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

May 5th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Canon Scanner Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial

Welcome Xubuntu User! This 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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