Originally Posted by mike doss
I am using elementry OS LUNA, it is based on Ubuntu 12.04LTS, ... The printer is a Canon Pixma and I am connecting via a USB port.
In Ubuntu with Unity you can add a printer this way:
By coincidence that user seems to have the same printer as you, so it should work.
However, you are using Luna. I am not familiar with what desktop environment Luna uses, so it is likely different on Luna than Ubuntu with Unity.
According to this review, the DE is based on Gnome but it is called Pantheon:
Anyway, if you can open a terminal you should be able to add a printer by running this command:
See this: http://askubuntu.com/questions/22987...n-ubuntu-12-04
That command should be the same on Luna since it is based on Ubuntu.
EDIT: According to this link the graphical way to add a printer on Luna is:
Write back if you need more help.