For printer, use Ubuntu already included driver. Originally Posted by kuyaedz. When the installer prompts you to enter the model name, enter “HL” without quotes. Printer prints perfect Test Page and Text documents, but when it has to print any PDf or image, it prints only the left half of it but twice next to each other with an horizontal empty space between? Sufficient for home use, however. Just keep in mind as you read that if the instructions say they specifically apply to one of the other brother hl linux, they might not work for Kubuntu.

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Now, open an Administrator window in Files right click on the Files icon in the Dock and select ‘New Window as Administrator’ and enter the password for the admin user brotuer the system usually the first user account set up during the installation. Needed “–force-architecture” as the debs are only for 23bit. Locate the model in the pane on the left of the dialog and select it.

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Scanner also 203 fine using brscan3 driver ; the driver also needs activating. On the page that opens, click the Driver Install Tool link. This driver is obsolete. Used drivers and config recommendations of Brother. The only minor problem I have for the moment is that the margins are larger than announced.


With the HL drivers, the text was first shifted too far up on the page; this went away after deleting the printer in YaST2 and adding it again.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Also works fine multiple pages, toner save etc on Kubuntu 6. MFCC from Brother or from synaptic.

Set up needs to be done manually parallel port, haven’t tested usbbut works brilliantly with supplied ppd file included in ubuntu install. Works perfecly in i Sep Brother HL hl Click on the link for the region where the printer is being installed and, on the page that opens, the language the most closely matches that of the user.

Originally made to work with ppd from Brother’s website under 5. Toner Saving only “on” or “off”, but can select buuntu a list of different paper sizes and media types.

[lubuntu] how to install a printer HL from Brother with USB interface

So any feedback is highly appreciated. Miscellaneous Printer supports PJL. Works fine now, difference to first user entry: Can anyone offer info about it?


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brotyer By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. They both work great, though they have a smallish print area roughly half-inch margins on each edge.

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After months of trying and working with brother technical support have yielded little success. Originally Posted by kuyaedz. Even though install process seems to hang for ever, but after restart printer seems to be installed, but then works as described above Drivers from Brother Japan. MichaelRHead – I have two of these.

Small parts do not get printed because they are situated out of the print area. If the status is not, make sure the printer is turned on brotber connected. HardwareSupportComponentsPrintersBrother last edited Use brscan2 from Brother for scanner – follow all instructions there.

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