Questions tagged [canon]

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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Does Canon LiDE 300 work out-of-box in Ubuntu?

I want to buy a Canon LiDE 300 and according to this list, it's supported by the Sane project. Also, another question: why sane-backends or sane-pixma aren't included in Ubuntu repository?
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Troubleshooting trying to use Canon DSLR as webcam

I'm following this guide trying to use my Canon EOS 550D as a webcam. It is listed as supported by gphoto2. So, I connected my Canon to my laptop using a USB-cable, and I had no problems running $ ...
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I can't get the Canon Pixma All-in-one Printer Drivers to load into Ubuntu 20.04

I spent about three weeks following every piece of advice I could find to get the Canon G7020 to print. Nothing worked. I messed up the computer so bad, I had to remove and then reinstall both FireFox ...
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Can I print both side using gutenprint driver in canon ip2770?

I am using ubuntu 20.04 version and canon ip2770 printer. I installed gutenprint driver for printing (ran sudo apt install printer-driver-gutenprint in terminal). I would do duplex printing (manual) ...
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Canon TS31775 Printer not printing in ubuntu 20.04

Canon TS31775 Printer not printing in ubuntu 20.04. The printer is detected as CUPS-BRF-PRINTER-2 but when given command for printing the document nothing happens. The printer supports scanning as ...
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sudo password for installation

I'm a quite new user of UBUNTU and when I try to install my Scanner Canon Lide300 under UBUNTU 20.04.2 LTS, 64-bit GNOME 3.36.8. in the Terminal I'm always asked by the system to add the sudo password....
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Canon MF730 all-in-one scanner not found. Printer was installed and works completely

Have installed the MF730/733 printer on IP address (network printer). works fine. Scanner is not found using sane or xsane. Installed xsane and performed update. Modified net.conf and saned.conf ...
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Canon MF244dw All-In-One scanner does not get recognised

looking for resolution to below mentioned problem. Canon MF244dw All-In-One scanner does not get recognized when "Scan>Pc" button pressed on the printer though USB cable connected between ...
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Printing queue stuck with Canon Pixma 2555S on Ubuntu 18.04

I've tried a lot of things without success to have my printer working. summarizing: Once upon a time (3 months ago), my printer, a Canon Pixma MG2555S worked alright with Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop. ...
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Canon printer Unable to write print data - Broken pipe

I would like to ask about issue with Canon I-Sensys printer installation on Ubuntu 20.04 (but I think, the simmilar issue is often, because I found a few threads about it also here in askubuntu). ...
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How to install Canon PIXMA G2010 on Ubuntu 20.10

I followed the instructions at seegatesite.com/driver-printer-canon-pixma-g2010-ubuntu/, but when I try to add the printer at Settings/Printers it says it needs drivers. Is there a better tutorial? Is ...
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Printers Settings UI crashes, system printing service unavailable

In Ubuntu 20.04 in the GUI settings, printers - I get the message 'Sorry! The system printing service doesn't seem to be available'. I have a Canon MF643Cdw printer on wi-fi. CUPS seems to be working ...
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Canon iP90 drivers don't seem to work

Ubuntu 20.04.2, Any desktop Over the last couple months, whenever there's a new update to software, I go ahead and install it and usually afterwards something no longer works. A few weeks ago, my ...
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Canon Driver Installation on Lubuntu [duplicate]

How to install Canon LBP2900C on Lubuntu? What I did using terminal is sudo dpkg -i [name of file inside debian] , and another installation terminal code. But it is throwing error saying dependency ...
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How to install printer Canon Pixma iP1800 on (x)ubuntu 20.04

Yesterday I reinstalled my friend's computer from Xubuntu 16.04 to 20.04. He used to print on his Canon Pixma iP1800 regularly. After this upgrade I am unable to find a way to install this priner. ...
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Canon ip1800 connection/configuration problems in Ubuntu 20.-04LTS

All of the "similar questions" deal with Ubuntu 15.04 and do not address my problem. Believe me, I've tried them all and they don't work. My system is a Dell Inspiron Desktop. I have ...
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driver for canon mp240

