Brother DCP-J4120DW Printer Driver for Linux Mint How-to Get & Install

January 15th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

QuickStart with Brother DCP-J4120DW Printer on Linux Mint




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the DCP-J4120DW Brother Printer Driver for Linux Mint 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Mint Linux.

Installing Brother Printer DCP-J4120DW Driver on Linux Mint - Featured
  1. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Linux:

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

    Linux Mint Installing Brother DCP-J4120DW 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)

    Linux Mint Install Brother Printer DCP-J4120DW Driver - Open Terminal
  4. Give Execution Permission

    cd /tmp
    sudo su

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

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

    ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert ‘DCP-J4120DW’ as Brother Printer Model!
    Linux Mint Install Brother DCP-J4120DW 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 

    Last to Achieve the SuperUser session:

    exit
  6. Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Linux Mint Scanner Quick-Start
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