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Brother Scanner MFC-7330CDW not working on Ubuntu 20.04

first post. 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 ...
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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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Scan button on Brother DCP-L2550DW does not work “No PC found”

Ubuntu 18.04 Using this over local wifi network. When I try to scan using the physical button, it prompts "scan to pc" press OK, then choose "file", then it says "no pc found" I've installed ...
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Brother PT-P950NW Print Quality

I have developed a piece of software for asset management that prints it's own barcode labels, this software works perfectly on on macOS with CUPS but I want to use an Intel NUC with Ubuntu for ...
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How to resetup Brother MFC-J480DW for scanning after it changed its IP?

Every time I restart my router or for other reasons my printer changes its IP and I can't print or scan anymore. Setting up the printer is straightforward but the scanner not so much. How can I ...
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Why are the top and bottom of print-outs cut off on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with Brother MFC-J470DW?

I have installed a Brother printer for a friend. The printer is currently connected by wireless to their laptop running Ubuntu. The problem is that when I print, the pages are cut off at the top and ...
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Segfault when scanning with Brother multifunction ADF scanner

I have a Brother MFC-J895DW printer/scanner combo. It has a document feeder so it can scan a stack of pages (but not duplex). Because SimpleScan only receives the first page of the stack, I'm instead ...
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Installed Brother MFC-L3770CDW driver but still can't print

Driver installed ok (using driver install tool from https://support.brother.com/g/b/downloadhowto.aspx?c=nz&lang=en&prod=mfcl3770cdw_us_eu_as&os=128&dlid=dlf006893_000&flang=4&...
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Brother MFC440CN printer on 19.10

I have had an MFC440CN working on both 18.04 and 19.04, but on upgrading to 19.10 the printer stopped working. I have tried to reinstall the printer driver using the Brother provided method and I get ...
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Brother HL-L8360CDW printer installation failure on 18.04 LTS

I am trying to install a Brother HL-L8360CDW printer. My ASUS PC w/ 16 GB RAM, 250 GB SSD, and Intel UHD Graphics 620 runs Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS x64. I have downloaded many drivers on recommendation, ...
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How print from inkscape without getting “Filter failed” error?

I have Brother MFC0L2700DN network printer. Running drivers form brother website on kubunt 18.10 . Never had any issues with it. I printed text documents, stuff from gimp,... from blender. Today I ...
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LPR on a Brother PT-P900 printer “Incompatible tape” with 12mm label

The printer Brother PT-P900W does not print in linux with the Tape 12mm. It prints without problem with the tape 32mm. The error shown in the printer is "Incompatible tape". Strange thing: on Windows ...
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Where can I find a Brother HL2140 64-bit driver?

I was running a Brother HL2140 happily on my Win7 desktop, but with support running out, I opted to install Ubuntu 19.04 rather than go to Win10. I've been learning a little by installing and ...
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Printer will not print .pdf, .png and .ps files on Ubuntu 18

I was able to print any type of document initially. Now and for several weeks I have not been able to print graphics files, .pdf files or screen shot files for my desktop or from the internet. ****...
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Why can't I print from Remmina, but I can from anywhere else?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS and using a Brother HL-2270DW printer via USB. I can print when I'm not using Remmina. Yesterday, I was able to print from Remmina, but it stopped working today. I've ...
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Cannot Print This PDF, Can Print Other PDFs

I just upgraded to 19.04. I have a Brother laser printer that I've used for quite a while with 14.04 with no problems. I reinstalled the drivers, and have been using the printer in 19.04, also without ...
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Cannot get new Brother printer to work

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have installed a new Brother MFC J995DW printer but iI cannot get the drivers to work. Does anyone have any experience with this printer? I followed the steps to ...
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Print jobs to USB printer sit in spooler and don't print

I can send jobs to my print spooler, but they just sit there. From my CUPS browser page http://localhost:631/printers/Brother_HL-L2350DW_series Description: Brother HL-L2350DW series Location: ...
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Doubled Printers in Settings/Devices/Printers

My printer Brother DCP-T510W, connected via WiFi, got automatically detected by Ubuntu 18.10, but its functionality was limited (like for example scanning didn't work). Decided to install manufacturer'...
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Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu 18.04 though driver installed

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and a brother DCP-375CW, a printer and scanner all in one. I downloaded the drivers and used the Driver Install Tool by brother. This is the result: the system says the ...
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[Printer][Brother HL-L2350DW] Unable to print. Misc error messages

Brother HL-L2350DW | Linux | Ubuntu base I'm using this printer under Ubuntu (Kubuntu) 18.10. I've tried installing it via Ubuntu itself (USB connection > Let Ubuntu/Printer find the recommended ...
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I cannot install my Brother HL 1212 w printer on Xubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install my Brother HL1212w printer on Xubuntu 18.04 (64 bits) (notebook Lenovo ideapad 110-14IBR). I'm not trying the WiFi connection. I wouldn't know how to install it. Just the USB. I ...
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Brother printer MFC-L2710DW not working

I've connected my new printer, a Brother MFC-L2710DW, via wi-fi to my home network. It works smoothly on Windows, however I am encountering problems, on my Ubuntu 18.04 distribution. Whenever I try to ...
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Brother MFC-L2710DN printer and scanner for Ubunto18.04 - How to install?

