How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Step-by-step

October 22nd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 17.10




Welcome Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Brother Printer Driver on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 17.10 is quick and easy because it’s enough to Download and Run the Brother Drivers Installer script.

Finally included inside the Article a Link to Guide on Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Desktop.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 17.10 Artful 32/64bit - Featured
  2. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Linux:

    Brother Printer .gz Installer
  3. Double-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp

    Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 17.10 Artful 32/64bit - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

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

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*

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

  5. Installing Brother Printer Drivers

    sudo ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
    Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 17.10 Artful 32/64bit - 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:

      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
  6. Finally Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer should be Recognized and Installed.

    Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 17.10 Artful 32/64bit - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  7. Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Brother Scanner Quick-Start

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