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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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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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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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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Canon MG5522 printer won't turn on

I have been using this printer for a few months and then it stopped working. It was giving me a message that the ink was low but it was printing fine with no fading so I didn't change the ink. One day ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Installing Canon LBP6000 in Ubuntu 12.04

With the release of Ubuntu 14.04, this question may not be relevant any more. This one (Making Canon LBP6000 printer work under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit) might be more helpful. This is really ...
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Canon MF4770n driver installation for Ubuntu 14.04

I installed the driver and it seems to be installed fine, since it gets rendered, but it never gets to the printer. It will not even print a test page so far. I would be happy to even use a generic ...
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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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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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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 access Canon CR-50 check scanner connected to Ubuntu 12.04 using CLI?

I am developing a project which needs to access Canon CR-50 check scanner using PHP. How can I make it work? I am currently working on Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) machine, any solution will help me a lot. I ...
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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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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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How to disable an auto-detected default network scanner and use the USB scanner

I have a MFC scanner which was auto-detected through the network. When I try to use it, get invalid-argument therefore, I connected it via USB. Through USB it works however, the scanner programs ...
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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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How to print in Black and White for Canon Printers

I am using a Canon MP280 printer, which I found a driver from canon on the european site for. The print dialogue does not allow me to print in black and white unfortunately. Does anyone know of a way ...
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How do I get a Canon MG5550 printer to work under Ubuntu 12.04?

My old Canon printer has just died and I've replaced it with a Canon MG5550 inkjet printer. I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have downloaded drivers into my Download file but am stuck. What do I do next? ...
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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: ...
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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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Canon Mf4770n MFC Printer Installation

Having some trouble figuring out how to install. I already downloaded and installed the 64bit .deb packages from http://www.usa.canon.com/ but when I try to add the printer via the "add printer" ...
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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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How do I install my new Canon MG5250 printer? (MG5200 series)

I just bought a Canon MG5250 multifunction printer because I thought that it would work well with Ubuntu, but it's hard to get it to work. How do I install this printer?
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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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Printer driver - ps, pcl, pxl, which one to choose?

At work we have a Canon C5045i printer, for which Canon provides three PPD files: ps, pcl, and pxl. Is there any one that is preferable over the others? Is there any difference between the three?
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Can't get my Canon LBP printer to run under Ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded Linux CAPT driver V2.60 from Canon and installed both .deb packages, which were listed under the 64bit folder with Ubuntu Software-Center. My Canon printer still won't be recognized. Is ...
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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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How can I install a Canon printer or scanner driver?

I tried to install the MP190 drivers, but appeared a message show me that requires to have libcupsys2. I understand that libcup2 is an update of libcupsys2. How do I solve this? Are there ...
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Run Canon Pixma p200 to ubuntu 14.04

I just bought a printer, Canon p200. and this laptop running ubuntu 14.04 is also new that everything seems so alien to me. I can't figure out how to use the printer. I added it already in the ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I add a Canon Pixma MX860 network printer?

I am running Ubuntu Oneiric 11.10 on two computers, one is AMD-64bit architecture, the other i386--same problem on both. In 11.04 I could print and scan just fine, after some tinkering, but after a ...
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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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Can't install Canon mg 3540 scanner

I was able to get my Canon mg3540 printer to work. I can't get the scanner to work though, I tried to download drivers from the Canon website and tried xzane and simple scanner, none are picking up ...
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How to kill captmon2?

I used the command top to find my active processes : top - 02:54:56 up 8:12, 3 users, load average: 1,54, 1,95, 2,46 Tasks: 237 total, 2 running, 235 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie %Cpu(s): ...
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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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Error with Canon imageclass D480 driver in Ubuntu 12.04 x64

After installing libglade2 I was able to get the cannon drivers to install per the instructions: dpkg -i cndrvcups-common_2.70-1_amd64.deb dpkg -i cndrvcups-ufr2-us_2.70-1_amd64.deb ...
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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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How to make Canon imageRUNNER 2525 printer work on Kubuntu 14.10?

I am using Kubuntu 14.10, 64 bit on my laptop. for me adding HP printers were very easy just by choosing printer and model graphically. But I am not able to add office network printer Canon ...
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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 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 ...