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

May 31, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother DCP-J140W Getting-Started Printing on Ubuntu Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the DCP-J140W Brother Printer Driver for Ubuntu i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop.

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

    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)

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  4. Give Execution Permission

    cd /tmp
    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*
  5. Installing Brother Printer Drivers


    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…
    When Prompted about a Device URI:

  6. Finally, Go to System Settings and Add Printer

  7. Getting-Started Scanning on Ubuntu

    Ubuntu Scanner Quick Start

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