How to Install Canon Scanner on Kali Linux

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

Install Canon Scanner Kali Linux

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

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

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

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

    How to Install Canon Scanner Kali Linux - Kali Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printer/Scanner Kali Linux 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 Kali Linux - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    How to Install Canon Scanner Kali Linux - 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 Kali Linux - Installing
    Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:

    cd /tmp/scangear*/packages
    su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
  6. How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Kali Linux

    Debian Canon Scanner Quick Start

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