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Installing Cannon i550 on Fedora Linux

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How do I setup a USB printer on Fedora (Fedora Core Release 5)?  The specific printer is a Cannon i550, I have tried downloading something named "bjfilterpixus550i - 2.2-1.i386" but when I try to install (double clicking the .rpm file) I get the message "Unable to retrieve software information".

What am I doing wrong :(
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According to the informations provided by Openprinting project Canon i500 is p a r t i a l y supported
by linux printing subsystems ( CUPS and Guteprint , but no support by Foomatic ) :
http://openprinting.org/show_printer.cgi?recnum=Canon-i550

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