Ubuntu Brother MFC-7860DW

Hi. I'm trying to install the drivers for this all-in-one machine in my Ubuntu 11.04 32 and 64 bit 10.04 but the downloaded drivers apparently are something someone converted from an rpm and the system just tells me what's on the attachment when I try to install it, so I just canceled it. The only w ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-5490CN printer "not connected"

I have just bought a PC with Ubuntu 10.04 pre-installed (without Windows). I also wanted a compatible printer. The vendor said the Brother MFC-5490CN would work, and tested it to be sure. Now I have set everything up at home, and the printer does not work. The PC recognises the printer, but says ...

[ubuntu]Brother MFC-255CW Printing problem

I have tried just about every idea to get this darn printer working. Most threads seem to be from a couple of years ago, so I know the problem has been solved before.Basics: Ubuntu Lucid fully updated and Brother MFC-255CW Printer through network connection1st Try: Brother drivers from Software Cent ...

Ubuntu Brother mfc 7420, scanner

I am new to Ubuntu and very excited. I have problem getting my scanner(brother mfc 7420) to work. I've follower many threads trying to solve it but I'm too novice to understand the direction. Pls help! ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 7420 network installation and problems afterwards

I need some HELP to install my Multifunction Center, specifying that the printer is not connected to my PC,but to a windows based PC in my network, the MFC is shared and available but I follow everything STEP BY STEP but it won't work. I'm really new to Ubuntu and I have no clue on how to install my ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-255CW

Using the latest Unity OS.My printer installed under Ubuntu Studio...Now switch to the standard Ubuntu release with Unity.When I try to download the Brother install tool it downloads as text and I have no idea how to run it.Tried the Ubuntu Brother help thread... typing all the stuff into the termin ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-665CW Always Cleaning Heads Before Printing After Repluging

I have a Brother MFC-665CW printer and finally got it connected via wireless. I always unplug my printer when I am not using it. But every time I plug it back in and print something, it always do a cleaning of the printer heads before printing. It's a waste of time. Is anyone having this issue and h ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-8840D printing woes.

When my boss tries to print a receipt from his online banking he first gets a page from the Brother MFC-8840D containing only the following text;---ERROR NAME;configuration errorCOMMAND;setpagedeviceOPERAND STACK;--dicttype-----(** Please see http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=296109 and under ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 7345 printer driver

Hello. I am currently running Ubuntu 9.10. I love it. The only problem is I can't find linux drivers for my Brother MFC-7345 printer. I have looked on the internet and came up with nothing helpful. Also the Brother printer driver page does not have a compatible driver for this version of Ubuntu. Doe ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-7340

I'm using Ubuntu 9.10. I connected my printer - Brother MFC-7340. The printer appears in the printing list but I ran a print test and it did not print. Any help would be appreciated. ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-8670DN -- Scanner Not Working

I just purchased a Brother MFC-8670DN. Got the printer working fine in Ubuntu 9.04. Having problems getting the scanner to work in Ubuntu 9.04. I downloaded and installed brscan, brscan2 and brscan3 from the Brother website to no avail. It looks like for some models you need to edit certain *.ini fi ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-440CN Printer help.

Well, since my Lexmark x5150 doesn't work with Ubuntu 8.10, went out hunting for a Ubuntu friendly printer.I picked up a brother MFC-440CN printer almost like new.Since I am a newbie and don't want to screw things up, can anyone give me step by step directions getting drivers and installing them. ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 250C xsane over network router

How can I access my brother MFC-250C's scanner function over the network router?My setup:Notebook --- wifi --- router --- usb --- MFC-250CMy router detects the printer and displays it correctly at router's address with port 9100 (standard socket printing port no.)I can print to it via CUPS with no p ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-495CW All In One Help

I've been using Ubuntu for a while and was my first exposure to Linux and has been the only distro I've used with any consistency other than trying others out.I guess you could say Ubuntu took my Linux virginity!Well here is my problem I am hoping you guys can help me with as my first real need for ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-8480DN and HL-4070CDW

I searched and searched for some guidance for installing these printers located on a LAN. They are both connected via Ethernet and are provided an IP address via DHCP. After much hair pulling I finally found out how easy it was to install them. The trick was found in a thread started by azhermit at ...

