I have never came across one that works this way. Having a problem logging in? That being said it has been a few years since I’ve installed any type of MFC on a linux machine because most of our customers use Windows and the ones that use Linux I have to set it up once and they never screw up so I hardly have to fix them again. I have tried changing the USB cable to another port without success. I guess I owe you a Fosters for this one! Join our community today! At first glance these items seem to relate only to printing.
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I guess I can disable selinux and try installing all the scanner stuff and see what happens.
Installing the MFC-240C in 64-bit Feisty
USB disconnect, address 5 Apr 27 Any help or suggestions appreciated. This user asks how to get their scanner working, but you give instructions on how to install the printer drivers.
I always recommend HP devices for Linux systems, they are usually supported, at least the ones I have came across, and are a snap to get working. So for your sake I hope you made a typo and your device is supported. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. All manufacturers can be found here. Make sure you do Brothers pre-required procedures by clicking here. Also, I’ve found that USB devices work and are easier to configure compared to Parallel devices that hardly ever work for scanning especially.
Mine doesn’t work this way. Could not even install the print capabilities on 8. A couple of times xsane seemed to “reboot” the MFC – sort of a power cycle process.
I then re-enabled selinux and fired up xsane. Then Click here to go to Brothers printer cups driver installation guide and here to go to Brothers lpr printer installation guide. Always check that the device you have in mind to buy is supported in Linux and Ubuntu before buying.
Test page and a document brotther printed fine. No assignee Edit question Last query: You can find linux drivers made by Brother here. View LQ Wiki Contributions.
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Brother MFC c Intermittent scanning issue
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For your specific manufacturer click here. I was so pleased I forgot most of what I had figured out about xsane and how to set the configuration to my liking. That being said it has been a few years since I’ve installed any type of MFC on a linux machine because most of our customers use Windows and the ones that use Linux I have to set it up once and they never screw up so I hardly have to fix them again. The photo copy part works OK to.
I can not download the driver for my printer, the printer is a Brother MFC-240C.
Research what other people have bought and have had good experiences with when installing and using in Linux. I’ve read where others have the same issue as you with Brother devices, printer works scanner doesn’t.
But I also told you that I have the original CD from the printer, I mean the driver, so can you help me with that? Other than what I have already stated the following is basically my experience and some suggestions.
Sometimes powering the scanner off and back on will clear it. If that works then you can try setting up printer and hope they both work that way.