How-to Install Brother DCP-560CN Printer Drivers on Linux Mint Easy Guide

May 23rd, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Brother Printer DCP-560CN QuickStart for Linux Mint




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Brother DCP-560CN Printer and Scanner Drivers for Linux Mint 13-Maya/17-Qyana/17.1-Rebecca/17.2-Rafaela/17.3-Rosa 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started with Brother DCP-560CN Scanner Software on Linux Mint.

Installing Brother DCP-560CN Printer Drivers on Linux Mint - Featured
  1. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Mint:

    Get Brother Printer .gz Installer
  2. Double-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp

    Linux Mint Installing Brother DCP-560CN Printer Drivers - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

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

    Install Brother DCP-560CN Printer Drivers on Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  4. Give Execution Permission

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  5. Installing Brother Printer Drivers

    sudo ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
    Linux Mint Install Brother DCP-560CN Printer Drivers - Terminal
    Then the Installer will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the Printer and eventually also the Scanner Drivers…
    When Prompted about a Device URI:

    • For a USB Connection Simply Enter “n”!
    • For a Network Shared Connection Setup Go to:

      http://localhost:631/printers/

      Select the Printer
      Select “Modify Printer”
      Enter Your sudo User Name & Pass
      Select the Protocol and Continue…
      For Help see Instructions on:

      http://localhost:631/help/network.html 
  6. Getting-Started with Brother Printers Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Mint Brother Scanner Quick-Start
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