Printer Brother HL-1212W/HL-1212WE/HL-1212WR Quick Start for Ubuntu
You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Brother HL-1212W/HL-1212WE/HL-1212WR Printer Drivers for Ubuntu 32/64-bit 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-1212W/HL-1212WE/HL-1212WR Driver Installation procedure is Valid also for:
- Zorin OS
- Elementary OS
- feren OS
- LXLE Linux
- Linux Lite
- Bodhi Linux
- Kde Neon
- Peppermint Linux
- Q4OS Linux
- Linux Ultimate Edition
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download the Brother Printer HL-1212W/HL-1212WE/HL-1212WR Drivers Installer for UbuntuBrother 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!
Access the Target location
(Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or when Downloaded with Firefox may be into the Temporary directory /tmp/mozilla*)
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 see: How to Enable sudo
Installing Brother Printer Drivers
When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
Then the Installer will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the Printer and potentially also the Scanner Drivers…
When prompted about a Device URI:
Finally, Go on System Settings to Add Printer
And the Printer should be Recognized and Installed.
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