Canon MG5540 / MG5550 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Get & Install

April 16, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Canon MG5540/MG5550 Driver Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Canon PIXMA MG5540/MG5550 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Canon PIXMA MG5540/MG5550 Printer Installation on Ubuntu 16.04 simply involve to Download the Proprietary driver and execute few Basic Commands on Shell.

Finally, included in the guide also detailed instructions to Getting-Started with Canon MG5540/MG5550 Scanning on Ubuntu.

Printer Canon MG5540/MG5550 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Download and Install - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Printer Canon MG5540/MG5550 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Download and Install - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Canon MG5540/MG5550 Ubuntu Driver

    Canon MG5540/MG5550 Printer Linux Driver

    Of Firefox Select directly ‘Open with Archive Manager’!

  3. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager
    And Extract into the /tmp directory:

    Printer Canon MG5540/MG5550 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Download and Install - File Manager
  4. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt install gdebi-core gdebi
  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
  6. Installing Canon MG5540/MG5550 Printer Driver:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    sudo ./install.sh

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    Printer Canon MG5540/MG5550 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Download and Install - Installing

  7. Finally, Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed.

    Printer Canon MG5540/MG5550 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Download and Install - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  8. Getting-Started with Canon MG5540/MG5550 Scanner on Ubuntu

    Ubuntu Canon MG5540/MG5550 Scanner Quick Start

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