How-to Install Canon PIXMA MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Printers Drivers on Ubuntu Linux and Quick-Start Scanning Easy Guide

February 10th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Canon MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Drivers for Ubuntu Linux




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon PIXMA MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Printer Drivers and Quick-Start Scanning on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon PIXMA MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu You will find also Link to Guide for Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Canon PIXMA MG6800 Printers Series Include the following Models:
Canon MG6810, Canon MG6820, Canon MG6840,
Canon MG6850, Canon MG6851, Canon MG6852, Canon MG6853,
Canon MG6860, Canon MG6865, Canon MG6866,
Canon MG6870, Canon MG6880, Canon MG6890.

Install Canon PIXMA MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Canon PIXMA MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages
  3. sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  4. Download Canon MG6800 Printer Series Linux Driver:

    Get Canon MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 .deb 32/64bit Driver

    Select the MG6800 Series Printer .deb Driver.

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

    Installing Canon PIXMA MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Drivers for Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS Linux - Open File Manager
  6. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Install Canon PIXMA MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS - File Manager
  7. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Install Canon PIXMA MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS - Extract
  8. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter-*-deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    Install Canon PIXMA MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS - Installing

  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 MG6860/MG6865/MG6866 Scanner on Ubuntu:

    Canon Scanner Quick-Start on Ubuntu
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