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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Why did my Canon or Epson printer stop working after a recent update on 12.04?

I have a Canon (or Epson) printer and use Ubuntu 12.04. It looks like my printer has partially stopped working after a recent update -- only half of the last page is printed out (sometimes this ...
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How can I install a Canon Pixma MG2140 printer/scanner?

I have just got the printer/scanner. It was automatically detected, but no printer driver was found in the driver database for this particular model. Searching turned up the following .deb - can I ...
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Is there a way to get a driver for a Canon pixma mg5320 printer?

I tried to use the driver from a an earlier mg series printer but it does not work, and so far have not found a way to get it to. Any suggestions?
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How can I configure a Canon PIXMA MP780 printer?

How can I get 11.10 desktop classic to configure Canon PIXMA MP780 printer on ubuntu. New, clean install x86 desktop
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Diagnosing the problem when Canon printer fails to print under Ubuntu

I understand that the issue of Canon printer under Linux has a number of posts. Actually one of these, was started by me. After inputs from others I have successfully printed using Canon LBP6000 from ...
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Installing Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw Drivers in Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install the drivers for a Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw in a 64-bit installation of Ubuntu 12.10. Since Ubuntu did not contain the drivers, I needed to download the drivers for this ...
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How to check/display the inklevel of a printer (Canon MG5150)?

My Canon MG5150 doesn't work neither with Inkblot nor with Mtink (Epson Use). I tried two distros: Linux Mint 13 Maya and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I found out that TurboPrint works, but it's no alternative ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA ip1900 to work?

I have a new canon photo printer (pixma ip1900) and I have a minor problem - the deb for it is 32bit and my system is 64bit. I can use the ppd file in the deb, but I need some pstcanonij program that ...
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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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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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Anyone have Canon MF4890dw with cndrvcups 2.80 working on ubuntu 14.04?

I recently upgraded to 14.04 with cndrvcups-common and cndrvcups-ufr2-us 2.80-1. When I print a test page or PDF from evince (and presumable other print modes as well), /usr/bin/cnpkmoduleufr2 cpu ...
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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 install Canon LBP 2900 laser jet printer on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

How do i install Canon LBP 2900 laser jet printer on ubuntu 12.04 please help
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Installing Canon PIXMA MX395 printer drivers on Ubuntu

How can I get Ubuntu drivers for Canon PIXMA MX395 Printer & Fax ? I'm lost here. I've tired a few things, but nothing is working. I need help !
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Can't find or install Canon MP230 on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have recently purchased a Canon MP230 for college and I am trying to install it onto my computer which is running Ubuntu 12.04. I have checked the connections and it is switched on. I initially ...
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Canon LIDE 110: should reconnect USB for each scan

I have a Canon LIDE 110 scanner which works by default on ubuntu 12.10 64bit. The problem is after first scan I can not scan for second time. I should reconnect USB cable to use scanner again. I use ...
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How do I get a Canon ImageRunner Advance C2020i working?

Using the default driver in ubuntu 12.04 for the Canon ImageRunner Advance C2020i (or iR Adv C2020i) results in black and white only printing. Using the drivers on the canon website prints dummy text ...
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Is there to tell if Ubuntu won't support certain printers?

My system can't find a driver for a Dell Photo 924 (I downloaded an executable installation app but it bombs). Also it can't seem to find my wireless network printer, a Canon MP560. Thanks for any ...
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Canon PIXIA MP 230

How do I get scanner working on 12.04? Looked at Searching for printer/scanner canon pixma mp230 (32bit) ubuntu 12.04 drivers and how to install downloaded scanner driver, run but nothing happened. ...
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Installing Canon LBP2900b printer in 12.10

I installed Canon LBP2900B 's driver from canon's support page in Ubuntu 12.10. In printers section it is showing my printer as LBP2900 (not as LBP2900B). I can open its properties, can send a ...
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Using the setup CD for a new Canon printer [closed]

