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 find also detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Install Canon Printers Driver on Ubuntu Linux - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (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 ./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 Ubuntu - Installing

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

    Ubuntu Canon Scanner Quick-Start

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