How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Step-by-step

January 16, 2019 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 19.04 Setup

Welcome Linux User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Brother Printer Driver on Ubuntu 19.04 Disco 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 19.04 Installation 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 19.04 Disco 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 19.04 Disco 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 19.04 Disco 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 19.04 Disco 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 19.04 Disco 32/64-bit -  Ubuntu Settings Devices

    And then Click the Add Printer Button:

    Install Brother Printer Driver Ubuntu 19.04 Disco 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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