How to Install Drivers for Canon Printers PIXMA MG Series on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04

Hello Linux Geeksters.

In this article I will show you how to install the Ubuntu drivers for Canon MG Series Printers, on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

First, you have to add the repo and update the system:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon-trunk
$ sudo apt-get update

This installation guide works for:

Canon Pixma MG Series Ubuntu Driver

  • Canon MG5100 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-mg5100series
  • Canon MG5200 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-mg5200series
  • Canon MG6100 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-mg6100series
  • Canon MG8100 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-mg8100series

Install Canon PIXMA MG5100 Drivers for Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-mg5100series

Install Canon PIXMA MG5200 Drivers for Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-mg5200series

Install Canon PIXMA MG6100 Drivers for Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-mg6100series

Install Canon PIXMA MG8100 Drivers for Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-mg8100series

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One comment on “How to Install Drivers for Canon Printers PIXMA MG Series on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04
  1. MBruetsch says:

    This also works for the PIXMA MG6300 series.
    sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-mg6300series

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