Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Installing canon ip1900 series printer in ubuntu 9.04

Install ur printer in some simple steps....

step 1:
download the driver package from canon web site. [Click here]
put ur downloaded package in home folder.

step 2:
After finished download, open terminal and write the following command
sudo tar -xf iP1900_debian_printer.tar
step 3:
Now install the cnijfilter deb packages which have already u extracted. Just write the following commands in terminal.
sudo dpkg -i cnijfilter-*.deb
While executing this command u might get error message, don't worry about that. just go to the next step.
step 4:
Now write the following command on the terminal
sudo apt-get install libcupsys2
u r done now...... Just plug ur printer power it on and wait for a while. System will detect ur printer and a settings box will appear where u can configure ur printing settings.

if u want to check whether its installed successfully or not, just write the follwing command in terminal,
sudo ldd /usr/bin/cifip1900
if u get the following type output, u can be sure that it is installed success fully... :D... enjoy printing in ubuntu 9.04.


linux-gate.so.1 => (0xb805f000)
libcnbpcmcm346.so => /usr/lib/libcnbpcmcm346.so (0xb8043000)
libcnbpess346.so => /usr/lib/libcnbpess346.so (0xb7ff3000)
libm.so.6 => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libm.so.6 (0xb7fcc000)
libdl.so.2 => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libdl.so.2 (0xb7fc8000)
libtiff.so.4 => /usr/lib/libtiff.so.4 (0xb7f72000)
libpng12.so.0 => /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0 (0xb7f4c000)
libcnbpcnclapi346.so => /usr/lib/libcnbpcnclapi346.so (0xb7f48000)
libcnbpcnclbjcmd346.so => /usr/lib/libcnbpcnclbjcmd346.so (0xb7f43000)
libcnbpcnclui346.so => /usr/lib/libcnbpcnclui346.so (0xb7f3d000)
libpopt.so.0 => /lib/libpopt.so.0 (0xb7f33000)
libc.so.6 => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6 (0xb7dd0000)
libpthread.so.0 => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libpthread.so.0 (0xb7db7000)
/lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0xb8060000)
libjpeg.so.62 => /usr/lib/libjpeg.so.62 (0xb7d97000)
libz.so.1 => /lib/libz.so.1 (0xb7d80000)