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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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Installing Brother PCL5 driver

I am deploying a print server with Ubuntu, and would like to know if you have to install this Windows Brother PCL5 generic driver. All of the desktops have the Windows Brother PCL5 driver, and I need ...
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How to install Brother MFC-J6520DW printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having Ubuntu 14.04 LST system in my computer and a new printer (Brother MFC-J6520DW). I can't get them to work together because the Ubuntu's system don't give the driver information to load to my ...
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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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Modifying HPIJS-PC.PPD for Brother printer

I have a Brother HL-2270DW printer and I am not entirely happy with it. Attempting to edit the PPD for the Linux driver I found I could not. Posting the problem to the CUPS mailing list, I ...
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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 DCP-135C on Ubuntu - cannot change print quality

Changing 'print quality' doesn't affect on print quality ;) Printed documents are the same quality no matter what quality I'm choosing on computer. If I choose "fast" it's the same as "normal" or ...
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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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can't get netwroked Brother MFC-J870DW to print on 14.04 LTS

As far as I can tell from running the diagnostic and debug commands for CUPS the drivers are installed, the printer pings, but the debug log seems to indicate that the printer is not returning a ...
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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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need help to install a mfc-7340

I need help installing my brother mfc-7340 driver on my 12.04 ubuntu computer. I need a tutorial of how to install it so i can print things via wireless. Any help is appreciated, thanks
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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 HL-2270DW Stops Printing

I have a Brother HL-2270DW. When I first installed the printer, it printed the test page fine. Later, when I tried to print another document, the printer did not wake up and begin printing. 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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How to install a Brother MFC-885CW printer

How do I install a Brother MFC-885CW printer? The driver does not appear on the Ubuntu list. I downloaded the drivers for Linux to my download file, but cannot get this printer installed.
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How to UNINSTALL Brother drivers?

How do I fix this? /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libbrscandec2.so.1 is not a symbolic link /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libbrcolm2.so.1 is not a symbolic link More relevantly, how do I uninstall ...
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Brother MFC7360N printing blank pages

I followed the instructions shown here. However, when I send a job to the printer it just prints plank pages. My configuration from CUPS is displayed in this image: I am running Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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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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brother DCP-J315W ink problem

Why the printer show the black ink is empty even though when i check manually, the black ink is still 35% full? it's really frustrated that i always need to change the new ink even thought it's still ...
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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?
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Brother MFC-7820N network printing of PDF files is extremely slow

I've got a Brother MFC-7820N configured as follows: Device URI: ipp://printy.mcnally.home Make and model: Brother MFC-7820N BR-Script3 The URI works from every computer on my network (both Linux ...
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Brother MFC-J870DW network printer drivers

I have a brother MFC-J870DW printer that is attached to my network. I have had no success in finding out how the thing works on my Ubuntu 13.04 64Bit computer. I am wondering if I am just a dummy with ...
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How to run a Brother embroidery machine with “PE - Design Ver.7”?

I need to use a design program that help me with my work and I cannot make the software functions because the hardware element that my program (software) needs is not recognized. The software I need ...
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problems during installing Brother DCP-J140W printer

I am new Ubuntu user My Laptop is "Vaio VPCEB1M0E " I couldn't install the printer "Brother DCP-J140W", and I tried all the steps in this related questions and topics 1,2, and 3. When I did the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Printer Brother DCP j140w not work

Printer Brother DCP j140w installed without a problem, but it does not work. Why? What is the problem? Interestingly, the scanner is working. What's going on?
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How to Install Brother DCP-8110DN Laser Printer on Ubuntu?

How to Install Brother DCP-8110DN Laser Printer on Ubuntu?
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Problems with brother printer drivers on 64bit 12.04

I'm running 12.04 64bit on a toshiba satellite laptop. I have a Brotrher MFC-J825dw printer. I've installed brothers driver for it and the cupswrapper but it won't print. I says it is receiving data ...
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Brother Printer DCP-J140W is not getting installed on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu & have installed 13.10 amd64 version. Please explain me easiest way to install driver for my printer DCP-J140W step by step. Thanks
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How to install 32-bit Brother drivers on 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10 or later?

The prerequisite for installing Brother's official linux drivers includes ia32-libs or lib32stdc++. Running sudo apt-get install ia32-libs on 13.04 and earlier fulfils this. However, ia32-libs was ...
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My Brother DCP-7030 printer does not work

Unfortunately, I have downloaded the Ubuntu update, and since then my printer does not work. It seems the driver doesn't work, but the printer is shown to be on-line and ready to go. Can anyone tell ...
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install brother hl 2240D drivers

Recently I bought a brother hl 2240D laserprinter, but I can't install the drivers. I followed the instructions on the linux website from Brother but it didn't worked. Could somebody help me? Thanks. ...
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Brother MFC-295CN installation help needed [duplicate]

I am a complete NEWBIE to Linux and Ubuntu. So I need step by step help please. I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and I have no clue how to install my printer. I am sick of Windows and want to run Ubuntu ...
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xsane exits with “Invalid argument” while scanning with Brother DCP-J725DW, what does it mean? [closed]

Brother DCP-J725DW scan is not functioning in Ubuntu 13.04. xsane error: Failed to open device 'brother4:bus1;dev2': Invalid argument.
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How do I install Brother QL-700 label printer drivers in Ubuntu 12.04?

I recently purchased a Brother QL-700 label printer for printing address labels in Ubuntu 12.04. The Brother website lists Linux drivers, specifically for Ubuntu 8.04+. I have installed the driver and ...
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driver print brother DCP-195C ubuntu 13.04 32 bits [duplicate]

I have a Brother DCP-195C printer ubuntu 13.04 32-bit scanner works but the printer does not print works but there is nothing on the paper out of the printer
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Problems with installing Brother printer drivers.

I bought the Brother printer DCP-J140, and I am unable to install the printers for it. I am logged on as a the root user and everything. Any help please?
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Ubuntu doesn't find installed drivers for Brother MFC-255CW printer

I am brand new to Ubuntu, but I a fairly experienced computer user. Following the instructions provided by the Brother website, I was able to install the drivers (CUPSwrapper and LPR) for the ...
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Brother DCP-7030 with 12.04 - weird error

I have a DCP-7030 that I need to work on a brand-new 12.04 install (running the fallback gnome). I followed the instructions here and then had to go into the cups manager, because the printer was ...
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Unable to print with Brother MFC-290C

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 laptop from which I want to print in a Brother MFC-290C printer wired to a Win7 PC. Printer is already being shared by PC. I've tried to install the printer via Alt+F2 ...