I'm using a USB connected Brother MFC-240C printer with Ubuntu 12.10. I installed the printer with the printer drivers found online with the Printers tool. However, when I perform a print operation, the print queue says Job completed when nothing happens at the printer.
After doing a little searching, I found this article: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1483951 I went into Ubuntu Software Center and installed these two packages:
After uninstalling the old setup, the new installation appears to work fine.