Gutenprint and print drivers

Brian ad44 at
Tue Jul 9 18:17:22 UTC 2013

On Mon 08 Jul 2013 at 17:27:35 +0100, Colin Law wrote:

> Using Ubuntu 13.04.  I have installed a Canon ip4300 printer using the
> printer wizard and it functions mostly ok but has a few small issues.
> In System Settings > Printers > Properties > Make and Model it says
> "Canon PIXMA iP4300 - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.9" which I presume means
> that it using the driver from Gutenprint 5.2.9.  However apt-cache
> policy gutenprint shows that it is not installed, so I am a bit
> confused.  Can anyone elucidate?

apt-cache search gutenprint

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