List of the evaluated distributions and Brother products. Ubuntu is case sensitive so use the command dir or ls to check directory names. Click “Linux”, then “Linux deb “, then “Search”. Follow the installation screen directions. I’ll go check udev later this evening and see what’s there, adding what the article suggests if it’s missing. I tried some instructions I found on the Internet but most of them seem to be for older Ubuntu Versions.

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[SOLVED] Need help: Getting Brother printer/scanner to work in LinuxMint

The lpr driver proivides the actual printer functionality, the cupswrapper then provides the “glue” to make it work with CUPS. Having a problem logging in?

Then I could scan, but my toolbar disappeared. When the tool asks ilnux if you will be specifying the URI, answer “no” if printer is USB connected, “yes” if network connected.


HOWTO: Ubuntu All Brother Printer & Scanner Driver Installation for Newbies!

Now it should recognize the Brother scanner. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Copying all files from lib64 to lib is awful advice. I installed that and configured the IP address and I’m good to go. Open a Terminal window and type: Follow the installation screen directions. Click “Linux”, then “Linux deb “, then “Search”. Add the following line to the file, just before the line The following rule will disable USB autosuspend for the device.

DS driver install Update the firmware to the latest version. At this stage I was in despair after wasting hours on websearching this issue.

Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

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Glad to have been of help! October 25th, 1. I’m running Ubuntu This is the result: UDP Port Outbound direction: Did you check that such a rule exists? The time now is linu Someone linked to a deb udev file on the Brother website but the buttons for downloading are broken so here is there direct link: Scanning tested in Xsane.


I had a similar problem with the dcpc and Ubuntu Connecting more than one machine with the same linuxx number is not supported. October 28th, 2.

Please wait until it is complete. Was this HowTo helpful? Unzip the download and run the tool as “root”.

Works fine but with a little more fine tuning. Harle 2 3 My experience with Ubuntu upgrades has not been great. List of the evaluated distributions and Brother products.