Set Up LBP2900

So I haven't used this printer for a while because I can't get it to work on Linux. I followed the instructions:

But I still don't know how to make it work. :frowning_face:

System Info:
CPU: Dual Core Intel Core i5-2467M
(-MT MCP-) speed/min/max:1043/800/2300 MHz
Kernel: 5.11.0-27-generic x86_64 Up: 6h 04m
Mem: 2427.5/3784.5 MiB (64.1%)
Storage: 316.73 GiB (5.6% used)
Procs: 241
Shell: bash 5.0.17 inxi: 3.0.38

Printer Info:
Printer Name: Canon LBP2900
Manufacturer: Canon
Connection: USB
Consumables: Toner Cartridge(* Canon genuine parts, and for A4 or Letter size paper at 5% page coverage using the factory default print density setting)
Printing software: CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology)

Hope you can help me :crossed_fingers:

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Are the tips here any help?

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But that's the exact commands from

The printer doesn't even respond, when I press print or clean driver heads.

Have you gone here for Linux Driver:

Linux 64bit and Linux 32bit drivers are listed.


Yes I installed and it doesn't work, I installed all of them alr. sudo dpkg -i *.deb <-(in the /home/kedric/Downloads/linux-capt-drv-v271-uken/64-bit_Driver/Debian)

Was this typo in your terminal as well as the post?

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Sorry I typed it wrong here, I installed all of them with no error.

I did this like a thousand times, but it doesn't work, should I try the 32bit drivers even though I'm using a 64bit machine?

32bit can work on 64 but 64 can not work on 32.

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You know what, I'm going to just do it. It's the same, it doesn't work. I also tried the PPD files. Did I set up Common Unix Printing System wrong? This is actually the first printer I need to set up manually.

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