How-to Install Brother HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Printer Drivers on Ubuntu Linux Based OSes Easy GuideMarch 15th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist
Brother Printer HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Quick-Start for Ubuntu
Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Brother HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Printer Drivers for Ubuntu 32/64bit GNU/Linux Based Desktops.
Brother has predisposed a Printers Driver Installer for Linux that will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the needed Dependencies.
So the Brother HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Driver Installation procedure is Valid also for:
- Zorin OS
- Elementary OS
- LXLE Linux
- Linux Lite
- Bodhi Linux
- Linux Ultimate Edition
- Linux Peppermint
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
Ctr+Alt+t on desktop
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download the Brother Printer HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Drivers Installer for Ubuntu:Brother Printer .gz Installer
Access the Target location
(Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)
Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:
To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:
Double-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp
Or from Command Line:
gunzip -c $HOME/Downloads/linux-brprinter-installer*.gz > /tmp/linux-brprinter-installer
Give Execution Permission
sudo chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
Installing Brother Printer Drivers
When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
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 USB 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:
Finally Go on System Settings to Add Printer
And the Printer should be Recognized and Installed.
Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Ubuntu:Ubuntu Brother Scanner Quick-Start
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