How to Install Canon PIXMA MG8220 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Easy Guide

October 6, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Canon PIXMA MG8220 Driver for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon PIXMA MG8220 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon PIXMA MG8220 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu you find also detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Install Canon PIXMA MG8220 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Canon PIXMA MG8220 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"
  3. Download Canon MG8220 Printer Linux Driver:

    Canon MG8220 Linux Driver

    Select the MG8200 Series Printer .deb Driver.

  4. Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

     - Open File Manager
  5. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Install Canon PIXMA MG8220 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - File Manager
  6. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Install Canon PIXMA MG8220 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 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 PIXMA MG8220 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 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 MG8200 Scanner on Ubuntu:

    Canon Scanner Quick-Start on Ubuntu

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