How-to Install Brother HL-1270N Printer Driver on Debian Based OSes Easy Guide

March 17th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Brother Printer HL-1270N Quick-Start for Debian




Hello Debian User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Brother HL-1270N Printer Drivers for Debian 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-1270N Driver Installation procedure is Valid also for:

  • Kali Linux
  • LMDE Linux
  • Deepin Linux
  • Parsix Linux
  • antiX Linux
  • SparkyLinux
  • MakuluLinux
  • Elive Linux
Installing Brother HL-1270N Printer Drivers on Debian Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window

    Debian Linux Install Brother HL-1270N Printer Drivers - Gnome3 Open Terminal
  2. Download the Brother Printer HL-1270N Drivers Installer for Debian Linux:

    Brother Printer .gz Installer



  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

    Debian Linux Installing Brother HL-1270N 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!
    Debian Linux Install Brother HL-1270N Printer Drivers - Terminal
    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:

      http://localhost:631/printers/

      Select the Printer
      Select “Modify Printer”
      Enter Your sudo User Name & Pass
      Select the Protocol and Continue…
      For Help see Instructions on:

      http://localhost:631/help/network.html 
  7. Getting-Started with Brother Printers Scanning on Debian Linux:

    Debian Linux Brother Scanner Quick-Start

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