How to Easy Install the Brother HL-1030 Printer Driver on Ubuntu Linux

January 8, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Brother HL-1030 Getting-Started Printing on Ubuntu

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the HL-1030 Brother Printer in Ubuntu GNU/Linux Desktop.

Most noteworthy: the Brother HL-1030 Driver Installation Procedure is Simple and require only the execution of some Basic Shell’s Commands.

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  1. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Linux

    Brother Printer .gz Installer

    First, Choose Driver Install Tool
    Then Select the Language: English or English (China)
    The Driver Installation Script is the Same for All Brother Printers!

  2. Double-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp

    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Installing Brother HL-1030 Printer Drivers - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    gunzip -c $HOME/Downloads/linux-brprinter-installer*.gz > /tmp/linux-brprinter-installer
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Install Brother Printer HL-1030 Drivers - Featured
  4. Give Execution Permission.

    cd /tmp
    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*
  5. Installing Brother Printer Drivers


    When Prompted Insert ‘HL-1030’ as Brother Printer Model!
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Install Brother HL-1030 Printer Drivers - Terminal
    Then the Installer will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the Printer and potentially also the Scanner Drivers…
    Again following the CLI wizard, when Prompted about a Device URI:

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