How-to Install Canon PIXMA MG5540-MG5550 Series Printers Drivers on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32-64bit Linux and Quick-Start Scanning Easy Guide

December 8th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Canon MG5540/MG5550 Drivers for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon PIXMA MG5540/MG5550 Printer Drivers and Quick-Start Scanning on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon PIXMA MG5540/MG5550 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu You will find also Link to Guide for Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

The Canon PIXMA MG5500 Printers Series Includes the following Models: PIXMA MG5510, PIXMA MG5520, PIXMA MG5530, PIXMA MG5540, PIXMA MG5550, PIXMA MG5560, PIXMA MG5570, PIXMA MG5580.

Install Canon PIXMA MG5540/MG5550 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 MG5540/MG5550 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages
  3. sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"
  4. Download Canon MG5500 Printer Series Linux Driver:

    Get Canon MG5540/MG5550 .deb 32/64bit Driver

    Select the MG5500 Series Printer .deb Driver.

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

    Installing Canon PIXMA MG5540/MG5550 Drivers for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Linux - Open File Manager
  6. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Install Canon PIXMA MG5540/MG5550 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - File Manager
  7. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Install Canon PIXMA MG5540/MG5550 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - 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 MG5540/MG5550 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi
    sudo gdebi ./*.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 MG5540/MG5550 Scanner on Ubuntu:

    Canon Scanner Quick-Start on Ubuntu

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