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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 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 ...
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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: ...
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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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Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Cannot print to network printer but can use the scan function (via simple scan.)

I have followed all suggestions mentioned in "Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use the scan function." I have the opposite (can/cannot) situation for ...
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Second printout is garbage, first printout is fine, Brother printer, Ubuntu

From Windows or Mac OS X, my elderly USB connected Brother MFC-8600 prints fine. From Ubuntu the first print job prints fine, be it PDF or graphics. The second print job ends up as garbage. If it's a ...
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How to setup Brother 2135 over Wifi without WPS?

I have a Brother 2135W printer. I can print over USB, yet I want configure it in my local network over Wifi. I used to have a router supporting WPS. There, it was possible to setup the printer easily ...
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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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I cannot install my brother hl-1111 printer

I have a brother hl-1111 I installed a recommended printer driver hl-1070. the printer works. When I want to print printer data it uses it's own databases and prints. But whenever I want to print a ...
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HL-5450dn with multiple trays

Successful installation of Brother HL-5450dn with manufacturer's site driver on Ubuntu desktop 14.04. Printer works (though it doesn't seem to print Landscape), but that's not my issue. I acquired ...
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Sharing Multifunction Center over Network?

I have a Brother MFC-J6920DW and courtesy of the official (Brother) software and drivers, I have both printing and scanning working fine over the wireless network (Wi-FI) - that is, Simple Scan, XSane ...
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Printer Brother MFC 7420 on Raspberry with CUPS

The Printer is connected to a Raspberry and on Network with CUPS. Via Windows Client, the Printer works fine. But on Ubuntu 14.04 there are just coming out endless empty pages. Everything i tried ...
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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 MFC-L2700DW Scanning

I've installed the Brother drivers (deb files) but simple scan doesn't show the scanner and I can't seem to import a scan into any other application. I don't see it listed under System Settings ...
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I can not get my Brother-MFC-J4510DW to print on Ubuntu 14.04

The printer is recognised, but when I then try to install the driver it comes up with the Gutenberg suggestion and then just hangs on that one until I kill it after about half an hour or so as nothing ...
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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 ...
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Has anybody installed Brother hl-5450DN on Ubuntu 14.1?

I'm on my way to a windows-free office environment. I came over a relatively longlasting printer (8000 page cartriges!) Brother hl-5450DN. Does anybody use it with Ubuntu 14.1? (It should support ...
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Brother printer dpkg doesn't seem to work

I have a Brother HL-2240 printer which I'm trying to make compatible with Ubuntu. I followed the instructions for installing their drivers here: ...
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Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use the scan function

I'm using brscan4 and can ping it using brsaneconfig4 and it finds it but i cannot scan from the computer using either simple scan or xsane image scanning. Both programs don't show the scanner as ...
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Brother HL-1110e printer driver

could you please help me with instalation of printer Brother HL-1110e for Kubuntu 14.04? I haven't found any official driver. Someone did package for archlinux, I converted them with alien to .dep, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Brother MFC-J825DW fails to print

I have searched online via Google, YouTube and Brother website but I was unable to find a solution. I have an Acer Aspire V3-571 laptop, dual booted with Windows 7 Home Premium and Ubuntu 14.04. I ...
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Install Brother MFC-465CN as a network scanner

After far too much messing around I finally got my Brother MFC-465cn to print. Now I'm trying to get it to scan set as a network scanner. One issue I keep running across when trying to follow ...
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Brother HL-2240D printer printing off center after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. I connected my Brother HL-2240D laser printer which had been running successfully under 13.10. However, everything now prints off centre. This particular ...
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How do I get a Brother DCP-7065DN printer working?

I had the scanner working in Ubuntu 12.04, but now when I try to launch xsane, I get a scanner not found error: brsaneconfig4 -q | grep 7065 produces the following output: 144 "DCP-7065DN" 0 ...
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Brother DCP-7055 printer doesn't work on Ubuntu

I have Brother DCP-7055 and it doesn't print. With default Ubuntu drivers installed "Printing completed" message appears but nothing happens. After installing a driver from Brother's website printing ...
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Setup Brother MFC-465CN Multifunction Center: CUPS Server Error

I am absolutely new to Ubuntu (and Linux) and trying to set up a Brother MFC-465CN Multifunction Center. I went through the process of setting up the printer and used the recommended generic driver. ...
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Brother DCP-195C Scanner not identified

I'm having trouble getting my Brother DCP-195C recognized as a scanner on Ubuntu 12.04. I've installed the drivers from Brother, but scanning programs, like scangui or xsane cannot see the device. I ...
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Brother DCP-J140W Driver in ubuntu 13.04 32 bit

I need to install my printer "Brother DCP-J140W" driver in ubuntu 13.04 "32 bit" where I can find it & how to install it
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brother mfc-495cw cupsd issue on Ubunutu 13.10

I'm trying to install the Brother linux drivers for my MFC-495cw. I followed the directions at the brother linux download site. lpr and cupswrapper files are confirmed installed. I cannot print to ...
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Brother DCP-J140W does not scan (brscan4, USB connected)

My Brother DCP-J140W does print fine (took a week, but nevertheless). Installing the scanner drivers needed a lot (spread over 6 month) of trial and error, but worked in the end. I even upgraded ...
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Strange, unwanted entry in printer dialog (Brother HL2270DW) [closed]

I got this wireless printer and got it working without issues on 13.04, but since I upgraded to 13.10 there has been this weird issue with the printer and I haven't been able to find any help because ...
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Brother DCP-7055W

My Brother DCP 7055W does not scan. I can print ok, but the scanner won't work. I am running Ubuntu 13.10 32- bit on AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+ × 2. In the previous version of ...
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Invalid argument - Brother scanner not working after upgrade (brscan2 driver)

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy). Scanning via my MFC-420CN had been working in Ubuntu and Linux Mint installs up though Olivia and Oneric. However once I upgraded from these, scanning ...
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How do I set up USB scanning with my Brother MFC-6800?

I have a Brother MFC-6800 and was able to set up the printer drivers all set up via synaptic. How do I get scanning working?