How-to Quick-Start with Brother Fax on Debian 32-64bit GNU/Linux Easy Guide

April 29th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Brother Fax Quick-Start for Debian

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install the Brother Fax Driver Software and Getting-Started Sending Fax on Debian Stable/Testing/Unstable 5-Lenny/6-Squeeze/7-Wheezy/8-Jessie i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop.

Following the Instructions then You’ll be Able to Send Faxes from the Debian Command Line Shell Terminal Emulator.

Brother Fax Quick-Start on Debian - Featured
  1. Download Brother LPR PC-FAX Driver for Debian:

    Brother LPR PC-FAX Driver
  2. Open a Shell Terminal Emulator Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Getting-Started with Brother Fax on Debian Linux - Debian Gnome3 Open Terminal
  3. Installing Brother Fax Driver

    su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    su -c "gdebi ./brmfcfaxlpd-1.0.0-1.i386.deb"
    sudo if [ ! -d "/var/spool/lpd" ]; then mkdir /var/spool/lpd; fi
  4. Quick-Start Brother Faxing

    • Set a fax number

      sudo nano /usr/local/Brother/inf/brFAXrc

      Input the fax_number=[12345678]
      Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)
      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    • Sending a FAX from Command Line

      lpr -P BRFAX /[path/2/myFile2Send]

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