Brother HL-1030 Linux Mint Driver How to Get & Install

June 13, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother HL-1030 Quick-Start on Linux Mint

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Download and Install Brother HL-1030 Linux Mint Driver and Quick-Start Scanning.

Most noteworthy: the Brother HL-1030 Driver Installation Procedure is Simple and require only the execution of some Basic Shell’s Commands.

Installing Brother HL-1030 Linux Mint Driver - 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

    Installing Brother HL-1030 Linux Mint Driver - 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)

    Installing Brother HL-1030 Linux Mint 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


    When Prompted Insert ‘HL-1030’ as Brother Printer Model!
    Installing Brother HL-1030 Linux Mint Driver - 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 a USB Connection 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:


    Last to Achieve the SuperUser session:


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