How to Quick-Start with Canon Scanners on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial

January 8, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Canon Scanners Quick Start for Xubuntu Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon Scanners Driver and Quick Start Scanning on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon Scanners Quick Start Tutorial for Xubuntu Linux you find also detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Xubuntu.

Install Canon Printers Driver on Xubuntu Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Scanners Quick Start on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Scanners Linux Drivers

    Canon Scanners .rpm Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModRounded]”
    You Need to Round Down the Scanner Model Number As here Below…
    Eg: for ‘mx472’ search for “linux mx470”
    And for ‘MG2240’ search for “linux MG2200”

  3. Confirm to Open with Archive Manager on Browser

    Or after Double-Click/Right-Click on Scanner Driver

    (When Downloaded with Firefox may be located in /tmp/mozilla* Dir)

    Ubuntu Install Canon Printers Driver - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Installing Canon Scanner Driver on Xubuntu Linux - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Scanner Driver
  6. cd /tmp/scangear*
    sudo ./install.sh

    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Scanner…
    Install Canon Scanner Driver on Xubuntu Linux - Installing
    Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:

    cd /tmp/scangear*/packages
    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
  7. How to Get Started Scanning on Xubuntu Linux

    GNU/Linux Scanning Quick Start Guide

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