I have a couple of steps that are required for most brother printers, that are not in your how-to, Step 3A these steps need to happen before installing the cupswrapper driver go to http: October 29th, 6. So I’ll have to undo it. Now it should recognize the Brother scanner. Brother updated software December 25, Thomas Ulrich Christiansen 56 1 4. I installed that and configured the IP address and I’m good to go.

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Open a Terminal window and type: My notes covered the following steps:. The information on the websites does not guarantee the operation of Brother Linux drivers in all users’ operating environments. Also brscan4 and not brscan2 or brscan3 is hrother preferred driver for most scanners.

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October 28th, 2. I think it’s not a problem with sane itself, it’s probably a problem with the udev-rule-settings or the printer-network-name Ubuntu is case sensitive so use the command dir or ls to check directory names.


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This being said I’m not able to personally test it as I’m running on 32bit. The time now is I’m not a udev expert to be able to understand exactly what that rule is doing, but I can still cluelessly mimic what they show in the article and see if it works. Finally I noted a new driver post from Brother dated linuxx

I’m running Ubuntu Setting the root password is required befor you can issue this command. Pre-required Procedure 2 Related distributions Ubuntu8.

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I did not need to do this for Ubuntu BB code is On. The article covers creating a scanner udev rule for setting device permissions. October 28th, 5. Was this HowTo helpful? Works fine but with a little more fine tuning.


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October 28th, 3. As per this answer: I only had to nfc-665cw this single step mentioned earlier but that answer also included other steps.

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I have comprised this simply from how I went about doing it which worked perfectly. If you can ping the ip address of your printer I mfc-665dw run Simple Scan as a normal user initally it didn’t workthen as root it workedand then again as a normal user it still didn’t work.

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