Works except scanner only as root. Glad to know your problem is solved; thanks brother hl linux announcing that! USB connectivity was not tested. MFCC from Brother or from synaptic. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service.

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Email Required, but never shown. For Debian Etch users: Toner Saving only “on” or “off”, but can select from a list of different paper sizes and media types. Set up needs to be done manually parallel port, haven’t tested usbbut works brilliantly with supplied ppd file included in ubuntu install. Please see our privacy policy.

Download into a directory 2 deb files.

Brother HL Installation with Ubuntu Linux

Such an application could be the word editor in Open Office. Printer is recognized and installs automatically. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge brotner you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Works fine now, difference to first user entry: But I would like to understand things better.



The driver shipped with Ubuntu works. Find More Posts by grautu. These two related models seem to have the same firmware installed. Gutenprint mailing list at SourceForge voluntary.

If it is listed as “Ready”, the printer is ready to use.

Used drivers and config recommendations of Brother. Default printing works, but it simply ignores 2-onpage-settings. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

They both work great, though they have a smallish print area roughly half-inch margins on each edge Sep Brother HL Yes v6. For scanner use brscan3 from Brother websiteinstall brscan3 and scan-key-tool.

The HL is the closest driver available and which will most likely work for the HL It would be the best if you could.

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This ilnux is obsolete. Printer Duplex works fine after drivers. Use recomendations and drivers from Brother. Both printer and ubntu work perfectly. Install the drivers from the Brother website.


Easy installation instructions here. Tried for a few hours but I couldn’t get it working.

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Brother ubunttu an Debian Linux installer which will work for elementay OS, by virtue of it being based on Ubuntu which is based on Debian for the HL So any feedback is highly appreciated.

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