How to Install Required Packages for Canon Legacy Driver on Ubuntu 16.04

April 22, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Canon Legacy Driver Dependencies Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Required Packages for Canon Printer Legacy Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS GNU/Linux.

This because in origin the Canon Legacy Drivers has been made for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, and so we Need to Setup some of those Legacy Packages.

How to Install Required Packages for Canon Legacy Driver on Ubuntu 16.04
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    How to Quick-Start with Command Line on Ubuntu

    Command Line Ubuntu Quick-Start Guide

    First, Update the Apt Repo Sources with:

    sudo apt update
    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
  2. 2. Installing Dependencies

    To Install Required Dependency
    Simply play:

    sudo apt install libpango1.0-0
  3. 3. Installing Ubuntu 12.04 Dependencies

    First, Add the Ubuntu Precise Extra Packages Repo
    With:

    sudo su -c "echo 'deb [trusted=yes] http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise main universe' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/extra.list"
    Again Update the Apt Sources:
    sudo apt update

    Installing Precise Packages
    Run:

    sudo apt install libpng12-0 libtiff4:i386 libtiff4
    And in case of Issue then play:
    sudo apt -f install
  4. 4. Restoring Default Sources

    Restore Ubuntu Xenial LTS Repo
    Remove the Repo:

    sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/extra.list
    And finally, to Restore the Default Sources:
    sudo apt update
    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.

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