Printer Canon MX474 / MX475 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How-to Get & Install

April 22nd, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Canon MX475 / MX475 Driver Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon MX475 / MX475 PIXMA Printer Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Canon PIXMA MX475 / MX475 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 You will find also Link to Guide for Getting-Started with Canon MX475 / MX475 Scanning on Ubuntu.

Printer Canon MX475 / MX475 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 MX475 / MX475 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Download and Install - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Canon MX475 / MX475 Ubuntu Driver:

    Canon MX475 / MX475 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 MX475 / MX475 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
  5. Install the Canon Packages with:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb/packages

    For 32bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb
  6. Installing Canon MX475 / MX475 Printer Driver:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    sudo ./install.sh

    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the printer…
    Printer Canon MX475 / MX475 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 MX475 / MX475 Driver for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Download and Install - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  8. Getting-Started with Canon MX475 / MX475 Scanner on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Canon MX475 / MX475 Scanner Quick-Start

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