Hello techhowdy readers, this is demon aka Lyoid back with new tutorial on how to install and configure printers on linux operating systems. Follow this step by step process to know the procedure to install and configure Printers on Linux OS. This Process Involves total of 8 steps and all are listed below, in-case you have any question do not hesitate to contact me.

In here we install required packages and their dependencies using apt-get or aptitude
apt-get install cups cups-client "foomatic-db"
 
Strep 1: Install Required Packages to Install Configure Printers on Linux
Now we add root or any other user to lpadmin group. lpadmin group owns printing preferences.
adduser root lpadmin

Output

Adding user `userX' to group `lpadmin' ...
Adding user userX to group lpadmin
Done.

Add user to lpadmin Grouproot mean your system account, if your account is with different name, type different name. For example, If your username is userX do this:
adduser userX lpadmin

Output

Adding user `userX' to group `lpadmin' ...
Adding user userX to group lpadmin
Done.
Now we restart cups service just to make sure everything is ok.
service cups restart

If you also have SAMBA service running, restart that:
service samba restart
If you haven't started or restarted cups already, this is the time to do it.
 
service cups start

Output

[ ok ] Starting Common Unix Printing System% cupsd.
Start Cups Service

To find USB printer type the following in Terminal

netstat -ant | grep 631

Output

tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:631 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN

tcp6 0 0 ::1:631 :::* LISTEN

tcp6 0 0 ::1:39723 ::1:631 ESTABLISHED

tcp6 0 0 ::1:39722 ::1:631 ESTABLISHED

tcp6 0 0 ::1:631 ::1:39723 ESTABLISHED

tcp6 0 0 ::1:39721 ::1:631 ESTABLISHED

tcp6 0 0 ::1:631 ::1:39721 ESTABLISHED

tcp6 0 0 ::1:39720 ::1:631 ESTABLISHED

tcp6 0 0 ::1:39724 ::1:631 TIME_WAIT

tcp6 0 0 ::1:631 ::1:39722 ESTABLISHED

tcp6 0 0 ::1:631 ::1:39720 ESTABLISHED

In terminal type:

lsusb

Output

Bus 001 Device 010: ID 04a9:173b Canon, Inc.

(Output depends on your printer series)

Accordion Sample Description

1. Open browser and type:http://127.0.0.1:631/

2. In semicolon: CUPS for Administrators

3. Click on Adding Printers and Classes

4. Click on Add printer

5. Type your username(system account) and password(system password)

6. Choose Your printer

6. Follow Instructions to complete rest of the installation.

8. In System Settings: Go and check

Printers

9. You'll see your installed printer

Follow steps below to add cups for printer to start-up programs:

1. Go to System Tools<Preferences<Start-up Programs.
2. Click on Add
3. Type:
      Name: Cups & printers
    command :
      service cups start
comment: CUPS-standards-based, open source printing system

Now you can print from Linux.


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