How to install the scanner Canon LiDE 220 on Ubuntu 14.04LTS or 16.04LTS

This short step by step guide shows you how to install the scanner Canon LiDE 220 on Ubuntu 14.04LTS or 16.04LTS:

  1. Leave scanner unplugged
  2. Log in as root in a terminal window
  3. Add the repository: add-apt-repository ppa:rolfbensch/sane-git
  4. Install the packages: apt-get update && apt-get install gocr libusb-dev libsane-dev libsane-extras xsane-common xsane
  5. Add regular user to the scanner group: usermod -a -G scanner
  6. Lot out of root
  7. Plug the scanner in and run xsane as regular user

The whole command without login as root:

sudo  add-apt-repository ppa:rolfbensch/sane-git
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gocr libusb-dev libsane-dev libsane-extras xsane-common xsane
sudo usermod -a -G scanner
scanner Canon LiDE 220 on Ubuntu