Install a scanning utility, such as Xsane: All times are GMT Join Date Feb Beans 1. You will need Java installed to use brpcfax. It may be better to use the output from the following instead Code:. Print jobs get put into the queue and the printer did nothing. Both installed, both fail.

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August 23rd, 1. After a long, frustrating search, I finally found a clue in an obscure post somewhere in the Ubuntu forumshinting that CUPS actually comes with a driver that works with the MFC If it does, then you are done. August 23rd, 3. K Ubuntu will find the printer on the network automatically assuming all firewalls are turned off and install the correct drivers.

Scanning utilities There are many utilities for use with scanning.

CUPS and the Brother MFC-7220 USB printer

Search the package manager for a package that corresponds to lijux model first. If you don’t know whether your system is a bit or bit system: If not, try it. So here is the link to my site where I posted the instruction.


August 23rd, 2. Then attempted a print test.

The time now is I think it found the driver. No unpopular browsers were harmed in the creation of this site. If not, use the next step to complete configuration. The following steps are no longer necessary if you have installed the packages: I’m posting this information here because it seems to be very difficult to find online, and took me months before I solved it. Just wondering whether the scanimage command is right re.

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Starting the menu item will then invoke the brpcfax utility to send the file. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

February 8th, 5. If it detects the scanner it should work as well. Just for interest’s sake open a terminal and run Code:.

If it works then setup is complete. It is possible, but not recommended, to use this PPD driver. It might just be the thing you need. Results 1 to 6 of 6.


Printer: Brother MFC | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

It was a very frustrating experience. Brother MFC Printer – Driver Fail Thanks for sharing and please do not post in brothfr that have not had activity for a year or longer, since this is an old thread it has been closed.

Join Date Jul Beans Other models My N model is installed by K Ubuntu automatically, but other models may need the installation of the LPR and cupswrapper drivers individually. Install pre-requisites if not already installed: Unfortunately, the instructions differ for each version of Ubuntu and are complicated.

Associate brpcfax with Postscript files as an output option This method entails associating Postscript files with the brpcfax utility.