Running Linux Mint Find uninstaller scripts in the download directory in case we need those later. Some Brother all-in-one printers also have an inbuilt fax but the drivers will not be shown on the printer driver download page. That’s OK for me. Then I’ll try to get it scanning, which I’ve found to be a pain in the butt with other Brother multifunction printers. I finally figured out that this one wants brsaneconfig4. Originally Posted by gleedadswell.
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June 2nd, 5. Install the proprietary drivers from Brother Browse to Broother Support and search for your model number. Email Required, but never shown. May need another driver running in Mint for that to work. However, pushing Scan button on printer did not identify Mint installation as possible destination, but I can live with that.
When I try Simple Scan the scanner says “scanning” and makes all sorts of promising noises. The scanner remains hung with “scanning” on its display. Is there a newer, more convenient way to install the drivers needed?
Optionally choose to make it your default printer, and adjust the default properties e. Here is a recent post of mine, 2 http: Wireless scanning works with ‘Simple Scan’ default in Mint.
Open ‘Terminal’, get superuser authorization with the sudo su command, and enter password. Apparently according to http: Some Brother all-in-one printers also have an inbuilt fax but the drivers will not be shown on the printer driver download page. Here’s what I did.
[ubuntu] Brother MFC-JDW
I just followed the printer manual to make the printer connect with my wireless router via WPS. Then in the cups admin page on my browser I did “Add printer”. I installed the drivers using dpkg -i as outlined on the Brother site.
Printer: Brother MFC-JDW | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation
Unlike a lot of people I actually like xsane’s user interface. Install the fax function if available. Post as a guest Name.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Note down your printer’s IP as we need it later.
Set up the network connection First set up your wireless connection on the printer display according to the quick setup manual. Find uninstaller scripts in the download directory in case we need those later.
It showed up in the list of detected network printers so I just selected it and everything else just worked.