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Then simply install the printer hardware normally, depending on how you hook it up. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Brother hl-2280dw linux Wizard and press OK. Brother also provides an Android app that will print documents directly from the phone through its newer network printers.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Brother hl-2280dw linux faced with selecting the connection type and its configuration: In order to get the Scan button on the printer to work, you have to enable the key interface in the terminal:.

I scanned a number of documents using gscanpdf, and it all worked great. Brother hl-2280dw linux Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. The was not an option, so I recommend downloading and installing the driver per the OEM.

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My new new Brother continues to provide excellent support to Linux systems for its products. Then read the printer installation instructions for the lpr driver and brother hl-2280dw linux CUPs wrapper ; and then the scanner and brother hl-2280dw linux key tool instructions.

In order to get the Scan button on hl-2280fw printer to work, you have to enable the key interface in the terminal: Notify me of new comments linix email. I also set brscan-skey to autoexecute on restart.

Ring the bell and increment the counter if you were successful with setting up your printer. How do I install Nrother HLdw network printer?

Scanning with the Brother HL-2280DW on Linux

brother hl-2280dw linux Thank you for stopping by and writing your kind comment to let me know. I elected to set the wireless up at the printer itself using its LCD display and front controls.

Thanks for putting this brother hl-2280dw linux. Ubuntu had no trouble finding the DW when it was hard-wired to my router. In short, in a terminal, change into the directory where you downloaded the driver files, then type the following to install the printer drivers:. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The duplexing works great, and will save my a lot of time and effort that previously went into working print orders and manually duplexing.

This question already has an answer here: Brother hl-2280dw linux downloaded the Linux deb drivers from Brother’s support site and the application installer will give a message to not install.

[ubuntu] Brother HLDW Printer/Scanner

The HLDW is more than a printer. New to Ubuntu using For Windows or Mac, the CD that comes with the printer handles the installation.

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