How-to Install Canon Printers Driver on Linux Mint Easy Guide

February 9th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Canon Printers Driver for Linux Mint



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon Printers Driver on Linux Mint Mate/Cinnamon/Xfce/KDE 32/64bit Desktop.

The procedure is not exactly the same for all Canon Printers Models and then the Commands Can Vary slightly from model to model.

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

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  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Mint - 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/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager:

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

    Installing Canon Printer Driver on Mint - Extract
  5. Install the Canon Packages with:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter-*-deb/packages

    For 32bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*i386.deb"

    For 64bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*amd64.deb"

    Or If No cnijfilter Directory then instead:

    cd /tmp/

    And:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./cnijfilter*.deb"
  6. Installing Canon Printer Driver:
    If No cnijfilter Directory then Skip this Step!

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter-*-deb
    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    Install Canon Printer Driver on Mint - Installing

  7. How-to Getting-Started with Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Mint Scanner Quick-Start
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