I don’t have any experience with this printer, but from what I’ve found it either “just works” when you plug it in using USB; if you’d like it to communicate over a network it needs to be configured and there is only software for Windows or Mac. If you’re going to pool the printer, this might become an issue As of today, Brother has acknowledged the bug report, might change over time Network Configuration Wired click on Node Name. For me it is http: Switching to the driver lets me print images. Drivers from Brother Japan. There was HL hl available and that seemed to work.
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Installed as the HL, seems to work ok.
If you do it, be sure to follow ALL the instructions and pre-configuration with LPR and cupswrapper drivers in order to make it work. Printer and scanner both works fine after this.
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Use brscan2 from Brother for scanner – follow all instructions there. Citing a fault in the cups drivers for brotheg the least, this printer modela solution was explained using a generic driver instead of the [presumably broken] cups driver: Results 1 to 10 of I encourage users to try the instructions contained in the blockquote above first, if their printer does not appear or performance is bad.
Something was definitely brofher. For the price per page, laser is without a doubt the way to go. I only had to look so far as this post.
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Could there be some problems with my AMD64 bit version? Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on Also, I strongly recommend you have your printer assigned a static IP addresseither on the printer itself or using DHCP address reservation. Outdoor daytime photo of a bridge at a park during ubutnu.
Used drivers and config recommendation of Brother. Set up needs to be done manually parallel port, haven’t tested usbbut works brilliantly with supplied ppd file included in ubuntu install.
I had this problem in the past, then it reappeared after I installed the latest set of updates to Karmic. Now you have printer installed.
Works for me too. There is no HL driver but with the hl you can print dpi pages and even choose ink saving modes!
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Alex Ivasyuv industral wrote on I thought this was a driver issue and wanted to get the correct driver from Brother – which would hopefully solve the slow printing problem. Sign up using Email and Password. Brother HLw This is a very well regarded printer, so it’s sad that it doesn’t work, and internet research seems to indicate ubbuntu it stopped working specifically in Follow carefully instructions at Brother site.