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Old 09-17-2014, 09:56 PM   #1
Rod Minns
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Canon MP130 printer install on Linux Mint 17


Just installed the wonderful Mint 17 on a 2006 Vaio laptop with XP. Can I simply insert my Canon MP 130 software disc like I did with XP and follow the instructions or do I have a few hoops to pass through?
 
Old 09-17-2014, 11:42 PM   #2
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You will have to setup with cups when you try to add printer in cups(cups has a driver search option) you can search for the driver for your printer which canon says not supported.
canon ip1500 is the driver that they say will work.
http://osdir.com/ml/linux.printing.c.../msg00037.html
http://www.lowlevel.cz/log/pivot/entry.php?id=40
http://linux.cergynux.net/canon/
 
Old 09-18-2014, 06:23 PM   #3
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printer install MP130 Canon

Thanks for the superb info, detailed, websites etc. Last question is: this printer is fairly old; I'e cleaned the ink absorbers once, and looking ahead at cloud printing, so as a new Mint user, what's the go-to way to print from Linux?
 
Old 09-18-2014, 06:48 PM   #4
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Never tried/needed this, but may be these will be of help

https://github.com/simoncadman/CUPS-Cloud-Print
https://support.google.com/a/answer/2906017?hl=en

Good luck.
 
  


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