How-to Easy Quick-Start with Brother MFC-7420 Printer on Ubuntu Linux

November 4th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Brother MFC-7420 Printer Quick-Start on Ubuntu Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Quick-Start with the Brother MFC-7420 Printer for Ubuntu i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide on How-to Quick-Start with Brother MFC-7420 Scanner & Fax on Ubuntu Linux.

Installing Brother Printer MFC-7420 Driver on Ubuntu - Featured
  1. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Linux:

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

    Ubuntu Installing Brother MFC-7420 Printer Drivers - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    gunzip -c $HOME/Downloads/linux-brprinter-installer*.gz > /tmp/linux-brprinter-installer
  3. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu Install Brother Printer MFC-7420 Drivers - Featured
  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 ‘MFC-J6520DW’ as Brother Printer Model!
    Ubuntu Install Brother MFC-7420 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 Brother MFC-7420 Scanning & Faxing on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Scanner & FAX Quick-Start

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