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Haidi

Joined: 10 Apr 2008
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PostPosted: Thu 10 Apr 2008, 05:04    Post subject:  Canon mp210 +beginner...
Subject description: which one should be thrown through to window...
 

so I have puppy 3.01 and like to use it because works better than windows in my old pentium. but I have also printer and have no idea how to make it work. read about that should use cups or something like that.. but main problem is that I have used puppy only 2 weeks and it is my first experience about linux. So could somebody tell in vere S I M P L E text how to make it work. Or should I print only using win2000, it woooorrrkkss but quiiiiiiiiiiiite slowllllllllllllllllly... so u understood what i meant? THank U Very Happy
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muggins

Joined: 20 Jan 2006
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PostPosted: Sat 12 Apr 2008, 00:24    Post subject:  

Hi Haidi,

The openprinting.org site, here,
says that canon has released drivers for your printer, here.

I've only packaged up the printer drivers, as I think getting the scanner working could be more of a problem, and we can maybe try crossing that bridge another day.

So basically, download the .pet from here (1Mbyte), install the .pet then, hopefully, if you start the cups-printer wizard, from the menu, it will detect the included .ppd file & give that as an option to install, & use, the 210.

Let us know how you get on.
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Haidi

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PostPosted: Sun 20 Apr 2008, 17:12    Post subject: It was so great!!!
Subject description: we both are still in room, I and computer....
 

Smile

So thank U very many much! printing works now without any problems. So now I am getting greedy, maybe this scanning thing could also work...??
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Aitch


Joined: 04 Apr 2007
Posts: 6825
Location: Chatham, Kent, UK

PostPosted: Sun 20 Apr 2008, 17:32    Post subject:  

Hello Haidi,

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which one should be thrown through to window...


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we both are still in room, I and computer....


Unfortunately I can't help with your scanner problem.....

But I have to say, I luv your humour.....so....

Aitch
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