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linuxsudoer
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Brother Printer Issues

Postby linuxsudoer » Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:30 pm

Hello everyone! Linuxsudoer here having some complications looking for solutions. What I have is a laptop running Mint 13 Cinnamon. (mmm tasty). Mint detects and see the printer all the information looks correct. However! I still cannot get it to print, I am done having commitment issues and no longer want to dual-boot to get a dang-o-printer to work. Anywho where can I find a driver for this here

brother MFC-J6390W

If anyone needs more information feel free to ask I will be happy to oblige.

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Re: Brother Printer Issues

Postby DrHu » Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:12 pm

I didn't find anything on a search for linux or cups, but the brother web site has this data
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bs ... _esp8.html

brother web site, there may be some info or forum answers there!..
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bs ... index.html

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Re: Brother Printer Issues

Postby linuxsudoer » Mon Oct 29, 2012 4:39 pm

Thanks for the reply I will see what they got for me there. I am install linux in the laptop now. Why can't everyone be like HP, I get HP printers to work with so much ease in linux. Cannon also having support for linux on their US site. I know there for a while I had to navigate to the DE website to find any.

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is this the MFC-J630W

Postby pdc_2 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 3:02 pm

could you read the front of your Brother printer and check its ID?

Are you sure you do not have the MFC-J630W ........I say this as google records no record of such a device that you quote: MFC-J6390W .............but does for the MFC-J630W .......................

Brother supply an installer

http://www.brother.com/cgi-bin/agreemen ... nglish_lpr

....... as I understand it, this script should detect which printer you have and install the appropriate drivers ...................

........why not try that? I have seen several posts from pleased punters who did this ................

.........the link for the 630 is here

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bs ... #MFC-J630W

if you wish to do it all yourself ........but this means.................ugh ...........................reading instructions and worse .................carefully following them ..............


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