Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide

October 5, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Canon Pixma Setup Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic

Hello Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Canon Pixma Printer in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Finally, included You find detailed instructions to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Canon Printers Linux Ubuntu Drivers:

    Canon Printers .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. Then Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide - Open File Manager
  4. And simply Double-Click on Printer Driver

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide - File Manager
  5. So to Extract into the /tmp directory

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide - Extract
  6. Finally, to Install Canon PIXMA Printer Driver on Ubuntu
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo ./install.sh

    In case of Installation Issues See this Troubleshooting!
    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide - Installing
    Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core

    For 32-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb
  7. Then Open Ubuntu Settings:

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide -  Open Settings

    Simply Hit ‘Cmd’/’Win’ and Search for ‘Settings’.

  8. And Add Canon Printer on Ubuntu

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide -  Ubuntu Settings Devices

    Click the ‘Add Printer’ Button:

    Canon Pixma Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Setup Easy Guide -  Add Printer
  9. How to Getting-Started with Scanning on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Canon Scanner Quick-Start

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