Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Setup Easy Guide

March 26th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon Pixma Setup Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon Pixma Printer in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included in the Canon Printers Driver Installation Tutorial for Ubuntu You will find also Link to useful Guide for Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Setup Easy Guide - Featured
  1. First Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Setup Easy Guide - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printers Linux Ubuntu 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. Then Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Setup Easy Guide - Open File Manager
  4. And simply Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Setup Easy Guide - File Manager
  5. So to Extract into the /tmp directory

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Setup Easy Guide - Extract
  6. Finally to Install Canon PIXMA Printer Driver on Ubuntu
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

    In case of Installation Issues See this Troubleshooting!
    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Setup Easy Guide - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi

    For 32bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*i386.deb"

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*amd64.deb"
  7. Finally Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer should be Recognized and Installed.

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Setup Easy Guide - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  8. How-to Getting-Started with Scanning on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Canon Scanner Quick-Start

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