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I am unable to install my network printer in Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit, as the driver is not available in the repository.

I am using Brother MFC7460DN. Any help would be appreciate it.

TIA!

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Since Brother does not supply a 64bit package, you will need to use the 32bit compatibility library to install the available 32bit package.

First you need to download the cupswrapper MFC7460DN deb package from the brother website to your ~/Downloads folder

Also install package the ia32-libs that you should find in either synaptic manager or software center.

ia32-libs Install ia32-libs

Reach for you terminal and install the deb package you downloaded

sudo dpkg  -i  --force-all packagefilename.deb

Open Natty dash and find printing - you will then be able to find your network printer via its IP address.

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