How to Install Canon PIXMA TS6250/TS6251 Debian Driver Easy Guide

June 23, 2019 | By thelinuxevangelist | 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 Look: Solution
    And then Execute:

    sudo apt install libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng12-0 libtiff5

  2. 3. Downloading Driver

    Download Canon TS6250/TS6251 Printers Linux Driver:

    Canon TS6250/TS6251 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 TS6250/TS6251 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 TS6250/TS6251 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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