How to Install Canon Printers Driver on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Easy Guide

October 6, 2016 | By Regaz | Filed in: Tutorial.

Canon Printers Quick Start for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon InkJet Printers Drivers on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

GutenPrint openSUSE GNU/Linux Installation Easy Guide
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Printers Driver Installation Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printers Linux Ubuntu Drivers

    Canon Printers .deb Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModRounded]”
    You may need to Round Down the Printer Model Number as here below…
    Eg: for ‘mx472’ search for “linux mx470”
    And for ‘MG2240’ search for “linux MG2200”

  3. Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    Getting-Started with Canon Printers on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Linux - Open File Manager
  4. Possibly Double-Click on Printer Driver on the File Manager:

    Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Install Canon Printers Driver - File Manager
  5. Extract into the /tmp Directory.

    Installing Canon Printer Driver on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak - Extract
  6. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo ./

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the Printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!

    How to Install Canon Printer Driver on Ubuntu - Installing

  7. How to Get Started Scanning on Ubuntu

    Ubuntu Canon Scanner Quick Start

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