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Old 07-24-2011, 11:40 AM   #1
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Installing Canon MG6150 Printer

I'm newish to Linux but can manage most things!.. However, I've bought a new printer and want to download the drivers from Canon's site (they are available). Once i've done that where do I unzip them to and possibly how?
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Welcome to Linux Questions! It's nice to hear that things are going well.

It's a good idea to put your distro in your profile, as they sometime put things in different places. A typical driver on my Fedora system would be
You see they're kept gziped.
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Old 08-01-2011, 04:32 PM   #3
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Installing Canon MG6150 Printer

Thanks for that. I'll try it when I get a chance to spend some time and let you know the result.


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