Then simply install the printer hardware normally, depending on how you hook it up. You are commenting using your WordPress. So, for reasons too complicated for this humble blog, I needed a new laser printer. I came across your post searching for how to get the HL installed on Ubuntu. The printer will attempt to connect to your wireless LAN.
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Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Once you have the drivers in hand, Brother provides step-by-step directions for installation, including key dependencies. Also tried directly by connecting to the network printer, and letting Ubuntu look for drivers and install from a free site hll-2280dw recommended, but during the installation it froze, and I had to reboot.
Scanning with the Brother HL-2280DW on Linux
I was looking for a new printer for my linux box, and found a good deal on the Brother HLdw… Thank you for alleviating my concerns about if I could get this thing to work on my puter! Press OK twice when you are done, then accept the result. Thank you for stopping by and writing your kind comment to let me know. When faced with selecting the connection type and its configuration: Trinae Ross trinaeaaross on May 6, at My previous laser printer was a Brother, and it was a real trooper.
It scans, copies, and prints, plus it networks both wired and wirelessly. I came across your post searching for how to get the HL installed on Ubuntu. Ubuntu had no trouble finding the DW when it was hard-wired to my router. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.
So, for reasons too complicated for this humble blog, I needed a new laser printer. I also set brscan-skey to autoexecute on restart.
[ubuntu] Brother HLDW Printer/Scanner
The duplexing works great, and will save my a lot of time and effort that previously went into working print orders and manually duplexing. It worked flawlessly for years and Brother provides very good Linux support. In short, in a terminal, change into the directory where you downloaded the driver files, then type the following to install the printer drivers: I downloaded the Linux deb drivers from Brother’s support site and the application installer will give a message to not install.
This is the first time I successfully installed the printer and scanner drivers on a wireless printer. Print Email More Reddit.
You are commenting using your WordPress. Notify me of new comments via email. Brother also provides an Android app that will print documents directly from the phone through its newer network printers. Still works great for me.
Scanning with the Brother HLDW on Linux – Manish Sinha – Engineer
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I suggest going with either a wired network hookup or USB at this point in the setup. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.
The HLDW is more than a printer.