How-to Install Canon SELPHY CP820 Ubuntu Driver

August 7th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon SELPHY CP820 Ubuntu Driver Install




Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon SELPHY CP820 Ubuntu Driver.

First of all this Installation procedure has been Tested on Ubuntu 14.04+ based systems.

Especially relevant: Canon has not released a proprietary SELPHY CP820 Linux Driver.

So to Install Canon SELPHY CP820 on Ubuntu we’ll make use of the Gutenprint suite Drivers release.

Because Gutenprint is a suite of printer drivers that may be used with most common UNIX print spooling systems, including CUPS, lpr, LPRng, or others.

Finally Gutenprint drivers provide high quality printing for UNIX and Linux systems in many cases Equal to or Better than proprietary vendor-supplied drivers.

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  1. First Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install GutenPrint Printers Drivers for CUPS/Ghostscript and Gimp Plugin on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Then Install Required Packages
    First Update the Apt repositories:

    sudo apt update

    And Setup the tools:

    sudo apt install gcc libtool libssl-dev libc-dev \
    libjpeg-turbo8-dev libpng12-dev libtiff5-dev cups
  3. Download GutenPrint Source for Linux:

    Get GutenPrint Linux Source

    Grab the Latest gutenprint tar.bz2 file.

  4. Next Double-Click on Archive
    And Extract into /tmp

    GutenPrint Printers Drivers for CUPS/Ghostscript and Gimp Plugin on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Archive Extraction

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvf ~/Downloads/gutenprint*.tar.bz2 -C /tmp
  5. Finally Install Gutenprint for Ubuntu Linux

    cd /tmp/gutenprint*
    ./configure
    make clean
    make
    sudo make install

    The Installation will be Quickly Achieved in about 5 Minutes.
    For further Instructions and Details Look to the README File…

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