I have the multi-functional printer/scanner Brother MFC-L2710DN. But I cannot install its drivers on my computer with Ubuntu 18.04. The USB-cable is connected. I could not find drivers for MFC-L2710 ...
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Unable to print after update to Ubuntu 18.10 - brother DCP 7065DN USB

I have a Brother DCP 7065DN printer connected by USB which stopped working after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10. Tried a variety of ways to fix the issue including Command line reinstall of driver apt-...
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ubuntu 18.04 brother-mfc7460dn

my printer Brother MFC7460DN has worked fine with xubuntu 16.04. Since the upgrade to 18.04, the printer is not working anymore. I have reinstalled it, following the instructions according to Brother ...
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Brother printer only prints test page

The printer prints the test page...but when trying to print a non-test page the led on the printer blinks and Ubuntu gives me the message "Print completed" but no printing happens... Can someone help ...
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Uable to print after upgrading Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 (HP MFC-7470DW)

I just upgraded my system from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. Since the upgrade i'm unable to print on my Brother MFC-J470DW. The printer is found when pluged in (USB). But when I sent a test print (...
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18.04 and Brother MFC-7420 USB printer - doesn't print

I did setup my printer successfully on 10.04, 12.04, 14.04 and 16.04, there were various troubles, but I still could manage to resolve it in the end. It's 18.04 (64 bit, after upgrading from 16.04 64 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Brother laser HL-L2390DW on USB can't print

I recently "upgraded" Kubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04 and now I can't print anything on my Brother laser HL-L2390DW on USB. The printer shows up in the System Settings Printers page. Trying to print ...
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Simple Scan not detecting my scanner (Brother DCP-7055W)

I am using XUbuntu 18.04 and I am struggling to install my scanner. I have tried everything i have been able to find on both Brother homepage and AskUbuntu. I have newest brsaneconfig4, brscan-skey ...
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Brother Printer printing garbage after upgrade to 18.04

I have been using the Brother MFC-J6935DW printer, for almost a year, with Ubuntu 16.04 over wifi. Worked like a charm. Yesterday, I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04. Most things went off pretty well. The ...
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Items not in repository

Two library files are missing from my system and do not show up in the repository. They are needed to enable the scanner of my Brother MFC-845CW to scan. They are: libsane-brother2.so.1 and libsane-...
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Can't Use Wireless Brother Printer (2270DW) Ubuntu 18.04

I can't get my Brother HL 2270 DW printer to work wirelessly in 18.04, from a clean install on a Dell XPS 13 9360. I've tried for hours, days, using all the methods I can find in various forums, ...
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Brother Printer drivers not getting installed correctly due to broken packages. How to solve this? [duplicate]

I have a Brother printer HL-L2321D. I tried installing driver installer tool from here. Earlier, these drivers were not giving two-sided print option. Now, with new Ubuntu install, these drivers are ...
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How to detect a Brother scanner connected via USB

I have a Brother all-in-one system (MFC-J4420DW). I installed its drivers and I can print from Ubuntu 16.04. But, when I try to scan (using simple-scan), the scanner is not detected. I ran Brother's ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Brother MFC7460DN printer / Scanner installation [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu since 10.04. Ubuntu evolved long way during past 8 years. But still there is no clear set of instructions for installing Printers and Scanners. Need help on installing Brother ...
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simplescan core dumps on Ubuntu 16.04 when starting scan from Brother MFC L2750DW USB

The application closes (core dumps) when scanner starts to scan after I click the scan button. Brother MFC L2750DW connected via USB, simplescan is latest version. simple-scan is already the ...
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Cannot print to Brother network printer

I have 2 computers with Ubuntu 16.04 and KDE desktop. Both computers are connected to a printer model {{Brother MFC-J5910DW}}, via wifi. I have the same versions of drivers in both computers: $ dpkg ...
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How to install driver of HL-5450DN in Ubuntu 18.04

I want to install the driver of HL-5450DN brother printer in Ubuntu 18.04. There are two driver files: hl5450dncupswrapper-3.0.0-1.i386.deb and hl5450dnlpr-3.0.0-1.i386.deb. It is no problem to ...
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Brother Printer driver install without Internet?

Ubuntu 16.04, Acer i5, 6GB, 256GB-SSD Hi, I have a headless PC now with a Brother HLL2340DW printer attached via USB. I need to install the Brother drivers but the process needs Internet access. I do ...
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Network scan with Brother MFC

I have a Brother MFC-J615W printer & scanner connected to Wi-fi router by LAN. Also, just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 (Hooray ;). Already in 17.10 I had the problem, printer drivers work fine (not ...
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Cannot get my Brother printer to work after reinstalling Ubuntu Studio

I've been running Ubuntu Studio for a while and my printer was working when I followed instructions from Brother (HL-L2320D) before formatting. Short story, formatted my computer after trying to ...
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Several Brother printer models not printing

I have two Brother printers : an MFC-9330CDW and a QL-1050. Since Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't seem to provide drivers for these models, I downloaded and installed drivers from the Brother website. The ...
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How to get a Brother DCP-350C scanner working?

Downloaded and installed the linux drivers from the Brother site here. But the scanner still wasn't recognised. You can see here, the drivers installed successfully: $ dpkg -l | grep Brother ii ...

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