Brother hl-l2300d series

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doug63026
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Brother hl-l2300d series

Postby doug63026 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:29 am

Installed printer on USB connection. Printer seems to be recognized when I call a print function. (Trying to print out the user manual). The printer box shows three options, Print to File, Brother hl-l2300d, and print - rejecting jobs. It then appears to spool the print job and doesn't print. I'm stuck....help

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Re: Brother hl-l2300d series

Postby pdc_2 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:53 pm

so if I was starting from the beginning, I would go here http://support.brother.com/g/b/download ... &type3=625 and download the Brother installer tool.

I would click to DOWNLOAD and SAVE it; and by default it should end up in one's Downloads directory as linux-brprinter-installer-2.1.1-1.gz

If one opens a terminal, ...... TV screen on bottom toolbar ........ and pastes in the commands below; one by one and hit ENTER after each paste ........ to paste in a terminal, right-click at the text prompt and look for PASTE in the menu that appears

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cd Downloads


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gunzip linux-brprinter-installer-2.1.1-1.gz


the next command starts the installer script; watch as it runs as it may ask you questions you need to answer;

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sudo bash linux-brprinter-installer-2.1.1-1 HL-2300D


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As your existing setup does not work, I suggest you open the PRINTERS folder; delete the existing Brother icon, then do what I suggest above.


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