[Slackbuilds-users] Pixma driver module for Canon scanner
rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Fri Jan 10 13:49:05 UTC 2020
On Fri, 10 Jan 2020, Christoph Willing wrote:
> Sorry about that - I don't know why
Yes, very strange.
> I think they're referring to their own (sane-pixma) "module" in their
> software, not an actual kernel module.
> What you need is a suitable driver. There are (at least) two SBo
> SlackBuilds for drivers covering different Pixma printer/scanners, namely
> system/pixma and system/cnijfilter2 but I don't thinks either of these is
> suitable for your scanner (check each README - I don't see your device
I saw cnijfilter2 but didn't build/install it.
> I used to have an earlier model CanoScan LiDE scanner for which I think I
> used the supplied driver on the CD (was a long time ago). To obtain the
> latest driver in your case, I suggest downloading from:
Thank you. I'll definitely do this.
> from where Linux driver packages are available in .deb, .rpm and source
> formats. You'll have to wrangle one of those to install.
The tool, rpm2tgz, is inststalled and I've used that a time or two so I'll
try it on that driver.
I've used my old Epson flatbed scanner for about a dozen years, but it
refuses to work with USB 3.x, the only interfaces on the new desktop. That's
why I bought a replacement.
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