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

November 4, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Brother MFC-7420 Printer Quick Start on Ubuntu Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Quick Start with the Brother MFC-7420 Printer in Ubuntu 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.

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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 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 see: How to Enable sudo

    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 potentially also the Scanner Drivers…
    Again following the CLI wizard, when Prompted about a Device URI:

  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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