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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This is about my Canon LiDE220 scanner. [on hold]

Sometimes when I scan a picture it shows up in the My Image Garden as a PDF and I want to know if there is a work around. Also, is it possible to scan a piece of text and treat it as a photo?
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Problem using printer on ubuntu virtual machine

i have a windows 10 laptop running ubuntu on a virtual machine, i have a canon iP 110 printer connected and my ubuntu is recognizing it, but when i try to print something the state says "done" but the ...
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Trying to get a Canon LBP6030W to work

I was wondering if anyone has had success getting a Canon imageClall LBP6030W to work with linux. I have tried using the printer manager to add the printer after I plug it in but there doesn't seem to ...
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XSane fails to open device (invalid argument)

I'm new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 15.10 few days ago. I can successfully print on my Canon i-SENSYS MF4890dw, but when trying to scan with Xsane I get the following: Failed to open device ...
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Installing a Canon MG7520 printer when using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I tried downloading drivers from the Canon website as per the answers from previous related questions and the response I received is that there was no recommended download for the MG 7520 printer. ...
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Canon MB2300 Scanner - everything works except doc feeder

The system is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. After adding ppa:rolfbensch/sane-git to software sources, scanning functionality through xsane was achieved for the subject device. Except, that is, for the ...
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Some pictures of an SD card not showing up

I have some SD cards, formatted in fat32 (16GB and 32GB) and exfat (64GB) by a Canon camera. In this card there are movies (.mov format) and raw pictures (.cr2 format). I know from the camera ...
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Canon MF4800 driver

I have the problem addressed in Is there a driver for Canon MF4800? On using wget http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/0/0100003440/06/Linux_UFRII_PrinterDriver_V270_us_EN.tar.gz , I get HTTP request ...
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Slow start, video and Canon printer problems on Ubuntu 14.04

I would not say that I've read everything and I did not find an answer, but I did some research before to post this and I have find nothing to help my issues... I have a HP with i7 octa-core and 8 GB ...
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Can't select printing format A3 with Cannon iP8750

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and have connected an Cannon iP8750. The problem is that Ubuntu doesn't offer the printing format A3. Trying to set it up manually doesn't work either. Is it a bug or ...
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Canon 3010 does'nt work with ubuntu15.10?

Please I installed CAPT for ubuntu and just after pulgin my Canon printer 3010 the driver is installed My Printers but when I send any document for printing does not work and just the printer icon ...
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How to setup Canon Selphy DS810 photo printer with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a question about a bit old photo printer and it is: how to get it working? Among a few details of my system are: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS PC: Asus X552M Printer: Canon Selphy DS810 Service: ...
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SANE vs. Canon LiDE 220

I recently acquired a scanner (Canon Lide 220). Although it is listed as supported by Sane (http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html#Z-CANON), I wasn't able to get it working. I followed the advice ...
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How to install filter for printer Canon pixma ip1900

I installed driver for Canon ip1900. But printer doesn't print. It is not hardware issue. In printer properties it is stated: => in "Parameters" "Processing page 1" and after that - "Stoppage - ...
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Canon's lbp6020 in Linux

So I installed canon lbp6020 driver on Ubuntu 15.10 but it didn't work, then I tried it on Ubuntu 14.04LTS but the same, the print is installed but doesn't respond at all, I did some research and I ...
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Cannot instal MP495 Canon on Ubuntu 14.04

there! I'm trying to install MP495 on my computer and I've tried 2 approaches: I've added the Device Uri (found on my modem) however when I try to print a page, the printer is not responding ...
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canon pixma2920 unable to print

I bought a white Canon MG2920 and it worked perfectly the first two months but then out of nowhere it stopped. I only use it for printing and only wireless because I don't have a cable attached. The ...
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canon printer Canon i-SENSYS LBP6030B installation broblem with USB port and Ubuntu 15.10

after installation completed successfully printer doesn't print any test page or document i used this official app enter link description here in my system Ubuntu 15.10 with usb connection but no ...
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Can anyone help me install my new printer [closed]

I bought a Cannon Printer, but my ubuntu can't recognise this. I have a Brother printer too and here the terminal command was: sudo apt-get install brother-lpr-drivers-extra. It prints fine and noe ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 Canon Pixma ip2600 printer

I typed the following in the terminal but I was unable to get the printer working. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can get my printer working? Thank you in advance for your responses. sudo ...
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Canon printer color printing too dark

I have a Canon Pixma MG5520 printer/scanner combo. It works very well with Ubuntu 15.10 when printing in greyscale, and SimpleScan works fine. However, when I print in color, everything becomes darker ...
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How to install Canon Maxify MB2320

Greetings and thank you in advance for your assistance. Although new to Ubuntu, I worked on Unix systems for years, years ago and slowly things are coming back and looking familiar. All the same ...
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Install Canon Printer IR C5035 on Ubuntu OS 14.04 Computer

Does anybody know how to install the printer in a Ubuntu computer? The printer is the Canon IR C5035 and the Ubuntu OS is 14.04. I've already downloaded the printer drivers from the Canon website ...
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Disable color printing from `Document Viewer`

In Document Viewer version 3.10.03, is the color printing capability a function of the driver or a function of Document Viewer itself? I want to print black only but when hunt for a way to disable ...
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How to proceed so that I can scan ? Canon DR-M160

I connected my Canon DR-M160 scanner via USB, to my Lubuntu laptop. I get: lsusb Bus 003 Device 003: ID 1083:163e Canon Electronics, Inc. So it is detected !? I guess I now have to install ...
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How to send photos from my Canon photo camera to my laptop via Wifi?

