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 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 LBP3100B Printer => CAPT driver is installed => when I try to start ccpd, I get this: `Check the DevicePath of /etc/ccpd.conf`

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit Driver: CAPT v2.60 -> debian package 64 bit Printer: LBP3100B Regarding to this "Answer", I've installed the canon CAPT driver on my machin, but when I try to ...
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How can I configure a Canon Pixma MG5300 to print wirelessly?

How can I configure a printer to print wirelessly in ubuntu 12.04 ? I have a canon pixma mg 5300 series, and I am able to print correctly by usb (the drivers were installed). Now I'm trying to do it ...
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Bash script checking if specific printer is online

Objective: Create a bash script that checks if a certain printer is connected and online (connected: true/false) How can I do this in the terminal (or via python)? I have tried "lpstat -p -d" but ...
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Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 I am unable to print to my Canon MG5350

The printer worked fine (including scanning) in 13.10, but since the upgrade it has stopped (sits at Idle doing nothing). I have the official Canon drivers installed and have tried re-installing with ...
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Canon MP600 USB-connected Scanner is not recognized by sane-find-scanner

I have a Canon Pixma MP600, which is supported by xsane with pixma backend. I have Xubuntu 12.04, this is the result of sudo sane-find-scanner -v command: searching for USB scanners: checking ...
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How can I get Canon LBP6020 working on ubuntu 12.04

I was misinformed about Canon 6020 and bought it unfortunately. How can I get it working on Ubuntu 12.04?
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Cannot Get Canon Pixma MX 439 to install ubuntu 11.10

I have searched everywhere to get this all in one printer installed. I need it for my job and its taken two days so far to at least get something close to it installed. I downloaded the drivers for ...
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Canon printer LBP6020

Could anyone confirm me if this printer is supported and it is working under ubuntu (any version)? On their website it says it doesn't support linux (is missing from OS list I mean).
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Can't print cd cover to canon pixma ip4800

the printer happily outputs test page accurately but I cannot get disk print to function at all. Any assistance would be much appreciated. Current driver version is Canon IP4800 Canon iP4800 series ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Connect Wirelessly Canon Pixma MG3222 printer

I was reading over another question, but I ran into an issue of my own and it couldn't be solved in the comments, so I have created a new one. The original post asked... The Canon Pixma MG3222 ...
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Can someone help me find installer Driver for Canon MG3200 for ubuntu/linux?

Can someone help me find installer/Driver for Canon MG3200 for 13.04 ubuntu/linux? Canon has only Windows driver available online. thanks
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How to install pstocanonij filter in cups for canon printer (12.04 64 bit)?

I've been trying to install my Canon mp620 printer to my new laptop for a couple of days now without joy. I've tried every instruction I can find online and only one has come close to working: it ...
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Printer on CUPS installed, but won't print

This issue really annoys me. I got a new printer and want to make a network printer through my home server running Ubuntu server. CUPS installation went fine, I connected the printer to the server ...
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How to setup Canon Pixma MG2120 Scan and Print

I looked a few places for this and did not find a real solution. I found a duplicate ticket which was unanswered regarding the scanner and many incorrect threads in various forums stating the scanner ...
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video track length of Canon Legria HF M306 produced videos

I am having problems working with video clips produced by Canon Legria HF M306. Some tools seem to detect them as 25 fps progressive and other as 50 fps interlaced, it seems. The result is that, e.g., ...
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Canon LBP6000 printer

I have tried to follow along with some of the other posts - to no avail. I have successfully been able to find the selected printer after installing the drivers. Now my printer just hangs on the ...
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Printing issue with canon pixma ip4300 and ubuntu 12.04

I have been bashing my head against the wall trying to get ubuntu 12.04 to print on the above printer as the colours are on the screen. I have managed to print colour photos by tweaking the colour ...
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how to install Canon LBP2900B

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. please suggest me the way
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Canon MF4140 printing black sheets

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm using a Canon i-sensys MF4140 printer. The printer only prints incorrectly some pages whenever I try to print some specific (but multiple) pdf and jpeg files. The result I ...
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How do I install my Pixma iP 1700 on 14.04LTS?

I know that there are directions to accomplish this on the wiki, however when I follow those directions I get an error message indicating the files I downloaded can not be found? I am new to linux ...
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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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How to remove all print packages; configure CUPS with Gutenprint correctly?

Learning the ins and outs of linux and enjoying doing so; I have come across a problem that has stumped me for now; perhaps you kind folk can help. I am trying to get my printer working; it works but ...
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Install Canon printer lbp6030w

Hello I been trying to install Canon Printer LBP6030w I download the driver . It does not work . I try generic driver it does not work . I try synaptic package manager it does not work. I download ...
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Canon MF8380Cdw Still Not Working

I'm new (and know nothing) so unfortunately can't comment on this post. I've tried everything @Fabby and @user3541816 have suggested: I've uninstalled the drivers, installed the generic ones when ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu and canon i-sensys mf8280

what I want to know is, with windows you get a "toolbox" that you can download from the support and downloads tab in the cannon website for windows 8.1. but when I choose Linux on the website, I don't ...
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Canon PIXMA MP 600R with 14.04 worked perfectly until yesterday. Now full black ink tank won't print

However when I reboot in Windows 7 the printer works perfectly. So the problem must be in the driver & not the machine. I tried re-installing the driver but that hasn't changed anything. I also ...
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How can I install the Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw scanner driver?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I have one Canon Color ImageClass MF8280cw all in one printer connected wirelessly using the printer driver available from www.usa.canon.com, however this driver only ...
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The scanner function in Canon MG 2570 isn't working

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and can't seem to get the scanner function of a Canon MG 2570 all in one printer to work. How should I proceed?