How-to Download and Install Brother LPR-CUPS Printer/Fax Driver for Linux CentOS 32-64bit

December 4th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Brother Printer LPR/CUPS Driver on CentOS



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install the Brother Printer-Fax LPR and CUPS Linux Driver on Linux CentOS 6/7 i686/x8664.

To Finalize the Brother Printer/Fax Installation CentOS Linux You will Need to Install Both the LPR and CUPS Drivers.

Line Printer Remote is a TCP/IP printing protocol and network print server. Originally developed for Berkeley Unix (BSD Unix), LPR/LPD was the de facto standard for Unix printing prior to LPRng, IPP and CUPS.

Installing Brother LPR/CUPS Printer Driver for Linux CentOS - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Brother Printer LPR Linux Driver Installation Linux CentOS - Open Terminal
  2. Download Brother Printer LPR/CUPS Linux Driver:

    Search for Your Brother Model
  3. Installing Brother Printer/Fax Drivers for CentOS

    su -c "yum install $HOME/Downloads/*lpr*.rpm"

    And after:

    su -c "yum install $HOME/Downloads/*cupswrapper*.rpm"
  4. Brother Printer/Fax Post-Install Configuration:

    Instructions for Post-Install Setup
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