Canon manufactures printers, scanners and cameras. This tag is for questions relating to installing or troubleshooting their hardware when used with Ubuntu.

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Canon IR3235 UFR II v2.90 driver can not be installed on ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) and tried to install Canon UFR II v2.90 drvier. Following the installation guide, I run rpm -ivh cndrvcups-common-2.90-1.x86_64.rpm, but got the following error ...
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Trouble Installing Canon MF4370DN Printer in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have downloaded the appropriate Canon printer driver common modules, but am having difficulties locating the PPD File in order to add this printer. Any Ideas?
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Canon MP270 Printer Driver

I'm an ubuntu novice using 14.04, and I'm trying to get my printer working. I've tried every option I've found online, but nothing has worked. ...
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Canon LBP 2900 not working on ubuntu 14.04 error message devicepath

I did the following: Downloaded and installed CAPT drivers v 2.6 with dpkg. Installed portreserve, gsfonts, gsfonts-other, gsfonts-X11 with apt-get. Ran sudo service cups restart. Then sudo ...
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No PPD file while trying to install Canon imageClass MF8380 cdw

I am trying to install driver for Canon imageClass mf8380 cdw usint these instructions: Installing Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw Drivers in Ubuntu 12.10 Everything goes fine until I have to ...
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problems getting canon mg2920 to work with latest 64bit desktop version of Ubuntu. Did my legwork!

I cant seem to get my printer to work. I followed the directions here: https://sites.google.com/site/tipsandtricksforubuntu/printer-info/canon-drivers My printer isnt listed, so im forced to choose ...
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Printer won't print (Canon LBP6300dn)

I'm using latest Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install) 64-bit. Every command concerned was run as sudo. I tried installing Canon LBP 6300dn Network printer (connected to my router as 192.168.0.215) as per ...
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Canon Laser Shoot - LBP 1210 not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed the latest version and it's fine but not sure why it's not working. I'm giving some screen shots.
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Network Printer found and drivers installed, not printing from Ubuntu 14.04

I was able to find and connect to my Canon MG6320 printer from my Ubuntu 14.04 computer using the GUI. I clicked: System Settings>Printers>Add and everything worked fine until I tried to print a "Test ...
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xsane detects scanner but freezes when scanning

I am running xsane 0.998 on ubuntu 14.04. When I start xsane, it correctly identifies my USB scanner as a Canon Pixma MP540 - but when I click the scan button - xsane freezes. However scanimage ...
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Installation of a Canon MF8380Cdw on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am trying to install a Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw in a 64-bit installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I was able to download the Linux drivers here: ...
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How do I get canon pixma mg5500series SCANNER to work?

I am completely new to linux. I am using Zorin OS, which seems to be a variant of Lubuntu. If I am mistaken, please let me know and I will not bother Ask Ubuntu anymore. I successfully installed ...
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How to install the scanner of Canon MF4750 multi-device?

I am using 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and bought a Canon i-Sensys MF4750 printer + scanner + fax. There is a driver on the official Canon homepage only for the printer, and that works fine. But I need ...
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Trouble using Canon MG 2440 printer in UBUNTU 14

I connected usb serial cable from printer to computer. The drivers has been installed automatically. I printed the test page - it was printed. I tryed to print an image - it stays with status - ...
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Canon PIXMA MG3150 Wireless Connection Setup

Any ideas how to set up Canon PIXMA MG3150 Wireless Connection? On the cannon site it says press WPS button on router... I do not have this button on my router. I run Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I have also ...
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Configure Canon printer

I have a Canon MG2120. I want to install drivers for the printer and the scanner. I am on Ubuntu 14.04 I am a complete novice and need to be told what and where to go to install...I have the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04x64 Printing Issues ( Not happenning in the other versions )

I have a Canon iR-ADV C5030 printer, I always had troubles before with Linux, but there is nothing to do with that. Since a while Canon develop the Linux drivers for this printer and they work great ...
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captstatusui -P LBP3300 Error in `captstatusui': double free or corruption

I tried installing Canon LBP3300 printer in ubuntu 14.04 and I am getting the following error captstatusui -P LBP3300 Error in `captstatusui': double free or corruption (fasttop): 0x000000000175f5e0 ...
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Parport scanners

I have an old Canon N640 P ex scanner, that uses parport to connect. I have installed Sane and XSane. I have also enabled canon_pp, after that I have also run sane-find-scanner, but it says: # Not ...
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canon MFD device scanner not working

I have a Canon Pixma E510 printer + scanner. I had no problem in getting the printer identified in Ubuntu. But so far haven't been able to make the scanner work. When I click on SANE, it says no ...
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Network printer, Ubuntu 12,04, can't enter Department ID & Password

I decided to install ubuntu 12.04 on two XP desktops and came to a problem, since I know just enough about linux. We have a network printer Canon iR2270 accessed over SmallBusinessServer 2011. The ...
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Adding Canon Pixma MX860 to Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Canon Pixma MX680 all-in-one hard-wired to my LAN. Trying to add a printer using Settings | Printer | Add Printer | Network Printer gave me a whole bunch of choices--Find Network Printer, ...
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MG2200 series ScanGear MP Ver. 2.00 for Linux (debian Packagearchive) Last Updated : 02-Nov-2012

I got the following error messages issued while trying to install Canon scangear. sudo dpkg -i scangearmp-mg2200series-2.00-1-deb dpkg-split: error: error reading scangearmp-mg2200series-2.00-1-deb: ...
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Unable to print to my Canon ImageClass MF4700 in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

I am just a user of the Ubuntu... so my knowledge of Ubuntu is very basic. I just acquired a new Canon ImageClass MF4700 All-in-One printer. I researched on the web and found a link to download this ...
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Canon Pixma IP2600, statuf stopped

I installed my driver for my Canon IP2600 printer, and it was working for a while, but for some reason. Whenever I send a file to be printed I get a status of stopped. I used the PPA from this site: ...
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Printer Sharing on SAMBA server between windows and linux

am a beginner on samba server and networking. i've installed a printer CANON PIXMA MP230 Series on Windows VISTA , and shared the printer over the network. on my ubuntu pc , am trying to use this ...
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How to print via router?

