[ubuntu-uk] Printer problems

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Fri Jul 10 13:16:01 BST 2009

Alan Lord (News) wrote:
> On 10/07/09 00:02, Wulfy wrote:
>> My printer died so I bought a new one.  It's a Canon PIXMA iP2500.  My
>> Kubuntu Jaunty set-up recognises the printer and correctly identifies
>> it, but it refuses to talk to it.  Requesting a test page causes the
>> lights to flash but no page to appear.
> I can't help directly but a Google search 
> (http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=%22Canon+PIXMA+iP2500%22+Ubuntu)threw 
> up a link to an Ubuntu Form thread that is called:
> "[SOLVED] canon pixma ip2500 not printing"
> If you've read this already sorry. But it might be worth reading through 
> this and seeing how others managed to fix it.
> There are other potentially interesting pages on the Google search too.
> Alan
Thanks, Alan.

I had seen that page but it's for the i386 version of Ubuntu.  I don't 
really want to downgrade my architecture just to get the printer 
going... :@(

Once again, thanks for responding.



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