How-to Install Canon Printers Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Linux Easy Guide

February 6th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon Printers QuickStart for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon InkJet Printers Drivers on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

Install Canon Printers Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS Linux - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    Ctr+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printers Linux Ubuntu 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. Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    Getting-Started with Canon Printers on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS Linux - Open File Manager
  4. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS Install Canon Printers Driver - File Manager
  5. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Installing Canon Printer Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS - Extract
  6. 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 Ubuntu - Installing

  7. How-to Getting-Started with Scanning on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Canon Scanner Quick-Start
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