Printer Canon MP218 Driver for Linux Mint How to Download & Install

June 27, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Canon MP218 Driver Linux Mint

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Canon MP218 PIXMA Printer Driver on Linux Mint 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Canon PIXMA MP218 Printer Installation on Linux Mint 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 MP218 Scanning on Linux Mint.

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

    Printer Canon MP218 Driver for Linux Mint How to Download and Install - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Canon MP218 Linux Mint Driver:

    Canon MP218 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 MP218 Driver for Linux Mint How to Download and Install - File Manager
  4. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt install gdebi
  5. How to Install Required Packages for Canon Driver on Linux Mint:

    Canon Driver Dependencies Installation
  6. 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
  7. Installing Canon MP218 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 MP218 Driver for Linux Mint 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 MP218 Driver for Linux Mint How to Download and Install - Linux Mint System Settings Printers
  9. Getting-Started with Canon MP218 Scanner on Linux Mint:

    Ubuntu Canon MP218 Scanner Quick-Start

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