How to Install Canon PIXMA MP230 Printer Drivers & Quick-Start Scanning on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32-64bit GNU/Linux Easy Guide

June 2, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Canon PIXMA MP230 Drivers for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon PIXMA MP230 Printer Driver and Getting-Started Scanning on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon PIXMA MP230 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu you find also detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Install Canon PIXMA MP230 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Canon PIXMA MP230 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"
  3. Download Canon MP230 Printer Linux Driver:

    Canon MP230 Ubuntu Driver

    Select the MP230 Series Printer .deb Driver.

  4. Open a File Manager window

    Go to Home > Downloads

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

    Install Canon PIXMA MP230 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - File Manager
  6. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Install Canon PIXMA MP230 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Extract
  7. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

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

    Install Canon PIXMA MP230 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - 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

    For 32-bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*i386.deb"

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "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 MP230 Scanner on Ubuntu:

    Canon Scanner Quick-Start on Ubuntu

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