How to Install Brother HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Printer Drivers on OpenSUSE Linux Easy Guide

March 16, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother Printer HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Quick-Start for OpenSUSE

Hello SUSE User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Brother HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Printer Drivers for OpenSUSE/SUSE 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

Brother has predisposed a Printers Driver Installer for Linux that will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the needed Dependencies.

Installing Brother HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Printer Drivers on OpenSUSE Linux - Featured
  1. Open Console Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux OpenSUSE Install Brother HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Printer Drivers - Kde OpenSUSE Open Terminal
  2. Download the Brother Printer HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Drivers Installer for OpenSUSE:

    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

  3. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

    To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:

    ls .
  4. Double-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp

    OpenSUSE Installing Brother HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Printer Drivers - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    gunzip -c $HOME/Downloads/linux-brprinter-installer*.gz > /tmp/linux-brprinter-installer
  5. Give Execution Permission

    sudo chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*

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

  6. Installing Brother Printer Drivers

    sudo ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
    Linux OpenSUSE Install Brother HL-1210W/HL-1210WE/HL-1210WR Printer Drivers - Terminal
    Then the Installer will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the Printer and eventually also the Scanner Drivers…

  7. Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on OpenSUSE:

    OpenSUSE Brother Scanner Quick-Start

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