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Understand Brother wireless printers installer (Driver Install Tool)

I would like to install printer and scan drivers for Brother wireless printers on linux distro (no matter if dpkg or rpm based) without installer Brother supports ("Driver Install Tool"). ...
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How to print on endless paper on a CUPS printer using lp/lpr?

The Situation I'm trying to print on a Brother QL-570 I set up on a Raspberry Pi using CUPS. The printer is working well using lp -d Brother_QL-570 test.pdf. However, when I insert an endless label (a ...
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Brother MFC-2700DW scan from printer results in "Check Connection"

I have a Brother MFC-2700DW printer connected to my Linux Mint 20 machine over WiFi. Printing and scanning from the computer work fine after following the instructions on Brother's website. However, ...
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How do i connect my Brother printer in Linux Mint

I cant get my Brother QL-1110NWB to work, Ive installed zorin os, and now Mint and i get the same problem ive also installed on another laptop and same problem, I'm able to install the printer and the ...
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Printer won't connect via DNS-SD, "unreachable"

I am trying to install a networked printer (Brother HL-L2390DW). The Add Printer dialog finds it without issue, but no means of installing it allows it to work. I've tried the Brother drivers, IPP ...
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Scanned Pdf documents do not print every now and then with Brother MFC-J6930DW

I have the Brother MFC-J6930DW printer. Documents can be printed with Linux Mint without problems. PDF's created from documents are also no problem to print. If I want to print a scanned document, the ...
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scanimage: unrecognized option

I want to scan a page with scanimage and my Brother ADS-1700W scanner. The command I came up with looks like this: scanimage -d "brother5:bus3;dev2" --mode "Black & White" --...
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Printing on a Rasperry Pi with CUPS and a Brother MFC

I have installed a Brother MFC Printer (DCP-9055CDN) on a Rasperry Pi 400. Printing works but there is always an additional page with one single line printed 'Box86 with Dynarec v.0.2.1 aa7b620d built ...
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Trouble printing to a Brother HL3170CDW printer on Linux

As the title says, I can't print to my Brother HL3170CDW printer. I'm on Artix Linux (runit version) and have the drivers installed from the AUR. system-config-printer detects the printer, and I'm ...
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How can I make my printer actually print, not just accept print jobs and delete them from queue?

I installed a mint Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian and wanted to connect my Brother HL-2240D printer to it. I used the Driver Installation tool provided on https://support.brother.com/g/b/downloadlist....
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Printer not detected but present on cups server

I have a Brother printer with following configuration: Description: Brother HL-L2360D series Location: localhost.localdomain Driver: Brother HL-L2360D for CUPS (grayscale, 2-sided printing) ...
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How do I register my scanner in Simple Scan?

Recently I decided to switch from Windows 10 to Linux Mint 20.1. When I open up the Document Scanner utility it says that it cannot detect any scanners. I have a Brother MFC-L2700DW. Although it isn't ...
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CUPS bannertopdf error with permission denied despite "none" banners

When printing I get "Filter failed". According to the CUPS logs, the banner is set to "none" but still the bannertopdf filter fails with permission denied error output: D [21/Dec/...
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Individual paper size on Brother QL-800 with continuous tape

I just bought a Brother QL-800 label printer with a 62mm wide continuous tape roll installed. Trying to make use of the continuous tape, I wanted to add an individual paper size (a custom length, in ...
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How to install printer properly

I have followed this instructions to install my brother MFC-L2710DN driver. After installing the printer, I can see it in cups: MFCL2710DN MFCL2710DN Brother MFCL2710DN for CUPS ...
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Brother MFC-L2710DW mysteriously stopped printing

I'm trying to use Brother MFC-L2710DW multifunction printer/scanner with my Devuan ASCII machine (which is just like Debian Stretch but without systemd). At first, this seemed to work: I printed a ...
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Duplex printing on Kubuntu by default

When I was using Ubuntu 16.04, duplex printing worked like a charm with my Brother DCP-J4120DW. However, I switched to Kubuntu 18.04. This makes Okular the default document viewer and also my document ...
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Brother scanner not found in xsane,

I have reinstalled Kubunutu 18.10 the previous week. After the reinstallation I cannot make my scanner work. I have a Brother DCP-9010CN scanner/printer on a network location. I installed the driver ...
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How do I get Brother printer drivers to work on Fedora?

I have two Brother printers : a QL-1050 label printer (USB-plugged) and an MFC-9330CDW (wifi). Both work fine with an Ubuntu laptop, but I struggle to get them to print under Fedora 28 (actually had ...
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Brother MFCL2700DW duplex issues

I have installed linux drivers for the network printer (am using Ubuntu 17.10). That translates to following steps: wget http://download.brother.com/welcome/dlf006893/linux-brprinter-installer-2.2.0-...
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Missing a driver for a SMB-accessed Brother printer

I use Lubuntu 17.10. I'm not quite sure which spooling mechanism my own system uses (I think it's CUPS). Now, I want to connect to a printer attached to another machine on a LAN; it's a Windows ...
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Brother DCP9015CDW scanner - no ideas

Does anyone know how to make this scanner work with Linux? I can print using it - connected with USB, but no scan program can see its SANE drive, even when fully on (not in standby).
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Brother DCP-110c integrated scanner not working in Mint (18.1 x64)

I have successfully installed the printer drivers as indicated here, which should include the scanner drivers. Indeed, brscan2 and brscan-key are installed; I have also installed brother-udev-rule-...
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