I am not able to print from my Ubuntu machine to my Canon MG2120 printer. Canon does not have a driver for this printer on a Linux machine. I do not know if a driver is required.
Can it be done on my current operating system? Can it be done on the new one that is being offered for download.

  • What's your current operating system ?
    – NorTicUs
    Oct 19 '12 at 15:04
  • Current operating system -- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    – whatifwe
    Oct 19 '12 at 17:51

Download and install these drivers : MG2100 series IJ Printer Driver Ver. 3.60 for Linux.

You'll have to untar it with tar -xvzf cnijfilter-mg2100series-3.60-1-deb.tar.gz, then install the deb file : sudo dpkg -i cnijfilter-mg2100series-3.60-1-deb.

Should be fine.

  • I'll give it a try later this week. Thank You for your suggestion. I'll let you know how it works
    – whatifwe
    Oct 24 '12 at 15:04
  • Thank you for your assistance. The printer now works. I should make the following comments. When you unpack the tar file, you get a directory containing several files. One of these files is a script. You need to run the script to get it to work.
    – whatifwe
    Oct 28 '12 at 15:06
  • If this worked, can you validate my answer ? And I will update it to mention the script.
    – NorTicUs
    Oct 28 '12 at 16:53
  • I hope that I successfully validated your answer. This is the first time that I have used this website. If not, please tell how to do it.
    – whatifwe
    Oct 29 '12 at 19:29

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