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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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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canon pixma2920 unable to print

I bought a white Canon MG2920 and it worked perfectly the first two months but then out of nowhere it stopped. I only use it for printing and only wireless because I don't have a cable attached. The ...
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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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How to install Canon MX922 printer?

I could not find an appropriate driver for the printer. Tried other Canon drivers; a generic Postscript and generic PCL5/6 but when I send a print job, the printer wakes up but does not print. The ...
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Canon Maxify MB2050 driver install

Good afternoon peeps, To set the scene, I am really proud to have converted my small business network from a Windows - IT support requiring, slow as hell, problematic, frustrating and generally ...
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With a Canon Pixma Pro 9000 II how do I get it to print the whole page?

I'm using 14.04. The printer was recognised when I plugged it in and I can print a test page and print from LibreOffice but in both cases the right hand fifth or so of the page is missing - as though ...
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Cannot Print from Canon LBP6020 Ubuntu 16.04

I just installed the new ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10, where I had set up a printer LBP6020. I'm following this guide I found same steps across the net, so I guess it is quite common. Anyway, when I ...
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How to install Canon LBP2900 printer in ubuntu 12.10

Sir.. I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 12.10. I recently bought Canon LBP2900 printer. Unfortunately I tried to install it ..there is no use. Please tell me how to install it and work with it.
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Cannot install Canon MG6350 drivers - libtiff4 is not installed - Ubuntu 14.04

I am having problems installing my Canon MG6350 multifunction printer drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. When I run the install.sh in terminal I get an error that libtiff4 is not installed. Ubuntu 14.04 has ...
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Installing Canon LIDE120 un Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the device using the hints in Running Canon 120 LiDE scanner on Ubuntu 14.04 Running sudo sane-find-scanner -v -v results in found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], ...
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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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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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Canon Pixma MG2500 scanner local network does not work

I bought this printer: http://www.canon.it/printers/inkjet/pixma/pixma_mg2550/ I had attached it to my ubuntu server, I had configured this printer with cups and it works perfectly, but I have some ...
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Canon printer ink level detection

When I installed Ubuntu 14.04 printing to my Canon MG6250 printer worked out of the box. However automatic paper switching did not. After unsuccessfully asking for help on the Gutenprint forum I ...
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Installing Brother printer

I have a client who I had to switch to Ubuntu after another Linux distro stopped working for her. I got her working on Ubuntu 14.04 as her laptop is older. All works fine - except for printing. She ...
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Network scanner (Canon) stops after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

I have just upgraded Kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 - all very nice. The machine is working well, and I can print to the Canon pixma mx420 with no problems as before, but both Skanlite and xsane return ...
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Is there any driver (64bit) available for Canon LBP6020B?

I've have an i-Sensys LBP 6020B printer and I use Kubuntu 12.10 64-bit. I've a problem with drivers for Linux 64bit because I can't find anywhere capt linux driver - PPD file for LBP6020B. What am I ...
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How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04. No help from Canon who say they support linux but don't even have a driver download on their site!
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Canon ir2420 installation

Hello I am new to kubuntu. Can I please get a step by step installation for the driver of Canon Image Runner 2420. I tried to do it from printer settings but there is no driver available. If I could ...
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How to install Canon MP610 printer on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu, but my canon printer driver's only come in 32 bit. How can I install a Canon MP610 in 64-bit Ubuntu? I've tried: Adding repository like it is written here: ...
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ubuntu 15.10 - How to install and print with Canon Pixma ip1600

I've spent a lot of time Googling for how to install / print with either my exact model printer or various Canon printers in general. That was a lot of futile reading: none of the questions address my ...
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How does one install Canon MG series printer / scanner

We recently purchased a Canon printer for our home. My wife's works fine because she uses a Mac. I cannot find the drivers for the Canon MG7520 printer series printer. How does one install that ...
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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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Installing printer drivers

I don't have much experience with Terminal and am trying to install printer drivers for a Canon MX494. I've downloaded (multiple copies lol) of the drivers (.deb and .rpm) and Terminal can't find ...
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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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Running Canon 120 LiDE scanner on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 virtually. I know that the Canon 120 LiDE cannot run on Ubuntu, but would I be able to run it through Windows 7 virtually?
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Canon iR adv c5235 on 1604 driver creates error

After installing 1604 MATE and using all thoughtout options, printer will not print without an error. I installed driver from Canon website and tried then installing the printer, but printer is not ...
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How to install Canon MX870 wireless printer in Ubuntu 13.10?

