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.
Open Terminal/Console Shell emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download Canon Scanners Linux DriversCanon 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”
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)
Extract into the /tmp directory
Now to Install Canon Scanner Driver
First, access the Target directory with:
And then Run the Installation Script:
During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Scanner…
Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:
sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
sudo su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
How to Get Started Scanning on Ubuntu LinuxGNU/Linux Scanning Quick Start Guide