Sufficient for home use, however. Both printer and scanner in this multi-function device work well. Print a test page from the properties window to check the instllation. Installed as the HL, seems to work ok. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. Using the proper drivers found at:
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Following the download, the following entry appeared among the Brother bdother listed:. The printer and driver can also be found by means of CUPS v1.
Use recomendations and drivers from Brother. Follow carefully instructions at Brother site. Works except scanner only as root.
Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. 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.
I have no idea which driver’s worked, I just threw everything against the wall and hoped something sticked. Hardware companies create drivers for Windows but not for Linux. After connecting the printer to the computer via a parallel cable and turning both on, from the Ubuntu desktop open a browser and go to: All times are GMT. Ubuntu drivers downloaded from the brother site and installed.
Download driver from this link.
Printer: Brother HL | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation
Sufficient for home use, however. Small parts do not get printed because they are situated out of the print area.
Downloaded HL Brother linux-brprinter-installer. MFCC from Brother or from synaptic. Right now, I’ll try to print something and then it disappears from the queue in seconds. Here is the proceedure that worked: I am not sure if order counts, but what I read on the Brother site leads me to believe that one should first download and let the automatic package installer install the driver for “lpr”, then downlaod and install the Going back to the Brother site I found a driver for LPr AKA Parallel Printer Port.
Installing Brother HL-2040 on Ubuntu
The LPR driver seemed to install okay, the cups wrapper failed with a couple of errors. Tested Printers have been tested on a currently supported version of Ubkntu. You can try complaining to them. Used the version 1. Printer and scanner functions work fine.
I tried brotehr the driver from here as well: These two related models seem to have the same firmware installed.
drivers – Setting up Brother HL printer – Ask Ubuntu
Printer Duplex works fine after drivers. Richard Luken cmcrgl said on Automatically identified as HL in 8. Results 1 to 7 of 7.
Using the proper drivers found at: Local Printer Printer Port: Tried for a few hours but I couldn’t get it working. Enter this command to extract the downloaded file: