How to Install Canon MG5721 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32-64bit & Quick-Start Scanning Easy Guide

November 5, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Canon MG5721 Printer Drivers for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon PIXMA MG5721 Printer All-in-One Driver and Quick Start Scanning on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon MG5721 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu You find also detailed instructions to Getting-Started with Canon MG5721 Scanner on Ubuntu.

Install Canon MG5721 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu 15.10 Wily How to Install Canon PIXMA MG5721 Printer Driver - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"
  3. Download Canon MG5721 Series Linux Driver

    Canon MG5721 Linux .deb 32/64-bit

    Select the Linux 32/64-bit OS from Drop-Down
    Then Grab the IJ Printer Driver .deb file!

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

    Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Canon PIXMA MG5721 Printer Driver Installation - Open File Manager
  5. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG5721 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - File Manager
  6. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Installing Canon MG5721 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Extract
  7. Installing Canon Printer Driver
  8. cd /tmp/cnijfilter*-deb

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    sudo ./install.sh

    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    Install Canon MG5721 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - 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
  9. Finally, Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed.

     - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  10. Getting-Started with Canon MG5721 Series Scanner on Ubuntu

    Canon Scanner Quick Start on Ubuntu

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