How to Install Canon PIXMA TS8251/TS8252 Debian Driver Easy Guide

June 3, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Setting up Driver

  1. 2. Installing Dependencies

    Installing Required Packages
    First Update the Apt Repos sources:

    sudo apt update

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

    sudo apt-get install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng1* libtiff5
  2. 3. Downloading Driver

    Download Canon TS8251/TS8252 Printers Linux Driver

    Canon TS8251/TS8252 Linux .deb 32/64-bit

    Select the Linux 32/64-bit OS from Drop-Down
    And a Driver is Valid for All Printers Series
    So Eg: for “MX495” is Good for All the “MX490” Series
    And again the “MG2240” for “MG2200” Series.

  3. 4. Extracting Archive

    Extract into the /tmp directory
    Eventually Double-Click/Right-Click to Open with the Archive Manager:

    Installing Canon TS8251/TS8252 Printer Driver on Debian - Extract
  4. 5. Setting up Driver

    Installing Canon Printer Driver
    Access the Target location:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*d

    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!
Install Canon TS8251/TS8252 Printer Driver on Debian - Installing
Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:

cd packages
sudo apt install gdebi gdebi-core

For 32-bit Systems:

sudo gdebi ./*amd64.deb

And instead for 32-bit:

sudo gdebi ./*i386.deb

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