You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Even the upgrade CD didn’t have a full system on it, you needed the base system installed first. At this point I just want to make sure that the printer I get works in Linux, and HP seems to be a leader in this. On the subject of reference works, being new to Ubuntu I downloaded the Getting Started user guide but this is too high a level which would be good for something like Windows but not for a Linux system which appears to require more terminal command line knowledge. But to get the scanner to work on the I had to manually add myself to the “scanner” group. I am trying to configure CUPS for this printer.

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I’ve found a couple of Debian references that both mention enabling multiarch support I don’t think the new HPs are built as well as the old 4,5,6s were back in the days but I do think they have broother best support. I’m running Debian 9, Stretch. The is ancient, but it just chugs along perfectly year after year.


I have now got it working. Thanks again to all who helped.

Thanks to all the people who have replied here! October 16th, 8.

Does this only apply to the Download directory and assume that files which have been executed since download are no longer needed? I’ve heard that they’ve gone down quite a bit in quality over the years, but I suppose that’s true of all printers made for home use.

Thanks for any help in this Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Also, the Brother pages give you the full command to use to install. If you need to reset your password, click here. October 9th, 2.

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Well I don’t have a brlpdwrapper file.

The worked perfectly for printing without anything special, other than installing the Brother drivers as documented in many places Brother has an incredibly simple tool for Linux to do this.

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I think I even wore out the first floppy once due to having to re-install so often. Join Date Oct Beans 5. Coming from Windows I’m struggling with the Xterm command line stuff needed for installing downloaded stuff so helpful replies will need this detail please. After three years it starts up, but during initialization it shuts down jl-5250dn won’t come liux on for a LONG time.


Normally HP too, but recently we got a really cheap Epson. A history of commands brothsr while using the Terminal can be viewed with the command: I was concerned that installing ialibs might cause problems, and didn’t want to take a chance. The supported devices for this tool are: Can some one point me in the right direction? Find More Posts by ferrari.

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Brother laser printer not working with fc2. The time now is My first printer was an HP Laserjet 6l that lasted almost ten years. BB code is On.