Gutenprint is your friend here most likely:
see this discussion:
On 2/9/07, Philip Creevy <tiger98 at iol.ie> wrote:
>> Hi all,
> I am looking after a machine for a friend with
> FC5 installed on it.
> He had a HP printer on it that worked fine but
> was very old and so got a Canon PIXMA MP160
> without asking me first to check for drivers.
> It does not have drivers under CUPS so I got
> Turboprint and had him set it up.
> It worked fine but was not the default printer
> and so he tried to change it under "Administration->printing"
> but somehow ended up with a generic option and no access
> to any of the other printers.
> The Canon shows up as tp0.
> I don't have a machine with FC5 on it to see what he is seeing,
> Can anyone tell me what he needs to changed to either get back
> to where he was or get the Canon setup as the Default.
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