QuickStart with Brother MFC-7420 Fax on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

November 4th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Brother MFC-7420 Fax Quick-Start for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Getting-Started with Brother MFC-7420 Faxing on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

The Article Include Link to Quick-Start with the Brother MFC-7420 Scanner for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Linux.

Brother MFC-7420 Fax Quick-Start on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Featured
  1. Download Brother MFC-7420 LPR PC-FAX Driver for Ubuntu:

    Brother LPR PC-FAX Driver
  2. Open Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Getting-Started with Brother MFC-7420 Fax on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Featured
  3. Installing Brother MFC-7420 Fax Driver

    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    sudo su -c "gdebi ./brmfcfaxlpd-1.0.0-1.i386.deb"
    sudo if [ ! -d "/var/spool/lpd" ]; then mkdir /var/spool/lpd; fi
  4. Quick-Start Faxing

    • Set a fax number

      sudo nano /usr/local/Brother/inf/brFAXrc

      Input the fax_number=[12345678]
      Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)

    • Send a FAX

      lpr -P BRFAX [/path/2/myFilename]
  5. How-to Quick-Start with Brother MFC-7420 Scanner on Ubuntu:

    Brother MFC-7420 Scanning Quick-Start
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