How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Linux Mint 19 Tara Step by Step

June 4, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother Printer Driver Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa Setup

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa LTS 32/64-bit Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce Desktop.

And Brother Printer Driver on Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa Installation is Quick and Easy because it’s enough to Download and Run the Brother Drivers Installer script.

Included inside the Article a Link to Guide about How to Getting-Started Scanning on Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa LTS Linux.

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  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. Then Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp

    Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa Installing Brother Printer Drivers - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    gunzip -c $HOME/Downloads/linux-brprinter-installer*.gz > /tmp/linux-brprinter-installer
  3. Next Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

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  4. Give Execution Permission

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo su

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

    chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*
  5. Installing Brother Printer & Scanner Drivers

    ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
    Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa LTS Install Brother 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 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 

    Last to Achieve the SuperUser session:

    exit
  6. Finally, Go to System Settings and Add Printer

  7. Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Mint Linux Scanner Quick-Start

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