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

May 23rd, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Printer Brother MFC-210C Quick-Start for Linux Mint

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Brother MFC-210C Printer, Scanner and FAX Drivers for Linux Mint 13-Maya/17-Qyana/17.3-Rosa 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started with Brother MFC-210C Scanning and Faxing on Linux Mint.

Installing Brother MFC-210C Printer Drivers on Linux Mint - Featured
  1. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Mint:

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

    Linux Mint 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
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Brother MFC-210C Printer Drivers on Linux Mint - Open Terminal
  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 Mint 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. Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Mint Brother Scanner Quick-Start
  7. Quick-Start with Brother Faxing on Linux:

    Linux Brother Fax Quick-Start

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