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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Xubuntu 16.04 - simple scan not working with my scanner

I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 and my scanner is a CanoScan LiDE 110. Simple Scan is giving me a "unable to start scan" error and sometimes crashes when I attempt to scan again after being given the error....
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not restart or shutdown after installing CAPT

I have hardly been trying to start using LBP-2900 printer on my Ubuntu Mate and found the link below to start installing CAPT drivers: Canon LBP2900 installation in 14.04 LTS After doing all steps I ...
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Xsane Canon MX922 Ubuntu 14.04 not recognized

I would like to be able to scan from my Canon MX 922 to my machine using xsane. I have xsane installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10. Under 14.04, I get "no devices available". Under 15.10, i get "...
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Error with Canon image class MF 3010 printer driver in 14.04 LTS

I have a Lenovo B-50 laptop with core i3 processor, 4GB RAM and 14.04 LTS ubuntu installed. I have installed driver of canon image class MF3010 (Linux_UFRII_PrinterDriver_V290_us_EN) but when I print ...
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Canon printer users: How do you change printer Lan settings using linux?

I need to buy a new printer and i have some questions: How do i change the printer Lan settings using Linux after i installed the Linux driver and the Scangear application? I read the printer manual ...
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How to install libeecrypt7:i386 from the Wili package?

I need install a driver for "Canon MF8330", which is discussed here Printer driver depends on libbeecrypt7:i386 but it's not in repositories. I know I need to install libeecrypt7:i386 from the ...
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How to locate and download missing library files to install printer drivers

I recently purchased a Canon All-in-1 Color Laser Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax MF72bCdw. Canon tech support does not support Linux. My primary system is a Toshiba Satellite laptop and I primarily use ...
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With a Canon Pixma Pro 9000 II how do I get it to print the whole page?

I'm using 14.04. The printer was recognised when I plugged it in and I can print a test page and print from LibreOffice but in both cases the right hand fifth or so of the page is missing - as though ...
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Cannot Print from Canon LBP6020 Ubuntu 16.04

I just installed the new ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10, where I had set up a printer LBP6020. I'm following this guide I found same steps across the net, so I guess it is quite common. Anyway, when I ...
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Installing Canon LIDE120 un Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the device using the hints in Running Canon 120 LiDE scanner on Ubuntu 14.04 Running sudo sane-find-scanner -v -v results in found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], ...
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Canon printer ink level detection

When I installed Ubuntu 14.04 printing to my Canon MG6250 printer worked out of the box. However automatic paper switching did not. After unsuccessfully asking for help on the Gutenprint forum I ...
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Installing Brother printer

I have a client who I had to switch to Ubuntu after another Linux distro stopped working for her. I got her working on Ubuntu 14.04 as her laptop is older. All works fine - except for printing. She ...
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Canon ir2420 installation

Hello I am new to kubuntu. Can I please get a step by step installation for the driver of Canon Image Runner 2420. I tried to do it from printer settings but there is no driver available. If I could ...
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ubuntu 15.10 - How to install and print with Canon Pixma ip1600

I've spent a lot of time Googling for how to install / print with either my exact model printer or various Canon printers in general. That was a lot of futile reading: none of the questions address my ...
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Installing printer drivers

I don't have much experience with Terminal and am trying to install printer drivers for a Canon MX494. I've downloaded (multiple copies lol) of the drivers (.deb and .rpm) and Terminal can't find ...
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Canon iR adv c5235 on 1604 driver creates error

After installing 1604 MATE and using all thoughtout options, printer will not print without an error. I installed driver from Canon website and tried then installing the printer, but printer is not ...
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Canon Maxify MB2050 driver install

Good afternoon peeps, To set the scene, I am really proud to have converted my small business network from a Windows - IT support requiring, slow as hell, problematic, frustrating and generally ...
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sane stopped working after update to 16.04

I've been using my Canon I-Sensys 8280 scanner wireless for a couple months and it worked fine, when I updated to 16.04 LTS it suddenly stopped working. It seems to be detected scanimage -L reports a ...
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Canon Pixma MG2500 scanner local network does not work

I bought this printer: http://www.canon.it/printers/inkjet/pixma/pixma_mg2550/ I had attached it to my ubuntu server, I had configured this printer with cups and it works perfectly, but I have some ...
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Cups won't print with empty ink error

