[ubuntu-uk] New Canon ip4600 printer

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Tue Oct 27 20:16:22 GMT 2009

Jon Taylor wrote:
> Hi all,
> Bought my mother a new canon iP4600 printer the other day to go on her 
> new Mesh pc (with Jaunty installed.) I updated the machine with the 
> latest of the updates but for some strange reason it refuses to print. 
> I uninstalled the printer and had jaunty reinstall it, print a test 
> page but after a re start it still refuses to print. It’s odd because 
> it works via a windows laptop running windows bisto when I plug the 
> usb cable into it.
> I am only a plumber so please don’t make any replies too complicated!
> Just for my education would this be a problem with the CUPS?
> Thanks.
> Jon
Hi Jon,

Doing a quick google search came up with this...


The above link also mentions this... 

It appears that you will have to download a PPD file direct from Canon's 
web site, or possibly a driver. Good luck.


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