How to Install Canon PIXMA MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Printers Drivers on Ubuntu Linux and Quick-Start Scanning Easy Guide

February 10, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Canon MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Drivers for Ubuntu

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon PIXMA MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Printer Drivers and Quick Start Scanning on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon PIXMA MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu you find also detailed instructions on How to Get Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Canon PIXMA MG6800 Series Printer includes 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.

Step-by-step – libgnome-keyring0 Ubuntu 20.04 Installation
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages.

    sudo su -c "apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5"

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

  3. Download Canon MG6800 Series Printer Linux Driver

    Canon MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 .deb 32/64-bit Driver

    Select the MG6800 Series Printers .deb Driver.

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

    Installing Canon PIXMA MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Drivers for Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS Linux - Open File Manager
  5. Possibly Double-Click on Printer Driver on the File Manager:

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS - File Manager
  6. Extract into the /tmp Directory.

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS - Extract
  7. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*

    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!

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS - Installing
    Now in case of Issue 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 MG6870/MG6880/MG6890 Scanner on Ubuntu

    Canon Scanner Quick Start on Ubuntu

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