How to Easy Install Brother Printer Driver on Mageia Linux

February 3, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Brother Printer on Mageia Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Brother Printer Driver for Mandriva 2008/2009/2010 and Mageia 1/2/3/4/5 and Cauldron i586/x8664 Linux KDE4/Gnome Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started Scanning on Mageia 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

    Mageia 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 $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 Mageia/Mandriva Install Brother Printer Drivers - Terminal
    Then the Installer will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the Printer and potentially also the Scanner Drivers…
    When Prompted about a Device URI:

  6. Finally, Go to System Settings and Add Printer

  7. Getting-Started Scanning on Mageia/Mandriva

    Mageia Scanner Quick Start

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