Canon Scanner Driver for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS How to Download & Install

October 27, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Ubuntu 14.04 Canon Scanner Driver Install

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon Scanner Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Included in the Ubuntu Canon Printer Driver Installation Tutorial you find also detailed instructions to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Canon Scanner Driver for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS How to Download and Install - Featured
  1. Open Terminal/Console Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu 14.04 Scanner Driver Install - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Scanners Linux Drivers

    Canon ScanGear .deb 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 14.04 Scanner Driver Install - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Ubuntu 14.04 Scanner Driver Install - Extract
  5. Now to Install Canon Scanner Driver
    First, access the Target directory with:

    cd /tmp/scangear*

    And then Run the Installation Script:

    sudo ./

    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Scanner…
    Ubuntu Scanner Driver Install - 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"
  6. How to Get Started Scanning on Ubuntu Linux

    GNU/Linux Scanning Quick Start Guide

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