How to Install Canon Scanner on Mageia Linux 6 Easy Guide

May 5, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Canon Scanner Mageia Linux 6

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon Scanner Driver on Mageia Linux 6 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktops.

And to Install Mageia Linux 6 Canon Scanner it’s enough to Download and Install the Canon Scanner Driver for Mageia Linux.

Finally Included in the CentOS Canon Scanner Installation Tutorial You will find also Link to Guide for Quick Start with Canon Scanning on Mageia Linux.

How to Install Canon Scanner Mageia Linux 6 - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon Scanner Mageia Linux 6 - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printer/Scanner Mageia Linux Drivers:

    Canon Scanner .rpm Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModNumRounded]”
    You Need to Round Down the Printer 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 Mageia Linux 6 - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    How to Install Canon Scanner Mageia Linux 6 - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Scanner Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/scangearmp-*-rpm

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo ./install.sh

    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    How to Install Canon Scanner Mageia Linux 6 - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd /tmp/scangear*/packages
    su -c "dnf install ./*.rpm"
  6. How-to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Mageia Linux:

    CentOS Canon Scanner Quick-Start

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