How to Install Required Packages for Canon Legacy Driver on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic

April 22nd, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Canon Legacy Driver Dependencies Installation Ubuntu 18.04

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Required Packages for Canon Printer Legacy Driver on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

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

How to Install Required Packages for Canon Legacy Driver on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Required Packages for Canon Legacy Driver on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Add the Ubuntu Trusty Extra Packages Repo

    sudo su

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

    echo 'deb http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty main universe' \
    > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/extra.list
    apt update
  3. Then Install Trusty Packages

    apt install libpng12-0 libpango1.0-0
  4. Add the Ubuntu Precise Extra Packages Repo

    echo 'deb [trusted=yes] http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main universe' \
    > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/extra.list
    apt update
  5. Installing Precise Packages

    apt install libtiff4:i386 libtiff4
    apt -f install
  6. Restore Ubuntu Bionic LTS Repo

    rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/extra.list
    apt update
    exit
  7. How-to Install Canon Printers Driver on Ubuntu

    Installed Canon Printer Driver

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