How to Install Canon Scanner on Elementary OS

October 30, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Canon Scanner Elementary OS

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

And to Install Elementary OS Canon Scanner it’s enough to Download and Install the Canon Scanner Driver for Elementary OS.

Finally, Included in the Elementary OS Canon Scanner Installation Tutorial You will find also Link to Guide for Quick Start with Canon Scanning on Elementary OS.

How to Install Canon Scanner Elementary OS - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon Scanner Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal
    Search into Apps.
  2. Download Canon Printer/Scanner Elementary OS Drivers

    Canon Scanner .deb Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModNumRounded]”
    You Need to Round Down the Printer 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)

    How to Install Canon Scanner Elementary OS - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    How to Install Canon Scanner Elementary OS - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Printer/Scanner Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/scangearmp*

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo ./install.sh

    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    How to Install Canon Scanner Elementary OS - Installing
    Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:

    cd /tmp/scangear*/packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core
    sudo gdebi ./*.deb
  6. How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Elementary OS

    Elementary OS Canon Scanner Quick Start

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