Canon says it no longer supports Linux when it comes to its MP240 printer. There are several dodgy looking web sites offering help but I have my doubts about using them. Can anyone help?
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Bad contrast with simple-scan and Canon TR4550

Ubuntu 20.04 - libsane-common 1.0.32+git20210215-focal0 Hi, I finally got my Canon TR4550 scanner (wifi mode) to be correctly detected editing /etc/sane.d/escl.conf file, and adding a new device line ...
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Cannot print two sides on Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Canon Pixma G3010 inkjet printer. Whenever I try duplex printing. There's only one option, one sided printing.(The drag down menu doesn't work) I have installed all the drivers and duplex ...
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gphoto2 / Canon 700D Liveview low Framerate / laggy picture

I tried streaming the liveview from my Canon EOS 700D through gphoto2 and ffmpeg for the first time. (See this, and this) It works, but the picture I see in VLC (and other apps) is very laggy. The ...
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Canon MX330, Ubuntu 20.04 (after upgrade from 18.04) - Printing not working - Scanning Does Work

Recently upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 and found that I can no longer print. Printer is Cannon MX330 via USB. Scanning via Document Scanning tool works fine. Found a post - Canon MX490 Ubuntu 20.04 : ...
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How do I find a printer uri?

I'm trying to install a Cannon IR-ADV C5035 printer and have been unsuccessful. I believe that the problem is a combination of issues, but one item I know i'm missing is the device "URI". ...
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Cannot scan with Canon MX300, but I can print

I've got a Canon MX300 (not that new printer, but it used to work perfectly through Windows). Now I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and I managed to make it printing, but not scanning. I think I ...
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canon printer ts3151 on ubuntu 20.04

I have red so many webpages, writing so many commands into the terminal now that Im quite fed up actually. Nothing works....Regretting installing 20.04 distro. Trying to install Canon printer TS3151 ...
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Canon MP250 printer on Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Canon MP250 printer/scanner device, this is USB. It will not print using Ubuntu 20.04, however if I hook this printer up to an older laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 installed, it prints fine. When I ...
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Please can I get some help to install my Canon TS6350 printer scanner on 20.04

I am a complete novice with Linux (Ubuntu 20.04). I am in my first few days with Linux so I have zero relevant skills. I installed 20.04 on a new mini PC HISTTON i7-8559U and everything seems to work ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 PC not giving print on cannon printer imageClass LBP7100Cn?

we are facing problem when we give print to canon imageClass LBP7100Cn after installing printer driver "linux-UFRII-drv-v500-uken-18.tar.gz" from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS PC. Though Printer Driver ...
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How to modify Canon's printer driver for linux?

Ubuntu 18.04.5, Canon Pixma TS6220 printer. The driver file is Canon_Pixma_TS6200.ppd. It works fine but only offers 600dpi print quality. I have looked at the various ppd files and used gedit to ...
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How can I get a CanoScan 8400F flatbed scanner working in Ubuntu?

I'd like to use a CanoScan 8400F scanner with my laptop, which is running Xubuntu 18.04. I can detect the scanner with both lsusb, which returns Bus 002 Device 006: ID 04a9:221e Canon, Inc. CanoScan ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Sees my LiDE30 scanner, but cannot use it

When I run lsusb I can see my scanner enter code hereBus 001 Device 009: ID 04a9:220e Canon, Inc. CanoScan N1240U/LiDE 30 However, when I open "Document Scanner", it gives me the message &...
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Printer printing in inverted colors in monochrome

I have a Canon Pixma G3010 inkjet printer connected through Wi-Fi, no USB cable on Ubuntu 20.04. Whenever I print something in monochrome, the print is an inverted version of the file. For example, if ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 with Pixma mg5320 printer problems. “Turboprint”- for- Linux cheaper than a linux supported driver with new printer

Anybody have experience on Ubuntu 18.04 with Canon Pixma MG5320 using "Turboprint 2 for Linux" driver and color profile? My printer (and scanner) worked fine on Ubuntu 16. Canon doesn't ...
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unable to connect Canon 7d mark ii to kstars

