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Canon MG5250 all in one printer
« on: October 08, 2012, 10:45:25 am »
Is anybody aware of drivers for The Canon MG5250 printer/scanner/copier?

Ubuntu 12.04

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Re: Canon MG5250 all in one printer
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2012, 11:52:01 am »
See here:
http://software.canon-europe.com/products/0010889.asp



Instructions:-

Open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T), and run these commands in sequence:
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mkdir ~/MG5250
cd ~/MG5250
wget http://files.canon-europe.com/files/soft40259/software/MG5200series-printer_driver.tar
wget http://files.canon-europe.com/files/soft40260/software/MG5200series-scanner_driver.tar
tar -xvf MG5200series-printer_driver.tar cnijfilter-mg5200series-3.40-1-deb.tar.gz
tar -xvf MG5200series-scanner_driver.tar scangearmp-mg5200series-1.60-1-deb.tar.gz
tar -xvf cnijfilter-mg5200series-3.40-1-deb.tar.gz
tar -xvf scangearmp-mg5200series-1.60-1-deb.tar.gz
cd ~/MG5250/cnijfilter-mg5200series-3.40-1-deb
./install.sh

and follow the instructions in the terminal.

Once the printer driver is installed, install the scanner driver with:
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cd ~/MG5250/scangearmp-mg5200series-1.60-1-deb
./install.sh

and follow the instructions in the terminal.
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Re: Canon MG5250 all in one printer
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2012, 11:36:01 am »
Sorry for the delay in replying.

Thanks very much for looking into it for me.    :)
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