How to Install Canon Printers Driver on Lubuntu Linux Easy Guide

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

Installing Canon Printers Driver for Lubuntu Linux

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

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

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

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Lubuntu - 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 Lubuntu - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo su -c "./"

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

    Install Canon Printer Driver on Lubuntu - 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 Scanning on Lubuntu:

    Lubuntu Scanner Quick-Start

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