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Does anyone have any idea what this means lol I'm Technically Challenged! Archive: /media/CANON_IJ/MSETUP4.EXE [/media/CANON_IJ/MSETUP4.EXE] End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one ...
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    Can't seem to install anything I download incl. a new Cannon print


    Does anyone have any idea what this means lol I'm Technically Challenged!


    Archive: /media/CANON_IJ/MSETUP4.EXE
    [/media/CANON_IJ/MSETUP4.EXE]
    End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not
    a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the
    latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
    the last disk(s) of this archive.
    zipinfo: cannot find zipfile directory in one of /media/CANON_IJ/MSETUP4.EXE or
    /media/CANON_IJ/MSETUP4.EXE.zip, and cannot find /media/CANON_IJ/MSETUP4.EXE.ZIP, period.

    Please Linux Guru's of the wolrd HELP!

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    Linux User zenwalker's Avatar
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    One cannot use .exe files with linux as you are trying.

    Go to OpenPrinting | The Linux Foundation
    and start reading at the section "Second Generation of OpenPrinting Database Pages Online!"

    Also see OpenPrinting CUPS Quick Start | The Linux Foundation

    Remember this admonition, as well

    Welcome!

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    Linux User sgosnell's Avatar
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    You're trying to use a Windows install file on Linux. Won't work. You need the Linux files. Canon may or may not provide them. Canon isn't especially Linux-friendly.

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