How to Install Canon Scanner on LXLE Linux Easy Guide

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

Install Canon Scanner LXLE Linux

Welcome, LXLE Linux User! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Canon Scanner on LXLE GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

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

How to Install Canon Scanner on LXLE Linux -Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

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

    How to Install Canon Scanner on LXLE Linux -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 LXLE Linux -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 LXLE Linux

    LXLE Linux Scanner Quick Start

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