Need help on getting the cannon pixama mg2922

Larry larryesu at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 19:03:48 UTC 2016



On 06/09/2016 02:34 PM, Brian wrote:
> On Thu 09 Jun 2016 at 12:07:04 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>
>> On Thursday 09 June 2016 09:41:27 Brian wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed 08 Jun 2016 at 19:39:05 -0400, Larry wrote:
>>>> 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...
>>> 1. tar zvxf cnijfilter2-5.00-1-deb.tar.gz
>>>
>>> 2. cd cnijfilter2-5.00-1-deb/packages
>>>
>>> 3. sudo dpkg -i cnijfilter2-5.00-1_amd64.deb
>>>     or
>>>     sudo dpkg -i cnijfilter2-5.00-1_i386.deb
>>>
>>> 4. sudo apt-get -f install
>> Thank you Brian, I am sure that others, looking in the archives, will see
>> the general procedure to follow with the cannon drivers.  Particularly
>> if the OP pipes up and tells the list that it works.
> The first hurdle is getting Canon to admit they have software for Linux.
> As Doug records (he probably used the canon-usa site):
>
>    > *There is no recommended download for the OS version you selected.*
>
> Go to canon-asia and they come up with a different response (a positive
> one).
>
> Try https://www.canondrivers.org and they might offer rpms only; it
> takes some doing to get them to serve up debs. My feeling is that Canon
> are doing themselves a disservice with the way they provide their Linux
> offerings. I can understand a user giving up at some point in this
> process.
>
> There is an install script (credit to Canon). How well it works I do not
> know because it requires a printer to be connected over the networkork
> on USB. The method I gave always works. Afterwards it is only a matter
> of setting up a queue with CUPS. It is gratifying that Larry has managed
> that without breaking a sweat.
>
> Step 4. is only needed if dpkg complains about dependency problems. If
> apt-get cannot resolve them the problem lies with Canon.
>
Ok here is what I now have done, yet the scanner is not found...

|sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon-trunk sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install scangearmp-common|

Then I ran |sudo apt-get update, I am about to take a HAMMER to 
it...Should have bought an HP...

Larry
|

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