I have a new printer -- do I need to run the setup CD ROM that came with the printer ?
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How do I install a Canon PIXMA MX700 as a standalone wired network printer? [closed]

How can I install a Canon PIXMA MX700 as a standalone wired network printer on amd64 Ubuntu 12.04? I have it set up with fixed IP of 192.168.1.4 and have tried various URI's such as: ...
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Adding Canon Pixma MX870 Printer

I've been trying to do some research on these forums to see how I can add my printer wirelessly. The first approach I found was with this thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1475336 but ...
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Added wireless printer for Canon MG8150 no print is produced

On my new computer a 64 bits - I have a 64 bits Ubuntu 11.10 installed. Adding network printer with settings for a generic MG8100 printer: Location: host-ip Device URI: lpd://host-ip/LPT5 model: ...
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How can i use my Pixma 6150 as scanner?

I bought a Canon PIXMA MG6150 and i am new at ubuntu. With the drivers from Canon i got it running a as a printer, but i have problems using it as scanner. With the Canon drivers it runs under GIMP ...
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Where did printer driver settings go on a Canon IP 3100?

I have had my Canon IP 3100 printer for years, and with every version of Ubuntu, since around 8 or so, it has been auto detected and worked perfectly. Now, with Ubuntu 11.10, it has been detected as ...
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Install and share Canon Lide 110 on the network

I'd like to setup my Canon Lide 110 and share it on the network so it's visible on the network and is available as a scanner. We have some Mac's on the network so ideally the scanner should be visible ...
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Canon MP630 M/F printer wont print correctly

In Ubuntu 11.10, the MP630 seems to install correctly but when printing, it prints double height characters with blank lines through them, on a very simple text(e.g. in gedit). It also does crazy ...
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Cannot print with Canon IP1200 printer

I was happy to find that finally there's a driver for my Canon ip1200 printer which as of 11.04 was not available. Plugged my USB cable and printer is recognized properly. Right click on the printer ...
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How can I install my Canon PIXMA MP210?

I could install it on 11.04 by selecting MP220 Driver, but on 11.10 y can't select drivers.
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Canon LIDE 110 - lsusb sane-find-scanner

I'd like to use a Canon LIDE 110 scanner under Ubuntu 10. Here are the results of lsusb and sane-find-scanner: $ lsusb Bus 008 Device 002: ID 1532:001a Razer USA, Ltd Bus 008 Device 001: ID ...
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How can I get my Canon Pixma MX 310 Printer working?

How can I get my Canon Pixma MX 310 Printer to work with Ubuntu?
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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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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 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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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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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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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 here: ...
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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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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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How To Install Canon LBP2900B printer in 14.04 LTS ? I tried the method for LBP2900 but it didnt work

How can I install Canon LBP2900B on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? I tried the method for the installation of LBP2900, but it didn't work. I tried installing the CanonCaptDrv190 as outlined in the Community ...
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No sound, printer, or wireless connections

Had sound after installation but not now; Have not been able to connect to Canon Pixma iP2600; Have not been able to connect wirelessly.
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Install canon lbp 2900b printer on my clients system [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my system to start learning Linux. My boss has challenged me to install Canon lbp 2900b on my computer. I have Googled many pages but none of them are working fine ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot get printing to either Canon LBP3300 or Canon MG5460

Newbie here. Both my Canon LBP3300 and (wireless) MG5460 printers work on my network form Windows. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a desktop, went to Canon and downloaded the Linux driver package ...
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Printer PIXMA MP250 no longer prints after upgrade to 14.04

When looking at localhost:631, I'm seeing: stopped "The PPD version (5.2.9) is not compatible with Gutenprint 5.2.10-pre2." The original drivers are quite old (2010), and I needed to install ...
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printer canon ip 1980 not printing with ubuntu 12.04

i am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS, i cannot print with printer canon 1900 series, i download the driver already but still not printing, it just say rendering complete when you click the print button but not ...
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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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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 ...