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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How can I setup Canon MF5550 on Linux box

Recent support to XP has ended as a result I am looking for Linux driver for my Canon MF5550 which connects via USB. Could not find any driver for this printer for Linux. Need help how I can connect ...
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how can i import photos from a canon digital camera?

i installed ubuntu 12.04 on my friend's uncle's laptop.His uncle uses canon digital camera.Is there a possible way to imort photos using ubuntu
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Workaround for printing with 32b canon drivers from Ubuntu 64bits?

I have installed 32bit Ubuntu versions for years since I feared incompatibility issues, but last time I installed it, I went for a 64 bit as this is the default now, and everything worked smoothly ...
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Canon Pixma MP610 won't print test page ubuntu 13.10

I installed 13.10, connected my Canon Pixma MP610 printer & the system installed it. The test page printed. That seems normal. 2 days ago I needed to print a medical report which was in pdf ...
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Print Queue problems

I am an absolute beginner with Ubuntu and I appear to have a long queue of documents in my Canon Pixma iP2400. I have tried to print but noting happens..... I have tried all the command options that I ...
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None of my canon printers work with Ubuntu 13.10

I have in my office many canon printers such as : IR 2016 IR 2018 IR 2420 MF4300 MF4410 MF 4330 LBP 6000 NOTE Ubuntu by default installed all the HP printer drivers.
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Canoscan Lide 60 not working in Ubuntu 13.10

After Installing Ubuntu 13.10, my scanner not working, or not detected in xsane, please help me to connect my scanner.
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Duplex Printing with MP495?

Dear Ubuntu Community, I recently switched from XP to Xubuntu, I like it very much but at this moment I have an problem. I often have to print and always use duplex (two-sided printing). I can't ...
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Configuring Canon IRC3380i printer job accounting

I have managed to install the networked attached printer (Canon IR C3380i) on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. I can see the printer properties (such as ink level, paper feeder setting , ...). but the problem is I ...
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Canon Pixma MX 375

I am new in Ubuntu, and I am loving it, still I understand that I am a noob, and have much to read, and learn. Still eventhough the feeling of being useless, I want to learn and use Ubuntu has my OS. ...
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Help installing canon D530 Drivers

I downloaded the drivers from the Canon support website and followed the instructions in the help file but it is not working and when ran the terminal commands nothing happened and I don’t know what ...
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Printer doesn't work with laptop

I just recently bought a Canon Pixma MG3550 printer and the disk that was supplied doesn't work with wine, and the driver database doesn't have the model, how can I get it to work with my laptop? I'm ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not read Canon 7D

I'm unable to import photos from my Canon EOS 7D, because the Ubuntu does not recognize it once pluged at USB. I have tried all USB ports, but no one recognizes the camera. I have tested successfully ...
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Canon IP90 doesn't not work with ubuntu

My Canon ip90 printer does not seem to work with Ubuntu's driver. Is there a solution for this anywhere. Canon's web site says there is no driver for the Linux operating system but that one might be ...
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Canon printer won't print PDF files

I am stumped with this situation. I have a new Canon Pixma MG5300 inkjet printer which is connected via USB. Anything else than PDF works perfectly fine: Ubuntu printer test page, LibreOffice files, ...
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How to setup Canon iR2520 Network Scanner?

I have at my workplace Canon imageRUNNER 2520 Scan/Print machine. I managed to setup printing but scanning I don't know how. Can somebody help me?
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How to transfer photos from camera to PC over Wi-Fi (Canon S110) Xubuntu 13.10

The Canon S110 comes with an optical disk containing a software bundle for Windows (and of course nothing for Linux), including an utility for connecting to the computer through WiFi. Also I think ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 Canon Pixma MX320 Sane starts to scan and then fails with Error during device I/O

The scanner works fine when plugged directly into my Xubuntu laptop. Then I had the brilliant idea that it would be nice to have it plugged into the server instead. I have followed this guide to set ...
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Canon printer driver MG5420

I went to link that was provided by cochisebt: Search for drivers, manuals and firmware for PIXMA MG5440 Downloaded this file mcp6-mac-mg5400-10_84_2_0-ea13 into my download folder. I have Ubuntu ...
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Canon video camera (HF-R40): accessing the camera via WIFI [duplicate]

I just got a new Canon HF-R40 video camera. The thing has a built-in WIFI radio, and I think I've got it connected to my network. (Its MAC address shows up correctly at the router, and I can ping it, ...
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Why doesn't gphoto2 trigger in time

I want to remote-controle my DSLR with an Ubuntu-PC and make a timelapse-video. I found out, that i should use gphoto2 for that. But i've got a problem with it.I type into the terminal: gphoto2 ...
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Canon MX320 printer doesn't print any more

I have Canon Pixma MX320 printer, that used to print ok in Ubuntu 12.04...after I uninstalled KDE Plasma (I made back up before that) it stopped working...I suppose I uninstalled canon drivers...is it ...
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How do I get a Canon MG5550 printer to work under Ubuntu 12.04?

