Is there a book that any of you guys would recommend? It seems logical to me that the. The solution for me was the following: Forgot to ask in last post but Can I delete the files downloaded to the. Ask your network administrator for the device’s IP address or check for yourself on the panel if it has one. But Simple Scan refuses to recognize a driver and xsane won’t even recognize a scanner. Open a Terminal window and type:

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If you ignore them and simply follow the instructions in the link everything will work out fine. On the subject of reference works, being new to Ubuntu I downloaded the Getting Started user guide but this is too high a level which would be good for something like Windows but not for a Linux system which appears to require more terminal command line knowledge.

Something more functional area based would be better e. To solve, download udev rule scanner setting file from Brother website.

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I found this solution in this thread on Ubuntu forums. Alternatively, you could install gscan2pdf: I think it’s not a problem with sane itself, it’s probably a problem with the udev-rule-settings or the printer-network-name October 16th, 7.


Follow mtc-885cw installation screen directions. Install brscan3, or another variant of brscan according to your model: I did not need to do this for Ubuntu Brother seemed to have dropped the ball with Linux Support prior to the December 25, update but everything seems to work flawlessly now as per the linked answer above.

Display, printer, serial comms, directory management etc; with lists of common tasks and commonly used command sequences. Of particular interest is the udev rule discussed in many answers has been updated and works fine.

Yes, i know sane should automatically install as dependency of lniuxbut I’ve seen situations when it’s missing for some reason. I have a Unix book but it is very difficult to use as you need to know what you are looking for. Install brscan3, or another variant of brscan according to your model:.

Copying all files from lib64 to mfc-885xw is awful advice. If you can ping the ip address of your printer Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

October 9th, 2. I will try to update the limux with the specific files that get misplaced by the driver install script the next time i need to setup the driver again. If not please post a comment on the link answer. Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu I hacked around this block but it did not help getting scanner working so just more time wasted.


[SOLVED] Installing Brother Priners and Scanners Just Got Easier

Results lnux to 10 of Using Gedit with sudo no longer works in Ubuntu Zanna 50k 13 The port-number is very optional and defaults to Coming from Windows I’m struggling with the Xterm command line stuff needed for installing downloaded stuff so helpful replies will need this detail please. I downloaded the drivers and used the Driver Install Tool by brother. Finally I noted a new driver post from Brother dated !! I’m linuxx that there is something different with Ubuntu I couldn’t believe how much easier this has been than in years past when I had to mfc-858cw the LPR and Cups drivers, and then install the scanner drivers.

I only had to do this single step mentioned earlier but that answer also included other steps.