Printer Canon MF411dw/MF416dw Driver for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic How to Get & Install

November 21, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Canon i-Sensys MF411dw/MF416dw Ubuntu 18.04 Setup

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon MF411dw/MF416dw i-SENSYS Printer Driver on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Canon MF411dw/MF416dw Driver Installation procedure is Quick & Easy and simply involves the execution of some basic Commands on the Terminal Shell emulator.

Canon recommends that when available the CQue Driver should be used as the default product on all Linux systems. .

Canon’s CQue is a powerful tool to create and manage Printer Queues for Canon devices on Linux platforms.

CQue Key Features:

  • Allows the creation of specific or dedicated printer queues giving access to all the features of the Canon device with just few mouse clicks.

  • Create and use a single printer queue with different parameters.

  • Manages all the features of Canon devices (paper trays, duplex printing, stapling, paper formats, etc.) as specified by the PPD file.

  • Supports advanced features like: mailbox printing, secured printing and printing with department accounting.

  • Supports many command line options to fine-tune printing on-line.

  • Automatic internal transformation of PS and PDF data to PCL5, or PCL6 (or PDF to PS) through the foomatic engine of Linux.

Printer Canon MF411dw/MF416dw Driver for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Featured
Printer Canon MF411dw/MF416dw Driver for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - CQue GUI
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Printer Canon MF411dw/MF416dw Driver for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon MF411dw/MF416dw Ubuntu Driver

    Canon MF411dw/MF416dw CQue Deb Driver
  3. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer:

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  4. Changing to the Canon Target Directory:

    cd ~/Downloads
  5. Installing Canon MF411dw/MF416dw CQue Driver:

    sudo gdebi ./CQue*.deb
  6. Then Open Ubuntu Settings:

    Printer Canon MF411dw/MF416dw Driver for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Open Settings

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

  7. And Install Printer on Ubuntu Desktop

    Printer Canon MF411dw/MF416dw Driver for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Ubuntu Settings Devices

    Click the ‘Add Printer’ Button:

    Printer Canon MF411dw/MF416dw Driver for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - 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

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