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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Printer Canon MP540 succesfully added finally but doesn't print? (Attached Debug log)

i tried to setup my printer in Ubuntu 10.10. I had to use special guide to install because Canon used libcupsys2 in its packages and ubuntu expects libscupsys i followed this guide in reference to ...
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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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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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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 MP600 USB-connected Scanner is not recognized by sane-find-scanner

I have a Canon Pixma MP600, which is supported by xsane with pixma backend. I have Xubuntu 12.04, this is the result of sudo sane-find-scanner -v command: searching for USB scanners: checking ...
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How do I change default printer resolution in Ubuntu 12.04?

I just installed 12.04. I have a Canon MP970, which it recognized. However, all my programs print at 300DPI Draft. I want to change that to 600DPI Draft. I can do it manually but it isn't sticking and ...
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Using Canon LIde 700F with xane over USB

I know, I know, I should have never gotten a Canon to connect to a Linux box... But the SANE supported-scanners doc said that the CanoScan 700F is supported "Good". I took that to mean that it can ...
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mount canon 500d

When I plug my canon 500d camera into the usb port of my ubuntu pc it shows the camera in the files, and I can see the images on the camera, but if I try to copy any of them to the pc, nothing ...
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How can I configure a Canon Pixma MG5300 to print wirelessly?

How can I configure a printer to print wirelessly in ubuntu 12.04 ? I have a canon pixma mg 5300 series, and I am able to print correctly by usb (the drivers were installed). Now I'm trying to do it ...
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Printing from a Pixma ip1900 printer says “printer stopped” [closed]

I have installed the drivers for pixma ip1900 printer, printed a test page, but when I try to print a document fromm open office I get a message saying 'printer stopped'. I am running 10.10 Maverick ...
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Adding a Canon PIXMA MX860 wireless printer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a Canon Pixma MX860 network printer? Were do I go or click on to bring up system so I can follow the steps to add a wireless printer. A Canon PIXMA MX860 ?
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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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What is the default method / program to download photos from a photo camera to the computer?

I am in Xubuntu 12.10 and Thunar doesn't access the camera memory (Canon) so as to just copy/paste the pictures. I want to import the pictures onto the PC. I heard about F-spot and ...
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Canon (MG 5350) scangear doesn't appear in dash

I recently downloaded the Ubuntu scangear driver from their website for my canon pixma MG5350 3 in one printer. I downloaded the debian package and installed it trough the terminal, however I can't ...
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Printer driver for Canon MX452 [duplicate]

Does anyone know how I can get my Canon Pixma MX452 running on Ubuntu 13.04, either via USB or 802.11? I tried to install in 13.04 via USB, but it used a generic text-only driver which didn't work at ...
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Canon MP495 Scanner not working

Running 12.04, installed and updated latest drivers for MP495 but nothing stil. latest drivers provided here: https://code.launchpad.net/~michael-gruz/+archive/canon-trunk/+packages Followed this ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA MX350 printer working?

Is anybody successfully addressing a Canon PIXMA MX printer (MX350 in my case) on current Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit)?
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Canon MP280 All in One prints but scanner not recognized [duplicate]

I recently installed 12.04 LTS after not using any Linux distro for several years. My Canon MP280 worked perfectly as far as printing goes and I was even able to set it up on a Samba share and print ...
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Would you recommend to install libcupsys2_1.3.9-17ubuntu3.9_all.deb?

Would you recommend to install libcupsys2_1.3.9-17ubuntu3.9_all.deb in Ubuntu 10.10? For getting my printer to work with Ubuntu 10.10 i've read many threads about a suggested workaround.there it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot print through Canon MF8200 series printer

I have recently upgraded to 14.04(64bit). My printer used to work on my Ubuntu 12.04 (32bit), but now cannot print. The printer have all the packages successfully installed, and printer can be ...
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How do I get a Canon Pixma MG 3150 working? [duplicate]

I've got the new Canon Pixma MG 3150 and so far, I can't seem to find a driver anywhere. I do have the CD for both Windows and Mac, but this doesn't help me, as I have Ubuntu 11.10. I'd prefer to have ...
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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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Xubuntu 14.04 (and Mint 17.1) will not detect Canon scanner MP237 (MP230 series)

I just purchased a new multi-function Canon unit ... MP237; copier, printer and scanner. I have Simple Scan and XSane; along with Gimp, installed. I can print and copy (as far as I know) just fine. ...
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Help with Canon CanoScan LiDE scanned PDF Documents

