How to Install Canon MX474 Printer Driver on Ubuntu Linux Easy Guide

February 24, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Installing Canon MX474 Drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon PIXMA MX474 All-in-One Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon MX474 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu you find also detailed instructions on How to Get Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Step-by-step – Epson Printer Utility Ubuntu 20.04 Installation Guide
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon MX474 Printer Driver Installation Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages.

    sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"
  3. Download Canon MX470 Series Linux Driver

    Canon MX474 .deb Driver

    Select the MX470 Series Printers .deb Driver.

  4. Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    Open File Manager
  5. Possibly Double-Click on Printer Driver on the File Manager:

    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Install Canon MX474 Printer Driver - File Manager
  6. Extract into the /tmp Directory.

    Installing Canon MX474 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Extract
  7. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo ./

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

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MX474 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Installing
    Now in case of Issue then try first to execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core

    For 32-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb
  8. Finally, Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed

    Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  9. Getting-Started with Canon MX474 Scanner on Ubuntu

    Canon Scanner Quick Start on Ubuntu

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