How to Install Brother MFC-210C Printer Drivers on Ubuntu Linux Easy Guide

February 7, 2016 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother Printer MFC-210C Quick-Start for Ubuntu

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Brother MFC-210C Printer and Scanner Drivers for Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/15.10-Wily/16.04-Xenial-LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started with Brother MFC-210C Scanner Software on Ubuntu Linux.

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  1. Download the Brother MFC-210C Printer Driver Installer for Ubuntu:

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

    Ubuntu Installing Brother MFC-210C Printer Drivers - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

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

    Linux Ubuntu Install Brother MFC-210C Printer Drivers - Featured
  4. Give Execution Permission

    cd /tmp
    sudo chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*

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

  5. Installing Brother Printer Drivers

    sudo ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
    Linux Ubuntu Install Brother MFC-210C 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 on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer should be Recognized and Installed.

    Install Brother Printer Ubuntu Linux - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  7. Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Brother Scanner Quick-Start

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