How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Step-by-step

December 16, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 18.10 Setup

Welcome Linux User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 18.10 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 18.10 Cosmic 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 18.10 Cosmic 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 Driver Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 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 Driver Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 32/64-bit - 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
    Access Settings >> Devices:

    Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 32/64-bit -  Ubuntu Settings Devices

    And then Click the ‘Add Printer’ Button:

    Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 32/64-bit -  Add Printer

    The Printer should be Recognized and Installed!

  7. Getting-Started with Brother Scanning on Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu Brother Scanner Quick-Start

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