How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Lite Easy Guide

May 5, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Canon Scanner Linux Lite

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Lite GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Install Linux Lite Canon Scanner it’s enough to Install the Canon Scanner Driver in Linux Lite.

Finally, included you find instructions on How to Get Started with Canon Scanning on Linux Lite.

How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Lite -Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Lite - Open Terminal

  2. Download Canon Scanners Linux Drivers

    Canon ScanGear .deb Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModRounded]”
    You Need to Round Down the Scanner Model Number As here Below…
    Eg: for ‘mx472’ search for “linux mx470”
    And for ‘MG2240’ search for “linux MG2200”

  3. Confirm to Open with Archive Manager on Browser
    Or after Double-Click/Right-Click on Scanner Driver
    (When Downloaded with Firefox may be located in /tmp/mozilla* Dir)

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Lite -File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp Directory.

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Lite -Extract
  5. Now to Install Canon Scanner Driver
    First, access the Target directory with:

    cd /tmp/scangear*

    And then Run the Installation Script:

    sudo ./install.sh

    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Scanner…
    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Lite -Installing
    Now in case of Issue then try first to execute:

    cd /tmp/scangear*/packages
    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
  6. How to Get Started Scanning on Linux Lite

    Linux Lite Scanner Quick Start

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