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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Department ID authentication on Canon iR-ADV 6575

My university just added a new printer - a Canon iR-ADV 6575. I was able to install the Canon iR-ADV 6575 UFR II ver.3.2 driver, but printing is not working. When I send a job, it says "Processing - ...
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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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Driver Canon LBP 2900

How to install driver for canon LBP 2900 printer in ubuntu 14.04? I have tried installing drivers from the official CANON support and checked other answers on "ask ubuntu" but so far no results.
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Canon MF4570dn and MF8080cw not printing with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I am running newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on two computer in a network. Previously on 12.04 the printers worked fine in the network, but with the new installation all settings were gone. When I ...
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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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How do I get my PIXMA MP250 printer to work on 14.10 [closed]

I have tried installing the software, with no success. When I go to printers under system settings, the button to add a printer is greyed out even though the printer is plugged up. I tried running ...
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XSane fails to open device (invalid argument)

I'm new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 15.10 few days ago. I can successfully print on my Canon i-SENSYS MF4890dw, but when trying to scan with Xsane I get the following: Failed to open device 'pixma:...
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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: http://www....
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unable to install scanner

sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the result is different from what you expected, first make sure your scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer. No ...
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How do I get a Canon ImageRunner 1133a working on 12.04?

Using the default driver in ubuntu 12.04 for the Canon ImageRunner 1133a results in no printing comeing out and no errors displaying... I tried using the drivers on the canon website for this model ...
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Canon CanoScan LiDE 25 Ubuntu 14.04 lts Failed to Scan

I am attempting to get any scanner to work on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I'm currently attempting to run a Canon CanoScan LiDE 25. I have tried both XSane and Simple Scan. I've tried running from Terminal with ...
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driver for printer LBP2900

My Linux version is IT@school _Gnu/Linux_14.04 based on Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit.I have to install my printer Canon LBP2900 how can i install the printer in my version ?
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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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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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Xubuntu 16.04 - simple scan not working with my scanner

I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 and my scanner is a CanoScan LiDE 110. Simple Scan is giving me a "unable to start scan" error and sometimes crashes when I attempt to scan again after being given the error....
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not restart or shutdown after installing CAPT

I have hardly been trying to start using LBP-2900 printer on my Ubuntu Mate and found the link below to start installing CAPT drivers: Canon LBP2900 installation in 14.04 LTS After doing all steps 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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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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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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Xsane Canon MX922 Ubuntu 14.04 not recognized

I would like to be able to scan from my Canon MX 922 to my machine using xsane. I have xsane installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10. Under 14.04, I get "no devices available". Under 15.10, i get "...
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Error with Canon image class MF 3010 printer driver in 14.04 LTS

I have a Lenovo B-50 laptop with core i3 processor, 4GB RAM and 14.04 LTS ubuntu installed. I have installed driver of canon image class MF3010 (Linux_UFRII_PrinterDriver_V290_us_EN) but when I print ...
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Canon printer users: How do you change printer Lan settings using linux?

I need to buy a new printer and i have some questions: How do i change the printer Lan settings using Linux after i installed the Linux driver and the Scangear application? I read the printer manual ...
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How to install libeecrypt7:i386 from the Wili package?

I need install a driver for "Canon MF8330", which is discussed here Printer driver depends on libbeecrypt7:i386 but it's not in repositories. I know I need to install libeecrypt7:i386 from the ...
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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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How to locate and download missing library files to install printer drivers

I recently purchased a Canon All-in-1 Color Laser Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax MF72bCdw. Canon tech support does not support Linux. My primary system is a Toshiba Satellite laptop and I primarily use ...
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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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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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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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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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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 errors....
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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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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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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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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 ...