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Old 07-10-2007, 01:43 PM   #1
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Slackware 12.0 - Installing Canon Pixma iP1700

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Slackware 12.0 - Installing Canon Pixma iP1700

- Slackware 12.0: fresh install with hugesmp.s kernel, then switched to generic kernel
- CUPS server is running on port 631
- Canon Pixma iP1700 plugged in USB port and on.

1. Download iP2200_Linux_260.tar.gz package from here (official Canon Inc. site).

2. Untar the archive

3. Transform *.rpm packages in *.tgz packages
rpm2tgz *.rpm

4. Install packages
[code]installpkg cnijfilter-common-2.60-1.i386.tgz
Old 09-02-2007, 07:52 AM   #2
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You could add that printer to our HCL (Hardware Compatibility List).

Here is an example post for a printer.
Old 04-26-2008, 07:48 AM   #3
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I needed to use rpm -i --nodeps to install. The package didn't have tgz.


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