Canon Scanners QuickStart for Linux Mint

August 23rd, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon Scanners QuickStart for Linux Mint

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon Scanners Driver and QuickStart Scanning on Linux Mint Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce 32/64bit Desktops.

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

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  1. Open Terminal/Console Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Scanners Linux Drivers:

    Canon Scanners .rpm Driver

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

  3. Double-Click/Right-Click on Scanner Driver

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

    Installing Canon Scanner Driver on Linux Mint - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Scanner Driver
  6. cd /tmp/scangear*
    sudo ./

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

    cd /tmp/scangear*/packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi
    sudo gdebi ./*.deb
  7. How-to Getting-Started with Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Mint Scanner QuickStart
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