sudo cat /etc/cups/printers.conf
# Printer configuration file for CUPS v1.4.1
# Written by cupsd on 2009-12-26 14:53
<Printer Canon_BJC-3000>
Info Canon BJC-3000
MakeModel Canon BJC-3000 - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.4
DeviceURI parallel:/dev/lp0
State Idle
StateTime 1261835595
Type 45068
Filter application/vnd.cups-raw 0 -
Filter application/vnd.cups-raster 100 rastertogutenprint.5.2
Accepting Yes
Shared Yes
JobSheets none none
QuotaPeriod 0
PageLimit 0
KLimit 0
OpPolicy default
ErrorPolicy retry-job


sudo apt-get install cupsys-bsd
cat /etc/papersize
about:config # Mozilla Firefox
# print.postscript.paper_size = a4 | letter
sudo apt-get install cupsys-driver-gimpprint
cat /etc/cups/printers.conf
cat /proc/sys/dev/parport/parport0/autoprobe
ls /var/spool/cups ; ls /var/spool/cups/tmp
sudo modprobe -v parport_pc
lpinfo -v # http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=210541
lsof | grep /dev/lp0 ; killall -9  canon
canon     6360     cupsys    4u      CHR        6,0               8670 /dev/lp0
lpadmin -p default -L default -D default -E -v parallel:/dev/lp0 \
*D /usr/share/ppd/linuxprinting.org-gs-builtin/Canon/Canon-BJC-3000-bjc600.ppd

Now it works

System / Administration / Devices

and look for you printer port, have a look as to what it is called in the Advanced section.

Description: default
Location: default
Make and Model: Canon BJC-3000 Foomatic/bjc600
Printer State: idle, accepting jobs, published.
Device URI: parallel:/dev/lp0


Canon BJC 3000

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Canon BJC 3000 does not works on Ubuntu , It wont print more that 5 lines and stuck on “Parallel port busy; will retry in 30 seconds…” Describe Printer here.

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