Samsung SCX-4726FN All-in-One (Fax, Scanner, Copier, Printer, USB 2.0, Ethernet)

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Samsung SCX-4726FN All-in-One (Fax, Scanner, Copier, Printer, USB 2.0, Ethernet)
Linux compatibility:
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Samsung SCX-4726FN All-in-One 
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Minimum: CDN$ 860.54 
Maximum: CDN$ 862.17  
Updated: 16/03/2016 03:02

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Samsung SCX-4726FN is fully supported under Linux by the drivers provided from Samsung. The following distributions are supported by the driver:

  • RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 4, 5 (32 / 64 Bit),
  • Fedora 5 – 13 (32 / 64 Bit),
  • SuSE Linux 10.1 (32 Bit),
  • OpenSuSE 10.2 – 11.2 (32 / 64 Bit),
  • Mandriva 2007 – 2010 (32/64 Bit),
  • Ubuntu 6.06 – 10.04 (32 / 64 Bit),
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 11 (32 / 64 Bit),
  • Debian 4.0, 5.0 (32 / 64 Bit)

Samsung Unified Driver

The All-in-One printer uses the “Unified Driver”. This driver can be downloaded fro the model SCX-4726FN from the following address: http://www.samsung.com/de/support/model/SCX-4726FN/XEC-downloads
For the installation of the “Samsung Unified Linux Driver” it is necessary that the programs CUPS, SANE, and GhostScript are also installed.

Alternatively, a repository of the Samsung Unified Driver von http://www.bchemnet.com/suldr/ can be used. This has the advantage that drivers will be updated automatically by the apt-get system.

First, the file /etc/apt/sources.list has to be changed

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

and the following line has to be added to use the new repository:

deb http://www.bchemnet.com/suldr/ debian extra

Furthermore, the GPG key has to be added to the Apt system, to verify the downloaded files. After download of the key:

sudo wget http://www.bchemnet.com/suldr/suldr.gpg

it has to be added to the Apt system:

sudo apt-key add suldr.gpg

The APT database has to be updated to allow installation of the new packages:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install samsungmfp-data samsungmfp-driver samsungmfp-network samsungmfp-scanner samsungmfp-configurator-data samsungmfp-configurator-qt4 libsane-extras

Scanner

As soon as the Samsung Unified Driver is installed the scanner can be accessed. In order that the systems identifies the scanner the following command is necessary

scanimage -L

Afterwards the programs like Simple Scan can be used to scan with Linux.

Hardware specification can be found at: http://www.samsung.com/de/consumer/printers-mfp/mfp/mono-laser-mfps/SCX-4726FN/XEC-spec


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