Brother HL-3170CDW Printer Driver for Linux Mint How to Get & Install

January 15, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Quick-Start with Brother HL-3170CDW Printer on Linux Mint

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the HL-3170CDW Brother Printer Driver for Linux Mint 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Mint Linux.

Installing Brother Printer HL-3170CDW Driver on Linux Mint - Featured
  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

    Linux Mint Installing Brother HL-3170CDW 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)

    Linux Mint Install Brother Printer HL-3170CDW Driver - Open Terminal
  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 ‘HL-3170CDW’ as Brother Printer Model!
    Linux Mint Install Brother HL-3170CDW 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:

    Last to Achieve the SuperUser session:

    exit
  6. Finally, Go to System Settings and Add Printer

  7. Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Linux Mint Scanner Quick-Start

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