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Date:      Thu, 17 May 2007 06:52:48 -0400
From:      Bill Moran <>
Subject:   Re: 32bit apps on FreeBSD-6.1-R amd64
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>        Hi, everybody
>        I own a Canon iP1600 printer and its driver was made for linux i386.
> What should I do in order to run this driver on FreeBSD-6.1-R amd64? I've
> heard of upgrading to 6.2 in order to retrieve linux_base-fc4. Just this?
> Thanks

Do yourself a favor:

Install the drive on Linux or Windows, find the .ppd files and manually
install them under CUPS on FreeBSD.

Screw all that Linux/32/64-bit crap -- it'll only give you grey hairs.

Bill Moran

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