Canon MG5240 / MG5250 Driver on Linux Mint How to Get & Install

April 15, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Canon MG5240 / MG5250 Printer Quick Start for Linux Mint

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Download and Install the Canon MG5240 / MG5250 PIXMA Printer Drivers on Linux Mint Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce 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 a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon MG5240 / MG5250 Printer Driver Installation Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MG5240 / MG5250 Linux Mint Driver

    Canon MG5240 / MG5250 Printer Linux Driver
  3. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager
    And Extract into the /tmp directory:

    Linux Mint Install Canon MG5240 / MG5250 Printer Driver - File Manager
  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 MG5240 / MG5250 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 Getting-Started with Canon MG5240 / MG5250 Scanner on Mint

    Mint Canon MG5240 / MG5250 Scanner Quick Start

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