SpliX is a set of CUPS printer drivers for SPL (Samsung Printer Language)
printers. It covers several Samsung and Xerox printers. See ppd/*.ppd in
the tarball for supported models. Only SPL2 and SPLc printers are
currently supported; however, work is in progress to implement support
for other SPL printers.
This requires jbigkit.
If you are upgrading your current version, you MUST delete your printer
in the CUPS interface and install it again. This operation MUST be done
since CUPS caches a copy of the PPD file, so if the PPD changes from one
version of splix to the next, cups will still have the cached copy.
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THE JBIG ALGORITHM:
JBIG-KIT is an optional dependency for SpliX, but it seems that parts of this
algorithm was previously or is still patented. To disable the use of JBIG, add
NO_JBIG=1 when executing the build script: NO_JBIG=1 ./splix.SlackBuild
Unfortunately, JBIG printers (such as the CLP-600) won't work with SpliX if
the JBIG algorithm is disabled.
Maintained by: Glenn Becker
Approved by: rworkman
Keywords: splix,printer drivers,samsung,SPL,driver,print
(the SlackBuild does not include the source)