The printer was Auto-Detected. I can print, I had to use the settings, used on hardy, I attach my cups folder, maybe help somebody. But I’d be grateful for help with the printer first. It gave me blank pages. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Once complete, open ‘Printers’ and delete any you have created there then ‘Add’. Go to printers and add the printer normally.

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Turned the printer off and tried to print from Firefox. After that, CUPS enables to set power savings and correct dpi resolution.

How to install the Printer Brother HL-2140

Visit the following links: If you need to reset your password, click here. Prints clean at dpi. My guess is you have the command wrong. PrinzLangweilig bln-schade wrote on Extremely unlikely and Brother make some of the most Linux friendly printers on the market so wouldn’t avoid unless the basis of the aversion has nothing to do with compatibility.

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[SOLVED] Brother HL Printer Setup

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. The installer is ‘one size fits all’ and once you specify the printer you are using in the command above, the installer will select the correct driver for your model and the rest should go smoothly.

YOU must do that. Download the tool linux-brprinter-installer Scott Goodgame 2, 7 Devs, please incorporate these into the brother- lpr-driver- laser and brother- cups-wrapper- laser packages. Does the highest resolution setting there work for you?

I found out that i had a wrong option in the printer settings. It doesn’t happen ‘automagically’.

Was able to print the test page successfully using the HLW printer driver! Nothing will happen until you do.

Confirm the model name. Yes, the script from the page you linked doesn’t appear to accept that model of printer as an option, even though that page suggests that it should.

It also asks for a Brother cups driver to be installed.

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After these debs are installed to the system, it autodetects the printer and chooses a sort of PPD file which is labelled as for the HLW printer. After installing the drivers did you then configure CUPS to use the vendor driver? I shut the printer off to stop it, but that was a mistake.

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How to install the Printer Brother HL

Find More Posts by beachboy2. Check whether dpi works with this driver. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

It tells you the command to use to untar the file, but again, you need to fill in the correct details, probably ‘2. I have not had to manually install any drivers. BB code is On. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.