Printer Canon i-SENSYS MF729Cx Driver for Debian Based OSes How-to Get & Install

October 15th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon i-Sensys MF729Cx Printer QuickStart for Debian

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon MF729Cx i-SENSYS Printer Driver on Debian/Kali/LMDE/Parsix/antiX/MakuluLinux/Elive 32/64bit Desktop.

The Canon MF729Cx Driver Installation procedure is quick and involves using some basic shell command on the Terminal.

Canon recommends that CQue be used as the default Driver product on all Linux systems.

Canon’s CQue is a powerful tool to create and manage Printer Queues for Canon devices on Linux platforms.

CQue Key Features:

  • Allows the creation of specific or dedicated printer queues giving access to all the features of the Canon device with just few mouse clicks.
  • Create and use a single printer queue with different parameters.
  • Manages all the features of Canon devices (paper trays, duplex printing, stapling, paper formats, etc.) as specified by the PPD file.
  • Supports advanced features like: mailbox printing, secured printing and printing with department accounting.
  • Supports many command line options to fine-tune printing on-line.
  • Automatic internal transformation of PS and PDF data to PCL5, or PCL6 (or PDF to PS) through the foomatic engine of Linux.
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Canon MF729Cx Driver for Debian How-to Get & Install - CQue GUI
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal window
    Kickoff > Type “kons” > Return
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon MF729Cx Driver Installation Debian - Kde5 Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MF729Cx Debian Driver:

    Canon MF729Cx CQue Deb Driver
  3. 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

  4. Changing to the Canon Target Directory:

    cd ~/Downloads
  5. Installing Canon MF729Cx CQue Driver:

    sudo gdebi ./CQue*.deb

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

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