How-to Install Canon Printers Driver on Linux Mint Debian Easy Guide

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

Installing Canon Printers Driver for LMDE

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon InkJet Printers Driver on Linux Mint Debian Edition Desktop.

Included in the Canon Printers Driver Installation Tutorial for Debian You will find also Link to Guide for Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Debian.

Install Canon Printers Driver on Linux Mint Debian - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Debian - 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 Debian - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Printer Driver

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb
    su -c "./"

    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    Install Canon Printer Driver on Debian - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb/packages
    su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
  6. Again Install/Update CUPS Package

    sudo apt-get install cups

    And if Freshly installed it need also to Started with:

    sudo service cups start
  7. Finally Go to System Settings and Add Printer

  8. How-to Getting-Started with Scanning on Debian:

    LMDE Scanner Quick-Start

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