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I went to link that was provided by cochisebt:

Search for drivers, manuals and firmware for PIXMA MG5440

Downloaded this file mcp6-mac-mg5400-10_84_2_0-ea13 into my download folder.

I have Ubuntu 13.10 OS, Now how do I get it installed from this location? New at this.

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I downloaded both of those suggested drivers you indicated below into my download folder. These are tar.gz file packages. I don't know the steps I have to take next to add them to the printer lists with in the add printer app or prepare them for use.I'm new at this. –  user248618 Feb 15 at 23:04

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You have downloaded the Mac Driver. You need to read carefully on that site what you Download. Your file should be: This one

Filename is: cnijfilter-mg5400series-3.80-1-deb.tar.gz

After downloading unpack it and then simply click on it. Software center will open and you can install it from there.

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It could possibly be this one as well.... Try that if the above one does not work. –  Wilf Feb 15 at 21:58
    
rechengehirn, Thanks to you; this driver package had both the 32 bit and 64 bit machine drivers, I installed it as you advised and it works very good on both my OS, ubuntu 13.10 and linux Mint 16. Tomorrow I will be installing on my friends 64 bit Lap top. Thanks. Phil –  user248618 Feb 16 at 14:23
    
No Problem. Please accept the answer ;) –  rechengehirn Feb 16 at 14:26

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