Canon Pixma iP4500 - problem with colours
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Wed Oct 1 20:49:09 UTC 2008
On Wed, Oct 01, 2008 at 03:46:29PM +0100, Mike Clarke wrote:
> I've just installed a Canon Pixma iP4500 on a 6.3 system using CUPS and
> gutenprint. Black printing is fine but I've got problems with colours.
> The colour wheel on the CUPS test page comes out as a psychedelic
> collection of brightly coloured rings. If I print from gimp then the
> correct colours appear but they are very dark and "muddy". The colours
> start to look a bit more reasonable from the gimp if I push the gamma
> value up to 2.
Have you installed a .ppd file for this printer? This is a file that
tells cups about the capabilities of this printer.
I'm not sure if just installing the ppd file works. It does for my
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