Install Canon Scanner Ubuntu 17.10
You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Canon Scanner Driver on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.
And to Install Ubuntu Artful Canon Scanner it’s enough to Download and Install the Canon Scanner Driver for Ubuntu Linux.
Finally, included you find instructions on How to Getting-Started with Canon Scanning on Ubuntu 17.10.
Open Terminal/Console Shell emulator window
Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download Canon Scanners Linux DriversCanon ScanGear .deb Driver
Search for “linux [myCanonModRounded]”
You Need to Round Down the Scanner 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)
Extract into the /tmp directory
Now to Install Canon Scanner Driver
First, access the Target directory with:
And then Run the Installation Script:
During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Scanner…
Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:
sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
sudo su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
How to Get Started Scanning on Ubuntu LinuxGNU/Linux Scanning Quick Start Guide