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Ubuntu 16.04 sees but fails to print to Brother HL-L2300D

I'm a noob, so please be as clear as you can be. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on two Raspberry Pi 2s. I bought a Brother HL-L2300D Printer that has only the USB interface. I have spent a good ...
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My label printer stays idle while sending data to the printer…Brother QL-710w USB connected

My label maker won't print via USB. Downloaded drivers from brother as suggested. I sent test pages and the jobs are completed but it still won't print. Verified the settings and label dimensions on ...
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Brother J430W network driver

I am hoping someone can help me. I am a former Microsoft user who has, in the last few weeks, installed Linux Ubuntu 16.04 on both a desktop (32 bit) and a laptop (64 bit). I have a Brother MFC-...
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Brother MFC-7860DW and scan through network

We have about 15 PCs in office with Ubuntu 14.04/15.10/16.04 and 2 Brother MFC-7860DWR that connect to LAN(Ethernet). I downloaded and installed drivers from Brother's support site(i used manual on ...
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cups issue printing to remote raw queue with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Brother FAX-2820 that is set up as a raw queue on a Raspberry Pi that is serving as a print server. Since the Brother supplied driver doesn't support non-Intel platforms I had to use the raw ...
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16.04 and Brother DCP-7040 scanner

Has anyone been able to get a dcp-7040 scanner working properly? On 14.04 I've gotten it to work by using the Brother install tool adding # Brother scanners ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9", ATTRS{...
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scan multiple pages using the scan button on DCP-7065DN and xsane

I have a Brother DCP7065DN scanner/printer and I'm running xsane under Kubuntu 14.04. I have several pages to scan. I want to be able to initiate the scan of each page from the scanner using its ...
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Brother device in LAN not detected as a scanner but as a printer only since 16.04

I have two computerrs in the same LAN, where computer A is running Ubuntu 15.10 and computer B is running Ubuntu 16.04. There is a Brother MFC-8860DN multi function center device connected to the ...
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Brother printer hl1112 stopped working on 14.04 after an update

I have a brother hl1112 printer and it suddenly stopped working after an update (I don't know which one exactly, I automatically dist-upgrade daily). I am running 14.04 amd64 with kernel version 3.13....
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non-standard keywords in PostScript Printer Driver (PPD) break integration with Ubuntu print dialogue

I got a new printer-scanner recently. It is Brother MFC-L8850CDW multifunction centre. The hardware seems to be working very well. The manufacturer provides a Linux version (a PPD file) of the printer ...
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Brother printer does not work after installation

I have problems with the installation of a Brother Printer Model DCP-375CW. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I downloaded the drivers for linux from the brother website, dcp375cwcupswrapper-...
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printer installation

I have a brother mfcj6510dw multifunction printer which I am trying to get working with ubuntu 14.04. I would like to know wether anyone else has, or has had the same problem and if they Managed to ...
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Brother printer

I am trying to get a Brother MFC-J485DW printer to load to my laptop. I get a command to load /usr/lib/cups/filter/brother_lpdwrapper_mfcj485dw, but the command is not valid.
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scanimage only recognizes scanner as ADF suddenly

I was using scanimage to scan some documents with my Brother DS-620 sheetfed scanner with the following command: scanimage --device 'dsseries:usb:0x04F9:0x60E0' \ --format=tiff \ --...
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Setup for Brother Printer HL-1112?

Brother Printer HL-1112: Driver-Set Up (linux-brprinter-installer-2.0.0-1.gz) This Driver is from Brother-Web-page. How can I install it in the Linux-System ??
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Brother HL-1110 Printing Unwanted Dots?

The printer is less than 6 months old and done about 2500 prints. We noticed these 4 vertical dots appear now on everything we try to print. It is not application specific. Anyone know what I can do ...
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Brother MFC-J825DW on WiFi network receiving print queue but not printing

My Brother printer is not printing from my Laptop with Kubuntu 15.10 installed. When I tried printing a test page, the printer shows in settings 'Data file sent successfully'. The printer screen shows ...
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Xsane does not recognize scanner Brother DCP-135C - Xsane não reconhece scanner Brother DCP-135C

Já palmei vários tópicos mas ainda não resolvi este problema. A impressora funciona direitinho, mas o scanner não, Drivers e xsane estão instalados. Tentei resolver alterando o ficheiro /lib/udev/...
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No such file or directory when trying to install printer driver

Hopefully not wasting anyone's time asking this. I'm trying to install a driver to connect to my wireless Brother printer. The download is from here. I have creates a folder called 'printer' on the ...
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how to setup simple scan on a local USB brother printer

There are similar questions out there, no answers yet. I have found; Brother-L2540D: setup brscan4 for usb printer Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use ...
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Can't print on Brother DCP 1612W

I would really appreciate some help as I have spent several days trying to figure out what is going on. I have recently bought new printer Brother DCP-1612W and would like to use. Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS....
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No Drivers Found for Brother MFC-J470DW

So, I've followed the instructions on Brother's website, I've got the installer and I've tried running it. I've seen this question: Brother MFC-J470DW Printer Driver Installation , and the answer ...
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how to install brother mfc-j4420dw?

show me please how to install brother mfc-j4420dw on Ubuntu 14.04, thank you! i tried to open the cd but it showed me an error. and i didn't understand the guide on their website.
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Why multiple copies of printer driver for Brother DCP-7065DN?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and I have a Brother DCP-7065DN printer. If I attempt to install it via the installer in System Settings, the installer lists that printer three times: DCP-7065DN, using ...
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Install Brother DCP-7030 Scanner on Ubuntu 14.04

I want my scanner to be working, which it does not. I followed this guide: http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/brother/scanner When I'm trying to open xsane, I get this message: which translates to failed ...
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does Brother DCP-L2540DNR works well with ubuntu?

