LPT 1 from the drop down menu. None Link to a FAQ. Find the answer to your Linux question: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. If it is, you should be able to set it up there. Now you have printer installed.

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Originally Posted by Rubberman. Please try to explain exactly what Step 5 is, or where you’re having trouble. Margins are a bit on the small side though. You’re right, it prints, but doesn’t look that good. The driver installation will start.

Installing Brother HL-2040 on Ubuntu

Click the forward button to move to the Hrother 2 of 3 window. Both printer and hl-0240 in this multi-function device work well. English Edit question Status: If it was and your double sided printing option is grayed out then Brother probably did not enable that option in their driver.

Both printer and scanner work perfectly. Auto-discovered device on network. Small files can be printed but documents of any significant size such as those created by browsers Firefox or epiphany cause the printer to lock up.


Printing and scanning works well. Local Printer Printer Port: Tried for a few hours but I couldn’t get it working. Richard Luken cmcrgl said on Did you download both the LPR driver and the cups driver?

Print a test page from the properties window to check the instllation. Works except scanner only as root. Right click and choose “properites” to adjust the settings for paper size, and other printing parameters.

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

This is a fantastic printer for Linux users. Find the answer to your Linux question: These two related models seem to have the same firmware installed.

Derek Yawder 11 2. Selected printer New Printer ubunt, automatically found networked printer. Ubuntu did not recognize the printer, so I used the prompts as follows: But had to use HLDW model number at step 5 above and printer is now working correctly.

They both work great, though they have a smallish print area roughly half-inch margins on each edge. Please wait until it is complete. I am not bl-2040 if order counts, but what I read on the Brother site leads me to believe that one should first download and let the automatic package installer install the driver for “lpr”, then downlaod and install the Going back to the Brother site I found a driver for LPr AKA Parallel Printer Port.


Two-sided Printing not avail.

Results 1 to 7 of 7. The driver shipped with Ubuntu works. Printer and scanner both works fine after this. Unfortunately, it appears the driver doesn’t support duplex printing. Install packages by “sudo dpkg -i brdcplpr Used drivers and config recommendation of Brother.