I seen many times how people describe how to's about LBP-2900, and 10-12 steps from start to end of how to download, unpack, build driver, fix driver, make it work... Could be there some .deb package with ready-to-go driver for Ubuntu? This printer is very popular...
For the printer, there is a script that should help you do this with little effort - my source is here.
You need to download the script from the Canon Website (you will need to extract this archive). Running the script from a terminal is easy:
What did you do so far?
Setting up a LBP-Printer recently, I had to replug the USB after installing, and to restart ccpd.
Configure your printer in the browser: http://localhost:631/admin
Then, in a Shell, do:
I installed a Canon-LBP- printer on my sisters Ubuntu machine. It was a hard riddle, involving several downloads, unplugging and replugging the USB, and finally it printed, but refused to print after reboot.
There are two daemons to be started in /etc/init.d which were installed to automatically start, but sometimes, one of them, failed.
to check, whether ccpd was started and is running, and if not
If it is running,
which should show two port numbers. Afaik, I had to restart ccpd
to bring the printer back. In /var/log/cups/error_log you could find more informations about errors. The first character means:
with increasing severity to the bottom. Maybe you have to activate logging and increase the loglevel (direction up) to get more information.
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