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downloaded canon printer driver.. now what do i do..help

Postby johnbloodjmpa on Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:43 pm

i downloaded canon mf4450 printer driver from canon website...

the files are in my downloads folder...

how do i get these files into the printer driver folder... so that i can add this printer...

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Re: downloaded canon printer driver.. now what do i do..help

Postby kyphi on Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:27 am

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Re: downloaded canon printer driver.. now what do i do..help

Postby kyphi on Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:54 pm

Open your Downloads directory, locate the downloaded file (it will be in .tar.gz format).
tar.gz merely means that the file is a compressed (gz) package (tar=tape archive) that contains all the necessary ingredients for your printer driver.
Right click on the file and select "Extract Here" from the drop-down menu. That will uncompress the file and create a new folder. Within that folder will be a README file to advise you how to install the driver.
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Re: downloaded canon printer driver.. now what do i do..help

Postby nomko on Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:10 am

Canon printer driver PPA:
https://launchpad.net/~michael-gruz/+ar ... anon-trunk

Install it by using the terminal:
- open a terminal and type the following command:
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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon-trunk

Press enter and foolow the instructions given in the terminal
- type the following command:
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sudo apt-get update

- type the following command:
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sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-common-3.70

- type the following command:
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sudo apt-get install scangearmp-common


Turn your printer on and reboot to be sure.
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