Hello I'm new to Ubuntu and I want to know how can I print files using a printer connected to a router via usb. Printer: Canon PIXMA MP210 Router: TP-LINK WR1042ND I already done that some time ago ...
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Can Shotwell publish RAW CR2 photos?

Can Shotwell be configured to publish the CR2 file to Google instead of the JPEG? I was extremely disappointed to discover that all the time I spend publishing photos was wasted because it used the ...
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Installing CP400 printer gives 'client-error-not-possible' error

After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 and knowing that gutenprint 5.2.10 now supports Canon SELPHY printers, I've tried installing my CP400 through Settings > Printers. It finds the printer fine and ...
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how to make canon LBP 6000 printer work on ubuntu 14.04?

how can i make my printer (canon LBP 6000) work on ubuntu 14.04 ? should i seek help from a programmer?
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Can the installation of a pdf printer make a Canon printer not to print?

The Canon printers under Linux have been constant sources of pain. The issue of not being able to print using a Canon printer has been discussed a number of times. (Actually, the issue of Canon ...
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How to install drivers for canon ir3570/ir4570 printer in 12.04

I need a guide for installing canon ir3570/ir4570 drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 x64. I will appreciate it if you send me a video or picture prove for the guide. The printer is shared from a windows pc
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CUPS - Print Job is received but not printing

I am trying to install a network printer just for home use. The printer works fine with my Windows 7 machine. But I thought why not put it on my Ubuntu Server as a network printer and so I did. I ...
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How To Install Canon LBP2900B printer in 14.04 LTS ? I tried the method for LBP2900 but it didnt work

How can I install Canon LBP2900B on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? I tried the method for the installation of LBP2900, but it didn't work. I tried installing the CanonCaptDrv190 as outlined in the Community ...
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Canon Pixma MG6150 -Ubuntu 14.04

I am a complete novice as far as Ubuntu Linux having moved to it when Windows XP was no longer supported. I find it so much faster but also very frustrating as I don't know how to do some things. My ...
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Canon LBP7110Cw doesn't print with ubuntu 12.04

I installed the Linux driver for my Canon LBP7110Cw printer on two pc : one with 32bits ubuntu 12.04, the other with 64bits ubuntu 12.04. Here is the download link : ...
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Downloaded drivers for my Canon scanner but now what?

I have a Canon mp180 printer/scanner and the printer works fine with 12.04 lts. But my scanner is not detected. I followed the instructions on SANE - Installing a scanner that isn't auto-detected ...
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Canon MG3100 series printer asking for authentication

I have set-up a Canon MG3150 printer on my Ubuntu machine, using USB. It seems to detect it fine, but when I try to print it asks for authentication. I haven't set up any security measures on the ...
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Canon MP237 can print but CANNOT scan

I have this Cannon MP237 (3-in-1) printer and I can print properly using the software on Ubuntu 14.04. However, I cannot scan with it. I even tried GIMP Image Editor but I still cannot do any ...
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How to install canon ip1980 printer to ubuntu 14

I try to install my printer canon ip1980. But it failed. It didn't recognize my printer. Hope you can help me with this.
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Trouble with printer canon lbp2900-Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04. I installed the printer Canon LBP2900 following the guide and did all steps and now the printer works. I added CCPD in Startup Application (with command: sudo /etc/init.d/ccpd ...
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Cannot install Canon MG6350 drivers - libtiff4 is not installed - Ubuntu 14.04

I am having problems installing my Canon MG6350 multifunction printer drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. When I run the install.sh in terminal I get an error that libtiff4 is not installed. Ubuntu 14.04 has ...
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Printer prints half of page

The printer (Canon PIXMA MP190) prints pages successfully - very clear - but I need to wait about 5 minutes for each page to be printed. It prints normally (fast) about one half of page, then it ...
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canon imageclass mf3110 printer wont print

I set up the printer but when I click print it doesn’t print I tried it on scan and on copy and nothing happens what do I do
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Making Canon LBP6000 printer work under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Previously, I have successfully used this Canon LBP6000 printer under Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit). Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Already several hours have been wasted making this printer ...
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Canon iR 2420 L printer driver

How to install Canon iR 2420 L printer drivers in Ubuntu 14.04? There are no printer drivers available for Ubuntu 14.04. The same printer drivers were working in Ubuntu 12.04.
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PPA removal problems

In an effort to use my printer, I installed a PPA but in the end, this PPA was not necessary. Now, this PPA causes an error when updates are loaded. The update error message is the following: ...
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how to install Canon printer driver 2.80?

Setup: Canon MF4150 printer, Ubuntu 14.04 or 12.04 I am new to Linux so I spent the past few weeks playing with Ubuntu. The most important issue I had was getting the printer to work and share on ...
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Canon LBP2900 printer installed, but does not print, only piles up in print queue

I Installed canon LBP2900 printer on Ubuntu 12.04, 32 bit machine, 14.04 also does not work. I used following documents as reference while installing. How to install Canon LBP2900 printer in ubuntu ...
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Canon MF4770n driver installation for Ubuntu 14.04

I installed the driver and it seems to be installed fine, since it gets rendered, but it never gets to the printer. It will not even print a test page so far. I would be happy to even use a generic ...