That is much of the driver problems with Linux. Works perfecly in i Find the answer to your Linux question: If it was and your double sided printing option is grayed out then Brother probably did not enable that option in their driver. 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. Unfortunately, that is not common Instructions on how to get C Shell can be found Here.
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Driver from Brother or Multiverse. Click ubunu forward button to move to the Step 2 of 3 window. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Following the download, the following entry appeared among the Brother models listed:. After connecting the printer to brotheer computer via a parallel cable and turning both on, from the Ubuntu desktop open a browser and go to: Instructions at Brotherchose Debian drivers.
After months of trying and working with brother technical support have yielded little success.
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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Please try to explain exactly what Step 5 is, or where you’re having trouble. Printer Duplex works fine after drivers. Hardware companies create drivers for Windows but not for Linux.
Installing Brother HL-2040 on Ubuntu
I think this resolves the problem;however, more experienced users may wish to leave additional comments or corrections of the proceedure I followed. And now it works. Auto-discovered the driver by CUPS v1. Was this driver made for Linux? Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time. Use recomendations and drivers from Brother. None Link to a FAQ. Used brotner and config recommendation of Brother. Again, click on the download button for the appropriate printer model, and allow the download to be openend by the default Ubantu program rather than save the file to disk.
Unfortunately, it appears the driver doesn’t support duplex printing. 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:. Set up on network by http to DHCP address of printer brlther to your router web page look at attached devices.
Originally made nl-2040 work with ppd from Brother’s website under 5.
I am looking at instructions for obtainig CUPS, so I will try installing it; however, any guidance as to how I should proceed would be most welcome. Drivers from Brother Japan.
Not familiar with brother printers, but have a look at your cups server settings Open Source and Linux Forums and see if the printer is broyher the cups server. You can try complaining to them.
Local Printer Printer Port: These two related models seem to have the same firmware installed. Mr Price, Thank you for the response.
The driver shipped with Ubuntu works. In the Step 1 of 3 window, tick the “Printer Type” radio button for: I’m not sure what machine name is supposed to be.
LPT 1 Ubunhu HL was not among the Brother models listed as having drivers included with the distro, so I went to the Brother webside, where I downloaded ubunru installed the debian package they provide for this printer. The LPR driver seemed to install okay, the cups wrapper failed with a couple of errors. 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.