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Re: Canon Pixma MG6150 doesn't want to talk to Mint 17 mate! (SOLVED)
« Reply #60 on: July 02, 2014, 05:41:22 am »
A short-cut to the current 'scangearmp' would be fine, however, if it's a lot of hassle I'm more than happy with the current set-up,

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Re: Canon Pixma MG6150 doesn't want to talk to Mint 17 mate! (SOLVED)
« Reply #61 on: July 02, 2014, 10:26:15 am »
I'm assuming the 'scangearmp' command opens an application with a graphical user interface .. if so, carry on below.

Open a terminal and run:
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sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/scangermp.desktop
when a BLANK file opens, make it read:-
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[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Name=Canon ScanGear
Comment=Scan Documents
Exec=scangearmp
Icon=scanner
Terminal=false
StartupNotify=true
Categories=GNOME;GTK;Graphics;Scanning;
SAVE the file.

You should now have a new menu item called "Canon ScanGear" in the same menu as "Simple Scan".

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Re: Canon Pixma MG6150 doesn't want to talk to Mint 17 mate! (SOLVED)
« Reply #62 on: July 02, 2014, 05:58:39 pm »
That's marvellous Mark - all working fine now!

Many thanks again.

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Re: Canon Pixma MG6150 doesn't want to talk to Mint 17 mate! (SOLVED)
« Reply #63 on: July 02, 2014, 09:00:28 pm »
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Re: Canon Pixma MG6150 doesn't want to talk to Mint 17 mate! (SOLVED)
« Reply #64 on: December 27, 2014, 12:15:31 pm »
No problem.

Mark,

Just wanted to thank you for the input in this thread... It saved me so much time and effort getting my Canon MG3170 working properly. It is now printing and scanning wirelessly. Fantastic! Thanks.


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Re: Canon Pixma MG6150 doesn't want to talk to Mint 17 mate! (SOLVED)
« Reply #65 on: December 27, 2014, 01:18:33 pm »
Great news, happy to hear it was of some use, and you're more than welcome :)

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