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I got this printer working on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial (and it should also work for Vivid). Unfortunately, there is no Xenial driver for the Canon Pixma MG5200 series (I have an MG5220). However, Michael Gruz's Utopic package works fine. Therefore, after adding his repo, you need to manually update it to point to the utopic repository. Here's how: sudo bash add-...


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How to install packages manually To install the libbeecrypt7 manually open this page: http://packages.ubuntu.com/wily/libbeecrypt7 Download the amd64-package if you have a 64-bit Ubuntu installation (don't worry if you have a intel processor, it will work fine). If not download the i386 package. Open a terminal with Ctrl+Alt+t Navigate to your download ...


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I spent some time investigating this and the answer was remarkably simple. Remove the gutenprint driver sudo apt-get remove gimp-gutenprint gutenprint-doc libgutenprint-doc sudo apt-get autoremove Remove the printer queue that used the gutenprint driver. I used the printers GUI. Start by typing printers into the dash The gutenprint driver handles ...


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To supplement the above answer and address the scanner issue, our Canon MB2320 works using the same printer driver mentioned by Konstantin in another answer. If you download the Linux scangear utility from the same website, it provides basic scanning functionality. At the time I installed the device, the scanning functionality was not supported by the ...


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I had the same problem and went to the canon support site and searched for a linux driver. I downloaded the debian package (cnijfilter2-5.00-1-deb.tar.gz) and unzipped it. By double clicking on the package file (cnijfilter2_5.00-1_i386.deb) I installed the file via the Ubuntu software center. (no sudo this or sudo that) After the installation I went to the ...



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