How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS Linux

October 24, 2016 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother Printing Quick-Start on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Brother Printer Driver for Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started Scanning on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 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

    Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Installing Brother Printer Drivers - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    gunzip -c $HOME/Downloads/linux-brprinter-installer*.gz > /tmp/linux-brprinter-installer
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

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  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

    ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
    Xubuntu 16.04 LTS Install Brother Printer Drivers - Terminal
    Then the Installer will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the Printer and potentially also the Scanner Drivers…
    When Prompted about a Device URI:

  6. Finally, Go to System Settings and Add Printer

  7. Getting-Started Scanning on Xubuntu Linux:

    Xubuntu Scanner Quick-Start

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