How to Install Brother Printer on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Step-by-step

October 22, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Brother Printer Ubuntu 17.04

Welcome Ubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Brother Printer on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 17.04 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 17.04 Zesty Desktop.

Install Brother Printer on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty 32/64-bit - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Brother Printer on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty 32/64-bit - Featured
  2. 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!

  3. Double-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp

    Install Brother Printer on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty 32/64-bit - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

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

    cd /tmp
    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 on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty 32/64-bit - Terminal
    Then the Installer will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the Printer and potentially also the Scanner Drivers…
    When Prompted about a Device URI:

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

    Install Brother Printer on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty 32/64-bit - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  7. Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Ubuntu

    Ubuntu Brother Scanner Quick Start

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