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Brother CDW HL-L8260 no longer prints

After some recent software updates, my Brother printer is no loner receiving jobs. I have tried deleting an removing the printer, I have tried with all sorts of connection options, but no joy. The ...
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Brother QL-800 on Ubuntu not recognised

I'm trying to use a Brother QL-800 label printer on Kubuntu. I successfully manged to use a QL-600 but struggling with QL-800. I installed the driver package ql800pdrv-3.1.5-0.i386.deb which I ...
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Not able to get a brother printer working

I think I have successfully been able to finally set the printer up. I can ping it and I do receive the response. weird how a mainstream OS like ubuntu can make printer setup this insanely difficult. ...
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Driverless printing w IPP on Brother HL-L2350DW from 22.04

The Brother HL-L2350DW is designed to work with smart phones and I'm able to print from it on my Pixel 7 out of the box. Was wondering if it is possible to take advantage of this wireless printing ...
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Brother MFC-J470DW (network printer) not working on Ubuntu 22.04

I have a Brother MFC-J470DW network printer. For some reason the printer won't print. I have correctly downloaded the drivers using the install tool on the Brother website. I entered the IP address ...
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Scan to Ubuntu Folder using Brother ADS-1700W Network Scan

I am trying to scan to a specific folder in /home/bob/paperless-ngx/consume from my brother network scanner ADS-1700W. I have installed the drivers, I can scan a document using SimpleScan, I can Ping ...
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Two-sided printing and collate option

Since I have a printer that can printed two-sided I have that option enabled by default to save on paper. Works nicely on my Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. What I rarely need (and thus often get wrong) is to ...
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How to scan to PDF v1.5 or higher

On Ubuntu 20.04 I am using simple-scan utility together the official driver for my Brother scanner, that is this driver. The generated PDFs are of v1.3, however my desired version is 1.5 or above. For ...
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CUPS "Waiting for job to complete."

When I print via lp -d brother4 /srv/data2/xfer/TestLabel.3 to a Brother QL-820NWB networked printer, I get the label that I expect. However, the job seems to never be complete in the eyes of CUPS, so ...
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How to get Brother PJ-623 working with Ubuntu 22.04?

I have a Brother PocketJet 6 Plus (model PJ-623) that I would like to use with Ubuntu. I am positive the printer works, as I can print to it fine from Windows. The brother website provides official ...
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Upgradeds to 22.04 now Brother Printer/Scanner does not work

I upgraded to 22.04 and printer did not work, which I could fix, but he scanner says: No connection.... B
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Problem printing wirelessly on a new Brother printer MFC-J1010DW

I'm having difficulty printing wirelessly on an all-in-one Brother MFC-J1010DW printer. Before downloading any drivers, I created a static IP address in my router's administrative console--just for ...
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lp failing to print

I've reinstalled my laptop by deleting my previous Ubuntu 20.04 install and fresh installed Ubuntu 21.10 (updated to latest available updates). Now that I'm trying to print a lot of PDF files with a ...
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Brother printer - No suitable destination host found by cups-browsed

I just have gone through a painful migration from my 18 year old computer system to my new system. I had a great plan, but as plans tend to go, they are great until you try to implement them. Not ...
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Brother printer appears in application as an available printer but does not appear in Printer Settings or CUPS admin

I'm running the latest version of Ubuntu 20.04. Gnome. Wayland I have a printer installed and visible when I select to print from my pdf viewer application. (Brother-HL-L2390DW) This printer must have ...
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Help needed to connect Brother MFC-L3750CDW to computer with Ubuntu 20.04

I am brand new to Linux and Ubuntu so apologies if this is a dumb question. I had previously installed my printer and successfully printed a document, but it is now no longer working. The system ...
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Trouble adding Brother printer to Ubuntu 21.10

I have Ubuntu 21.10 installed and can't get my Brother MFC-7860DW recognized/connected to print over my network. I've downloaded and installed the drivers from the Brother website using the terminal, ...
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Unable to install USB Scanner Brother7420 on 20.04

Try to use Document Scanner. I got an error about Scanner not found Downloaded driver from the Brother website dpkg -i brscan2-0.2.5-1.amd64.deb execute brsaneconfig2 -d and reply: found USB scanner (...
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ADF not working on Brother scanner with Ubuntu 20.04

After installing the Brother scanner driver (brscan4-0.4.10-1.amd64.deb) for an MFC-J690DW, I could use the scanner with Simple Scan (Document Scanner) in single page mode but not with the ADF (...
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Unable to print files with links in them. How can I debug what is going on and why printer refuses to work?

