Package Details: samsung-unified-driver-printer 1.00.39-4

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/samsung-unified-driver.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: samsung-unified-driver
Description: Unified Linux Driver for Samsung printers and scanners.
Upstream URL: http://www.samsung.com
Licenses: custom:samsung
Submitter: ptb
Maintainer: christoph.gysin
Last Packager: christoph.gysin
Votes: 210
Popularity: 2.34
First Submitted: 2010-12-06 00:01
Last Updated: 2019-10-21 12:26

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maggis commented on 2020-07-20 21:46

I could, but I'm now quite sure it's not related to the source: previously, I've had an ancient version of the driver installed (4.01.17). When upgrading to your package, removing the printer from cups, then re-adding it, the black page issue happened. When restarting cupsd prior to adding the printer, it did not.

So, sorry for the false alarm and thanks for providing this package!

christoph.gysin commented on 2020-07-20 06:56

@maggis This is interesting. I don't quite understand what fixed this for you, since the tarball at the new URL is indeed identical except for a gzip header timestamp. You can verify this by uncompressing both. The resulting tar is identical:

$ curl -sL http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/DR/201704/20170407143829533/uld_V1.00.39_01.17.tar.gz | gzip -cd | sha256sum
4fcb2e88fc74d73e7af9c4273ed16ec7d8a8c98882ac14de2e29ebe8f20f510c  -

$ curl -sL https://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software13/printers/SS/SL-M4580FX/uld_V1.00.39_01.17.tar.gz | gzip -cd | sha256sum
4fcb2e88fc74d73e7af9c4273ed16ec7d8a8c98882ac14de2e29ebe8f20f510c  -

Can you re-install this package with the URL in the PKGBUILD, and reproduce the problem?

maggis commented on 2020-07-19 22:18

@christoph.gysin @araruna I've hit the same problem on an SCX-4726FN. Managed to resolve it by changing the source to https://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software13/printers/SS/SL-M4580FX/uld_V1.00.39_01.17.tar.gz in PKGBUILD. Strangely, md5 and sha256 sums of both tarballs differ, but when extracting them and comparing sums of each file, all are the same.

christoph.gysin commented on 2020-07-03 07:39

@araruna Can you spot any differences in the installed files? I'm happy to fix this package, but I can't reproduce this with my printer.

araruna commented on 2020-07-02 22:08

Strangely, printing from the drivers installed from this package gives me a shitload of completely black pages (there goes my toner), with cups reporting that "/usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertospl crashed on signal 6".

On the other hand, manually installing the same (?) drivers from HP's website worked out fine...

Narisoval commented on 2020-06-01 12:30

Unfortunately doesn't work on Samsung SCX-4100. When I try to add printer it says 'failed to add new printer additional drivers required'.(Please someone help me. I don't want to go back to windows just because of printer)

christoph.gysin commented on 2019-10-21 12:27

@Thermi: Thanks, fixed.

Thermi commented on 2019-10-16 22:24

Please remove the executable bit from /usr/lib/udev/rules.d/60_smfp_samsung.rules

Yoppez commented on 2019-05-13 20:03

@liOnux I don't think I will report this to HP, both beacause I don't think that they still update "old" printer drivers (I saw that the last build is from 2017), and because I don't use the printer very much, so it's not a big problem. Thanks for the reply!

liOnux commented on 2019-05-13 19:24

@Yoppez These Samsung printer drivers are out of date. But you have to report this bug to HP because Samsung has stopped drivers development.