How to Install Canon MG3000 Driver Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Step by Step

October 27, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Printer Canon MG3000 Ubuntu 18.10 Setup

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3000 Driver for Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic GNU/Linux Desktop.

And included in the Canon MG3000 Ubuntu Installation Tutorial you find also detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3000 Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3000 Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Then Install Required Packages

  3. sudo apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5
  4. Download Canon MG3000 Printer Linux Driver

    Canon MG3000 .deb Driver

    Select the MG3000 Series Printers .deb Driver.

  5. Next Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3000 Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - Open File Manager
  6. Again Double-Click on Printer Driver

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3000 Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - File Manager
  7. And Extract into the /tmp directory

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3000 Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - Extract
  8. So to Install Canon MG3000 Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb

    Run the Installation script:

    sudo ./install.sh

    You could be asked to Connect and Turn On the Printer…
    In case of Installation Issues see this Troubleshooting!

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3000 Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - 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
  9. Then Open Ubuntu Settings:

     - Open Settings

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

  10. And Install Printer on Ubuntu Desktop

     - Ubuntu Settings Devices

    Click the ‘Add Printer’ Button:

     - Add Printer

    And now Start to Locating the Printer Driver.
    Choose your Printer and Confirm to Add:

     - Add

    Next, Choose “Printer Details” on the Top-Left Gear:

     - Printer Details

    Then you have 2 possible Choices:

    Browsing for PPD Printer Driver

    So Choose “Install PPD File”:

     - Install Ppd File

    This Step is Needed for many Laser Printer New Models, but may be Used to Install Any Printer!
    Browsing for the PPD File Location:

    How to Find Printer PPD File Location on Ubuntu

    PPD Ubuntu File Location Searching
    .
     - Browsing for Ppd

    Selecting Printer Driver from Database

    Instead, Choose “Select Driver from Database”:

     - Select Driver from Database

    Now you have simply to Find out your Printer Model:

     - Choosing Driver

    Finally, the Printer should be Successfully Installed and Working!
    You may Print the Test Page to Check it Up:

     - Printer Options

     - Test Page
  11. Getting-Started with Canon MG3000 Series Scanner on Ubuntu

    Canon Scanner Quick Start on Ubuntu

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