Canon PIXMA Linux Mint 18 Install Guide

November 28, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Canon PIXMA Linux Mint 18 Install

You Are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Canon PIXMA Printer on Linux Mint 18.x 32/64-bit Mate/Cinnamon/Xfce/KDE Desktops.

And this Linux Mint 18 Canon PIXMA Install Guide should be Valid for All Printer Models.

Finally, included in the Canon Printers Driver Installation Tutorial for Mint you find also detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Mint.

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  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon PIXMA Linux Mint 18 Install - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon PIXMA Printer Linux Drivers:

    Canon Printers .deb Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModRounded]”
    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. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager:

    Canon PIXMA Linux Mint 18 Install - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    Canon PIXMA Linux Mint 18 Install - Extract
  5. Only for KDE Desktops, Check/Install GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If not there then:

    sudo apt install gdebi-core gdebi

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

  6. Install the Canon Packages
    Access the Target with:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb/packages

    For 32-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb

    Or If No cnijfilter Directory then instead:

    cd /tmp/

    And:

    sudo gdebi ./cnijfilter*.deb
  7. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    If No cnijfilter Directory then Skip this Step!

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    sudo ./install.sh

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    Canon PIXMA Linux Mint 18 Install - Installing

  8. Open Configure Printer App

    Canon PIXMA Linux Mint 18 Install - Configure Printer App
  9. Finally, Add Printer
    And the it should be Recognized and Installed!

    Canon PIXMA Linux Mint 18 Install - Add Printer
  10. How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanners on Mint:

    Mint Scanner Quick-Start

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