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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Trying different drivers was a good idea and I tried a few other drivers I’d heard of other people using that worked, including the and , but none of them worked. Is there a driver I need to download or something else I have to do to get it to work correctly? This driver uses Brother’s proprietary printer language. Both comments and pings are currently closed. Image of printer properties Click the “Change” button beside “Make and Model”. In your web browser open http:

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Join Date Jun Beans I was literally and seriously done in 5 minutes after spending 3 hours reading the forums posts and downloading the drivers.

The time now is Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I installed it through CUPS and it worked right away, and it has duplexing. Switching to — driver lets me print images. A troubleshooter comes up and says printer is not activated. Note — the printer ships with a second drivers disc specifically for Windows 7.


I followed the directions here and consulted the posts here and here and here and here and here and so on to no avail. Print a test page.

The light is not blue and is off. In your web browser open http: Wait for some seconds. There was HL hl available and that seemed to work.

printing – Can’t print correctly to Brother HL laser printer from Ubuntu – Ask Ubuntu

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I tried the usual techniques like downloading the driver in. I read a lot of mixed stories about this printer, but at the time Lucid The three lights will turn on and off by themselves. Citing a fault in the cups drivers for at the least, this printer modela solution was explained using a generic driver instead of the [presumably broken] cups driver: It is one thing to write a driver that doesn’t work – or have print system that doesn’t work.


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This entry was posted on June 20,1: But if I try to print any file – I got an error in paper. Image of printer properties Click the “Change” button beside “Make and Model”. I think this Linux thing will catch on Yeah, the HL definitely didn’t go so well. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.

This driver uses Brother’s proprietary printer language. Join Date Oct Beans Brother HLw Did you try the regular Ubuntu printer setup?

Works for me too.