Show me how to install the drivers of Brother MFC-J470DW Printer on Linux Ubuntu software. Thank you.


Visit [this page]:[1]

Choose linux and .deb and click search.

Follow the 3 step process to download the Driver Install tool (at this time it is entitled linux-brprinter-installer-2.0.0-1.gz)

Save the file as shown:


Open and extract the tool somewhere convenient (your desktop for example)using Archive Manager.

Open a Terminal (CTRL-ALT-T)

Change to your Desktop directory and make the file executable as follows:

cd ~/Desktop

chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer-2.0.0-1

run the tool by issuing the command

sudo ./linux-brprinter-installer-2.0.0-1

Answer the questions the tool asks (It starts with your model # as shown below) brother2

This approach works with a large number of Brother printers, not just the model you specified.

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