How-to Get & Install Canon E500 Driver for Linux Mint

November 2nd, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon E500 Printer Quick-Start for Mint

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon E500 Printer Driver on Linux Mint 32/64bit Desktop.

The Canon E500 Driver Installation procedure is quick and involves using some basic shell command on the Terminal.

Canon E500 Driver for Linux Mint How-to Get & Install - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon E500 Driver Installation Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon E500 Linux Mint Driver:

    Canon E500 Deb Driver
  3. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager
    Then Extract into the /tmp directory:

    Linux Mint Install Canon E500 Printer Driver - File Manager
  4. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  5. Changing to the Canon Target Directory:

    For 32bit Systems:

    cd /tmp/uk_eng/32-bit*/Debian

    For 64bit Systems:

    cd /tmp/uk_eng/64-bit*/Debian
  6. Installing Canon E500 Printer Driver:

    sudo gdebi ./*.deb

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