How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 19 Tara

July 10th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Canon Scanner Linux Mint 19

You are Welcome! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Canon Scanner Driver on Linux Mint 19 Tara 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Install Linux Mint Tara Canon Scanner it’s enough to Download and Install the Canon Scanner Driver for Linux Mint.

Finally Included in the Mint Canon Scanner Installation Tutorial You will find also Link to Guide for Quick Start with Canon Scanning on Linux Mint 19.

How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 19 Tara - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 19 Tara - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printer/Scanner Linux Mint Drivers:

    Canon Scanner .deb Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModRounded]”
    You Need to Round Down the Printer 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 Linux Mint 19 Tara - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 19 Tara - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Scanner Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/scangearmp-*-deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo su -c "./install.sh"

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!
    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    How to Install Canon Scanner on Linux Mint 19 Tara - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi

    Then for 32bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*i386.deb"

    And for 64-bit instead:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*amd64.deb"
  6. How-to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Mint Canon Scanner Quick-Start

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