How-to Install Canon Printers Driver on Elementary OS Linux Easy Guide

February 9th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Canon InkJet Printers Driver for Elementary OS



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon InkJet Printers PIXMA Driver on Elementary OS Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon Printers Driver Installation Tutorial for Elementary OS You will find also Link to Guide for Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Elementary OS.

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  1. Open Terminal Window
    Ctr+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Elementary OS - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printers Linux Drivers:

    Canon Printers .deb Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModNumRounded]”
    You Need to Round Down the Printer Model Number As here Below…
    Eg: for ‘mx472′ search for “linux mx470″
    Or for ‘iP2702′ search for “linux iP2700″

  3. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Ubuntu Install Canon Printers Driver - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Installing Canon Printer Driver on Elementary OS - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter-*-deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    Install Canon Printer Driver on Elementary OS - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter-*-deb/packages
    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
  6. How-to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Elementary OS:

    Elementary OS Scanner QuickStart
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