How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia

January 8, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Canon Scanner Linux Mint 18.3

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon Scanner Driver on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

Finally, Included in the Mint Canon Scanner Installation Tutorial You will find also Link to Guide for Quick Start with Canon Scanning on Linux Mint 18.3.

How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printer/Scanner Linux Mint Drivers

    Canon Scanner .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. 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 on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Scanner Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/scangearmp-*-deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo ./install.sh

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the Printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia - Installing
    Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core

    Then for 32-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    And for 64-bit instead:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb
  6. How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Linux Mint

    Mint Canon Scanner Quick Start

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