Printer Canon MX474 Driver for Linux Mint 18 How to Download & Install

April 23rd, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Canon MX474 Driver Linux Mint 18

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon MX474 PIXMA Printer Driver on Linux Mint 18 LTS 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Canon PIXMA MX474 Printer Installation on Linux Mint 18 simply involve to Download the Proprietary driver and execute few Basic Commands on Shell.

Finally, included in the guide You will find also Link to Guide for Getting-Started with Canon MX474 Scanning on Linux Mint.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Printer Canon MX474 Driver for Linux Mint 18 How to Download and Install - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MX474 Linux Mint Driver:

    Canon MX474 Printer Linux Driver

    Of Firefox Select directly ‘Open with Archive Manager’!

  3. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager
    And Extract into the /tmp directory:

    Printer Canon MX474 Driver for Linux Mint 18 How to Download and Install - File Manager
  4. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt install gdebi
  5. Install the Canon Packages with:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb/packages

    For 32bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb
  6. Installing Canon MX474 Printer Driver:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    sudo ./install.sh

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    Printer Canon MX474 Driver for Linux Mint 18 How to Download and Install - Installing

  7. Finally Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed.

    Printer Canon MX474 Driver for Linux Mint 18 How to Download and Install - Linux Mint System Settings Printers
  8. Getting-Started with Canon MX474 Scanner on Linux Mint:

    Ubuntu Canon MX474 Scanner Quick-Start

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