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Old 02-09-2009, 06:09 PM   #16
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No, this means it already exist
continue with the rest
 
Old 02-10-2009, 12:09 PM   #17
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Unhappy hope you can still help!

ok I typed in the rest this is what I got
guest@guest-desktop:~$ cd download
guest@guest-desktop:~/download$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
[sudo] password for guest:
dpkg: error processing *.deb (--install):
cannot access archive: No such file or directory
Errors were encountered while processing:
*.deb
guest@guest-desktop:~/download$

dont know what this means or what to do now?
 
Old 02-10-2009, 12:36 PM   #18
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what is the output of
Code:
cd download
ls
did you downloaded the files to download?
 
Old 02-10-2009, 12:41 PM   #19
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dont know if I downloaded anything how can I tell

This is what I got-
guest@guest-desktop:~$ cd download
guest@guest-desktop:~/download$ ls
download
guest@guest-desktop:~/download$
 
Old 02-10-2009, 12:45 PM   #20
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where did you downloaded the files?
go to that directory and do
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sudo dpkg -i *.deb
if they are on your desktop
do
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cd Desktop/
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
 
Old 02-10-2009, 12:49 PM   #21
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This is because you did not download the drivers in ~/download (that is to say the directory /home/guest/download, as ~ is a shortcut for /home/guest in your case) but elsewhere.

When you issue the 'sudo dpkg -i *.deb' command in the /home/guest/download directory it tries to apply the"dkpg -i' command to files ending in '.deb' in that directory only.

So look at where you did download the drivers and put it in /home/guest/download, using the 'mv' command, then go on. For instance, if the drivers where downloaded in /home/you_user_name/Desktop you could do this:
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cp  /home/guest/Desktop/file_name_1 /home/guest/download
cp  /home/guest/Desktop/file_name_2 /home/guest/download
cd download
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
Replace e.g. file_name_1 by the name of the first driver you downloaded, ditto for the second one.

[EDIT]Sorry to be late, you can do instead what Repo did propose you, you will get the same results.

Last edited by Didier Spaier; 02-10-2009 at 12:50 PM.
 
Old 02-10-2009, 12:54 PM   #22
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Unhappy ok I am sorry you lost me

what files I went to the brothers site and it saved the files said it was a packet what other files do I need should the disk be in the computer (the one that came with the printer?I am completely lost with this printer I know I sound crazy right about now?
 
Old 02-10-2009, 12:56 PM   #23
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you downloaded files from the site, right?

from your previous post:
Quote:
I already downloaded the lpr and cupswraaper drivers from that site!
where are those files?
 
Old 02-10-2009, 01:03 PM   #24
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I dont know where those files r it did not give me a location

I am trying to locate them just dont know where to look
 
Old 02-10-2009, 01:09 PM   #25
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Open a terminal and type
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find /home/ -name *.deb
 
Old 02-10-2009, 01:11 PM   #26
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Chances are they are in /home/guest/Desktop or in /home/guest/.

If you did use Firefox look in Firefox menu: Edit => Preferences, in the Main tab you will see "Save files as" and then the name of the directory.
 
Old 02-10-2009, 01:15 PM   #27
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,,,

Last edited by John-in-France; 02-10-2009 at 01:17 PM. Reason: redundant
 
Old 02-10-2009, 01:30 PM   #28
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ok they are in desktop

i see them now
 
Old 02-10-2009, 01:31 PM   #29
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in the terminal type
Code:
cd Desktop/
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
 
Old 02-10-2009, 01:32 PM   #30
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this what i got

guest@guest-desktop:~$ find /home/ -name *.deb
/home/guest/Desktop/mfc490cwlpr-1.1.2-2.i386.deb
/home/guest/Desktop/mfc490cwcupswrapper-1.1.2-2.i386.deb
find: /home/guest/.mozilla/firefox/xov2gknz.default/alot-toolbar: Permission denied
guest@guest-desktop:~$
 
  


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