I have tried all the solutions in the faqs (askubuntu.com) and googled solutions but have not been able to get the printer to work. It installs just great but print jobs only get held in the print ...
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sane stopped working after update to 16.04

I've been using my Canon I-Sensys 8280 scanner wireless for a couple months and it worked fine, when I updated to 16.04 LTS it suddenly stopped working. It seems to be detected scanimage -L reports a ...
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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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How can I install a Canon Printer driver for mp495

Hi I'm a complete newbie to linux. I am running ubuntu 13.04. I am trying to install a canon pixma mp495 wireless printer. I have downloaded the canon printer driver from the canon european site but ...
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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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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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Cups won't print with empty ink error

I've a Canon MP620 Network Printer installed on Xubuntu 16.04. The installation was no problem, everything works out of the box from system settings. If I try to print something I get empty ink ...
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How can I connect Ubuntu 14.04 to my wireless printer canon mp620

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS in VirtualBox. Windows 7 is the host. I can get on the web just fine. I can ping my wireless printer just fine. I can login to my printer's administrative web ...
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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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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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Canon i-SENSYS MF4330d

I have got a Canon i-SENSYS MF4330d multi-functional laser (copy + printer + scanner). I want to be able to print from (and scan to if possible) my Ubuntu 14.04 system. How can I install it?
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canon lide does not scan the bottom of the page in text mode

When I scan a page in text mode, only the top 70-80% of the page is scanned (regardless of page settings; my paper is letter size, the page setting is letter, but the same result happens with a4 & ...
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Problems to print with Canon MP250

I have a Canon MP250 printer and I want to use it with my Ubuntu Studio 15.10 installation. Even the fact that the system recognized and installed the printer, I can not to print anything. When I ...
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saneimage with Canon MP280 on 15.10

I attempted to run scanimage against a Canon MP280 multi-function printer including scanning using the following command: scanimage -d "pixma:04A91746" >image with the following result: ...
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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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Use a Canon camcoder as webcam

I have a Canon LEGRIA HF R606 camcoder and I would like to connect it to my computer to stream live videos (e.g. in Google Hangouts or anything else), so basically using it as webcam. It's not clear ...
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Simple Scan not recognizing Canon LiDE 25

I do sane-find-scanner and get: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x2220 [CanoScan]) at libusb:002:002 # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by ...
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Cannot print from Canon D530 with latest driver

I'm having some serious trouble printing from my D530. I downloaded the driver from Canon's website and unpacked with gdebi and ran the install.sh. Here is the log that I am getting after attempting ...
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CanoScan LiDE90 Driver/configuration

It's been long time since I try it with Ubuntu 10 or may be 11.xx (2009-2010 or so. TT_TT ) I still having a Canon Scan "LiDE90", and then was not working properly in Ubuntu. After years out running ...
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Printer rendering problem - probably page-size/scaling issue (A4 vs. Letter?)

I'm using CUPS 2.1.3 on my Ubuntu 15.10 system to print stuff on a Canon-iR-ADV-C5235-5240 printer. I'm using the proprietary printer downloaded from Canon's webpage, newest version ...
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My printer Canon Pixma Ip1800 doesn't work

I've tried everything. I researched on forums. And although I managed to install a driver that doesn't give problems, the printer doesn't respond to my requests. My OS is Ubuntu 14.04
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Colors wrong when printing on photo paper

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu and also reinstalled my printer - which used to work just fine before I reinstalled (was necessary for other reasons). When I now print images, I have to select plain ...
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Printer works fine; refuses to print duplex

I've just reinstalled my Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (ah, much better!). My Canon MG5350 can print duplex and I used this all the time on the old installation, just to save paper. But now it won't anymore and ...