Omni Drivers for a Canon Printer

Gerard Seibert gerard-seibert at
Mon Sep 13 02:47:08 PDT 2004

On Sun, 12 Sep 2004 09:47:51 -0500 Ned Harrison <ned.woody at>

|>Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 09:47:51 -0500
|>From: Ned Harrison <ned.woody at>
|>Subject: Omni Drivers for a Canon Printer
|>To: freebsd-questions at
|>Message-ID: <41446197.20301 at>
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|>I dual boot FreeBSD 5.2.1 with Redhat Linux 9.   I am trying to set up 
|>my printer which is a Canon S520 to print on the FreeBSD side.  
|>Running apsfilter SETUP I can get the printer to respond but the quality 
|>of the test prints have been poor.  On my Linux side, however, the 
|>printer runs fine using one of the Cannon BJP printers and a Omni print 
|>When I ran apsfilter SETUP in FreeBSD I found the same printer but I 
|>don't have the Omni drivers installed.  I've searched through my 
|>installation disks and looked through the ports but did not find any 
|>reference to Omni drivers. 
|>Where would I find these drivers?  Are they in the Ports under a 
|>different name?  Or should I just break down and buy a new printer?  If 
|>there is another way to get this printer up an running, I'm willing to 
|>give it a try.

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Monday, September 13, 2004 5:42:12 AM

I do not know if this will be of any help or not, but you might want to
check it out. This is the URL where I located a driver for my Canon S630

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Good Luck!

Gerard Seibert
gerard-seibert at

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