How to Easy Install the Brother DCP-J140W Printer Driver on Debian GNU/Linux

May 31, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Brother DCP-J140W Getting-Started Printing on Debian Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the DCP-J140W Brother Printer in Debian i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Get Started Scanning on Debian Linux.

Step by step Debian Quick Start Easy Guide
  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

    Ubuntu Installing Brother DCP-J140W 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)

    Ubuntu Install Brother Printer DCP-J140W Drivers - Featured
  4. Give Execution Permission.

    cd /tmp
    chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  5. Installing Brother Printer Drivers

    sudo ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    In case of “CUPS is not installed” issue then to see How to Install it Here.
    When Prompted Insert ‘DCP-J140W’ as Brother Printer Model!
    Ubuntu Install Brother DCP-J140W Printer Drivers - Terminal
    Then the Installer will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the Printer and potentially also the Scanner Drivers…
    Again following the CLI wizard, when Prompted about a Device URI:

  6. Get Started Scanning on Debian

    GNU/Linux Scanning Quick Start Guide

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