Automatically identified as HL in 8. Instructions at Brother , chose Debian drivers. The LPR driver seemed to install okay, the cups wrapper failed with a couple of errors. You’re right, it prints, but doesn’t look that good. Writing an email or letter to the hardware company may not do much good but at least they will know of your displeasure with their product and company.
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This particular laserjet is the Wifi enabled cousin of the above mentioned model HLN. Auto-discovered device on network. The time now is I am attempting to install a Brother HL laser printer on Ubuntu.
Installing Brother HL-2040 on Ubuntu
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Right click and choose “properites” to adjust the settings for paper size, and other printing parameters.
Originally made to work with ppd from Brother’s website under 5.
How-to Easy Install the Brother HL Printer Driver on Ubuntu Linux
Both printer and scanner in this multi-function device work well. Use recomendations and drivers from Brother. Get superuser authorization with the “su” command or “sudo su” command. Printer and scanner both works fine after this. Downloaded HL Brother linux-brprinter-installer.
MFCC from Brother or from synaptic. Ubuntu drivers downloaded from the brother site and installed.
This is a picture of how everything is set up right now: Instructions on how to get C Shell can be found Here. Download into a directory 2 deb files.
Initially scanner only works if xsane is run as root sudo xsane. Here is the proceedure that worked: The test page appears, then disappears from the print que, but the printer itself remains silent, though turned on with the “ready” light green.
Two-sided Printing not avail.
The driver shipped with Ubuntu works. If it is, you should be able to set it up there.
The LPR driver seemed to install okay, the cups wrapper failed with a couple of errors. Follow carefully instructions at Brother site. Find the answer to your Linux question: Please try to explain exactly what Step 5 is, or where you’re having trouble.
Drivers were installed according to provided instructions additionally: USB connectivity was not tested.
drivers – Setting up Brother HL printer – Ask Ubuntu
Seems to be important to install the lpr driver first and then the Cupswrapper driver – after that all works fine with the printer setup as a network printer with an ip address. Mr Price, Thank you for the response. Thank you for your interest in this question. The install process may take some time.