Need help on getting the cannon pixama mg2922

Larry larryesu at
Wed Jun 8 23:39:05 UTC 2016

On 06/08/2016 08:07 PM, Doug wrote:
> On 06/08/2016 05:40 PM, Larry wrote:
>> On 06/08/2016 05:30 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 08 June 2016 16:12:02 Larry wrote:
>>>> On 06/08/2016 02:25 PM, Volker Wysk wrote:
>>>>> Am Mittwoch, 8. Juni 2016, 13:29:35 CEST schrieb Larry:
>>>>>> I just bought a cannon scanner printer, but I am now having a
>>>>>> problem on finding the correct site to down load the drivers needed
>>>>>> for it to work...Is there anyone else on the list that has the same
>>>>>> scanner & printer, that could help me on how you have your setup
>>>>>> working...Thanks for  any help..
>>>>> You don't need to download drivers from any websites. Just install
>>>>> "sane".
>>>>> V.W.
>>>> Thanks for the reply I have sane it works, but not my printer, so what
>>>> I've read on the web I also need a driver for  the printer side...So
>>>> that is where I am at this point...
>>>> Again thanks Larry
>>> Takes its exact model number, and your OS to the gimp list to see if 
>>> they
>>> might know, or to the cups list to see if the are any free drivers
>>> around.  The gutenprint list also comes to mind.  Quite knowledgable
>>> folks there.
>>> Cheers, Gene Heskett
>> Hi Gene, well here is what I've done, when I plug the USB cable into 
>> the PC, it says new printer found yet NO DRIVERS found for MG2900 
>> series...
>> I have tried CUP'S yet It's not listed, I tried aquireimages it also 
>> tells me could not find any device...
>> So I then tried PRINTERS, add a new printer again the driver was not  
>> listed...
>> Right now I'am at a lost as what to do next...
>> Thanks for  the help...
>> Larry
> Just went to the Cannon website, looked for Linux downloads--it found 
> that I have a 64-bit Linux system, and produced this result:  (input  
> by me, since mark and copy didn't work)
> ********************************************************
> Operating System                  (Linux 64 bit)
> Language                               (English)
>     Recommended Downloads
>     Drivers
>     Software
>     Firmware
>     Utilities
> *There is no recommended download for the OS version you selected.*
> *******************************************************
> I think you ought to take the printer back and buy some other brand. 
> HP and Epson printers are well supported. I don't have any stock in 
> either brand, but I do use both.
> --doug
Well from the canon website it in fact does have the drivers...The one 
thing I do not know how to install it...cnifilter2-5.00-1-deb.tar-2 
anyone that can help me it would be appreciated very much...



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