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My scanner does not show up in Ubuntu 11.10. It is a Brother MFC 420CN USB printer. Could someone please show me how to install the driver for this printer? Thanks.

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You should try the brscan2 models driver located here. It has scanner installation instructions here. If this works for you, we can update the installation steps on this question.

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both links go to an innocuous landing page. – ThorSummoner Jan 16 at 3:09
I originally posted those in 2011, I guess the vendor must have shifted links around, regardless I have updated the links to point to the latest ones. – itnet7 Jan 20 at 23:42

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