Someone linked to a deb udev file on the Brother website but the buttons for downloading are broken so here is there direct link:. I was prompted by soft centre this did not meet some criteria I a went ahead Contact Us Product Registration. Any ideas where I have gone wrong? Unfortunately, there appear to be additional issues surrounding Brother Scanners and issues may vary upon scanner models and the version of BRSCAN required to be run.

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

CUPSwrapper printer driver deb package 2 languages. I am using Linux Mint 16 Petra ;debian. No error messages, print requests follow their way as if everything was ok but no printing happens. I started j910dw installation with the Driver Install tool.

Windows 10 bit Windows 10 bit Windows 8. This utility will automatically locate and update your Brother machine’s IP address within your printer driver.

Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

August 31, Join Date Apr Beans 2, Then press the “Manage Printers” button. Assumably the machine thinks a cabel is needed.


The old problem may be that the config file doesn’t know where to find the scanner. Ubuntu is case sensitive so use the command dir or ls to check directory names.

Eight hours later the situation is still the same. If you can ping the ip address of your brothef This software is not compatible with any Brother device using the NCw print server. If not please post a comment on the link answer.

Its given on the download page of the driver. Someone linked to a deb udev file on the Brother website but the buttons for downloading are broken so here is there direct link:.

Note that network attached devices are not queried unless configured in this file. September 02, Hi, Thanks for yout swift reaction. As I am new in the Linux-community please accept my limmited knowlegde. I’m worried that there is something different with Ubuntu I tried the following steps which had worked with past versions of Ubuntu: Follow the installation screen directions.


Enter this command to extract the downloaded file: At this stage I was in despair after wasting hours on websearching this issue.

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But it won be necessary. It’ll ask for a user name and password, your user name with your root password should work.

Hi Mark, I can’t scan from the printer and send it to the computer. Please login or register. 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. Scanner Setting file deb package 2 languages. Using Gedit with sudo no longer works in Ubuntu This website is using cookies. Install brscan3, brotherr another variant of brscan according to your model:.