I have Brother HL-11 printer that worked fine. But recently I noticed that I am unable to print files with links in them I have a big pdf file that could be send to printer with no reaction at all and ...
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What is the exact file location due to which my Brother printer is causing consistent issues?

I brought a Brother printer one year ago and I am consistently facing an issue. The issue is that the printer works fine sometimes and does not print sometimes. But note that the test page printing ...
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Printer doesn't print after data received but scan works on Ubuntu 20.04

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and I have a DCP-1612W printer. The scanning works fine, but it doesn't print some specific files. A notification pops up with title Printing completed and the printer does ...
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Architecture Incompatibility with Brother Printer Drivers in Ubuntu 21.04

The printer is a Brother MFC-J430W, and the OS is Ubuntu 21.04. The conection is by USB cable. When at the beggining I plugged the printer to the computer, aparently it recognized it and installed the ...
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Brother Scanner ADS-2700W brsaneconfig4: command not found

I'm trying to set up an ADS-2700W. Why does brsaneconfig not work? Do I need to install a different version on libjpeg8? user@hostname:~$ sudo dpkg -i --force-all brscanads2200ads2700w-0.1.15-1....
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Error "Filter Failed" Printing on Brother HL1202 with ipp/http on server cups with Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Raspberry Pi with Ubuntu Server 20.04 and I can't print remotely at least in Ubuntu. The server works fine in Windows and after many attempts I came to the conclusion that the problem is cups....
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Brother printer has stopped working with 20.10

My wireless Brother printer has been working wonderfully for several years with my Ubuntu setup, now for some reason, perhaps an OS update, it no longer functions. When I command a print mostly what I ...
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Brother Scanner Error: Unable to connect to scanner

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and I would appreciate your help with the following: When using my Brother MFC-L2700DW scanner with the Document Scanner software, the app finds the scanner ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Network Printer Stopped Working in Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Brother HL-2270DW that worked fine in Ubuntu 18.04, when I upgraded to 20.04 it stopped working. The printer can be seen on the network, and I've tried removing and adding it. Whenever I try ...
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How do I disable automatic printer discovery in Ubuntu 20.10+?

How do I disable automatic printer discovery in Ubuntu 20.10? I already tried this suggestion that includes these commands: sudo systemctl stop cups-browsed sudo systemctl disable cups-browsed But ...
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Brother scanner not recognized after Ubuntu dist-upgrade => 18.04

Just posting here in case someone may have the same issue ;) After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, my brother DCP-195-C scanner could not be found anymore by simple-scan. The message was : No ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS prints left half of page twice

My Ubuntu 20.04 LTS does not print pages correctly in my Brother HL-2170W printer. My old Ubuntu 16.04 LTS prints well. The problem in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is that it prints the left half of each page ...
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Scan part of Brother DCP L2550DN (and possibly other Brother scan) not working on Ubuntu 20.04

Even with the Brother own drivers installed, the scan part of "Brother DCP L2550DN" is not working (scan not found, sometimes even scanning but returning an error) on simple-scan or xsane ...
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Brother printer stopped working on Ubuntu 20.04 - again

I got a Brother DCP-135c printer and after reading through most, if not every, post about Brother printers trying to solve my issues on 20.04, I managed to get my Brother printer working! It took me ...
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I cannot print to 6x4 photo paper

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 with a wireless Brother MFC-J430W. When the printer is set up for A4, I can print from my laptop. However even when all settings on computer and on the printer are set to paper ...
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20.04 Brother Printer

