How to Install Canon Printers Driver on Elementary OS Linux Easy Guide

February 9, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Canon InkJet Printers Driver for Elementary OS

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon InkJet Printers PIXMA Driver on Elementary OS Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon Printers Driver Installation Tutorial for Elementary OS you find also detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Elementary OS.

Install Canon Printers Driver on Elementary OS Linux - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Elementary OS - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printers Linux Drivers

    Canon Printers .deb Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModRounded]”
    You Need to Round Down the Printer Model Number As here Below…
    Eg: for ‘mx472’ search for “linux mx470”
    And for ‘MG2240’ search for “linux MG2200”

  3. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Ubuntu Install Canon Printers Driver - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Installing Canon Printer Driver on Elementary OS - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo ./install.sh

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

    Install Canon Printer Driver on Elementary OS - Installing
    Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb/packages
    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
  6. How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Elementary OS

    Elementary OS Scanner Quick Start

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