Printer Canon MX884 / MX885 Driver on Linux Mint How to Get & Install

April 22, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Install Canon MX884 / MX885 Printer on Linux Mint

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Download and Install the Canon MX884 / MX885 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.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX884 / MX885 Driver on Mint - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon MX884 / MX885 Printer Driver Installation Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MX884 / MX885 Linux Mint Driver

    Canon MX884 / MX885 Printer Linux Driver
  3. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager
    And Extract into the /tmp directory:

    Linux Mint Install Canon MX884 / MX885 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
  6. How to Install Required Packages for Canon Driver on Ubuntu

    Canon Driver Dependencies Installation
  7. Installing Canon MX884 / MX885 Printer Driver:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    sudo ./install.sh

    How to Install Canon Printer Driver on Mint - Installing
    Now in case of Issue then try first to execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core

    For 32-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb
  8. Finally, Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed

    Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  9. Getting-Started with Canon MX884 / MX885 Scanner on Mint

    Mint Canon MX884 / MX885 Scanner Quick Start

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