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Re: Canon i950 printer ppd file

On Friday 18 March 2005 05:48 pm, Kim Cascone wrote:
> I'm trying to get my DebianPPC iBook hooked up to a Canon i950 (via a
> USB connection; not over a network - yet)
> I ran the Gnome CUPS manager and it's looking for a ppd file for the
> printer...none are to be found in either the foomatic db or the library
> for CUPS
> I looked on the canon ftp site and only found drivers for i386 available
> q: do the .exe's in the canon ftp downloads contain ppd files?
> if so, and these are text files is there any modification that needs to
> be done to get them to work on a ppc?
> if the canon ftp exe's do not contain ppd files then can someone point
> me to where I might find one for the Canon i950 printer?
> or is there a ppd for another Canon model that would work with some
> mods?
> btw: I've already trawled the linuxprinting.org site for info...
> thanks in advance

have you installed foo-matic ? that (generated?) all of the ppd files for my 
rahter obscure HP office jet printer....

Dylan Beaudette
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
University of California at Davis

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