this way.

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typo: absent a driver

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Didnt have any luck. Thank you for trying.

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