Install the drivers from the Brother website. I read a lot of mixed stories about this printer, but at the time Lucid And the static IP is set if you need to update the wireless info at any point in the future. November 29th, 7. For scanner use brscan3 from Brother website , install brscan3 and scan-key-tool.

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Sufficient for home use, ubbuntu. I have a Brother laser printer HL which wasn’t on the printer driver’s list, so instead I used the driver for HL and it worked. They both work great, though they have a smallish print area roughly half-inch margins on each edge Sep Brother HL Yes v6.

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November 28th, 6. I think this Linux thing will catch on Channel is same as your network’s channel number.

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Sat Dec 5 If you’re going to pool the printer, this might become an issue As of today, Brother has acknowledged the bug report, might change over time A macro photo of the tip of an unsharpened 2 pencil, showing the wood detail.


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Can you also try whether your printers work with the model selection Brother HL and the driver hl7x0 on any Ubuntu version? Everything else that I’ve needed to print has worked fine using the HLW selection as model. HP Compaq s dmi. August 28th, 1. Instagram A macro photo of a red microfiber cloth. Without any specific knowledge of this printer — does the printer hl-170w Postscript?

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They both work great, though they have a smallish print area roughly half-inch margins on each edge. I can’t print any file via my printer “Brother HLW”, instead I got a paper with the follow context:.

Use brscan2 from Brother for scanner hl-2710w follow all instructions there. I recommend installing and using the Brother drivers — I did so and the printer works flawlessly through the network with it.

BTW, forgot to say, if print test page – there’s no problem.

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I had this problem in the past, then it reappeared after I installed the latest set of updates to Karmic. August 28th, 3. Post Your Answer Discard 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 ubuhtu policies.


I didn’t see an option for HL hl7x0 in my list. I used Ho-2170w XP in VirtualBox to configure it, the printer configuration in Ubuntu hl-217w0 able to see it on the wireless network and connected just as easily as it did via USB.

Perhaps it works also with your printer. I can’t find any evidence at all of anyone getting these printers working across USB, so it seems, if you want to use a Brother with Linux, you have to configure it to be wireless with ubntu Windows box, which is not an option for me.

Citing a fault in the cups drivers for at the least, this printer modela solution was explained using a generic driver instead of the [presumably broken] cups driver:.

The printer warms up and then stops. See forums to solve that.