How to install Canon MP287 scanner in ubuntu 12.04

It’s bit tricky but easy to install. Download both printer/scanner deb packages from below location: http://support-in.canon-asia.com/contents/IN/EN/0100301402.html http://support-in.canon-asia.com/contents/IN/EN/0100302702.html Untar and install .deb packages in ubuntu. You can also install by running ./install.sh i.e tar -xzvf cnijfilter-mp280series-3.40-1-deb.tar.gz cd cnijfilter-mp280* ./install.sh Now, check that your scanner is being detected or not. shell$ sane-find-scanner   # sane-find-scanner will now…