I have a Canon SX610 HS photo camera which aims to be able to transfer data over wi-fi to my laptop. I have no idea how to set that up. In the camera settings I have: NFC: ON Password: OFF Target ...
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Manufacturer vs generic printer PPD

I'm setting up a new printer on my desktop, and a dialog has opened asking which PPD I want to choose. It says the generic version is recommended, but it also has one from Canon, the manufacturer of ...
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Lost connection to Canon MX870 wifi printer after update

I'm working with Kubuntu 15.04 in a Asus X555L, with a Canon MX870 Wifi printer. Kubuntu added the printer as a net printer without any problem. ...
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Setup Canon MFP (mf4500 series) as scanner

I have Canon imageCLASS MF4570dn which is connected via USB. I installed UFR II Printer Driver for Linux Version 3.00 (which is just for printing obviously) and MFP prints fine. But I cannot force ...
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Canon MP560 scanner function [duplicate]

As of the update from 15.04 to 15.10 the scanner function of my MP560 stopped working. Same as some other question (without answer) the device is seen using scanimage -L, but that's it. Any program ...
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How Do I Install Canon MF8000C Printer in Ubuntu 15.10?

I want to install the Canon MF8000C series Printer as a network printer. I have the 64-bit .deb drivers downloaded and installed from the Canon website, and the printer does show up as a network ...
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Canon Pixma MX494 driver close enough for MX492?

Is the Canon Pixma MX494 driver okay for the MX492? That's the closest match I found from Canon's UK website. Link to Linux driver. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04.
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How to make support for printer Canon mf3240 under Ubuntu 12.04.5

I have a printer Canon MF3240, OS Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. Because my computer has configuration which cannot support later versions of the Ubuntu. Actually, my question is, or ask for help, how to install ...
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Printer Canon Pixma MP250 driver problems Ubuntu 15.10

my printer Canon Pixma MP250 cannot auto connect in Ubuntu 15.04 and 15.10. I've tried to find and install drivers via Printers-Add without success. I have also tried to download drivers for amd64 in ...
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Network scanner (Canon) stops after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

I have just upgraded Kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 - all very nice. The machine is working well, and I can print to the Canon pixma mx420 with no problems as before, but both Skanlite and xsane return ...
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How do I install Canon LBP2900B printer in UBUNTU

Everything done as instructed in the given URL, How To Install Canon LBP2900B printer in 14.04 LTS ? I tried the method for LBP2900 but it didnt work but I am getting "Communication Error" message. ...
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canon pixma mg2440 scanner not working with xsane

I have got the canon pixma printer/scanner , tried installing drivers from cd, it didn't work, from canon website, i couldn't install , xsane doesn't see the scanner , however the printer is working. ...
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Canon Pixma MP250 printed quality

I use Lubuntu 15.04 and a Canon Pixma MP250 printer/scanner. The device are working so fine, but... I can't get it prints with less ink on the paper (draft quality). The Lubuntu "driver" has a ...
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How to install Canon LBP2900B in ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install Canon LBP 2900B in Ubuntu 15.04. It is not working. Please help me to install it successfully.
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How to scan a document with the scanner scan button

I have a Canon MP250 printer/scanner and I wonder if I can use the [Scan] button of this device to automatically scan a document, page by page. This device has its own software to do this, but it is ...
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Canon Pixma printer on Ubuntu 15

Can't seem to get a printer working with my brand new 64-bit Ubuntu laptop. $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 15.04 Release: 15.04 ...
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Canon MF216n multifunction Printer/Scanner. Printer working, but ubuntu cannot find the scanner

Does anyone have a scanner driver for the Canon MF216n multifunction Printer/Scanner? I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have the printer working, but "Simple Scan" cannot find the scanner.
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Install Canon MP560 Ubuntu 15.04

Trying to install a Canon PIXMA MP560 wireless printer on my brand new Ubuntu laptop: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 15.04 Release: ...
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trying to install a Canon MX 860 wireless printer

I have used every link I can find to do this. I follow instructions for several techniques, but invariable get a 404 not found somewhere along the line. There is supposedly a "standard" solution for ...
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Unable to install Canon PIXMA MG2520 printer in Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit)

I have an old pc (HP Pavilion a1203w with an AMD Sempron) that used to run Windows XP. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 a while back & haven't had any problems until I got this new printer. I went to ...
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Firefox can not print jpg files on Canon iR2520

I have ubuntu 14.04 and network printer Canon iR2520. When I try print any picture from browser(Firefox 40.0.3) - I can not do it(I can print small picture eq 640*480 etc. fine, but can not print ...
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Cjet Printer driver for Canon LBP Printers

How to configure Canon LBP2900B printer in Ubuntu 14.04 using Package: printer-driver-cjet ? I already installed Package: printer-driver-cjet ; But I don't know steps after this.
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Installing canon pixma mg5650 in linux ubuntu

I have just bought a whole new canon pixma mg5650, and I am having difficulties installing it with my ubuntu operative system. Can anyone tell me how to connect my printer to the computer? Thank ...
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Printer Color Management How do I calibrate my printer?

I currently have a dilemma. My computer prints fine on windows, but in linux the colors are too dark. I am relatively new to linux, and I can not for the life of me find out how to make my printer's ...
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Simple Scan not recognizing Canon LiDE 25

I do sane-find-scanner and get: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x2220 [CanoScan]) at libusb:002:002 # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by ...