How-to Install Canon Printers Drivers on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Easy Guide

June 19th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Canon Printers Driver for Linux Mint




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon InkJet Printers Driver on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce 32-64bit Desktop.

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

Install Canon Printers Driver on Linux Mint - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printers Linux Drivers:

    Canon Printers .deb Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModNumRounded]”
    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. Double-Click on Printer Driver

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

    Installing Canon Printer Driver on Mint - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter-*-deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

    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 Mint - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter-*-deb/packages
    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
  6. How-to Getting-Started with Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Mint Scanner Quick-Start

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