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Old 11-23-2011, 06:53 AM   #1
Bunnahabhain
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Problems Installing Gutenprint 5.2.7 in Ubuntu 11.04


Having just acquired a large format printer for free (freecycle!) I'm having fun setting it up.

A bit of research shows Gutenprint to be my only option for getting it to work, but I can't see how to install it. I've added a few drivers here and there, but never tackled anything this size before.

I have Gutenprint 5.2.7 sitting unzipped in a folder, but don't know where to go from here. The readme files and user manual in are going over my head.

Any help very welcome, thanks.


EDIT: Found a way round it. Gutenprint started life as a large gimp plug in, so I poked round gimp until I found the gutenprint and associated plug ins...
solved!

Last edited by Bunnahabhain; 11-23-2011 at 08:47 AM.
 
Old 11-24-2011, 01:10 AM   #2
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Hello and welcome to LinuxQuestions,

Thank you for sharing the solution you found to solve your problem and for marking the thread as solved. Off the Zero Reply List.

Looking forward to your participation in the forums. Have fun with Linux.

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