How-to Install Canon SELPHY CP500 Fedora Driver

July 16th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon SELPHY CP500 Fedora Driver Install

Hello Fedora User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon SELPHY CP500 Fedora Driver.

Especially relevant: Canon has not released a proprietary SELPHY CP500 Linux Driver.

So to Install Canon SELPHY CP500 on Fedora we’ll make use of the Gutenprint suite Drivers release.

Because Gutenprint is a suite of printer drivers that may be used with most common UNIX print spooling systems, including CUPS, lpr, LPRng, or others.

Finally Gutenprint drivers provide high quality printing for UNIX and Linux systems in many cases Equal to or Better than proprietary vendor-supplied drivers.

How-to Install Canon SELPHY CP500 Fedora Driver - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Start Typing ‘term’ on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Canon SELPHY CP500 Fedora Driver -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. Then Install Required Packages

    sudo yum install cups-devel
  3. Download GutenPrint Source for Linux:

    Get GutenPrint Linux Source

    Grab the Latest gutenprint tar.bz2 file.

  4. Next Double-Click on Archive
    And Extract into /tmp

    GutenPrint Printers Drivers for CUPS/Ghostscript and Gimp Plugin on Fedora 16.04 Xenial LTS Archive Extraction

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvf ~/Downloads/gutenprint*.tar.bz2 -C /tmp
  5. Finally Install Gutenprint for Fedora Linux

    cd /tmp/gutenprint*
    make clean
    sudo make install

    The Installation will be Quickly Achieved in about 5 Minutes.
    For further Instructions and Details Look to the README File…

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