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Printer stataus not displayed automatically
« on: November 13, 2019, 07:56:05 am »
Hi.
I'm new to linux and Peppermint.
When I print a document Peppermint does not display any printer status or indication of success.
I only see the status if I manually access the printer status through the Settings/Printers option.
Is this normal and can I set something automatic up?

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Re: Printer stataus not displayed automatically
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2019, 01:08:51 pm »
Which printer make/model and how is it connected ?
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Re: Printer stataus not displayed automatically
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2019, 10:03:56 am »
Its a Canon MG5300 with Wifi
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Re: Printer stataus not displayed automatically
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2019, 10:06:51 am »
Did you have to install any drivers to get the printer to work ?
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Re: Printer stataus not displayed automatically
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2019, 05:12:16 am »
Yes, I found the drivers on the Canon site eventually.
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Re: Printer stataus not displayed automatically
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2019, 12:55:11 pm »
Okay you're gonna either need to ask Canon themselves or wait for someone else on here with a Canon printer to answer if this is normal behaviour for the Canon drivers or not.

I'm afraid I don't have a Canon printer .. I was hoping you'd have a make I could comment on, but sadly not.
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Re: Printer stataus not displayed automatically
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2019, 10:14:08 am »
Ok.
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