I have just started working with Ubuntu for the last 10 days, with the intention to stop using Windows permanently. So far it has been awesome. I have replaced almost all my Microsoft applications ...
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Install a Canon Canoscan Lide 110

How do I install a Canon Canoscan Lide 110? I gather from previous postings that it's possible but it's not clear to me what to do. I need step by step instructions please. Thanks.
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Setting up a Network Printer

I have a Canon MP970 printer and I want to setup network printing and scanning on my laptop. I got it set up on my desktop (running Windows 8 Release Preview x64). How do I start?
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Crashplan and samba printing problems after upgrade to 12.04

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 (64bit). after the upgrade Crashplan no longer works. It gives an error of getting "disconnected from the backup engine". Backups no longer take place. I also had a ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA iP3600 printer to work? [duplicate]

I have a printer Canon PIXMA iP3600. Following you steps this was installed without problems, but it doesn't print. The test page is sent to the printer and I can see it in the spool, but it never ...
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Where can I download the drivers for a Canon MP 420 Series?

I'm trying to set up a Canon MP 420 Series printer on Ubuntu 11.10, but for some reason the wizard can't find the corresponding drivers. I looked for the drivers in , but they are not there. Even ...
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Canon LBP6000 printer not working with Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I am new to Linux and my Canon LBP6000 printer isn't working with Ubuntu 14.04. I tried this question's answer as solution, but I didn't work. I tried the following ...
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Bash script checking if specific Canon printer is online

Objective: Create a bash script that checks if a certain Canon printer is connected and online (connected: true/false) How can I do this in the terminal (or via python)? I have tried lpstat -p -d but ...
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How to install Printer Drivers with rpm extension

I have a Canon Pixma P200 and I have downloaded the Linux drivers from their site. I extracted them and I found 4 .rpm files. I decided to open terminal and type in ...
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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 do I install a printer on Ubuntu Server 12?

I have Ubuntu Server 12 and I've installed Samba and CUPS. I have also downloaded and installed the drivers for my printer. At this point, I'm unsure of how to actually go about and install and ...
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Issues with Canon LBP6000 printer driver

I've been trying to install Canon's LBP6000 printer in Ubuntu 13.04 with no success. I downloaded the driver from Canon's website and tried various solutions across the web, including the radu script ...
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How to print using wireless to a Canon MG6150?

I have successfully connected my Canon MG6150 to my laptop, using the "Add Printer" function. However, the print command only works over a USB connection. The laptop connects wirelessly to my BT ...
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How do I get an Canon Pixma MP150 to print?

I succesfully installed my Canon Pixma MP150 printer (and scanner) in Ubuntu 12.04, made it the default printer, but i cannot print anything. Watching the printing queue, i see that the printer ...
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How do I get a Canon LBP 2900 printer working? [duplicate]

i am unable to set up my canon lbp2900 printer on ubuntu12.04 64 bit i aliened the 64 bit rpm drivers and then installed the drivers (version 2.40) and followed the procedure in the canon guide ( ...
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I cannot install Canon mp 495 scanner driver on ubuntu 12.04

I spent several hours trying to install the Canon mp495 scan driver on ubuntu 12.04. No way. It still works as a printer but it stopped working as a scanner since ubuntu 12.04 upgrade from 11.04. In ...
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printing Canon LBP2900 problems

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 64bit I tried to install my canon printer LBP2900 using several methods but the printer didn't work and I have this written in printer states : Idle - ...
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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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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, but after running the .deb files and installing 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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Printer prints half of page

The printer (Canon PIXMA MP190) prints pages successfully - very clear - but I need to wait about 5 minutes for each page to be printed. It prints normally (fast) about one half of page, then it ...
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Canon-LBP2900 printer not working on ubuntu 14.04

I could not get cannon lbp printer to work on ubuntu (14.04) after trying everything possible on the internet. Packages intsalled - cndrvcups-capt_2.60-1_i386.deb and cndrvcups-common_2.60-1_i386.deb ...
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Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 I am unable to print to my Canon MG5350

The printer worked fine (including scanning) in 13.10, but since the upgrade it has stopped (sits at Idle doing nothing). I have the official Canon drivers installed and have tried re-installing with ...
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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 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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Trying to install Canon iP7250 printer

I'm trying to install my Canon iP7250 printer on a fresh install of 13:10 64bit. Last time I installed it successfully via ...
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Printer on CUPS installed, but won't print

This issue really annoys me. I got a new printer and want to make a network printer through my home server running Ubuntu server. CUPS installation went fine, I connected the printer to the server ...