I'm trying to connect my Canon 7d mark ii camera to KSTars (astronomy software) in Ubuntu 20.04. I've got the laptop webcam working with GTK UVC video viewer. My camera is connected via USB cable, yet ...
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Canon pixma MG3250 prints blank pages only

I have a wireless Canon pixma MG3250 printer but when I print via my new linux laptop running ubuntu 20.04.01 it prints blank pages only. The print head moves along like it's printing properly but it'...
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Printer says “ready” but won't print

I connected my printer (canon ip8700) via usb and I received a notification that it was all set up and ready to go. I went to the settings page and the printer's status is "ready" but it ...
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Printer does not print on Kubuntu 20.04 LTS

Happy new year 2021!! I write because I have a problem: yesterday I updated to version 20.04 LTS, it seemed everything was fine, but although it detects the printer, it does not print. The messages ...
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Problem connecting Canon TS5060

I have been trying to get my Canon Pixma TS5060 working on 20.04. I have got it to print images, but no text. I know the printer is OK as I can print with it when on Windows 7 (the computer is dual ...
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Canon-TR4520 prints white on black since last update, wasting much ink

Printing from Brave, Firefox and qpdfview to Canon-TR4520 only prints white on black wasting much ink. The page is mostly black. Sort of reverse-video. Worked fine before recent updates. I loaded a ...
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Can't configure Canon LBP2900b printer in 20.04

I cannot configure my Canon lbp2900b printer in Ubuntu 20.04. I have a dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04, and it is working fine in Windows 10. When I turn on the printer in Ubuntu it is ...
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Dependency errors when trying to install i386 packages

I'm trying to install the Printer Canon LBP2900 in Ubuntu 20.04. Canon has Linux drivers for the printer on their homepage and I successfully installed them. But they are not working out of the box. I ...
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scangearmp2 cannot detect scanners

I have a Canon TS9100 series printer which is accessible via WiFi. I sucessully installed this printer as a network printer by going to System -> Control Centre -> Printers -> Add and ...
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canon printers with ubuntu 20.04

Since upgrading to ubuntu 20.04 I am struggling with my canon printer. It prints 3~10 pages then get stuck. I have to restart my printer and PC for it to resume. I tried reinstalling the driver but ...
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Regarding Ubuntu and Canon printers

In previous versions of Ubuntu the Canon printers have self-loaded and functioned well. NOT ANY LONGER. How long will it take for Canonical or Ubuntu or ANYONE to issue a "fix" for this ...
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installing Canon printer model PIXMA MG 2522

How to properly install Canon printer model PIXMA MG 2522 on EITHER Ubuntu 18.04 OR Ubuntu 20.10. EITHER will suffice and make me happy !
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Canon Pixma MG 2522 All-in-One Printer will not “start”

Canon Pixma MG2522 printer USED to WORK just fine in Ubuntu 20.04 until I loaded WIN10 beside Ubuntu 20.10. Prints in WIN but NOT in Ubuntu. Error message reads: "Could not start printer-...
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Printer canon g1110 problem

I was trying to install my printer Canon g1110 on Ubuntu 16.04 of 32bit but It doesn't appear his driver. I was trying: Sudo apt-get install printer-driver-all but doesnt work. PD: i'm newby using ...
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Printer not installing in ubuntu. Can one install alternative drivers?

I have recently purchased a printer and found that the provider apparently does not provide drivers for it in Linux(Canon PIXMA G2411). Is there perhaps some 3rd party software I could use to get ...
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Cannot print to canon ip110

I use this printer for sometime but I rarelly need to print. Now with Ubuntu 20.04 it does not print at all. It installs the driver automatically, but when I try to print anything it does not print ...
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How do I print to a Canon Pixma iP7250?

I'm trying to use my Canon Pixma iP7250 Printer on Ubuntu 20.04. It is connected via USB. When I try to give the command lsusb, it detects everything but the problem is when I try to print something....
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Cannot scan with Canon TR4550 : SANE_STATUS_DEVICE_BUSY error

I just purchased a Canon Pixma TR4550. It is connected with USB to my desktop running Ubuntu 20.04. For printing, I installed "cnijfilter2-5.70-1-deb" provided by Canon. Printing works fine....

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