Update, December 2012
Moving forward to Mint Nandia (based on Ubuntu 12.10), Michael’s drivers in canon-trunk suport two-sided printing! At last!
Update, May 2012.
Moving forward to Mint Maya (based on Ubuntu 12.04), I found that Michael’s Canon repository did not have a driver version for Precise and that the previous ones used in Oneiric, would not work.
In order to solve this problem, you need to follow these steps:
- Uninstall the existing canon drivers
- Remove the existing canon repository from your sources
- Add the new repository:
[code]sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon-trunk
sudo apt-get update[/code]
- Re-install the drivers corresponding to your printer, with Synaptic. You may have to use the i386 packages if amd64 ones are not available. They will still work!