Brother DCP-540CN Getting-Started Printing on Ubuntu Linux
You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the DCP-540CN Brother Printer in Ubuntu GNU/Linux Desktop.
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Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for LinuxBrother 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!
Double-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp
Or from Command Line:
gunzip -c $HOME/Downloads/linux-brprinter-installer*.gz > /tmp/linux-brprinter-installer
Give Execution Permission.
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*
Installing Brother Printer Drivers
When Prompted Insert ‘DCP-540CN’ as Brother Printer Model!
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:
- For a USB Connection Simply Enter “n”!
- For a Network Shared Connection Setup Go to: http://localhost:631/printers/
Select the Printer
Select “Modify Printer”
Enter Your sudo Username & Pass
Select the Protocol and Continue…
For Help see Instructions on:
Finally, Go to System Settings and Add Printer
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