This tutorial assumes the mfcc folder is still on the desktop. Bruce Crowther [ You may not vote on this poll. In my long-ago experience, VueScan is excellent; probably far superior to most scanner drivers. Having a problem logging in? By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. For other Brother machines:

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For other Brother machines: Bruce Crowther bwucie wrote on I ran into the same issue, mfc-25cn according to https: List of the evaluated distributions and Brother products.

Installing a Brother MFCCW (printer)/Scanner on Linux Lite (Ubuntu )?

Shouldn’t these two packages depend on each other in order to have a working printer by installing either one of them an every other needed package would be downloaded automatically? The time now is Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as lniux exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

Debianizing the Brother drivers in a distribution- friendly way was much more complex than debianizing a typical free software application.


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See the license text by going to http: It got autodetected after i installed the packages and plugged it in.

I’ve been trying to follow the instructions at http: I installed a fresh copy of saucy to verify that it wasn’t just something to do with the upgrade. But retrying it would work.

You seem to have this package from an alternative source or from Brother. Saivann Carignan oxmosys wrote on I think it will be to late to include the drivers into Gutsy. I would bump this issue — seconds on the “please add these for Hardy”.

To fix the problem, you will need to use the path based on the location of the brother scanner in the lsusb command. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Yes, I used alpha 5 again with the packages from your PPA. At this point I haven’t quite figured out how to “share” my printer on my LAN not that I’m in a hurry: Matchless has worked very hard at putting together two tutorials to help you with your C: This does not seem to have been questioned in the bug report.


Henrik Nilsen Omma henrik on The other problem is that the bus and dev number are wrong from the scanimage error.

The original drivers are really not well designed for being shipped with a distro, and this made me adding several points to my driver design guidelines at OpenPrinting: I’m a new Ubuntu user muhself.

Have installed the Brother Scanner driver, but the scanner will not start.

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According to your comment and Martijn Vermaat comment, I believe that there is still some things that need to be fixed with laser and laser1 packages but I can’t see what, at least from now. Originally Posted by http: You may not vote on this poll. To find out where the brother scanner is on the bus use lsusb.

It is possible that some of you will have a printer that is not a part of the package, like the Markus FaxCN which I didn’t find anywhere in the sources. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.