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Printer install files

Postby cato40 on Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:46 pm

I am presently running Mint 7 On my wifes PC. I am in the process of updating to Mint 9 or 10 ,and ,since I had alot of
trouble to get my Brother DCP-115C multifunction device to work, I was wondering which files that pertain to said printer , could be saved ,and then used
to install said printer when I have installed the latest Mint.
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Re: Printer install files

Postby pythagorean on Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:18 pm

Well, the brother site does have Linux drivers and its not too hard to find through any search engine, but sometimes its easier to just get a newer linux compatible printer since they practically give them away anymore. My Canon MP250 cost $30... roughly one third the price of my video card. You know?
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Re: Printer install files

Postby willie42 on Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:46 pm

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bs ... index.html

there is a link to the site for the cups and lpr drivers. I have a Brother hl 2170 and this is where I got mine. Make sure you pic the .deb files and you should be grand.
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Re: Printer install files

Postby cato40 on Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:25 am

THanks folks. I shall endeavour to install the files as needed.
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Re: Printer install files

Postby cato40 on Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:03 am

I have been trying to scan with my Brother DCP-115C ,using the MFC-210C drivers as per the Brother website , but I have not had the luck as when I used Mint 9 .Presently I am trying to scan on Mint14 ,Mate .I keep getting the following error message.
failed to open device " brother 2:bus3; dev1":
invalid argument.
Thanks for any suggestions .
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Re: Printer install files(Solved)

Postby cato40 on Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:57 pm

Success : Solved , I followed the instructions as per

Brother DCP-130C not scanning in Linux Mint 14 32bit

Postby mikebalemi on Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:18 pm ,and Voilla I was able to scan a Doc.
Thanks ,once again for such a brainy group of Mint -lovers. It is an AWESOME DISTRO.
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