Ubuntu Brother mfc-235c

I am having a nightmare with my printer Ubuntu seems to find the printer and installed drivers? but if I try and print nothing happens and if I try and scan in x sane it tells me there was a fatal exception?any ideas would be great..stuoh forgot to mention my printer is a Brother mfc-235c all in one ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-215C installation (Mint 8 and 9)

I googled around and found the advice on installing the Brother MFC-215C printer confusing and not working for me. I've just made printing work (yet to try to sort the scanner) by a fairly straightforward method for Mint 8 and 9RC which 'should' work for Ubuntu 9.40 and 10.04. (there may be differen ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-240C Printer install

G'day,I think I could really get to like Ubuntu.I have just downloaded 10.04 and I have 64bit system.I have searched this forum and the web trying to find out how I can install my printer a Brother MFC-240C.It's not listed on the printers hidden within Ubuntu.I have wasted so much time attempting to ...

Ubuntu & Brother MFC-7840WR

Hi! Does ubuntu work with Brother MFC-7840WR correctly? ...

Ubuntu Brother MFc-6490CW scanning

Brother MFc-6490CW I have a Brother MFC 6490 with an ethernet connection to the router. From a Windows xp based workstation I can access all the functions (scan fax,print) but can only print from Ubuntu. Is it possible to scan without a direct usb connection? If so How? Ceaxer ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-7820N printer will not print

I finally convinced my brother to try Ubuntu, and installed 9.10 last weekend. All went well except for his Brother MFC-7820N printer. I've installed Ubuntu on about 15 diffferent machines, and have had no printer problems with HP, Samsung, Konica-Minolta, and Canon. When I connected his printer, it ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-495CW Wireless Printer

I currently own a Brother MFC-495CW Wireless Printer and it seems that the drivers aren't supported with Ubuntu. Am I correct in assuming this is true, or am I just not looking hard enough? I found a website hosted by the Brother company that lets you download drivers for their hardware. I downloade ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-7440 Printer does not work

I've spent whole a day to find a way to install my brother mfc-7440 printer on ubuntu 9.1, unfortunately there in no ppd file for the model.I followed the steps on Brother web site:http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/before.htmlsudo aa-complain cupsdsudo mkdir /usr/share/cu ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-7340 printer giving streaky lines/blank pages

I correctly installed a brother MFC-7340 all-in-one laser printer according to the brother linux drivers website. The scanner is working fine and also the printer except that the page starts streaking usually on the 2nd/3rd page and every page after that comes out blank. I don't see this issue with ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-465CN won't print via network

I've got a Brother MFC-465CN connected via a LAN connection. It prints fine from several Windows machines, so I know the printer and network are fine. I have looked at all the info available from Brother on the printer, but nothing they suggest seems to work. The machines that have problems have Ubu ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-5840CN won't print

I've installed drivers etc for my Brother MFC-5840CN printer. When I click on 'print test page' (or try to print anything) the printer window lights up with 'receiving data' (and my heart lights up too). But then nothing happens. The lighted window goes off. I've tried the printer 'troubleshooting' ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-490 Printer?

there... I searched the forums for the answer to this issue, and actually found a specific thread with my same problem, but I think it was solved with no posted answer and no one reads it any more. If I'm doing something wrong posting here, let me know XDI'm trying to get this printer working - Brot ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 210C

My Brother MFC-210C printer sometimes prints and sometimes does not. If I plug it in on my Windows computer everything works as smooth as it should. The weird thing is; I can print test pages :| :S. Those he does print,what a fool I was to just believe people when they said Ubuntu was better, I've h ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-5440CN

I am having a problem getting a new Brother MFC-5440CN to print in ubuntu. I installed the drivers following the instructions that I found here:http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/showproduct.php/product/3009Everything is install and System > Administration > Printing shows the printer. The one ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-210C

HeyI currently have a Brother MFC-210C USB Printer.Can someone step me through installing it on Ubuntu? ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 9600 scanner

I've read the Brother website and the XSANE information, and apparently the scanner on my Brother MFC 9600 is not supported.BUT, you guys are smart and clever. Has anyone been able to get their 9600 scanner to work in Ubuntu? If so, what's the workaround? ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 240c

I have install Ubuntu 9.10 AMD64. Everything are fine except printer. I have download 2 files, and they are mfc240ccupswrapper-1.0.1-1.i386.deb and mfc240clpr-1.0.1-1.i386.deb. Using GDebi Package Installer. Printer is not working. Need to step and step processing on proper to install Brother MFC 24 ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 4550 Driver

Does anyone know of a printer driver for Brother MFC 4550?I was able to use foomatic + hl7x0 (this is driver for Brother MFC 9550) running Mepis Live CD, but that does not work running Ubuntu Live CD or either installed O/S.I am a Linux newbie, and will appreciate help. ...

