HardwareSupportComponentsScannersCanon

Summary

Make

Model

Driver

Supported

Works?

Ubuntu Version

Comments

Last Updated

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 25

?

Yes

Yes

10.04 (Lucid) x86

USB scanner - works out of box with Simple Scan and gscan2pdf v0.9.29

2010-Jun-21

Canon

CanoScan 3200F

?

No

No

v5.10 (Breezy)

USB scanner. Is found by sane. Do not work at all

2005-Dec-23

Canon

CanoScan D1250U2

?

No

No

v5.10 (Breezy) & v6.06 (Dapper)

USB scanner is found but does not work at all

2006-Oct-11

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 20

?

Yes

Yes

v6.06 (Dapper) & v8.10 (Karmic)

USB scanner - works out of box with SANE

2010-Mar-06

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 25

plustek

Yes

Yes

v7.10 (Gutsy)

USB scanner - works out of the box in Gutsy.

2007-Oct-23

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 30

plustek

Yes

Yes

v5.04 (Hoary) & v5.10 (Breezy)

USB scanner. works out of the box -- got this model specifically because SANE fully supports it, though some Canoscan LiDE models are not well supported so users need to check carefully. Hopefully I can get the front panel buttons to work soon, too.

2005-Dec-23

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 35

genesys

Yes

Yes

v7.10 (Gutsy)

USB scanner. works out of the box (with Xsane)

2008-Apr-11

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 60

Yes

Yes

v5.10 (Breezy), v6.06 (Dapper), 9.04 (Jaunty)

USB scanner: In 9.04, the scanner works out of the box with XSane, no driver installation necessary. Older versions: Works if you tweak the genesys driver configuration, for this and 6.06 tips see this mini howto

2009-Sept-26

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 100

?

No

No

USB scanner. Not recognized by xsane. Should work with LiDE 210 instructions but not tested.

2010-Dec-23

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 110

?

No

Yes

v10.04 (Lucid)

USB scanner. The scanner works out of the box after adding this ppa:robert-ancell/sane-backends to your /etc/apt/sources.list, then update and install libsane and sane-utils.

2012-May-10

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 200

?

No

No

USB scanner. Not recognized by xsane. Should work with LiDE 210 instructions but not tested.

2010-Dec-23

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 210

genesys

No

Yes

v10.10 (Maverick)

Doesn't work on stock Ubuntu 10.10. Recognized by the kernel and sane-find-scanner but the backend doesn't support it. Works if using a recent sane version from git. A PPA is available with a recent libsane version. See these instructions.

2010-Dec-23

Canon

CanoScan LiDE 500F

?

No

No

v9.04 (Jaunty)

USB scanner. Not recognized by xsane.

2009-Jul-08

Canon

CanoScan N650U

plustek

Yes

Yes

v7.10 (Gutsy)

Scanner is recognized correctly but makes grinding noises. If you downgrade libsane to 1.0.15 then everything works fine.

2007-Nov-30

Canon

CanoScan N670U

?

Yes

Yes

v10.4 (Lucid)

USB scanner. works out of the box

2010-Jul-23

Canon

CanoScan FB 630P

canon_pp

No

Yes

v6.10 (Edgy)

Parallel port scanner. To enable automatic detection, uncomment the "canon_pp" line from /etc/sane.d/dll.conf. Run the scanning software as root. Despite the dire warnings, it was the only way I could get it to work.

2007-Jan-04

Canon

CanoScan FB 630P

canon_pp

No

Yes

v7.04 (Feisty)

Parallel port scanner. To enable automatic detection, uncomment the "canon_pp" line from /etc/sane.d/dll.conf. To have it recognized by SANE without running it as root change the permissions on /dev/parport0 (or whatever is yours) to 777.

2007-Sep-06

Canon

CanoScan N1220U

?

?

Yes

v6.06 (Dapper)

USB scanner. works out of the box

2006-Sep-21

Canon

CanoScan N1240U

?

Yes

Yes

USB scanner. works out of the box

2005-Feb-03

Canon

CanoScan 4400F

?

No

No

v8.10 intrepid

not recognized by xsane. listed as unsupported in sane-device-database

2008-Dec-09

Canon

MP170

MP150

No

Yes

v7.04 (Fiesty)

Canon Multipass scan/printer. Printer and scanner both work with the MP150 driver.

2007-Nov-11

Canon

MP210

?

yes

yes

v8.04.1 (Hardy)

USB "All-In One" printer/scanner. Works out of the box.

2010-May-17

Canon

MP240

?

yes

yes

v10.4

USB All in one, Install libcups2...deb and (from Canon site) MP240_debian_drivers, first common packages

2010-7-3

Canon

MP380

?

yes

yes

v8.04.1 (Hardy)

Canon Multipass scan/printer/fax. Printer also works.

2008-Jul-25

Canon

MP390

?

No

No

v5.10 (Breezy)

Canon Multipass scan/printer/fax. Printer works with a BJC-7000 Gimp driver, but the scanner doesn't seem to be supported.

2006-Mar-05

Canon

PIXMA MP640

sane

No

Yes

v9.10 (Karmic)

This and many other models are fully supported by the latest sane-backend. Unfortunately Ubuntu uses an older version, so follow this sane-backend installation tutorial to get the latest sane-backend

2010-Jul-22

Canon

PIXMA MP960

Wittawat Yamwong's driver v0.13.1

No

Yes

v7.04 (Feisty)

USB "All-In One" printer/scanner. Out of the box this scanner is not recognized, but after I installed this driver, XSane recognized this device at once. Driver located at ---> http://home.arcor.de/wittawat/pixma/ How to install at ---> http://home.arcor.de/wittawat/pixma/ubuntu-howto.html

2007-Jul-20

Canon

PIXMA MP960

?

No

No

v7.10 (Gutsy)

USB "All-In One" printer/scanner. Out of the box this scanner is not recognized. Also, there had been a regression, the Wittawat Yamwong's driver v0.13.1 in a fresh Ubuntu v7.10 installation does not work anymore.

2007-Dec-10

Canon

PIXMA MP960

Pixma v0.13.1

Yes

yes

v8.10 Intrepid Ibex

This is a USB "All-In One" printer/scanner.
This scanner is recognized at once by XSane.
The resolution offered by XSane is from 75 to 4800 DPI.
The obtained images are fuzzy, unacceptably out of focus.

2008-Nov-11


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HardwareSupportComponentsScannersCanon (last edited 2012-05-10 06:17:04 by stjohnmedrano)