New printer - need driver

Chris Mohler cr33dog at
Sun Mar 15 17:36:38 UTC 2009

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 12:44 AM, Wulfy <wulfmann at> wrote:
> My old printer died on me...  so I bought a nice new shiny Canon printer
> assuming that I'd have the appropriate driver...  alas, no such luck.
> I was encouraged when the print manager showed the new printer and even
> got its type tight!  When I asked it to print a test page, the lights
> flashed and the rollers whirred, but no paper went through and no
> printing...  :@(
> The driver was for the iP2000 series (I have an iP12500) so I thought

Did you mean ip2500?  Try looking this over:

Not for the faint of heart, and you may also have to look into
creating a chroot to run alien in since your arch is different.  Note
that RPM files are just archives - you can right-click them to extract
the contents.


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