How to Quick-Start with Canon MP520 Series Scanner on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

December 9, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Canon MP520 Scanner Quick Start for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily

The Linux Ubuntu Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon PIXMA MP520 Scanner Driver and Quick Start Scanning on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon MP520 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu you find also detailed instructions on How to Get Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

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  1. Open Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon MP520 Scanner Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MP520 Scanner Linux Driver

    Canon MP520 .deb 32/64-bit Driver

    Select the Linux 32/64-bit OS from Drop-Down.

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

    Installing Canon PIXMA MP520 Scanner Drivers for Ubuntu - Open File Manager
  4. Double-Click on Scanner Driver.

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

    How to Install Canon MP520 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Extract
  6. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  7. Install the Canon Packages with:

    cd /tmp/scangearmp-*-deb

    For 32-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb
  8. Installing Canon Scanner Driver.

    cd /tmp/scangearmp-*-deb
    sudo ./
  9. Get Started Scanning on Ubuntu

    GNU/Linux Scanning Quick Start Guide

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