How to Install Canon PIXMA MG2940-MG2950 Series Printers Drivers on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32-64bit Linux and Quick-Start Scanning Easy Guide

December 7, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Canon MG2940/MG2950 Drivers for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon PIXMA MG2940/MG2950 Printer Drivers and Quick Start Scanning on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon PIXMA MG2940/MG2950 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu you find also detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

The Canon PIXMA MG2900 Printers Series Includes the following Models: PIXMA MG2910, PIXMA MG2920, PIXMA MG2930, PIXMA MG2940, PIXMA MG2950, PIXMA MG2960, PIXMA MG2970, PIXMA MG2980.

Install Canon PIXMA MG2940/MG2950 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Canon PIXMA MG2940/MG2950 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"
  3. Download Canon MG2900 Printer Series Linux Driver

    Canon MG2940/MG2950 .deb 32/64-bit Driver

    Select the MG2900 Series Printer .deb Driver.

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

    Installing Canon PIXMA MG2940/MG2950 Drivers for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Linux - Open File Manager
  5. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Install Canon PIXMA MG2940/MG2950 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - File Manager
  6. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Install Canon PIXMA MG2940/MG2950 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - 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 PIXMA MG2940/MG2950 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
  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 MG2940/MG2950 Scanner on Ubuntu

    Canon Scanner Quick Start on Ubuntu

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