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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Install Canon printer lbp6030w

Hello I been trying to install Canon Printer LBP6030w I download the driver . It does not work . I try generic driver it does not work . I try synaptic package manager it does not work. I download ...
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Need to calibrate my CanoScan N670U but can't get color profile

I can't get my CanoScan N670U flatbed scanner to work on Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried downloading the relevant package, but I get this error message: Could not find requested package. Color requests ...
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Canon MG3250 Printer Colours

I have just purchased a Canon MG3250 printer for it's wireless functionality. Unfortunately when printing from Ubuntu the colour profile is way out. Can anyone guide me through calibrating this at all?...
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Can't install printer

After upgradeing my system to Ubuntu 15.04 I can't my printer (Canon 4350d). I add my printer via localhost:631 (cups) but it's not added at System -> Printers. Cups displays all printers on the ...
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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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Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...
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Canon D530 Laser Printer not working on Ubuntu 15.04

I just upgraded to 15.04 from 14.10 and I have a new printer (Canon D530). I set it up and in the print queue it says that it printed the test page, but the printer doesn't print anything. I have the ...
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driver canon MG6200

I am trying to install the canon MG6200 driver hoping that i can print double sided after that. I have extracted the tarball and ran the install.sh file. This gives me this output: root@user-Lenovo-...
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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 /home/rsbayani/Desktop/cnijfilter-...
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Scanimage works, but Xsane or any other UI does not

I moved from 12.10 to 14.04 and have a Canon Canoscan LiDE 25. It worked fine with Xsane on 12.10. Now I have the strange effect that I can use the scanner with scanimage all the time, but as soon as ...
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Canon MX420 has stopped printing

My Canon MX420 was printing and will not do so now. The printer screen says "wait-processing" and then nothing happens. I have looked for solutions online without success. sorry..new to this. I see ...
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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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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 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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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 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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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 built-...
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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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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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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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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 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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CanoScan Lide 120 on Ubuntu 14.04

Just bought a 'Canoscan Lide 120' scanner that I plan to use on a windows 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 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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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 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. http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/07/canon-...
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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 /usr/...
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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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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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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, but after running the .deb files and installing the ...
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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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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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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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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?