Good day, can somebody please tell me if Brother DCP-L2540DNR works well with ubuntu. Most of our computers which will be printing to this printer runs ubuntu 12.04, 32bit. I just want to make sure ...
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Brother-L2540D: setup brscan4 for usb printer

I am trying to set up the brscan4-0.4.3-1.i386.deb driver using the brscan4 command. What do I put for the ip paramter if my printer is set up over USB? I am using Linux Mint 17.2 64bit.
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I cannot install my Brother DCP-J552N printer

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. When I go to Add Printer, my printer shows up. I click Forward and it says Choose Driver. I have not been able to locate a PPD download for this printer. When I try ...
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Problem installing printers' drivers on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Some time ago I tried to install my laser printer, a Brother hl-1112 and the installation appeared to be correct, but it only prints blank pages. Then, I decided to install my inkjet printer, an Epson ...
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Brother DCP-7070 does not scan

I have a problem with scanning on my Brother DCP-7070DWR, Ubuntu 14.04 via GUI software like xsane or simplescan My printer connected via wifi. I have succesfully install printer and scanner Brother'...
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Brother MFC-6490cw driver?

I have a brother MFC-6490CW printer and I am unable to connect to it through my wireless network using ubuntu 14.04 due to not having a driver available... does the driver exist? if it does, how do I ...
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P-touch editor for Ubuntu 14.04

I'm the owner of a Brother QL-500 that worked great when I used Windows 8.1, all the drivers, and the program P-touch editor was there. I have tried to get it to work on Ubuntu: http://support....
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How do I install proprietary drivers for my Brother all-in-one printer/scanner/fax?

Guides on how to install drivers for a Brother all-in-one network printer are either for older devices or are rather complicated as they often involve editing or copying system files in my root ...
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Duplex printing, Brother DCP 7065DN, (K)ubuntu 14.10

How can I do duplex printing on a Brother DCP-7065DN printer in Kubuntu 14.10? When I install the printer as a new printer, there are three eligible choices among the Brother drivers: "DCP-7065DN (...
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How to install printer Brother HL-6180DW

I tried with the existing tools but it didn't work. Moreover, this printer is not on the list of printers to be selected. Help!
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How can I remove a dpkg broken by the Brother MFC-8840 deb driver?

I can't seem to remove a package. I've tried dpkg --purge and apt-get purge. Neither seem to actually remove the package, however. The package is mfc8840dlpr (1.1.2-1). Is there any way I can make ...
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Can't use Brother MFC-J625DW scanner as normal user

I have installed Brothers Linux drivers from their website and the printer function seems to work but the scanner function will not. Running Simple Scan I get the error: Unable to connect to scanner. ...
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I can not find scanner (brother DSmobile700D) driver for Ubuntu

I want to install brother DSmobile-700D drivers in Ubuntu 12.04. I visited brother's website but I was not able to find the driver. link to DSmobile-700D driver download site They ask what OS I am ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Printer uninstalling after software update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have a Brother HL-2270DW printer that I am trying to connect to my computer via USB. I followed the instructions here to install the printer, and in general, it works fine. ...
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Brother ADS-2000 ADF Duplex Scanning not working

I'm running 12.04. First, here are the instructions I followed to set up the printer. Brother Solutions Center : Brother Driver for Linux Distributions And it was easy, and it works just fine with ...
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Installing Brother MFC3240-C all in one printer

confused as to how to install my Brother MFC-3240-C printer within Ubuntu. It mentions a "terminal" window but not sure how to get to it and not sure how to use it. I am an old DOS person from many ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - scanimage - invalid argument

It seems my Brother MFC-9120-CN is not detected whenever I want to scan an image. The printer works fine, however. The device is directly connected in my local network. ➜ ~ scanimage -L device `...
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brother mfc 7360n scaner and ubuntu 14.04

so i run ubuntu 14.04 i386 on a new box. and my old printer/scaner that used to work isnt fully working now. printer is working fine. scaner isnt working. even after going over many documentry and ...
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How to install Brother HL-3170CDW printer wirelessly in ubuntu

I am having a difficult time trying to get a new Brother HL-3170CDW printer working in Ubuntu as a wireless printer. I've verified that the printer is visible at 192.168.1.132, and despite entering ...
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Brother DCP-J140W

We have this printer in the office, three computers are hooked up to it using wireless. However, when we try and scan only 2 of the 3 printers show up in the menu on the printer. But, if I turn off ...
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Brother DCP-195C scanner suddenly not recognized anymore

somewhen in the last few weeks, an updates seems to have made my Brother DCP-195C unusable under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. USB-Connection is given and the printer does work, but the scanner programs either do ...
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Brother DCP-J315W printer

I use Brother DCP-J315W printer and I installed Ubuntu 14. I can not find the driver. I tried to set up driver via terminal but nothing come up then I try via synaptic with brother driver in the ...
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Brother DCP-7055 scanner: where do I put vendor/product ID?

Now after updating from 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04, my Brother DCP-7055 still prints, but still does not scan. I've reinstalled the Brother drivers. Twice. (I'm now using 0.4.2-3) lsusb says: Bus 003 ...
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ubuntu/studio 14.04 Brother Printer error

In Ubuntu 14.04 as well as in Studio, I'm not able to install my printer anymore. I have a Brother 2250 dn and the normal installation process is crashing. How should I install the given drivers from ...
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Unable to print to Brother printer by wifi

I have 2 computer with these configuration: KUbuntu 14.04 64 bits and these Brother printer: MFC-J6910DW The printer has wifi capabilities. I've setup a fixed IP address: 192.168.1.191. The ...