Hi rabcor; not sure if you subscribed to this thread; so not sure if you are still out there;
sorry to hear of your issues installing the Canon drivers for the MG5150:
you went to Canon Europe; and I see they issue a big tar package; with deb and rpm and source packages; one has to drill down to find the install.sh script
did you use the terminal?
I also thought of trying to use the CUPS interface to install the drivers
but didn't find the proper drivers in there.
......that sort of makes one wonder if the install went according to plan; eg I installed the Canon driver for my MG3100series printer and the CUPS is as in the thumbnail
......this view of CUPS comes from just installing the Canon drivers;..........it was just there.........I didn't add it later.........
if one wants to check if they have installed correctly, the command
sudo dpkg -l | grep cnijfilter
looks to see what is installed;
so I really wonder about all this: David Batson is a very experienced mandriva user; and when mandriva split, mageia was the fork from the current iteration of mandriva; I wonder where he got the need to link from...........
If anyone googles this thread later; for a how-to:
I would recommend the Canon Asia site http://support-asia.canon-asia.com/cont ... 01602.html
as the deb and rpm packages are separate.........
and so download the MG5100 series IJ Printer Driver Ver. 3.40 for Linux (debian Packagearchive)
which comes down as the cnijfilter-mg5100series-3.40-1-deb.tar.gz
the commands would be
tar -zxvf cnijfilter-mg5100series-3.40-1-deb.tar.gz
and all should be done..........scangearmp to run the scanner is installed the same way and to run it, the command is