How-to Install Canon PIXMA MG2520 Printer Drivers on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela LTS 32-64bit & Quick-Start Scanning

November 5th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Quick-Start with Canon PIXMA MG2520 for Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon PIXMA MG2520 Printer Drivers and Quick-Start Scanning on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela LTS i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce Desktop.

Included in the Canon PIXMA MG2520 Installation Tutorial for Mint You will find also Link to Guide for Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Linux Mint.

Install Canon PIXMA MG2520 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Console Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Canon PIXMA MG2520 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages
  3. sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"
  4. Download Canon MG2520 Printer Linux Driver:

    Canon MG2500 .deb 32/64-bit Driver

    Select the MG2520 Series Printer .deb Driver.

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

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

    Install Canon PIXMA MG2520 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela LTS - File Manager
  7. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Install Canon PIXMA MG2520 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela LTS - Extract
  8. 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!
    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    Install Canon PIXMA MG2520 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela LTS - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi

    For 32bit Systems:

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

    For 64bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "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 MG2520 Scanner on Linux Mint:

    Canon Scanner Quick-Start on Mint

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