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Old 06-28-2004, 08:35 PM   #1
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How do i install this????


gimp-print-5.0.0-beta1.tar.bz2
 
Old 06-28-2004, 08:46 PM   #2
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On suse, you have to extract the whole thing, open a terminal and do ./configure, make and make install.
If you have no idea what the heck i'm talking about, post again and we'll go through all the details.
 
Old 06-28-2004, 08:49 PM   #3
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have a look in it (tar -xjvf "filename" (see man tar)) and read the README and INSTALL files.
 
Old 06-28-2004, 09:42 PM   #4
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im lost

i dont get the ./configure make and make thing i just dont get why it should be so hard to get a printer working not to mention my sound, my graphics my wireless and so on
 
Old 06-28-2004, 10:06 PM   #5
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i would like to print

all i wanna do is get my printer to work for starters................ its a epson r200 why is this such a pain ????
 
Old 06-28-2004, 10:11 PM   #6
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Doesn't suse already have a driver for this printer?
 
Old 06-28-2004, 10:13 PM   #7
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it rconizes it but it wont print i dot have a clue what to do i have searched for help but dont understand what to do the printer is not listed in Suse printer list
 
Old 06-29-2004, 04:46 PM   #8
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Ok, friend,
Just unpack the file .tar.gz. In kde's konqueror you can click the right button and choose Actions > unpack here. This will create a new dir, which is the source tree of your printer driver. The dir should be called some like "driver.gimp-print-5.0.0-beta1".

Now, open a console. Go to that dir and see if there are the files readme or install. These files should give you info on how to do things. These commands below are quite standard, and should compile and installl your driver, with minimal effort.
Issue the command:
./configure
then
make
then su to root and do:
make install

Post again if that fails.
 
  


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