How to Easy Install Brother Printer Driver on Kali Linux

February 3, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Brother Printer on Kali Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Brother Printer Driver for Kali 1.x/2.x/2016/2017/2018 i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

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

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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

    Kali 1.x 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)

    Linux Kali 1.x/2.x/2016/2017/2018 Install Brother Printer Drivers - Featured
  4. Give Execution Permission

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    su -c "chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*"
  5. Installing Brother Printer Drivers

    su -c ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
    Linux Kali 1.x/2.x/2016/2017/2018 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:


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

  6. Finally, Go to System Settings and Add Printer

  7. Getting-Started Scanning on Kali Linux:

    Kali Scanner Quick-Start

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