There are third party products available in the market that can be used to implement a IPDS solution with Canon printers. This ensures Canon devices integrate seamlessly with customer environments including legacy systems. Post as a guest Name. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I’ve looked at linuxprinting. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. There are two versions of the configuration tool available — the graphical version operates within any X11 windowing environment, and the text version operates within a console environment.

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By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. As derobert had hinted, PCL is an output format, and indirectly, that it is mostly generated from some other source. Canon recommends that CQue be used as the default product on all Linux systems. The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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Not able to change the output from PCL to GS easily, and there is a vended solution expensive out there so we are hoping an open-sourced alternative ocl5.

The supported fonts depend on the device level support and the device type. The product will be fully functional but it will produce a printout with an overlay on each of the printed pages.


Have you installed CUPS? The Canon OS Object Generator is chargeable software, consult your local Canon office for details, a trial version is downloadable from the Canon support site.

We have a vended solution on an older machine, but with Linux being open-sourced and fancy-new SAP device types for Canon devices provides seamless integration with SAP environments and enables advanced printing functionality such as finishing capability and Barcode printing support.

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Thanks in advance for your input. Kodjo Learn and explain Without a licence key, the Object Generator works as a free trial version.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service limux, privacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. This driver is recommended for those printers that are not supported by either CQue or SQue.

This answer on SO could be what you’re looking for. If the PCL-files you want to convert all arrive in a specific folder, you can rig up something with inotify to “watch” that folder, and convert any files found to PDF format, and save them to some other folder. For each queue, an administrator may associate individual UNIX users with specific mailboxes, passwords or accounts on the device.

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There are no linux drivers offered and using the Windows print server did not print properly. And they’ve mostly handled PCL etc. SQue enables a wide range of device functionality such as finishing options as well as mailbox, secured printing and departmental accounting. Sign up using Email and Password.


Sorry, excuse lunux english, please read “Have you tried”. With the use of simple menus, Customisation Objects for Canon printers can easily be created and integrated into the host print workflow.

Running UniVerse, we have files generated that are PCL and after much tweaking of settings can print them to physical printers, but we need to print to PDF files. PCL 5 Printer – gimp-print-ijs – ljet3 – ljet3d Por que hacerlo dificil si es posible hacerlo facil? All Linux distros come with Ghostscript that is a lknux to converter, and includes at least PCL3. The Canon OS Object Generator allow Canon printers to effortlessly connect to the AS and iSeries enabling some of lnux common supported printer features like Drawer selection, page size etc.

Contact Email us Tell us what you think. CQue is free to download from the Canon support site. It wasn’t in my Debian package sources, but there are statically linked 9.

Trial versions Printed output includes a watermark overlay are available to download from the Canon support site. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.