Posted by: anomsuratno | February 22, 2008

Pixma IP1600 Linux Driver Instalation

Originally Posted by pat_bateman
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Here is a trick to install the PIXMA IP1600 on Ubuntu gutsy using the iP2200 driver.
1- install Alien

Code:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install alien libxml1 libpng3

2-Get the ip 2200 driver

Code:
wget http://software.canon-europe.com/files/soft24301/software/iP2200_Linux_260.tar.gz

3-Unzip it

Code:
tar -zxf iP2200_Linux_260.tar.gz

and suppress useless ones

Code:
rm -f cnijfilter-common-2.60-1.src.rpm cnijfilter-ip2200-lprng-2.60-1.i386.rpm

4-Convert RPM to DEB packages

Code:
sudo alien cnijfilter-common-2.60-1.i386.rpm
sudo alien cnijfilter-ip2200-2.60-1.i386.rpm

5-Install drivers

Code:
sudo dpkg -i cnijfilter-common_2.60-2_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i cnijfilter-ip2200_2.60-2_i386.deb

6-Create magic links to make stuff working and update the library

Code:
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libtiff.so.4 /usr/lib/libtiff.so.3
sudo ldconfig

7-Restart the printing manager

Code:
sudo /etc/init.d/cupsys restart

8-Configure the new printer using Gnome
System=>Administration=>Printers
Create a new printer.
Pick the “iP2200 Ver.2.60″ driver for you iP1600.

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Responses

  1. Works like a charm! many thanks!


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