Brother DCP-387C Driver Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install

July 10, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother DCP-387C Driver Ubuntu 18.04 Setup

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Download and Install the Brother DCP-387C Driver for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Install Brother DCP-387C Printer in Ubuntu 18.04 it’s Easy with the Linux Driver Install Tool.

So it’s enough you simply follow the detailed instructions to Download and Run the Brother Driver Installation Script.

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

    Brother DCP-387C Driver Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download the Brother DCP-387C Printer Driver Installer for Ubuntu

    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

    Brother DCP-387C Driver Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install - 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 see: How to Enable sudo

  5. Installing Brother Printer Drivers

    sudo ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
    Brother DCP-387C Driver Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install - 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. Then Open Ubuntu Settings:

     - Open Settings

    Simply Hit ‘Cmd’/’Win’ and Search for ‘Settings’.

  7. And Install Printer on Ubuntu Desktop

     - Ubuntu Settings Devices

    Click the ‘Add Printer’ Button:

     - Add Printer

    And now Start to Locating the Printer Driver.
    Choose your Printer and Confirm to Add:

     - Add

    Next, Choose “Printer Details” on the Top-Left Gear:

     - Printer Details

    Then you have 2 possible Choices:

    Browsing for PPD Printer Driver

    So Choose “Install PPD File”:

     - Install Ppd File

    This Step is Needed for many Laser Printer New Models, but may be Used to Install Any Printer!
    Browsing for the PPD File Location:

    How to Find Printer PPD File Location on Ubuntu

    PPD Ubuntu File Location Searching
    .
     - Browsing for Ppd

    Selecting Printer Driver from Database

    Instead, Choose “Select Driver from Database”:

     - Select Driver from Database

    Now you have simply to Find out your Printer Model:

     - Choosing Driver

    Finally, the Printer should be Successfully Installed and Working!
    You may Print the Test Page to Check it Up:

     - Printer Options
     - Test Page

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