How to Install Brother Printer in Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa Step by Step

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

Brother Printer Linux Mint 19.1 Setup

Welcome Linux Mint User! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Brother Printer on Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa LTS 32/64-bit Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce Desktop.

And to Install Brother Printer on Linux Mint 19.1 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 19.1 Tessa LTS Linux.

How to Install Brother Printer on Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa Step by Step - Featured
  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Brother Printer on Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa Step by Step - Featured
  2. Download the Brother Printer Driver Installer for Linux:

    Brother Printer .gz Linux 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. Then Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp

    How to Install Brother Printer on Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa Step by Step - 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 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!
    How to Install Brother Printer on Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa Step by Step - 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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