# Ubuntu – Change default driver of network printer

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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.

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

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