Ubuntu – Change default driver of network printer


In Ubuntu 12.04, how do I set the driver for a network printer?

It used to be all in the wizard provided by system-config-printer, but now of course the system itself decides which driver to pick and I really need a different one than the default driver.

How do I do this?

Best Answer

Open System Settings, and click on Printers. Once the window opens, right click on the printer that you want to change its driver, and choose Properties.

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When the properties windows opens, click on Change to the right of Make and Model under Settings.

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Once that window opens, choose driver source, and click on Forward.

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