But I think I may have got wrong driver downloaded for scanner. February 10th, 1. Go through the list, find a driver for a similar model. I am pretty sure you need to get a different scanner driver to get the scanner to function. After that, everything worked perfectly!

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Brother MFC-7420 – Ubuntu – Linux

This brings up a new page. I hope this helps if you are trying to get the MFC printer to work using cupps.

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Step by step to get Brothers linud driver using cups Ubuntu Start the CUPS mfx-7420. Email Required, but never shown. If at first you don’t succeed, try again. Step 8 Select the default options which brings up another page. Unable to print with Brother MFC printer. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: No such file or directory dpkg: I do not think there is a driver that gets both to work in one driver but I know this got my printer working.


By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. The unit works fine via usb in Win7 dual boot same machine. I have tried connecting directly and have updated my question with the details. They hope linyx examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

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Then click add printer. USB Lunux printer dev 3 if 0 alt 0 proto 2 vid 0x04F9 pid 0x I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Brscan2 and xsane to no avail.

It really should work without any additional software installed. Step 2 Then select go to overview of cups. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

I am having difficulty installing driver for my mfc scanner. Now I think I have right one but won’t let me install. I also installed the drivers from Brother’s page.


Step 9 Under maintenance select print test page. I got the printer portion right. Leave lniux Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Tony Morgan 6 1 2.

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Make sure you use a color driver if you have a color printer. How do I print to my printer? The time now is