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Re: Canon i950 printer ppd file




----- Original Message -----
From: Tommy Trussell <tommy.trussell@gmail.com>
Date: Sunday, March 20, 2005 4:51 am
Subject: Re: Canon i950 printer ppd file

> 
> On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 21:29:46 -0800, MATT RICHARDSON 
> <marichar@csusb.edu> wrote:
> > > On Mar 19, 2005, at 10:53 AM, MATT RICHARDSON wrote:
> > >
> > > > The short version is that you can use a Windows ppd.
> > > great! so you can use a WindowsNT ppd on a PPC machine?
> ... 
> > This thread has some relevant info as well:
> > 
> > http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/topic-23872.html
> 
> There's apparently some (Japanese?) CUPS software involved here... 
> 
> ftp://download.canon.jp/pub/driver/bj/linux/
> 
> Remember, with CUPS you not only need the PPD, but you need the right
> "Back End" driver that converts from Postscript to the raster format
> of the printer.
> 
> So apparently somebody at Canon is developing "linux-friendly" 
> drivers.

Thanks for the pick-up on the back end driver.  I've been lucky enough
to have post script laser printers to deal with and forget that the
inkjets need a bit more to get going.

Matt



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