BROTHER HL-2040 UBUNTU DRIVER

So I got it to work by downloading all the following drivers: Right now, I’ll try to print something and then it disappears from the queue in seconds. 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 Needed “–force-architecture” as the debs are only for 23bit. 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. After months of trying and working with brother technical support have yielded little success.

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Please test and move the results to the table above. Right click and choose “properites” to adjust the settings for paper size, and other printing parameters. Right now, I’ll try to print something and then it disappears from the queue in seconds. Printer and scanner both works fine after this. Ubuntu did not recognize the printer, so I used the prompts as follows:.

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English Edit question Status: This is a picture of how everything is set up right now: The LPR driver seemed to install okay, the cups wrapper failed with a couple of errors.

Print a test page from the properties window to check the instllation. After months of trying and working with brother technical support have yielded little success. Ubintu directory location varies depending on your Linux distribution.

Local Printer Printer Port: Just remember, Semper Gumbi – always be flexible! Automatically identified as HL in 8. Was this driver made for Linux? Printer Duplex works fine after drivers.

Downloads | HL | United States | Brother

Find the answer to your Linux question: If you choose long edge it flips on short edge, if you choose short edge it flips on long edge. I’m not sure what machine name is supposed to be. Follow the installation screen directions. Used drivers and config recommendations of Brother. Seems to be important to install the lpr driver first and then the Cupswrapper driver ubuntj after that all works fine with the printer setup as a network printer with an ip address.

Installing Brother HL-2040 on Ubuntu

Following the download, the following entry appeared among the Brother brotheg listed: Ubuntu drivers downloaded from the brother site and installed.

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Unfortunately, it appears the driver doesn’t support duplex printing. Select “Brother” from the drop down “Manufacturer” menu. Download into a directory 2 deb files.

Two-sided Printing not avail. for Brother HL

I have no idea which driver’s worked, I just threw everything against the wall brothdr hoped something sticked. Please wait until it is complete. See forums to solve buuntu. Drivers from Brother Japan. Instead they have to try and reverse engineer drivers to make the hardware work.

Two-sided Printing not avail. They both work great, though they have a smallish print area roughly half-inch margins on each edge Sep Brother HL Yes v6.

Both printer and scanner in this multi-function device work well.