I've a Canon MP620 Network Printer installed on Xubuntu 16.04. The installation was no problem, everything works out of the box from system settings. If I try to print something I get empty ink ...
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Canon i-SENSYS MF4330d

I have got a Canon i-SENSYS MF4330d multi-functional laser (copy + printer + scanner). I want to be able to print from (and scan to if possible) my Ubuntu 14.04 system. How can I install it?
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canon lide does not scan the bottom of the page in text mode

When I scan a page in text mode, only the top 70-80% of the page is scanned (regardless of page settings; my paper is letter size, the page setting is letter, but the same result happens with a4 & ...
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Problems to print with Canon MP250

I have a Canon MP250 printer and I want to use it with my Ubuntu Studio 15.10 installation. Even the fact that the system recognized and installed the printer, I can not to print anything. When I ...
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saneimage with Canon MP280 on 15.10

I attempted to run scanimage against a Canon MP280 multi-function printer including scanning using the following command: scanimage -d "pixma:04A91746" >image with the following result: ...
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Use a Canon camcoder as webcam

I have a Canon LEGRIA HF R606 camcoder and I would like to connect it to my computer to stream live videos (e.g. in Google Hangouts or anything else), so basically using it as webcam. It's not clear ...
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Cannot print from Canon D530 with latest driver

I'm having some serious trouble printing from my D530. I downloaded the driver from Canon's website and unpacked with gdebi and ran the install.sh. Here is the log that I am getting after attempting ...
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CanoScan LiDE90 Driver/configuration

It's been long time since I try it with Ubuntu 10 or may be 11.xx (2009-2010 or so. TT_TT ) I still having a Canon Scan "LiDE90", and then was not working properly in Ubuntu. After years out running ...
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Printer rendering problem - probably page-size/scaling issue (A4 vs. Letter?)

I'm using CUPS 2.1.3 on my Ubuntu 15.10 system to print stuff on a Canon-iR-ADV-C5235-5240 printer. I'm using the proprietary printer downloaded from Canon's webpage, newest version (...
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Colors wrong when printing on photo paper

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu and also reinstalled my printer - which used to work just fine before I reinstalled (was necessary for other reasons). When I now print images, I have to select plain ...
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Printer works fine; refuses to print duplex

I've just reinstalled my Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (ah, much better!). My Canon MG5350 can print duplex and I used this all the time on the old installation, just to save paper. But now it won't anymore and ...
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My printer Canon Pixma Ip1800 doesn't work

I've tried everything. I researched on forums. And although I managed to install a driver that doesn't give problems, the printer doesn't respond to my requests. My OS is Ubuntu 14.04
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Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I can't get my Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II to work on ubuntu 14.04 64bit. sane-find-scanner and sudo sane-find-scanner both produce: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x190d ...
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Printer Canon Pixma MP610 problem Ubuntu 15.10

I can no longer print to Canon Pixma MP610. I used to use inameiname repo but that is not available for 15.10. The michael-gruz repo is also not working. I have tried the solutions here: Printer ...
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Network PIXMA MX925 on Ubuntu 15.10

Following these steps from this question, I've managed to discover my scanner over the network with scanimage -L but I'm still getting an error with scanimage -T: [sanei_debug] Setting debug level of ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 64 bits Canon LBP6030 install

I want to install Canon Laser Printer LBP6030. I downloaded Linux_UFRIILT_PrinterDriver_V120_uk_EN.tar.gz file from Canon website. I installed the deb files: cndrvcups-common_3.30-1_amd64.deb and ...
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Multifunction canon MG2520 printer installed scanner not detected

I have been through I can't even remember all the edits. Yet my scanner is not detected. Used all the efforts names and this printer scanner is supported yet there fails to be a comprehensible guide ...
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Canon MG2550 PIXMA “Simple Scan : no scanners available, Ubuntu 14”

It's very simple! Nothing has worked until now1.... And Canon's website (Europe) doesn't seem to have the right Debian drivers for x64... Canon MG2550 Linux Drivers I just want a DEB file so I can ...
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Simple Scanner fails to find wifi MG3222 all in one scanner, Printer works

I'm trying to get the Simple Scanner to connect to wifi MG3222, the printer connects good and prints a test page and any other doc. The desk top is running Ubuntu 14.04 up to date software, 32bit ...
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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 'pixma:...
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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 ...