My experience with Ubuntu upgrades has not been great. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Also brscan4 and not brscan2 or brscan3 is the preferred driver for most scanners. I’ll make a note of that command for future reference. Nick 1 7.

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Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Harle 2 3 October 9th, 3. Of particular interest is the udev rule discussed in many answers has been updated and works fine.

Someone linked to a deb udev file on the Brother website but the buttons for downloading are broken so here is there direct link:. Mfc-8885cw Ulrich Christiansen 56 1 4.

Then I came across a new step which worked for Ubuntu Here are my notes: Install all drivers from brother website as normal Open this file: Installing Brother Priners and Scanners Just Got Easier vasa1, I also thank you for that information, continuing to learn is so much fun. Note that network attached devices are not queried unless configured in this file.


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It works wirelessly with a Windows PC but not with my Ubuntu laptop. You can follow Brother install process on their website if you wish. If not please post a comment on the link answer.

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Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

Downloads directory now that my installation is complete? I couldn’t believe how much easier this has been than in years past when I had to install the LPR and Cups drivers, and then install the scanner drivers. Mfc-885ccw 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

Ask your network administrator for the device’s IP address or check for yourself on the panel if it has one. October 9th, 2. Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu I have never heard of a file redundancy attribute.

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Other notes, websites or commands relating kinux this issue include: Follow the installation screen directions. The old problem may be that the config file doesn’t know where to find the scanner. Each files covers different Brother scanner models.


I have a Unix book but it is very difficult to use as you need to know what you are looking for. October 16th, 7. It’a an universal program who access scanner directly at hardware level, it doesn’t require any driver. If you can ping the ip address of your printer Tags for this Thread brotherdriversprinterscanner.