I have a Brother hl-2700cn printer that works with 14.04. Using the System.Administration.Printers GUI in 20.04 to install it does not work. I can not print anything. Not even a test page. All that ...
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file not found when installing brother printer

I am on day 2 of Linux Ubuntu after 20 years of Windows. I am having to learn fast but obviously a complete newbie. So far, I'm a convert! Just a little help with this driver for my Brother printer. ...
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Brother DCP-J572DW does not scan after upgrade to 20.04

In version 18.04 SimpleScan worked fine, as did the printing function. After the upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 my Brother DCP-J572DW device did not print nor did it scan. When I first launched Document ...
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Simply install any Brother's printer drivers

Your system is up to date, you try system-config-printer to set up your Brother printer but you don't find your model it in the list?
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Install Brother QL700 label printer on Lubuntu

I've tried installing QL700 on Lubuntu. In the online instructions which I found, it's mentioned to install driver using CLI. Turn on the printer and connect the USB cable. Click the close button if ...
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Printer disregards one-sided printing settings

I use ubuntu 20.04 and Brother printer. I was able to print duplex, but now every print I do is duplex, even if I set it manually to one-sided. Restarting system or printer doesn't solve it. It doesn'...
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Brother DCP-T510w prints, but don't scan, Ubuntu 20.04, How can I make xsane recognise it?

I used my printer with ease back in Ubuntu 18.04, but I had to upgrade it. The System works fine and installed all drivers from DCP-T510w Brother's page. The Printer works fine, although sometimes I ...
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Brother printer udev config error:: systemd-udevd[514]: /etc/udev/rules.d/60-brother-libsane-type1-inst.rules:14 Invalid key 'SYSFS'

I see this error in my journal. systemd-udevd[514]: /etc/udev/rules.d/60-brother-libsane-type1-inst.rules:14 Invalid key 'SYSFS' The rules file seems to be about USB but I don't understand all its ...
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Simple Scan not detecting my scanner (Brother DCP-7040)

I reinstalled Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit. But now Simple Scan does not recognize the scanner. sane-find-scanner outputs: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04f9, product=0x01e9) at libusb:005:003 Your USB scanner ...
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Brother Scanner MFC-7330CDW not working on Ubuntu 20.04

I recent acquired a brother MFC-7330CDW printer with a scanner. When I try to 'scan to pc', it says no pc found (on the scanner). I've tried the following: Installed all drivers ii brother-udev-rule-...
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brother printer after installing drivers

So I installed the brother drivers using the installer and now I see files starting with "uninstaller" and some debian files in my downloads directory along with the linux installer file. Are these ...
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brother dcp-l2550dw double side scan

Scanner is working fine by using ubuntu's default simple scan I followed the instruction on brother's site https://support.brother.com/g/b/downloadlist.aspx?c=us_ot&lang=en&prod=...
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Neither Gimp not Inkscape see my printer; working fine from other applications

I just reinstalled this Ubuntu 19.10 from scratch. All is well, including the Brother MFC-J895DW multifunction printer. But when I start either Gimp or Inkscape, they don't see that any printer is ...
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18.04: Connect a Brother DCP-1610 through an Orange Livebox?

I have a dual boot system which allows me to use Windows 7 as well as Ubuntu 18.04. My Brother DCP-1610 can be accessed from my wife's computer through the Orange Livebox using Windows 7. I can run ...
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Can't ping Brother HL-L2390DW on Ubuntu 18.04

I just got a Brother HL=L2390DW Printer/Scanner and installed the drivers on the Brother website. Here's what I have: # dpkg -l |grep Brother ii brscan-skey 0.2.4-1 amd64 Brother Linux scanner ...
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Unable to connect to scanner (simple-scan & Brother DCP-L2530DW)

I'm using simple-scan with a Brother DCP-L2530DW printer/scanner. The printer works fine, but I'm having issues using the scanner. I've installed the drivers: jam@jam-ncase:~$ sudo dpkg -l | grep ...
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