How to Install Canon G6040/G6050 Printer on Linux Mint

January 11, 2024 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Mint Canon PIXMA G6040/G6050 Printer Setup – QuickStart Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Canon PIXMA G6040/G6050 Printer/Scanner in Mint 18.x/19.x/20.x/21.x LTS GNU/Linux Desktops.

And the Canon PIXMA G6040/G6050 Driver Mint Setup it’s quick and easy because it only involves running a few Basic Shell Commands.

Especially relevant: after the Driver Installation to achieve the Printer Setup follow guidance to Add Printer!

Finally, included in the guide you find also instructions to Quick-Start with Canon Scanning on Mint.

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  1. 1. Launching Terminal App

    Open a Terminal Shell Emulator Window:
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Open Terminal
    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.
  2. 2. Installing Dependencies

    Then Install Required Packages
    First, Update the Apt Repo Souces with:

    sudo apt update
    And then play:
    sudo apt-get install cups libxml2 libglade2-0 libpng1* libtiff*
  3. 3. Downloading Driver

    Download Canon G6040/G6050 Printer Linux Driver

    Get Canon G6040/G6050 .deb Driver
    Select the G6040/G6050 Printer .deb Driver.

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