November 9, I use CentOS 5. For having this working properly, first install the LPR driver found here http: Indeed, I use http: You could also use Gdebi, a. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

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I’m sorry, but it’s not quite clear whether you got the brother working. I then printed a test page and the printer began putting out an endless amount of blank pages. For linyx advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Printer: Brother HL | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

But I’d be grateful for help with the printer first. You must navigate to the directory you have downloaded the script to. That infinite loop, or one page per character, or whatever it is doing is a killer. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.


Is there a generic linux driver I can use instead of Brother. It doesn’t happen ‘automagically’. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Using the distribution’s brohter does not always work in a predictable way.

[SOLVED] HL Brother printer

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Originally Posted by Kevin McCready. Thanks for the link. Email Required, but never shown. The time now is Visit the following links: YOU must do that. It is one thing to write a driver that doesn’t work – or have print system that doesn’t work. But how did they manage a print system with ul2140 infinite loop?

Brother HL-2140 on Linux and Raspberry Pi Print Server

I haven’t had to do anything with the “pre-required” instructions in years. July 6th, 8. November 9, I use CentOS 5. Both my HP printers laser and inkjet used with Windows are pretty antiquated, and resist installing under Linux.


Select “Brother” if not already selected and then click ” Forward “. Was able to print the test page successfully using the HLW printer driver! HL Brother printer Are you positively in the correct directory?

Is is part of hplip or KDE after all?

July 5th, 4. Double click on the Brother printer to open properties. July 6th, 7.

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