How to Install Canon MX490 Series Scanner Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Linux

October 31, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Canon MX490 Series Scanner Ubuntu 16.04

Welcome Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon MX490 Scanner Driver and Quick Start Scanning on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon MX490 Scanner Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu You find also detailed instructions to Getting-Started with Canon Printing on Ubuntu.

The Canon PIXMA MX490 Printers Series Includes the following Models: PIXMA MX491, PIXMA MX492, PIXMA MX493, PIXMA MX494, PIXMA MX495, PIXMA MX496, PIXMA MX497, PIXMA MX498, PIXMA MX499.

Install Canon MX490 Scanner Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Canon MX490 Scanner Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MX490 Linux Scanner Driver

    Canon MX490 .deb Driver

    Select the MX490 Series Scanner .deb Driver.

  3. Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    Canon MX490 Scanner Quick Start Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open File Manager
  4. Double-Click on Scanner Driver

    Install Canon MX490 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - File Manager
  5. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Install Canon MX490 Printer Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Extract
  6. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look:Solution

  7. Install the Canon Packages with:

    cd /tmp/scangearmp-*-deb/packages

    For 32-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb
  8. Installing Canon Scanner Driver
  9. cd /tmp/scangearmp-*-deb
    sudo ./install.sh
  10. Getting-Started Scanning on Ubuntu

    Ubuntu Scanner Quick Start

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