How-to Easy Install Brother Printer Driver on Kubuntu 14.04 Utopic Linux

December 8th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Brother Printer on Kubuntu 14.04 Utopic Linux




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Brother Printer Driver for Kubuntu 14.04 Utopic Unicorn i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started Scanning on Kubuntu 14.04 Utopic Linux.

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  1. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Linux:

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

    Kubuntu 14.04 Utopic Installing Brother 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)

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  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 Your Brother Printer Model!
    Kubuntu 14.04 Install Brother 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. Finally Go to Sytem Settings and Add Printer

  7. Getting-Started Scanning on Kubuntu Linux:

    Kubuntu Scanner Quick-Start

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