How to Install Canon Scanner on MX Linux Easy Guide

May 5th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Canon Scanner MX Linux

You are Welcome! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon Scanner on MX Linux 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Install MX Linux Canon Scanner it’s enough to Install the Canon Scanner Driver for MX Linux.

Finally, included you find instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on MX Linux.

How to Install Canon Scanner on MX Linux -Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    Right-Click on Desktop & Select Open Terminal Here
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

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

    How to Install Canon Scanner on MX Linux -Extract
  5. Installing Canon Scanner Driver
  6. cd /tmp/scangear*
    sudo ./install.sh

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

    cd /tmp/scangear*/packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi
    sudo gdebi ./*.deb
  7. How-to Getting-Started with Scanning on MX Linux:

    antiX Linux Scanner Quick-Start

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