Canon LBP 2900 installing in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Phil Dobbin bukowskiscat at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 12:45:55 UTC 2012


On 11/21/2012 12:22 PM, Shali 9846303531 wrote:

> Thank you very much !!!!! its working fine

Great stuff. I'm glad I could help :-)

Cheers,

  Phil...

> 
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Phil Dobbin <bukowskiscat at gmail.com
> <mailto:bukowskiscat at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     On 11/21/2012 03:49 AM, Shali 9846303531 <tel:9846303531> wrote:
> 
>     > Dear All,
>     >
>     > We are using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in our labs , now we are planning to
>     > switching some windows PCs ( faculty and office people) to Ubuntu.
>     > Now the problem is we are using Canon LBP 2900 in all office and
>     faculty
>     > rooms. i cant find any proper documentation for configuring it.please
>     > guide me in the proper way.
> 
>     In the past, I've found the best, surefire way of adding printers is to
>     deal directly with CUPS itself via <http://localhost:631>
> 
>     You just add the printer(s) you want to share over the network to the
>     network option in admin & more often than not, all Linux boxes, assuming
>     they're joined to your LAN, will automatically pick the printer(s) up.
>     You'll generally find the printer drivers you need via Gutenberg in
>     CUPS.
> 
>     I'd advise avoiding the Printers option in  Gnome/Unity's Settings like
>     the plague. IME, it causes more problems than it's worth.


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