Ubuntu brother MFC => HP OfficeJet

Until today, I had been struggling with my old Brother MFC-4420c which is apparently impossible to get working in Linux.Today, following the recommendations on linuxprinting.org, I went out and purchased a new HP Officejet 6210 all-in-one. It's big, it looks good, has all kind of flashing lights and ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-5460CN Multi-function printer

I have been considering purchasing a Brother MFC-5460CN (http://www.brother.com.au/Products/MFC_productoverview.asp?ProductID=238&SubCategoryID=1) printer as it meets my requirments of a multi-function printer with network and auto document feeder with Linux support. However, Openprinting (http: ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 215C

HiI have a Brother MFC-215C printer connected to a windows xp computer. I can see the printer in the printer configuration on ubuntu 7.10 and i get to the driver bit, but i don't see that printer driver listed. What can i do here for it to work? ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 215C MultiFunction All-in-one

I have just installed my Brother MFC 215C MultiFunction All-in-one (Fax,printer,scanner). Would anyone have the link for the driver for this ?Please keep it simple, I have only just installed Ubuntu (lol). ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-420CN printer not working

all, I am trying to use a Brother MFC-420CN printer with Ubuntu v6.10 (64bit)My printer shows up, but when I click "Print Test Page" the print job is immediately aborted. I have tried many things to get this printer working, here is what I have done so far in order:Installed tcsh and csh: ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-7820N help!!!

I've got a new Brother MFC-7820N that I'd like to get working as an Ethernet-resident printer for a network of Ubuntu machines. I came to believe that it would be easy to get it working, but so far it has not been easy at all. Nothing from the Brother website or from any other source has made the pr ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-3820CN Network Problem

I have a Brother MFC-3820CN that is connected to my wireless router by network cable, and has the IP address of 192.168.0.11. It works fine on the Windows machines.I've been doing a lot of searching today, and found an excellent post here on Ubuntu Forums that details installing the drivers, which I ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-210c Printer help...

I am new to ubuntu and linux also and I am trying to get my printer working. I've searched around and haven't quite found any posts that really help. It is a Brother MFC-210c and I have gone to http://solutions.brother.com/linux/ and read through all that I could find there and have followed there i ...

Ubuntu brother MFC 210C

I am trying to figure out how to install my brother MFC 210C printer using Ubuntu linux on i386 hardware. I have hoary and warty ubuntu discs avaliable.I am wondering if anyone else has had success installing this printer? ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 420CN does not print, but jobs dissapear

guys, trying to set up my first Ubuntu 64bit installation. I'm working with 9.04.I installed the drivers for my Brother MFC 420CN from the brother website. I followed the instructions here (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=590793) and here (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=3835451& ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC scanner on network

I upgraded my AMD64 system from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04 a few months ago. My setup includes a network Brother MFC-8460N printer/scanner/fax at IP 192.168.1.253. Following the upgrade the printer worked fine but I have not been able to use the scanner function. Running either xsane or sudo xsane starts ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC 420CN Printer problems

I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my mother-in-laws computer and she is getting used to it slowly but surely. The only problem I have not been able to resolve is printing.Her Brother MFC 420CN is not supported on the printer install interface and if I install it as a generic I get at cups fa ...

Ubuntu brother mfc-465cn drivers

I just install 10.04 on my hp pavilion 526x and connected my brother mfc-465cn searched for driver with no luck but did get to this page, http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/index.html there are instructions on cups and LPR, not sure which ones I need and before I do anythi ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-7340 Prints Blank Pages?

Afternoon,It seems a have a teething problem with this printer. Whenever I send a document to print, whether its from OpenOffice or just a text editor the printer just prints out pages and pages of blank sheets?I have followed the instructions here:http://raywoodcockslatest.blogspot.com/2009/09/inst ...

Ubuntu brother mfc-5440cn printer installation

i have it set up as a network printer plugged into my router so i can use it on my desktop and wireless laptop, which works fine in xp on both machines.i went to their site and there were no linux drivers but i found a link on google to their linux driver site.there were two offerings, one for redha ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-240c not printing

My Brother MFC-240C printer won't print. Sane works!mark@Lexington-19:~$ sudo lsusbBus 003 Device 002: ID 04f9:01ab Brother Industries, Ltd I'm not getting any error messages. The printer icon does NOT appear in the panel.Synaptic PM shows the MFC-240C as installed. HELLlppp! ...

Ubuntu Brother MFC-495CW installation USB problem

My computer had just recently lost all it's data and I had to install everything again, including my Brother MFC-495CW. As i'm installing my brother MFL-Pro suite disk, I got to the point where it told me to "plug in the USB cable". I did as it instructed but nothing happens. I wondered if ...