After that, everything worked perfectly! Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Does it work if you plug the printer directly in to the Linux box? All times are GMT Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Add the following two lines to the end of the device list.

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Post as a guest Name. I do not how to do it for more than one user ,but it seemed easy.

Unable to print with Brother MFC printer

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. There are two of these drivers I selected the first one. Go through the list, find a driver for a similar model. You will then need to put in your user name and password the same password you use in terminal for sudo and the name you put in while setting up Ubuntu at least for me thats what the user name and password were This takes you to a new page.


A test page should print. Do not confuse it with other drivers. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Connect it through USB to a computer running Linux. So you need to select the driver in the next sentence instead and it works. It uses a driver for a different printer that mfv-7420 a similar printing engine.

I am trying to help a friend with a Brother printer.

Please see the above notes. Afterwards my test system installed the cupswrapper package and the printer appears on the selection list. Post as a guest Name. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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Thanks for brothrr reply. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. You only need to do the Pre-Required Procedure 2, that means opening a terminal and running: If it doesn’t follow the steps below.

Brother MFC-7420 – Ubuntu – Linux

I also installed the drivers from Brother’s page. It prints fine from my Mac, cords USB are fine, USB port is fine and even though the print queue says it will print, it fails to do so. Step 8 Select the default options which brings up another page. We are running Sidux as far as I know. Notify me of new comments via email.