Ubuntu 12.04 printer driver supplied for PIXMA iP6000D prints rubbish

Asked by Philip Harmer on 2012-05-28

Please help. Have just updated from 11.10 and I find I cannot print with my Canon iP6000D printer. The test page prints rubbish and any documents printed from Libreoffice are similarly rubbish. I think the driver supplied is wrong. Please can you tell me how to obtainer a suitable alternative?

P.S. If I attach my wife's iP4000 it prints the test page correctly, but this driver produces half size print when used with my iP6000D.

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2012-05-28
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2012-05-28

Delete the printer and reboot then resetup the printer.

Thank you for your recommendation. Unfortunately I have tried this solution several times and each time I get the same result; printer prints rubbish.

Sorry I still need help.

Head to the Canon UK site and grab the driver there, install it then remove the printer and readd it

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