Canon MP140 Driver Linux Mint 18 How to Download & Install

April 25, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Canon MP140 Printer Linux Mint 18

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Canon PIXMA MP140 Driver on Linux Mint 18 Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia LTS 32/64-bit Desktop.

Especially relevant: Canon has not released a proprietary MP140 Linux Mint 18 Driver.

So to Install Canon MP140 on Linux Mint we’ll make use of the Gutenprint suite Drivers release.

And Gutenprint is a Suite of Printer Drivers that may be Used with most common UNIX Print Spooling Systems, including CUPS, lpr, LPRng, or others.

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

    Canon MP140 Driver Linux Mint 18 How to Download and Install - Open Terminal
  2. Then Install Required Packages
    First Update the Apt repositories:

    sudo apt update

    And Setup the tools:

    sudo apt install gcc libtool libssl-dev libc-dev 
    libjpeg-turbo8-dev libpng12-dev libtiff5-dev cups
  3. Download GutenPrint Source for Linux

    GutenPrint Linux Source

    Grab the Latest gutenprint tar.bz2 file.

  4. Next Double-Click on Archive
    And Extract into /tmp

    GutenPrint Printers Drivers for CUPS/Ghostscript and Gimp Plugin on Linux Mint 18 LTS Archive Extraction

    Or from Shell:

    tar xvf ~/Downloads/gutenprint*.tar.bz2 -C /tmp
  5. Finally, Install Gutenprint for Linux Mint

    cd /tmp/gutenprint*
    ./configure
    make clean
    make
    sudo make install

    The Installation will be Quickly Achieved in about 5 Minutes.
    For further Instructions and Details Look to the README File…


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