Subject: RE: How do I get my MX870 Canon Printer to work
with ubuntu? => [SOLVED]
> To: ubuntu-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> From: glgxg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: How do I get my MX870 Canon Printer to work with ubuntu?
> Date: Sat, 29 May 2010 20:58:48 -0700
> On 05/29/2010 07:56 PM, Kurtus H wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I tried the link below and it did not give any error messages so I
> > believe that it installed the driver correctly, but when it finished
> > installing it gives the following message:
> > The printer registration has not been completed. Register the printer
> > manually by using the lpadmin command.
> > I looked at the options for this and tried some, but I do not know
> > what option to use to register the printer and if I need to reference
> > a specific name or not.
> > Thanks for the help. I think it is almost fully installed.
> > Kurtus
> Please bottom post on this list (meaning put your response at the bottom
> of the quote.
> Try this instead:
> 1. Open nautilus (Place|Home) and navigate to where you saved
> 2. Right click on cnijfilter-mx870series-3.30-1-i386-deb.tar.gz and
> select 'Extract here'. That will create a new folder:
> click into that folder and then the subfolder:
> 3. Double-click on cnijfilter-common_3.30-1_i386.deb
> and install.
> 4. Double-click on cnijfilter-mx870series_3.30-1_i386.deb
> and install.
> That's it. You will now get a MX870 in the selections for Canon in
> System|Administration|Printers when you add a new printer.
> And yes... I just tested on my 32bit system - works. Haven't tested on a
> I still *highl...
y* recommend that you try turboprint - fully functional
> for 30 days, so if you don't want to purchase you don't have to.
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I gave it a try and that worked. I am learning ubuntu a little at a time. I had never worked in a Linux system- always MS Windows or MS DOS.
Thanks for your help!! Thanks also to all the others that responded also!!
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