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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Replacing my ancient toner cartridge solved that. Again, Mandriva just seems to “work” in most cases, no “mkdir blah”, or “chmod this file”, or even “sudo run this or that command” I haven’t had to do anything with the “pre-required” instructions in years. So, as for this forever printing problem Scott Goodgame 2, 7 Send this topic Print.

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I shut the printer off to stop it, but that was a mistake. HL Brother printer You got it. Brother supplies Linux drivers for their printers – to my knowledge, they are not supported natively in Linux. If you still get continues blank pages, change the driver and try again. This book contains lknux real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

[SOLVED] Brother HL Printer Setup

Your command, presuming you are in the same directory as the file and you have untarred the tar. Now I’m unsure if I ever printed anything while booted in any Linus OS; that this problem has always been here but I never tripped over until now BB code is On.


I like it, but Originally Posted by Kevin McCready. Is there a driver I need to download or something else I have to do to get it to work correctly? GPL free software User support: Enter this command to extract the downloaded file: Last edited by ferrari; at From there, I see: July 5th, 5.

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I’ve downloaded the drivers linud Brother website I didn’t know if my linux was ppm or deb, so I tried both. Author Read times.

Brother HL-2140 on Linux and Raspberry Pi Print Server

HL Brother printer It sounds like you are not putting the printer model at the end of the command line. Copyright Linux Foundation.

I’m on my second Brother printer from the HL series so familiar with the drill. Printer supports direct text printing with the ‘us-ascii’ charset. But I think the problem was the brother command: A gun in your hand is worth more than a whole police force on the phone.


You must navigate to the directory you have downloaded the script to. July 5th, 3.

To get it to stop, I deleted that printer, rebooted, re-chose it Can’t print correctly to Brother HL laser printer from Ubuntu YOU must do that. Downloaded lpr and cups. I’ve been over the arch, debian, ubuntu, and linux mint forums and openprinting.

Beans 9, Distro Ubuntu. This method worked for me on Ubuntu It is one thing to write a driver that doesn’t work – or have print system that doesn’t 210.