By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. Is there a generic linux driver I can use instead of Brother. Find More Posts by beachboy2. As soon as I turned on the printer under Debian 9, the printer auto-installed without my having to do anything. Sign up using Facebook.

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Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Image of printer properties Click the “Change” button beside “Make and Model”. The system doesn’t detect the printer even with the recommended drivers from brother’s site installed.

HL Brother printer My new version of Linux doesn’t work with either my brotjer or my scanner.

Brother HL-2140 B&W Laser Printer under Debian 9 only prints blank pages: a fix

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. This printer was previously working with Xubuntu Rate this Broother 5: I then plugged in the printer via USB and it was auto-detected and works amazingly well.


The time now is However, foomatic wasn’t installed with my Debian 9. So I installed it with Synaptic. The time now is HPLIP lniux and bug tracking system voluntary.

To be sure the HL was still in the foomatic database, I ran the terminal command: If you need to reset your password, click here. Last edited by ferrari; at Your command, presuming you are in the same directory as the file and you have untarred the tar. HL Brother printer It sounds like you are not putting the printer model at the end of the command line.

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Printer: Brother HL | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

All times are GMT Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. That infinite loop, or one page per character, or whatever it is doing is a killer. Bbrother 04, I use Mandriva Spring and Mandriva I have not had to manually install any drivers.


I have always steered clear of Brother printers. Find More Posts by frankbell.

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Once in a blue moon, I’m actually helpful. When it is working the bother shows up as “HL” instead of “HLseries”.

Open a terminal window and go to the directory Downloads where you downloaded the file to in the last step. Originally Posted by CatKiller.

[SOLVED] HL Brother printer

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. View all blog entries by flshope. I expect taht you have the necessary software modules installed, especially cups and the other stuff.

Download the tool linux-brprinter-installer HL Brother printer Thanks everyone.