The required package needs to be installed “sane-utils” sudo apt-get install sane-utils Next download the correct version of the Linux Driver from: Add the following line to the file, just before the line The following rule will disable USB autosuspend for the device. Thank you so much for your support! By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. This entry was posted on November 8, at You are commenting using your WordPress.

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Step 3 Select Administration which is colored blue.

Foomatic was installed automatically when I used apt-get to install CUPS, and the printer was detected in the web interface with no trouble.

I figured out that installing foomatic-db-compressed-ppds was what I needed to do in order to have the right drivers available.

Brother MFC-7420 – Ubuntu – Linux

Xsane reports different USB data than lsusb. Alternatively, you could install gscan2pdf: Sign up using Email and Password. Step 9 Under maintenance select print test page. The solution for me was the following: Start the CUPS service. Step 8 Select the default options which brings up another page.


The same procedure worked properly under Help mf threads with 0 replies. So you need to select the driver in the next sentence instead and it works. Originally Posted by WernerThilmann. Someone linked to a deb udev file on the Brother website but the buttons for downloading are broken so here is there direct link:.

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[SOLVED] Step by step to get Brothers printer driver using cups Ubuntu

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Install brscan3, or another variant of brscan according to your model: Masterofpc’s Blog Just another WordPress.

Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Mmfc Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Install brscan3, or another variant of brscan according to your model:.

I do not how to do it for more than one user ,but it seemed easy. Results 1 to 1 of 1. All times are GMT I put the spaces in so its easy to 7240 and paste you do not need the spaces.


If you can ping the ip address of your printer A test page should print. Notify me of new comments via email. BusDev I needed to scoll down to see it Step 4 Select add printer.

Unfortunately, there appear to be linuxx issues surrounding Brother Scanners and issues may vary upon scanner models and the version of BRSCAN required to be run. Note that network attached devices are not queried unless configured in this file. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

And click on Find new printers. It doesn’t hurt to install them, and for me it was the solution!

Brother MFC driver installed – ppd not in the list delighted to hear you got this working;; Swerdna has an excellent description of how he got a brother laser printer running: All linuux are GMT