BROTHER HL-2040 UBUNTU DRIVER DOWNLOAD

Richard Luken cmcrgl said on Works perfecly in i Used drivers and config recommendations of Brother. I had similar problem with Results 1 to 7 of 7. The printer and driver can also be found by means of CUPS v1.

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Results 1 to 7 of 7. USB connectivity was not tested.

These two related models seem to have the same firmware installed. Used drivers and config recommendation of Brother. Used drivers and config recommendations of Brother. And now it works. Tried for a few hours but I couldn’t get it working. Set up on network by http to DHCP address of printer go to your router web page look at attached devices. Both printer and scanner in this multi-function device work well.

I have no idea which driver’s worked, I just threw everything against the wall and hoped something sticked. Initially scanner only works if xsane is run as root sudo xsane. Mr Price, Thank you for the response.

How-to Easy Install the Brother HL Printer Driver on Ubuntu Linux

Not a member yet? Unfortunately, that is not common Used the version 1. LPT 1 The HL was not among the Brother models listed as having drivers included with the distro, so I went to the Brother webside, where I downloaded and installed the debian package they provide for this printer. That is much of the driver problems with Linux.

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After connecting the printer to the computer via a parallel cable and turning both on, from the Ubuntu desktop open a browser and go to: They both work great, though they have a smallish print area roughly half-inch margins on each edge Sep Brother HL Yes v6.

Selected printer New Printer wizard, automatically found networked printer.

Instead they have to try and reverse engineer drivers to make the hardware work. This is a picture of how everything is set up right now: The HL was not among the Brother models listed as having drivers included with broother distro, so I went beother the Brother webside, where I downloaded and installed the debian package they provide for this printer.

But had to use HLDW model number at step 5 above and printer is now working correctly.

Downloaded HL Brother linux-brprinter-installer. MichaelRHead – I have two of these. All times are GMT. Printer and scanner both works fine after this.

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Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Follow carefully instructions at Brother site. This particular laserjet is the Wifi enabled cousin of the above mentioned model HLN. None Link to a FAQ.

Installing Brother HL-2040 on Ubuntu

HardwareSupportComponentsPrintersBrother last edited I tried downloading the driver from here as well: People arent going to click links to find the instructions you were trying to use, it’s best to include here, so people don’t have to search for how to help you. Right now, I’ll try to print something and then it disappears from the queue in seconds.

Writing an email or letter to the hardware company may not do much good but at least they will know of your displeasure with their product and company.