How to Install Canon MG5420 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS 32-64bit Easy Guide

September 28, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Canon MG5420 Drivers for Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon MG5420 Printer All-in-One Driver on Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

Included in the Canon MG5420 Installation Tutorial for Linux Mint you find also detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Linux Mint.

Install Canon MG5420 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS Installing Canon MG5420 Printer Driver - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"
  3. Download Canon MG5400 Series Linux Driver:

    Canon MG5420 Linux Driver

    Select the MG5400 Series Printer .deb Driver.

  4. Open Home > Downloads Folder

    How to Install Canon MG5420 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS - Open Home Downloads Folder
  5. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Installing Canon PIXMA MG5420 Printer Driver for Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS - File Manager
  6. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Canon MG5420 Printer Driver Installation Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS - Extract
  7. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the Printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!

    Install Canon MG5420 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS - Installing
    Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi

    For 32-bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*i386.deb"

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*amd64.deb"
  8. Finally, Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed.

     - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  9. Getting-Started with Canon MG5400 Series Scanner on Linux Mint:

    Canon Scanner Quick-Start on Mint

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