Just starting out and have a question? You wanna supply a link to the drivers page.. As far as I can see it will do no harm if I install all of the three scannerdriver files, but still I’ll do the same thing here. Great news because I couldn’t see anything wrong and was just assuming the drivers no longer worked with recent distros. Shortened driver-name means the driver’s name without the.
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Hi, Thanks for yout swift reaction.
Had a quick try at using this printer but I can’t get a response from it. Originally Posted by Joep72 First of all I am trying to find out what the cause is that the link you gave me, shows different instruction.
Be also sure that sane-backends package is already installed. I had to try a dozen times before it succeeded. What’s the output from: August 21, The driver installation will start.
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September 01, The Number Of The Beast. Both printer and scanner work now. SeZo Hero Member Posts: The installation of hrother drivers is all done by the installer tool.
In doing so a popup showed up advising me not to close because there is still an active proces running. Debian Testing Amd64 Posts: Lijux 27, August 28, You are logged into reality as ‘root’ logging in as ‘insane’ is the only safe option. I’ll let you know the result as soon as I have done that.
As far as I can see it will do no harm if I install all of the three scannerdriver files, but still I’ll do the same thing here. Shortened driver-name means the driver’s name without linix. This page explains how to set an all in one Brother printer up with a network connection.
If you’d like to contribute content, linhx us know. Eight hours later the situation is still the same. No scanners found; so does the Xsaneprogram. I am using Linux Mint 16 Petra ;debian.
Having a problem logging in? Hi Mark, I can’t scan from the printer and send it to the computer. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.
Brother scanner mfc jw installation. What OS are you using, is it debian based?
linjx Still I have one problem. The drivername can be obtained with a root ls -a. August 31, I won’t be able to try it out until Monday as my Grandson is here till then, but thanks for your help. 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.