How to Install Canon Scanner on Elementary OS

February 20, 2024 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Elementary OS Canon Scanner Setup – Step-by-step Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Canon Scanner Driver and Get Started Scanning in Elementary OS GNU/Linux Desktops.

And to Install Canon Scanner on Elementary OS it’s enough to Download and Install the Canon Scanner Driver.

Finally, Included in the Guide you find also instructions to Quick Start with Canon Scanning on Elementary OS.

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  1. 1. Launching Terminal

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

    Open Terminal
    Cmd/Win + Space Bar to Show Apps
    And Update Apt Repository:
    sudo apt update
    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
  2. 2. Downloading Canon Scanner Driver

    Download Canon Scanner Elementary OS Drivers

    Search for “linux [myCanonModRounded]”
    You may need to Round Down the Printer Model Number as here below…
    Eg: for ‘mx472’ search for “linux mx470”
    And for ‘MG2240’ search for “linux MG2200”

    Confirm to Open with Archive Manager on Browser.
    Or after Double-Click/Right-Click on Scanner Driver:
    (When Downloaded with Firefox may be located in /tmp/mozilla* Dir)

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