How-to Easy Install the Brother Printers Driver on Oracle Linux

February 3rd, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Quick-Start with Brother Printers on OEL Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Generic Brother Printer Driver for Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.x/7.x i686/x8664 KDE4/Gnome Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started with Scanner Software for Oracle Linux.

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  1. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Linux:

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

    OEL 6.x/7.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)

    Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.x/7.x 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!
    Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.x/7.x 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:


    Last to Achieve the SuperUser session:

  6. Getting-Started Scanning on Oracle Linux:

    OEL Scanner Quick-Start

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