Canon Scanner Driver for Ubuntu 17.10 Artful How to Download & Install

October 27, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Ubuntu 17.10 Canon Scanner Driver Install

Welcome Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon Scanner Driver on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Install Ubuntu Artful Canon Scanner it’s enough to Download and Install the Canon Scanner Driver for Ubuntu Linux.

Finally, included you find instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu 17.10.

Canon Scanner Driver for Ubuntu 17.10 Artful How to Download and Install - Featured
  1. Open Terminal/Console Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu 17.10 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 17.10 Scanner Driver Install - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Ubuntu 17.10 Scanner Driver Install - 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…
    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"
  7. How to Get Started Scanning on Ubuntu Linux

    Ubuntu Scanner Quick Start

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