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 is my Canon printer only printing half-pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why did my Canon or Epson printer stop working after a recent update on 12.04? Ubuntu 12.04, CUPS 1.5.3, Canon i550 printer configuration the i550, i560 and i850 prints ...
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I can not install printer Canon ic d860

[Translated Post] I'm new and I'm installing a printer where I work to change the OS 8 computers before with "win xp" Take and operating a lexmark e120 I was not previously tested drivers, and now I ...
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Job spooled to Canon MP140 printer, but nothing printed

I am trying to print documents from my Ubuntu 10.0.4 LTS machine to my Windows XP machine. I have a Canon MP140 printer connected to my Windows XP machine. I followed the instructions given here, and ...
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How do I install drivers for a Canon LBP 2900B printer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install drivers for a Canon LBP-2900 printer? Please help me with installation of canon LBP 2900B on my ubuntu 11.10. I don't have programming knowledge. ...
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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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Xubuntu 11.04 and CANON PowerShot A470

I have a digital camera CANON PowerShot A470, and Xubuntu 11.04 installed on my PC. When i attach the camera to PC Xubuntu don't mount it, and don't show attached device... How i can use camera on ...
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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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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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PPA removal problems

In an effort to use my printer, I installed a PPA but in the end, this PPA was not necessary. Now, this PPA causes an error when updates are loaded. The update error message is the following: ...
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Canon MX870 printer only shows “Processing” on the status LCD

I had my Canon MX870 installed perfectly fine in 11.10, but since upgrading to 12.04, it no longer works. The printer is recognized in print settings and when I attempt to print a test page, the ...
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Installing Canon ip2600 printer drivers on ubuntu 12.10

I followed instructions from serveral pages (e.g. here) to install Canon ip2600 printer drivers that were discussed for Ubuntu 12.04 or earlier as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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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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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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Making Canon LBP6000 printer work under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Previously, I have successfully used this Canon LBP6000 printer under Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit). Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Already several hours have been wasted making this printer ...
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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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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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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 MF4150 printer working?

As I am enjoying my new Ubuntu 11.10 OS (and impressed with it) I ran into some difficulties getting my Canon MF4150 printer to work. The printer seems to be installed properly (followed this post) ...
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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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Canon 120 LiDE Scanner VirtualBox Windows 7

I recently purchased a Canon 120 LiDE Scanner that does not work with Ubuntu 14.04. I was wondering if it is possible to use the scanner via a Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox even though the scanner is not ...
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Canon MB2320: Scangear works, but simplescan and xsane don't find scanner

The title pretty much says it all. Picked the Canon MB2320 largely because it came with Linux drivers, and I have to say that installing it was a snap. So was installing the Canon scanner utility ...
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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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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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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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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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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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I got canon ix6550 and want to install ubuntu on it [closed]

I got the problem and turned on canon and get the file linux ij printer driver ix6500 series.tar the inside of the file is a text file and I read it but didn't understand what I have to do. I tried ...
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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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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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Driver Canon Scanner Lide 210

Pls Help me to find driver CAnon Scan LIDE 210. any one can support a link for driver canon scan lide 210. OS ubuntu 12.04 LTS , linux thanks
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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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 ...