How to Install Canon PIXMA MX498 Driver on Mint GNU/Linux

November 16, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Canon MX498 Linux Mint - Driver Setup

  1. 2. Installing Packages

    Then Install Required Packages

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng3 libtiff5
  2. 3. Downloading Driver

    Download Canon MX498 Printer Linux Driver:

    Get Canon MX498 .deb Driver

    Select the MX498 Printer .deb Driver.

  3. 4. Extracting Driver

    Extract into the /tmp directory
    Eventually Double-Click on Driver from the File Manager:

    How to Install Canon PIXMA MX498 Driver on Mint GNU/Linux - Extract
  4. 5. Installing Driver

    Now to Install Canon 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!
    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    How to Install Canon PIXMA MX498 Driver on Mint GNU/Linux - Installing
    If Needed Dependencies Installation First execute:

    cd packages
    sudo apt-get install gdebi

    For 32bit Systems:

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

    For 64-bit Systems:

    sudo su -c "gdebi ./*amd64.deb"

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