Canon imageCLASS LBP6680x Linux Mint Driver How to Download & Install

April 11, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Canon imageCLASS LBP6680x Linux Mint Setup

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon LBP6680x imageCLASS Printer Driver on Linux Mint 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Canon LBP6680x 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 LBP6680x Driver for Linux Mint - Featured
Printer Canon LBP6680x Driver for Linux Mint - CQue GUI
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Printer Canon LBP6680x Driver for Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  2. 2. Downloading Driver

    Download Canon LBP6680x Linux Mint Driver

    Canon LBP6680x CQue Deb Driver
  3. 3. GDebi Setup

    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. 4. Accessing Target

    Changing to the Canon Target Directory:
    (When Downloaded with Firefox it may bee instead into the /tmp/mozilla* directory)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Check if the Driver is there:

    ls | grep CQue
  5. 5. Installing Driver

    Now to Install Canon LBP6680x CQue Driver:

    sudo gdebi ./CQue*.deb
  6. 6. Adding Printer

    Finally, Go to Add Printer
    So first Launch Printer Configure App
    On Mate/Cinnamon Simply Start Typing ‘printer’
    Instead, on Gnome follow the Path: Open Settings > Devices > ‘Add Printer’.

    Canon imageCLASS LBP6680x Driver for Linux Mint How to Download & Install - Device Manager

    Next Choose Add
    And Follow with the Wizard’s Setup…

    Canon imageCLASS LBP6680x Driver for Linux Mint How to Download & Install - Device Manager

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