Sunday, May 16, 2010

Ubuntu How to install LBPxxxx canon printers

Here I explain how to install the Canon LBPxxxx printers in ubuntu

First, download the drivers from here and extract the file.


Then double click on the files and install or type the following command in terminal one by one.

1.sudo dpkg -i cndrvcups-common_2.00-2_i386.deb

2.sudo dpkg -i cndrvcups-capt_2.00-2_i386.deb

Now restart the cups type following commands in terminal

3.sudo /etc/init.d/cups restart

4.sudo /usr/sbin/ccpdadmin -p LBP2900 -o /dev/usb/lp0

Type the following the screen will display printer models

5.ls /usr/share/cups/model/ |grep CNCUPS



here select the printer model for installation


6. /usr/sbin/lpadmin -p LBP2900 -m CNCUPSLBP2900CAPTK.ppd -v ccp:/var/ccpd/fifo0 -E

Now the printer is installed




Then restart ccpd type the following command in terminal

7.sudo /etc/init.d/ccpd start

Set the ccpd at starting the computer type the following

8.sudo update-rc.d ccpd defaults 20

Now the printer works fine in my office .

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