Printer Canon i-SENSYS MF729Cx Driver for Linux Mint How to Get & Install

October 15, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Canon i-Sensys MF729Cx Printer Quick Start for Mint

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon MF729Cx i-SENSYS Printer Driver on Linux Mint 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Canon MF729Cx Driver Installation procedure is Quick & Easy and simply involves the execution of some basic Commands on the Terminal Shell emulator.

Canon recommends that when available the CQue Driver should be used as the default Driver product on all Linux systems.

Canon’s CQue is a powerful tool to create and manage Printer Queues for Canon devices on Linux platforms.

CQue Key Features:

  • Allows the creation of specific or dedicated printer queues giving access to all the features of the Canon device with just few mouse clicks.
  • Create and use a single printer queue with different parameters.
  • Manages all the features of Canon devices (paper trays, duplex printing, stapling, paper formats, etc.) as specified by the PPD file.
  • Supports advanced features like: mailbox printing, secured printing and printing with department accounting.
  • Supports many command line options to fine-tune printing on-line.
  • Automatic internal transformation of PS and PDF data to PCL5, or PCL6 (or PDF to PS) through the foomatic engine of Linux.
Canon MF729Cx Driver for Linux Mint How to Get & Install - Featured
Canon MF729Cx Driver for Linux Mint How to Get & Install - CQue GUI
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon MF729Cx Driver Installation Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MF729Cx Linux Mint Driver

    Canon MF729Cx CQue Deb Driver
  3. 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

  4. Changing to the Canon Target Directory:

    cd ~/Downloads
  5. Installing Canon MF729Cx CQue Driver:

    sudo gdebi ./CQue*.deb

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo


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