Downloaded lpr and cups. Join our community today! Join Date Feb Beans Scooter 1 4 I then plugged in the printer via USB and it was auto-detected and works amazingly well. I have the brother HL and I have had a lot of trouble getting it working.

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HL Brother printer My new version of Linux doesn’t work with either my printer or my scanner. It gave me blank pages.

Originally Posted by Zelator Thanks for the link. Again, Mandriva just seems to “work” in most cases, no “mkdir blah”, or “chmod this file”, or even “sudo hrother this or that command” Thanks for the information, I’ll try that with my next install. Double click on the Brother printer to open properties.

July 5th, 2. It brothfr spits out multiple blank pages I’m saving on ink. Can some kind person please confirm this, and advise how to install this if I buy one?


Brother HL-2140 on Linux and Raspberry Pi Print Server

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Scott Goodgame 2, 7 Having a problem logging in? Yeah, the HL definitely didn’t go so well. Is there a driver I need to download or something else I have to do to get it to work correctly? You could also use Gdebi, a. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. July 6th, 8. I’m not convinced the installer is looking in the right bfother for the files.

[SOLVED] HL Brother printer

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That infinite loop, or one page per character, or whatever it is doing is a killer. After that, CUPS enables to set power savings and correct dpi resolution.

I’m sorry, but it’s not quite clear whether you got the brother working. HL Brother printer You got it.

Originally Posted by CatKiller. This method worked for me on Ubuntu LSB is a trademark of the Linux Foundation. Originally Posted by Zelator. I have no problems configuring it this way with any distribution and it is actually the easiest.


Select “Brother” if not already selected and then click ” Forward “. Got errors on the install and then made the mistake of ul2140 to print a test page as it offered, and it did the infinite loop printing blank pages. When it is working the printer shows up as “HL” instead of “HLseries”. Downloaded lpr and cups.