Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Pre-required Procedure 2 Related distributions Ubuntu8. I’ll make a note of that command for future reference. I did notice however that there are uninstall files in my. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

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So I’ll have to undo it. Join our community today! Forgot to ask in last post but Can I delete the files downloaded to the. Note that network attached devices are not queried unless configured in this file. Brother seemed to have dropped the ball with Linux Support prior to the December 25, update but everything seems to work flawlessly now as per the linked answer above.

The printer is actually working.

Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu though driver installed – Ask Ubuntu

Find More Posts by ajv This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. It’a an universal program who access scanner directly at hardware level, it doesn’t require any driver.


Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. If you can ping the ip address of your printer Install all drivers from brother website as normal Open this file: Ask your network administrator for the device’s IP address or check for yourself on the panel if it has one.

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. For me I went into the Print properties in Ubuntu, and it saw my printer plugged in and I clicked it, and there was a list of drivers for all the printers there, and then I selected HP from the list, and then I clicked my HP modal, Which I can’t remember of the top of my head because I’m at tafe at the moment LoL and mfc-8406n all worked, which was great.

Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

Tags for this Thread brotherdriversprinterscanner. I couldn’t believe how much easier this has been than in years past when I had to install the LPR and Cups drivers, and then install the scanner drivers. I will try to update the answer with the specific files that get misplaced by the driver install script the next time i need to setup the driver again.


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I’ll make a note of that command for future reference. If not please post a comment on the link answer.

Add the following line to the file, just before the line The following rule will disable USB autosuspend for the device. Brother updated software December 25, The information on the websites does not guarantee the operation of Brother Linux drivers in all users’ operating environments.

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Is there a book that any of you guys would recommend? Finally I noted a new driver post from Brother dated !!

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: UDP Port Outbound direction: Is it a USB printer? Shashikant Patil 1 1. Using Gedit with sudo no longer works in Ubuntu Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. At this stage I was in despair after wasting hours on websearching this issue.