canon ip1000 printer driver for sabayon 4.2?

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canon ip1000 printer driver for sabayon 4.2?

Post by cccam771 » Mon Nov 16, 2009 16:56

anyone know where to find the driver for a cannon ip1000 printer and how to install it !any help greatly appreciated... :alien:

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Re: canon ip1000 printer driver for sabayon 4.2?

Post by Fitzcarraldo » Mon Nov 16, 2009 17:34

Could be tricky. If it had been one of the Canon models listed in the SL Forum post Re: Canon PIXMA 500 (and similar printers) someone could have helped you. Also there are a bunch of ebuilds in the Gentoo Bugzilla for the cnijfilter package (different versions of cnijfilter are for different Canon printers, to complicate matters).

Googling throws up RPM packages for the ip1000: http://files.alfansa.org/ so I suppose you could cross your fingers and try to install the RPM package, although as RPM is not Gentoo/SL's package management system then there is no guarantee it will work. Anyway, if you want to try, see my post on installing the RPM package JAOLT (Re: Installing JAOLT) for an example of how to do this.

You'll need to install the emul-linux-x86-bjdeps package first -- as described in my first post referenced above -- if you're using 64-bit SL.

Good luck!

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