How-to Install Canon SELPHY Printers Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS

March 10th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon SELPHY Printer Quick-Start on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon SELPHY Printers Driver by the GutenPrint Distribution on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Gutenprint is a suite of Printer Drivers for UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X systems that use CUPS as their printing system.
Gutenprint currently Supports over 2600 printers.

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

Install Canon SELPHY Printers Drivers on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install GutenPrint Printers Drivers for CUPS/Ghostscript and Gimp Plugin on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - 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

    GutenPrint Printers Drivers for CUPS/Ghostscript and Gimp Plugin on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Archive Extraction
  5. Installing Gutenprint on Ubuntu 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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