How to Install Canon iP4700 Printer Driver on Linux Mint Easy Guide

March 14, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Canon iP4700 Printer Quick Start for Linux Mint

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon iP4700 Printer Drivers on Linux Mint Mate/Cinnamon/Xfce/KDE Desktop.

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

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  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon iP4700 Printer Driver Installation Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon iP4700 Printer Linux Drivers

    Canon iP4700 Printer Linux Driver
  3. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager:

    Ubuntu Install Canon iP4700 Printer Driver - File Manager

    Then Repeat again the Process for the cnijfilter tar.gz Archive Contained!

  4. 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

  5. Install the Canon Packages with:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb/packages

    For 32-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb

    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!

  6. Installing Canon Printer Driver:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    sudo ./

    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    How to Install Canon Printer Driver on Mint - Installing

  7. How to Get Started Scanning on Linux Mint

    Mint Scanner Quick Start

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