How-to Install Canon Printers Driver on Ubuntu Linux Easy Guide

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

Installing Canon Printers Driver for Ubuntu Linux

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

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

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

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Ubuntu - 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. Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    Getting-Started with Canon Printers on Ubuntu Linux - Open File Manager
  4. Double-Click on Printer Driver

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

    Installing Canon Printer Driver on Ubuntu - Extract
  6. 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!
    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    Install Canon Printer Driver on Ubuntu - Installing

  7. How-to Getting-Started with Scanning on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Canon Scanner Quick-Start

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