Can a ppd file work for Ubuntu and Raspbian Os? Are the ppd files os dependent? Using the same ppd file for TSC on Raspbian gives an error "/usr/libexec/cups/filter/rastertospl failed". However selecting a Samsung printer for printing works on raspbian.

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PPD files are platform-independent. However, they may reference external executables, and those are platform-dependent. In particular, cupsFilter specifies a program that converts the input from a format that CUPS understands into a format that the printer understands. You'll need to find an ARM/Linux version of the filter program to use this PPD file under ARM/Linux (RasPi).

As a fallback, you could try to use a generic PPD file. Which you already appear to do.

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