Problem with Canon MP510

Caleb Marcus caleb.marcus at
Wed Mar 26 21:49:39 UTC 2008

I have the exact same printer, and unfortunately, have the exact same
problem... however, I rarely need to print color, so I live with it.
However, if anyone knows how it can be fixed, I'd like to hear about it.
On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 20:34 +0200, thanos papaioanou wrote:

> I have recently bought a Canon MP510 printer (with a built-in scanner and copy features) and Ubuntu (Gutsy Gibbon) doesn't seem to work at all with the machine.
> It works only at the black color printings. Every time I try to print a multy color page, every color is printed at a wrong position, so that the final
> result is strange images. I have tested the printer at Windows OS and it works fine. I tried to install some drivers from canon officcial web site. After the instalation Ubuntu recognizes only the scanner machine.
> I would like to inform you about this bug. Also I would be grateful to have some information and help about this problem from you.
> thank you in advance
> thanospap97 at
> thanos (from Greece)
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