Printer Canon MX884 / MX885 Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Get & Install

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

Canon MX884 / MX885 Printer Quick Start for Ubuntu

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon MX884 / MX885 PIXMA Printer Drivers on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS Desktop.

Included in the Canon Printer Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu you find also detailed instructions on How to Get Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Canon MX884 / MX885 Printer in Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial How to Get & Install - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon MX884 / MX885 Driver Installation Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MX884 / MX885 Ubuntu Driver

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

    Ubuntu 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. How to Install Required Packages for Canon Driver on Ubuntu

    Canon Driver Dependencies Installation
  6. 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
  7. Installing Canon MX884 / MX885 Printer Driver:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    sudo ./

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MX884 / MX885 Printer Driver on Ubuntu - 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 Ubuntu

    Ubuntu Canon MX884 / MX885 Scanner Quick Start

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