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I had to recreate my computer and have installed Ubuntu 13.04 as my main OS. As a printer I would like to install a Canon iSensys LBP 2900 printer. The printer-setup recognizes the device, but it won'T allow me to install the proper driver for this device - simply because there seems to be none available. Is that true?

I checked the various similar topics about this issue, but they are either outdated and the data-packages (drivers) are not available anymore or about older/ earlier Ubuntu versions.

Thank you for any advice or help or support.

Best wishes! Liam

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marked as duplicate by Braiam, jokerdino Nov 29 '13 at 14:53

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For Ubuntu 13.10, do this first:

Install the portreserve package:

sudo apt-get install portreserve

How to make LBP-1120 Canon printer work?

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