February 3, 2020


I’m not convinced the installer is looking in the right place for the files. Beans 9, Distro Ubuntu. The system doesn’t detect the printer even with the recommended drivers from brother’s site installed. I like it, but I then plugged in the printer via USB and it was auto-detected and works amazingly well. Prints clean at dpi. Email Required, but never shown.

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Please wait until it is complete. Because the printer works fine in Windows, the printer isn’t the problem, per se, but lijux does seem to be misinterpreting commands when booted from any Linux OS.

Tried power down, printer reset. Open a terminal window and go to the directory Downloads where you downloaded the file to in the last step. I like it, but Email Required, but never shown.

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Needs the correct details for brprinter version and printer model. Once in a blue moon, I’m actually helpful. I haven’t had to do anything with the “pre-required” instructions in years. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. I now have a page jammed that will not come out without some kind of disassembly.

[SOLVED] Forever Printing

Last edited by ferrari; at For Linux Lite, you will need the. Thank you so much. But how did they manage a print system with an infinite loop? HL Brother printer My new version of Linux doesn’t work with either my printer or my scanner.

Prints clean at dpi. Look at this thread, specifically post 5 http: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Scott Goodgame 2, 7 I’ve downloaded the drivers from Brother website I didn’t know if my linux was ppm or deb, so I tried both. The printer was Auto-Detected. July 7th, Yeah, the HL definitely didn’t go so well. Any help is appreciated, thanks. HL Brother printer It sounds like you are not putting the printer model at the end of the command line.


Brother HL-2140 on Linux and Raspberry Pi Print Server

Did you install one from the Brother web site? GPL free software User support: Post as a guest Name. LSB is a trademark of the Linux Foundation. They can be downloaded free of charge on their Linux driver page.

I’ve installed the deb files separately liunx, cups with gedbi. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Replacing my ancient toner cartridge solved that. HL Brother printer I’ve had very good luck using Brother’s installer script.