How-to Install Canon iX6540 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Easy Guide

March 18th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon iX6540 Printer QuickStart for Ubuntu

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon iX6540 PIXMA Printer Drivers on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64bit Desktop.

To install the Canon Ubuntu Driver is very simple, just follow the detailed instructions in the guide.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon iX6540 Printer Driver Installation Ubuntu - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon iX6540 Ubuntu Driver:

    Canon iX6540 Printer Linux Driver
  3. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager
    And Extract into the /tmp directory:

    Ubuntu Install Canon iX6540 Printer Driver - File Manager

    Then Repeat the process also for the contained deb.tar.gz archive…

  4. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  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"

    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!

  6. Installing Canon Printer Driver:

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

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

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