How-to Install Canon iX6840 / iX6850 Linux Mint Driver Easy Guide

March 18th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Printer Canon iX6840 / iX6850 Linux Mint Quick-Start




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon iX6840 / iX6850 PIXMA Printer Drivers on Linux Mint 32/64bit Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

To install the Canon Linux Mint Driver is very simple, just follow the detailed instructions in the guide.

Install Canon iX6840 / iX6850 Linux Mint Driver - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon iX6840 / iX6850 Printer Driver Installation Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon iX6840 / iX6850 Linux Mint Driver:

    Canon iX6840 / iX6850 Printer Linux Driver
  3. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager
    And Extract into the /tmp directory:

    Linux Mint Install Canon iX6840 / iX6850 Printer Driver - File Manager
  4. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi

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

  5. Install the Canon Packages with:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb/packages

    For 32bit Systems:

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

    For 64bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*amd64.deb"

    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!

  6. Installing Canon Printer Driver:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    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 Printer Driver on Mint - Installing

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