How-to Install Canon Printer Driver on Arch Linux Easy Guide

May 10th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Canon Printer Driver on Arch Linux

You are Welcome! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Properly Install the Canon Printer Driver for Arch 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktops.

First Check if the Canon Printer is Included in the Existing Arch Linux Packages, else then Try with the Gutenprint alternative.

And Gutenprint for Arch Linux is a suite of Printer Drivers for UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X systems that use CUPS as their printing system.
Gutenprint currently Supports over 2600 printers.

How-to Install the Canon Printer Driver on Arch Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Kickoff and Search for “term”
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install the Canon Printer Driver on Arch Linux - Kde4 Open Terminal
  2. Look for Canon Arch Linux Packages

    Search Canon Drivers
  3. Installing Canon Arch Driver

    sudo yaourt -S [packageName]

    Substitute [packageName] with than found on the AUR Repo.

  4. If Not Found Try the GutenPrint Alternative

    GutenPrint Quick-Start Guide

    First Check if the Canon Model is Supported by GutenPrint…

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