How to Install Canon Scanner on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Easy Guide

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

Install Canon Scanner Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial

Welcome Xubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon Scanner on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

Finally, included you find instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Xubuntu 16.04.

How to Install Canon Scanner on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS -Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - 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 Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS -File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS -Extract
  5. Installing Canon Scanner Driver
  6. cd /tmp/scangear*
    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Scanner…
    How to Install Canon Scanner on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS -Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

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

    Xubuntu Scanner Quick-Start

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