How to Quick-Start with Brother Fax on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca 32-64bit GNU Easy Guide

April 29, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother Fax Quick Start for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How to Install the Brother Fax Driver Software and Getting-Started Sending Fax on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca i386/amd64 GNU Desktop.

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

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  1. Download Brother LPR PC-FAX Driver for Linux Mint

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

    Getting-Started with Brother Fax on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Open Terminal
  3. Installing Brother Fax Driver

    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    sudo 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 :)

    • Sending a FAX from Command Line

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

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