Printer Canon i-SENSYS MF6180dw Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How-to Get & Install

October 21st, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon i-Sensys MF6180dw Printer QuickStart for Ubuntu




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon MF6180dw i-SENSYS Printer Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64bit Desktop.

The Canon MF6180dw Driver Installation procedure is quick and involves using some basic shell command on the Terminal.

Canon recommends that CQue be used as the default 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 MF6180dw Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How-to Get & Install - CQue GUI
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctr+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon MF6180dw Driver Installation Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MF6180dw Ubuntu Driver:

    Canon MF6180dw 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 MF6180dw CQue Driver:

    sudo gdebi ./CQue*.deb

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

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