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 MX435 refuses to print in black-and-white

I want to photocopy in black-and-white on my Canon MX435. But the little yellow warning sign lights up and the printer tells me to check the ink levels. Color is low/empty, but I only print black and ...
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Can't detect my Canon Scanner Lide120

I bought a canon scanner lide 120, simple scan can detect this scanner. kindly help me regarding this problem. I'am currently using ubuntu 14.04. Thanks and regards.
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Canon Pixma iP2850 printer problem

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 and tried to install a new-ish Canon iP2850 printer (wired USB connection) which works fine on Windows 7 and XP. This printer is not in the Ubuntu list of drivers ...
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How To Install Canon LBP2900B printer in 14.04 LTS?

How can I install Canon LBP2900B on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? I tried many methods since 1 weak ; but I can't find the solution. Can anyone please give me step by step instruction to install my Canon ...
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How do I fix a “Broken Pipe” error when using a Canon printer?

I just started to use a Canon Pixma MG2550 printer. It did about 8 print outs then stopped. I get the message 'Broken Pipe.' Also the printer queue is deleted or says 'processing' and all sorts of ...
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My Canon LBP6020B printer doesn't forward anything from the printer queue

I can't use my Canon LBP6020B printer on my Ubuntu 14.10 installation. I couldn't use it with 14.04 either. I have installed Canon drivers with a help of GDebi: cndrvcups-capt_2.60-1_amd64.deb. ...
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Canon imageCLASS MF4890dw ubuntu 14.04

I have a Canon imageCLASS 4890dw laser printer/scanner/copier/fax. I am running ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded and installed the x64 UFRII v290 drivers. CUPS recognized my device, and the installation of ...
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After the installation of foo2capt driver for Canon LBP 2900

I installed foo2capt driver in Ubuntu 14.04 for Canon LBP 2900 printer. Then add printer using printer settings option. When I give a test print the status shown as 'processing' , no further ...
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CanoScan Lide 120 on Ubuntu 14.04

Just bought a 'Canoscan Lide 120' scanner that I plan to use on a windoze 7 laptop. In Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit it is detected by 'sane-find-scanner' but with 'Simple Scan' I just get: "No scanners ...
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Manual duplex printinting Canon MX475

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have the Canon MX475 printer. I want to print a document on both sides of the paper. I have installed my drivers using the tutorial from this page Drivers_tutorial ...
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canon ir 2200 network scanner

In our organization we are planning to change all desktops to Ubuntu, but we unable to install network scangear (which is used to scan from network) which is essential for our QA department. I tried ...
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Canon MG2922 cannot get to work

I have a Canon MG2922 printer that I want get working on an Ubuntu 14.04 desktop installation. I would seem that none of the drivers I tried for it work. When I load them and attempt a test page, it ...
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Scangear for Canon mg3550

I use Xubuntu 14.04. I have a Canon mg3550 all-in-one printer. Printer works OK. Scanner not under Xubuntu! I downloaded Scangearmg3500 for linux. I installed the " common" file first and then the ...
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Canon LBP2900 does not work with Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed the CAPT drivers (V2.60) and have followed the instructions given here but still no luck. The CUPS jobs page just stays at "Sending data to printer.". Please help.
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Canon MF4010 and Canon UFR II driver installed. Not printing

I have a Canon MF4010 printer, Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) and the correct Canon UFR II version 2.9 driver for the printer installed. The driver is provided by Canon, and is not an open-source equivalent. ...
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Canon LBP 2900b Printer not printing only shows job printing in ubuntu 14

I recently installed Ubuntu 14. Its working well except the printer. I have canon LBP2900b printer. I searched for the solution and got driver for 2900 and installed it. Its showing the printer icon ...
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Can't print in portrait

Since this morning, I can't print in full size portrait. No matter how I fiddle the printing options, reboot the computer, restart the printer, the hard copy always comes out half size, 2 pages per ...
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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 ...