My old Canon printer has just died and I've replaced it with a Canon MG5550 inkjet printer. I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have downloaded drivers into my Download file but am stuck. What do I do next? ...
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Error with Canon imageclass D480 driver in Ubuntu 12.04 x64

After installing libglade2 I was able to get the cannon drivers to install per the instructions: dpkg -i cndrvcups-common_2.70-1_amd64.deb dpkg -i cndrvcups-ufr2-us_2.70-1_amd64.deb ...
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I can't install Canon Pixma MG2520 Printer with Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit

I plugged the printer in, Ubuntu recognized it in system settings but can't find a driver for it. I downloaded several driver files for Linux, extracted them but still the same result. What am I doing ...
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Driver for Canon Pixma MG5520

I have been looking for a Driver for a Canon Pixma MG5520 all in one under Ubuntu 12.04. I have not found any in various searches. The michael-gruz PPA does not have it. Canon claims: There is no ...
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cannot print on ubuntu 12.04, canon printer

I am trying to print a PDF file (or libreoffice writer) by canon MF4400-series printer connected by USB to my laptop, I could add the printer but when I print a PDF it says the printing is stopped due ...
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Connect Wirelessly Canon Pixma MG3222 printer

I was reading over another question, but I ran into an issue of my own and it couldn't be solved in the comments, so I have created a new one. The original post asked... The Canon Pixma MG3222 ...
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Unable to install canon LBP2900 printer with CD or from download

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, I try to install canon LBP2900 printer from CD, but no use, and I try install from some driver links, no use, what to do? How to install from CD? I'd like clear steps.
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Canon Lide 30 with 12.04

I would like to use my old Canon Lide 30 scanner on Ubuntu 12.04. However, neither Simple Scan nor XSane recognise the scanner. nilsholgersson@Plina:~$ sane-find-scanner # sane-find-scanner will now ...
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canon imageclass D420

I am trying to install linux driver supplied by canon for my image class d420 canon told me that they only support windows and mac and yet on their website they have a driver for linux I downloaded ...
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where can i download a canon mp640 pixma driver for linux

I have a canon mp640 and have lost the driver disc I need a way to download the driver for it. I have found the driver for window and mac but nothing for linux or ubuntu. I have Googled everything I ...
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canon image runner 2420l on ubuntu

we are an Indian Government office and working on ubuntu. Recently we purchased canon image runner 2420 printer which was not able to connect to the system , since there is no driver . can anybody ...
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Canon Rebel camera

I installed software for Canon camera in wine and it didn't work well. I went to wine uninstaller and removed some utilities but cant get them all out need to remove them and a suggestion on a way to ...
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Canon MG2120 and Ubuntu 13.04 won't print black

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 13.10 and the only issue I've really had is with my printer. It's a canon MG2120 and it was working fine with drivers I downloaded when I was on 12.04. 13.04 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 & Canon LBP7750

I can't get a network printer running... Ubuntu 12.10, 64 bit Cups version: 1.6.1 Printer: Canon LBP7750 I already installed the driver from canon. (using .deb package). But if I print, I just get ...
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Printing canceled “Bond Types Inquiry Lab” on MG2200-series, whenever I try to print

I have a Canon MG2220 printer and am having trouble printing. When I try printing I get the message from Gnome 3, "Printing canceled "Bond Types Inquiry Lab" on MG2200-series". I have completely ...
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How to install Canon LBP2900b drivers? [duplicate]

I am trying very hard to install Canon LBP2900b Printer in Ubuntu 13.10. I have searched and googled a lot for the solution over fortnight but none of the site / link gave me the simple solution for ...
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Wirelessly connect Canon Pixma MG3222 printer

The Canon Pixma MG3222 printer I purchased works fine when wired but how do I get it to connect wirelessly to my laptop with Ubuntu 12.04?
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Canon i-sensys LBP7010C

I downloaded the Linux drivers from Canon's support site and installed them. The installation was apparently easy under the Ubuntu Software-Center (12.04), but the printer doesn't react at all to ...
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While libreoffice, word, and old pdfs from pre-system swap print fine, new pdfs seem to refuse to print properly

Basically, the text, whether set large scale or small, prints like the cartridge is finished. Just replaced it, and pre-Ubuntu switch .pdfs, and all other doc formats print just fine. Pretty ...
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Network printer Canon MF4370

I have troubles with adding my network Canon to Ubuntu. Every advice I found considered doing it via Samba. However my printer is not connected directly to any computer, windows or linux. What to do? ...
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how to install canon lbp 2900 in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

many of others tried to solve this problem but they cant. how can i install canon i-sensys LBP2900 in ubuntu 13.04?
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driver for Canon scanner 8400F

I am looking for driver CanoScan series 8000 more specific 8400F. Can a driver for OSx be used in Ubuntu. The scanner is in the USB list but can not be used. Scanning programs gives the message no ...
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Problem when Installing Canon Pixma IP2770 Driver

In my Ubuntu 13.10 system, I tried to install Canon Pixma IP2770 with the following command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Canon LBP 2900 successfully installed in 12.04 but not working [duplicate]

I have successfully installed Canon LBP 2900 in 12.04 32 bit but printer is not working. Everything is right but printer is not responding.
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I can't get Gutenprint to install with 13.10

The install printer dialog offers gutenprint drivers then stalls when I try to install them. Ran alien to unload Canons Linux drivers for the printeraqnd got this message: ...
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Installing Canon MP287 Printer in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit

I have a canon mp287 printer. I follow the instructions from the blog.sudobits.com for installing this printer in my ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit operating system. But after doing so I got the following ...
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How to install downloaded Canon ScanGear

I have newly installed Ubuntu 12.04. I have Canon MG6360 printer/scanner. I have successfully installed printer drivers and can print okay. Have downloaded MG6300 series ScanGear MP Ver. 2.00 for ...
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Possible printing options in Ubuntu

Since there seems to be no way to get Canon I-Sensys MF3228 multifunctional printer to work under linux, im exploring other options. a)My router supports USB printing, if i connect printer to router, ...