How-to Install Canon SELPHY Printer on Linux Mint 18.x LTS

March 10th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Canon SELPHY Linux Mint 18

Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon SELPHY Printer on Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia LTS 32/64-bit Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the Canon Selphy Mint 18 Install is assured by Gutenprint, a suite of Printer Drivers for UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X systems that use CUPS as their printing system.

Furthermore, Gutenprint Suite currently Supports over 2600 printers.

Most Noteworthy, before installation Check Gutenprint Driver Canon SELPHY Supported Models.

Install Canon SELPHY Printers Drivers on Mint 18.x LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon SELPHY Linux Mint 18 Install  - Open Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo apt install gcc libtool libssl-dev libc-dev \
    libjpeg-turbo8-dev libpng12-dev libtiff5-dev cups
  3. Download GutenPrint Source for Linux:

    GutenPrint tar.bz2 Source
  4. Double-Click on Archive
    And Extract into /tmp

    Canon SELPHY Linux Mint 18 Install - Archive Extraction
  5. Installing Gutenprint on Mint Linux

    cd /tmp/gutenprint*
    ./configure
    make clean
    make
    sudo make install

    The Installation will be Quickly Achieved in about 5 Minutes.
    For further Instructions and Details Look into the README File…

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