Re: Canon i950 printer ppd file
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From: Kim Cascone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, March 18, 2005 5:48 pm
Subject: Canon i950 printer ppd file
> I'm trying to get my DebianPPC iBook hooked up to a Canon i950 (via
> USB connection; not over a network - yet)
> I ran the Gnome CUPS manager and it's looking for a ppd file for
> printer...none are to be found in either the foomatic db or the
> for CUPS
> I looked on the canon ftp site and only found drivers for i386
> availableq: 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
> 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
> btw: I've already trawled the linuxprinting.org site for info...
> thanks in advance
The short version is that you can use a Windows ppd. The second link
says that a ppd for Win NT is preferable, but other sources just said
Windows in general. Put the file in /usr/share/cups/model/ and give it
also having issues with Canon printers