Printer Canon MX512 Driver for Linux Mint 18 How to Download & Install

April 23rd, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Canon MX512 Driver Linux Mint 18

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon MX512 PIXMA Printer Driver on Linux Mint 18 LTS 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Canon PIXMA MX512 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 MX512 Scanning on Linux Mint.

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

    Printer Canon MX512 Driver for Linux Mint 18 How to Download and Install - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MX512 Linux Mint Driver:

    Canon MX512 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 MX512 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 MX512 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 MX512 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 MX512 Driver for Linux Mint 18 How to Download and Install - Linux Mint System Settings Printers
  8. Getting-Started with Canon MX512 Scanner on Linux Mint:

    Ubuntu Canon MX512 Scanner Quick-Start

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