Problem with Canon MP510

Corey Bettenhausen corey at
Wed Mar 26 21:51:05 UTC 2008

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)
According to the site below, that printer isn't very well supported 
under Linux:

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