Different hardware behaves better or worse on different distros. It's a pity you did not get your printer working - Ive got my Brother DCP7010 working with printing but not scanning (it's a multifunction) due to some oddity in the USB connection for it
I see that you have posted a handful of posts today that the support team haven't even seen.
I fear that you somehow got a broken package, which mostly can be cured with
sudo dpkg --configure -a
If that doesn't help I've got feedback that the problem occurs when the *.bin files in
The solution is to delete all *.bin files in that directory (which requires using sudo).
After that you should not have the problem with (un)install "going in circles"
I believe your Brother is working in Mint but you seem to have used Bianca KDE and there may be a difference