How-to Easy Install the Brother DCP-J152W Printer Driver on Linux Mint GNU

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

Brother DCP-J152W Getting-Started Printing on Linux Mint

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the DCP-J152W Brother Printer Driver for Linux Mint i386/amd64 GNU Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started Scanning on Linux Mint.

Installing Brother Printer DCP-J152W Driver on Linux Mint - Featured
  1. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Linux:

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

    Linux Mint Installing Brother DCP-J152W Printer Drivers - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    gunzip -c $HOME/Downloads/linux-brprinter-installer*.gz > /tmp/linux-brprinter-installer
  3. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint Install Brother Printer DCP-J152W Drivers - Open Terminal
  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-J152W’ as Brother Printer Model!
    Linux Mint Install Brother DCP-J152W 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:

  6. Finally Go to System Settings and Add Printer

  7. Getting-Started Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Mint Scanner Quick-Start

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