foo2slx - Linux printer driver for SLX protocol (Lexmark C500n etc.)

Distribution: CentOS 6
Repository: Nux Dextop i386
Package name: foo2slx
Package version: 0.20111105
Package release: 2.el6.nux
Package architecture: i686
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 94.53 KB
Download size: 51.89 KB
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foo2slx is an open source printer driver for printers that use the Software Imaging K.K. SLX wire protocol for their print data, such as the Lexmark C500n. These printers are often erroneously referred to as winprinters or GDI printers. However, Microsoft GDI only mandates the API between an application and the printer driver, not the protocol on the wire between the printer driver and the printer. In fact, SLX printers are raster printers which happen to use a very efficient wire protocol which was developed by Zenographics and cloned by Software Imaging K.K. and licensed by most major printer manufacturers for at least some of their product lines. SLX is just one of many wire protocols that are in use today, such as Postscript, PCL, Epson, ZjStream, etc. Users of this package are requested to visit the author's web page at and consider contributing.



  • foo2slx = 0.20111105-2.el6.nux
  • foo2slx(x86-32) = 0.20111105-2.el6.nux

    Install Howto

    1. Download the latest nux-dextop-release rpm from
    2. Install nux-dextop-release rpm:
      # rpm -Uvh nux-dextop-release*rpm
    3. Install foo2slx rpm package:
      # yum install foo2slx


    • /usr/bin/foo2slx
    • /usr/bin/foo2slx-wrapper
    • /usr/bin/gipddecode
    • /usr/bin/slxdecode
    • /usr/share/cups/model/Lexmark-C500.ppd.gz
    • /usr/share/foomatic/db/source/driver/foo2slx.xml
    • /usr/share/foomatic/db/source/opt/foo2slx-ColorMode.xml
    • /usr/share/foomatic/db/source/opt/foo2slx-ICM.xml
    • /usr/share/foomatic/db/source/opt/foo2slx-InputSlot.xml
    • /usr/share/foomatic/db/source/opt/foo2slx-MediaType.xml
    • /usr/share/foomatic/db/source/opt/foo2slx-PageSize.xml
    • /usr/share/foomatic/db/source/opt/foo2slx-Resolution.xml
    • /usr/share/foomatic/db/source/printer/Lexmark-C500.xml
    • /usr/share/man/man1/foo2slx-wrapper.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/foo2slx.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/slxdecode.1.gz