Printer Canon MG5240 Driver for Linux Mint 19 How to Download & Install

May 28th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Canon MG5240 Driver Linux Mint 19

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon MG5240 PIXMA Printer Driver on Linux Mint 19 LTS 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Canon PIXMA MG5240 Printer Installation on Linux Mint 19 simply involve to Download the Proprietary driver and execute few Basic Commands on Shell.

Finally, included in the guide You will find also Link to Guide for Getting-Started with Canon MG5240 Scanning on Linux Mint.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Printer Canon MG5240 Driver for Linux Mint 19 How to Download and Install - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MG5240 Linux Mint Driver:

    Canon MG5240 Printer Linux Driver

    Of Firefox Select directly ‘Open with Archive Manager’!

  3. Double-Click/Right-Click & Open with Archive Manager
    And Extract into the /tmp directory:

    Printer Canon MG5240 Driver for Linux Mint 19 How to Download and Install - File Manager
  4. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt install gdebi
  5. Install the Canon Packages with:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb/packages

    For 32bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb
  6. How to Install Required Packages for Canon Driver on Linux Mint:

    Canon Driver Dependencies Installation
  7. Installing Canon MG5240 Printer Driver:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Connect & Power On your Printer.

    sudo ./install.sh

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the printer…
    Printer Canon MG5240 Driver for Linux Mint 19 How to Download and Install - Installing

  8. Finally Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed.

    Printer Canon MG5240 Driver for Linux Mint 19 How to Download and Install - Linux Mint System Settings Printers
  9. Getting-Started with Canon MG5240 Scanner on Linux Mint:

    Ubuntu Canon MG5240 Scanner Quick-Start

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