34.5. Selecting the Printer Model and Finishing

34.5. Selecting the Printer Model and Finishing

Once you have properly selected a printer queue type, you can choose either option:

Refer to Figure 34.7, “Selecting a Printer Model”.

Selecting a Printer Model

Selecting a Printer Model

Figure 34.7. Selecting a Printer Model

After choosing an option, click Forward to continue. Figure 34.7, “Selecting a Printer Model” appears. You now have to choose the corresponding model and driver for the printer.

The recommended printed driver is automatically selected based on the printer model you chose. The print driver processes the data that you want to print into a format the printer can understand. Since a local printer is attached directly to your computer, you need a printer driver to process the data that is sent to the printer.

If you have a PPD file for the device (usually provided by the manufacturer), you can select it by choosing Provide PPD file. You can then browse the filesystem for the PPD file by clicking Browse.


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