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printing – Can’t print correctly to Brother HL laser printer from Ubuntu – Ask Ubuntu

Beans 9, Distro Ubuntu. I have no idea whether that file will work or not, but it would be the appropriate one to try. July 5th, kinux. July 6th, 9. I now have a page jammed that will not come out without some kind of disassembly.


Copyright Linux Foundation. Open a terminal window and go to the directory Downloads where you downloaded the file to in the last step.

Brother HL-2140 B&W Laser Printer under Debian 9 only prints blank pages: a fix

Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. This printer was previously working with Xubuntu They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. You want the item labeled “foomatic-db OpenPrinting printer support – database” but not the one labeled “foomatic-db-compressed-ppds OpenPrinting printer support – Compressed PPDs derived from the database” ].

I actually got it working.

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Beans 2, Distro Ubuntu Development Release. I’ve been tearing what’s left of my hair out for a couple of days. The Debian 9 install was done from a netinst CD. Scott Goodgame 2, 7 July 6th, 6. Needs the correct details for brprinter version and printer model. Join our community today!


For having this working properly, first install the LPR driver found here http: Plug the printer into your computer with the USB. Select “Brother” if not already selected and then click ” Forward “. Please wait until it is complete. Review your favorite Linux distribution. Rate this Entry 5: But I don’t have the skills to tweak that if that’s the problem http: The following steps are what I used to get this printer working.

I believe that if we can figure out a way to print at higher resolution, graphical printing quality may improve! For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.