How to Install Canon PIXMA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS Easy Guide

April 11th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Ubuntu 18.04 Canon PIXMA Install

Welcome Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Canon PIXMA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the Canon PIXMA Printer Installation on Ubuntu simply involve to Download the Proprietary driver and execute few Basic Commands on Shell.

Finally, Included in the Ubuntu Canon Printer Driver Installation Tutorial you will find also Link to Guide for Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

How to Install Canon PIXMA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - Featured
  1. First Open Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon PIXMA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - 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. Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    How to Install Canon PIXMA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - Open File Manager
  4. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    How to Install Canon PIXMA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - File Manager
  5. Extract into the /tmp directory

    How to Install Canon PIXMA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - Extract
  6. Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    How to Install Canon PIXMA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt install gdebi

    For 32bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64bit Systems:

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

    How to Install Canon PIXMA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  8. How-to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Canon Scanner Quick-Start

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