Step-by-step – Canon LBP Series Printer Driver CentOS Installation Guide

May 2, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Setting Up

  1. 2. Downloading Canon LBP Driver

    Download Canon LBP Driver Source for CentOS GNU/Linux

    Get Canon LBP Driver for CentOS

    Possibly, on Firefox Prompt Choose “Open with Archive Manager” or “Open with Files”:

    Step-by-step Canon LBP Series Printer Driver CentOS Installation Guide - Firefox Prompt
  2. 3. Extracting Canon LBP Driver

    Then Extract Canon LBP Driver into /tmp
    Possibly, Double-Click/Right-Click to Open with Archive Manager:

    Step-by-step Canon LBP Series Printer Driver CentOS Installation Guide - Extraction

    Again it may need the Unzip Tool Installation with

    sudo apt install unzip

    Finally, to Decompress it on Command Line use:

    unzip -d /tmp ~/Downloads/captdriver*.zip

    (But if yuo are in Trouble to Find it out on Terminal then See: How to Access Downloads Folder from Browser.)

  3. 4. Installing Requirements

    Then to Install Packages Dependencies
    First, install the Development Tools, on CentOS 8 with:

    sudo dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"

    Further you may need also the C Libraries:

    sudo dnf groupinstall "C Development Tools and Libraries"

    And then play:

    sudo apt install git cups-devel

    For CentOS 7 find out the above Equivalent YUM Commands…

  4. 5. Installing Canon LBP Driver

    Then to Set up Canon LBP Driver on CentOS
    First, Access the Target, usually in the Downloads folder:

    cd /tmp/capt*

    Then Start by Configuring the Software with:

    autoreconf -i

    And:

    ./configure

    Again to Make it:

    make

    To Install it:

    sudo make install

    And finally, to Setup it Manually:

    sudo cp /usr/local/bin/rastertocapt /usr/lib/cups/filter/

    (In some System it may be instead into /usr/libexec/cups/filter)
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Finally, store the PPD Files in a convenient location into the File System:

    sudo cp *.ppd /usr/share/ppd/custom/

    Thanks to Agalakhov!

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