How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Kali GNU/Linux

October 20, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Driver

  1. 2. Downloading

    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. 3. Extracting

    Then Extract into /tmp
    Eventually Double-Click/Right-Click and Open with Archive Manager:

    How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Kali GNU/Linux - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    gunzip -c $HOME/Downloads/linux-brprinter-installer*.gz > /tmp/linux-brprinter-installer
  3. 4. Installing

    Then to Install Brother Printer Drivers
    First Access the Target usually in:

    cd $HOME/Downloads

    To Check the Package is there:

    ls | grep brprinter

    The grep Command Refine the output List showing only the entries Matching the Keyword.
    (If not there and downloaded with Firefox then see into the /tmp/mozilla*)
    Next give Execution Permissions:

    su -c "chmod +x linux-brprinter-installer*"

    And then run the Installation Script:

    su -c ./linux-brprinter-installer*

    When Prompted Insert Your Brother Printer Model!
    How to Install Brother Printer Driver on Kali GNU/Linux - 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:


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