Canon ip5200r printer working on Ubuntu

How to get the Canon ip5200r wireless printer working on Ubuntu.

First, open the printer admin app:


Click New Printer

Select AppSocket/Hp JetDirect

Enter the ip of the printer on the network in the Host: section

Let the Port number be 9100

Click Forward

Select Canon from the database

Click Forward

Scroll yourself down to i560

Click Forward

Enter the name you want on the printer and description etc…

Click Apply

Try printing a testpage, this should now start printing on the printer.

Hope this helps anyone who’s struggling to get this one to work

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