How to Install Canon MP520 Printer Driver & Quick-Start Scanning on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

December 9, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Canon MP520 Printer Drivers for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon PIXMA MP520 Printer All-in-One Driver and Quick-Start Scanning on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon MP520 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu You find also detailed instructions to Getting-Started with Canon MP520 Scanner on Ubuntu.

Install Canon MP520 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 MP520 Printer Driver - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"
  3. Download Canon MP520 Printers Series Linux Driver:

    Canon MP520 Linux .deb 32/64-bit

    Select the Linux 32/64-bit OS from Drop-Down
    Then Grab the Packagearchive file!

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

    Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Canon PIXMA MP520 Printer Driver Installation - Open File Manager
  5. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    How to Install Canon MP520 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - File Manager
  6. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Installing Canon MP520 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 su -c "./install.sh"

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the Printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!

    Install Canon MP520 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

    For 32-bit Systems:

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

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "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 MP520 Series Scanner on Ubuntu:

    Canon Scanner Quick-Start on Ubuntu

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