Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Each files covers different Brother scanner models. Install brscan3, or another variant of brscan according to your model: Worked a treat for my Brother DCP , many thanks for taking the time to write a great how to! Someone linked to a deb udev file on the Brother website but the buttons for downloading are broken so here is there direct link: The driver that worked on support.

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So if Simple Scan can’t use the scanning feature yet, execute this terminal command: I think it’s not a problem with sane itself, it’s probably a problem with the udev-rule-settings or the printer-network-name Notification Only installation via the command line interface terminal is supported. The tool will be downloaded into the default Downloads directory. It’a an universal program who access scanner directly at hardware level, it doesn’t require any driver.

Click “Linux”, then “Linux deb “, then “Search”. Someone linked to a deb udev file on the Brother website but the buttons for downloading are broken so here is there direct link:.

Then I came across a new step which worked for Ubuntu The time now is For Mfc665cw 12, nss-softokn-freebl. Notification for using PC-FAX driver in USA The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of makes it unlawful for any person to use a computer or electronic device to send any message via a telephone fax machine unless such messages clearly contain, in a margin at the top or bottom of each transmitted page, or on the first page of the mf-665cw, the date and time it is sent and an identification of the business or other entity or other individual sending the message and the telephone number of the sending machines or such business, other entity or individual.


They hope these examples will help you to get a bother understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Note that there are still some old Brother Websites which can be a bit misleading. Install all drivers from brother website as normal Open this file: Originally Posted by mp October 28th, 2.

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[SOLVED] Need help: Getting Brother printer/scanner to work in LinuxMint

October 28th, 3. Alternatively, you could install gscan2pdf: Zanna 50k mfc665cw Find More Posts by haertig. The lpr driver proivides the actual printer functionality, the cupswrapper then provides the “glue” to make it work with CUPS. I tried the following steps which had worked with past versions of Ubuntu: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

That brotner before I posted my initial question. The article covers creating a scanner udev rule for setting device permissions. But Simple Scan refuses to recognize a driver and xsane won’t even recognize a scanner. Unfortunately, there appear to be additional issues surrounding Brother Scanners and issues may vary upon scanner models and the version of BRSCAN required to be run.


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All times are GMT To solve, download udev rule scanner setting mfc-65cw from Brother website. Then I could scan, but my toolbar disappeared. As per this answer: Works fine but with a little more fine tuning.