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 LBP 3150 not running in Ubuntu 14.10

I've downloaded the "Linux_CAPT_PrinterDriver_V260_uk_EN.tar.gz" file. But unable to install it properly. What are the steps to install LBP 3150 in Ubuntu 14.10.
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Can't install Canon mg 3540 scanner

I was able to get my Canon mg3540 printer to work. I can't get the scanner to work though, I tried to download drivers from the Canon website and tried xzane and simple scanner, none are picking up ...
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How to kill captmon2?

I used the command top to find my active processes : top - 02:54:56 up 8:12, 3 users, load average: 1,54, 1,95, 2,46 Tasks: 237 total, 2 running, 235 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie %Cpu(s): ...
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Canon Pixma iP2820 Driver for Ubuntu?

There is no official driver. (I know that. I've spent 5 hours looking) But is there another way to get it to work? I plugged it in, and the driver didn't automatically install, so I searched Google. ...
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How to make Canon imageRUNNER 2525 printer work on Kubuntu 14.10?

I am using Kubuntu 14.10, 64 bit on my laptop. for me adding HP printers were very easy just by choosing printer and model graphically. But I am not able to add office network printer Canon ...
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how to install Canon mf8280cw

I just aquired free Canon multifunction MF8280cw. How can I install it on ubuntu 14.04? (64bit) When I go to printers, it offers the option of providing a PPD file, how can I find that? It does not ...
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Wireless Printer Setup

I am trying to setup my wireless Canon MX520 printer: How do I obtain correct drivers for my Canon MX520 Wireless Printer? Instructions for driver installation for Canon MX520?
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Scanner Canon Pixma MX521 gets not recognized

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. When I run the application "Simple Scan", it does not recognize my scanner, but when I installed the printer, it got recognized. I can also print without any problems. There ...
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Ubuntu and canon i-sensys mf8280

what I want to know is, with windows you get a "toolbox" that you can download from the support and downloads tab in the cannon website for windows 8.1. but when I choose Linux on the website, I don't ...
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Scanning on Canon PIXMA MP270 does not work with Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 my MP270 no longer scans. Xsane recognises the scanner but does not scan and give a message "Window is not responding". Simple Scan gives a similar result. Printing ...
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Canon PIXMA MP 600R with 14.04 worked perfectly until yesterday. Now full black ink tank won't print

However when I reboot in Windows 7 the printer works perfectly. So the problem must be in the driver & not the machine. I tried re-installing the driver but that hasn't changed anything. I also ...
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How can I install the Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw scanner driver?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I have one Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw all in one printer connected wirelessly using the printer driver available from www.usa.canon.com, however this driver only ...
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Canon mg2550 printer: How to install printer driver?

I'm trying to set up a new printer but the problem is I never used Linux before. It's a Canon MG2550 and the installation CD is only for windows. Firstly it doesn't appear on the list of printer ...
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Can't print PDFs from windows 7 to ubuntu 14.04 print server

So I recently setup a headless print/media server using Ubuntu 14.04 on my home network. I can't seem to get PDFs to print using one of my Win 7 laptops. I've tried printing them from the web, and ...
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Canon printer MP630 no longer works after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 bit

I have used a Canon MP630 with Ubuntu for the past 4 years connected with USB. However, after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 I cannot not get it going any more. I have trawled the sites and tried many ...
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How to install Canon Pixma E400 on Ubuntu 14.10?

Fair warning: I am a complete noob to Linux and Ubuntu. I have been trying to install the Canon Pixma E400 printer but have not succeeded so far. I tried: locating the driver through the ...
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Trouble Canon MG5522 printer (Not Listed in system settings) [duplicate]

Trying to install a Canon MG5522 printer. * I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 * Here's what I am doing: -> System Settings -> Printer
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The scanner function in Canon MG 2570 isn't working

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and can't seem to get the scanner function of a Canon MG 2570 all in one printer to work. How should I proceed?
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Pixma IP1900 in ubuntu studio 14.04

I cannot get my Pixma IP1900 to work in ubuntu studio. I've tried: -using the Canon-europe drivers... it didn't work I had problems with licupsys2 -changed dependencies so that libcupsys2 could be ...
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My printer jobs remain on hold (Canon MX870)

I have tried to install my Canon MX870 printer in Ubuntu 14.10 (x64), but repeatedly failed and need some help. I am not at all an expert in Ubuntu, although I have used it for several years now. The ...
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How to install canon mf4720w printer in 14.04 LTS?

Is it possible to install Canon MF4720W printer driver in Ubuntu 14.04LTS ?
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canon mf8380cdw printer ubuntu 14.04 not working on 64bit

hello i am trying to install the canon mf8380cdw from the Linux driver that is on the canon website, version 2.9. Ubuntu is able to see the WiFi printer and it will install it using the 64 bit drivers ...
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Problem with CanoScan Lide 20 not working in ubuntu 14.10

I have a few weeks a new desktop PCs with Intel i5 processor with 8.1 installed dual boot windows and ubuntu 14:10 64 bits. My old pc and also in my notebook with ubuntu 14.04 were connected to the ...
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How to install a Canon PIXMA MG3520 Wireless printer

I recently purchased a Canon PIXMA MG3520 Wireless all in one printer. I have tried every way, to install it. How to install this printer?
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Unable to print in Ubuntu - Canon 4450 Printer - Driver installed and the debug info included in the comment

D [27/Dec/2014:21:21:06 +0530] [Client 25] No authentication data provided. D [27/Dec/2014:21:21:06 +0530] [Client 25] 2.0 CUPS-Get-Default 142 D [27/Dec/2014:21:21:06 +0530] CUPS-Get-Default D ...
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Canon ImageCLASS MF 4450 Scanner Driver Ubuntu 13.10

I have downloaded and installed Canon Printer driver for Linux through Canon website and my printer starts functioning. However, the scanner didnt. I tried with the application Xsane and smiple scan. ...
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How can I get my All.in.one Canon MG2520 scanner to work?

I have a Canon MG2520 All in one printer/scanner. The printer is working fine. But I can not use the scanner. What can I do? Running XUbuntu 14.04 LTS. I am getting an error message that seems to ...
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Printing photos with Canon IP4000R - wrong colors (desaturated,too much yellow…)

I'm trying to use my Canon PIXMA IP4000R printer with Ubuntu. It is installed correctly: CUPS+Gutenprint, and I have no issue when printing documents. However when printing photos (for example with ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 [duplicate]

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 ...