How to Install Canon MX474 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 32/64-bit Linux Easy Guide

February 24, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

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 i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

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

Install Canon MX474 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (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 Printer .deb Driver.

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

     - Open File Manager
  5. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    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*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 MX474 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Installing
    Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package 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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