Hi, I don’t have a problem yet, but as a newcomer to Linux I’d like to avoid one! July 5th, 2. Downloaded lpr and cups. So I’ve decided it’s likely to be a lot simpler to buy a cheap simple laser printer configured for Linux. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

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Originally Posted by Rud. Plug the printer into your computer with the USB. Sorry to appear so helpless – but in this new world I am, a bit! The printer should work and show up as “HL”. It is one thing to write a driver that doesn’t work – or have print system that doesn’t work. I’m on my second Brother printer from the HL series so familiar with the drill. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.


Beans 2, Distro Ubuntu Development Release. Is there a driver I need to download or something else I have to do to get it to work correctly?

Originally Posted by Rud Having a problem logging in? Printer supports direct text printing with the ‘us-ascii’ charset.

Brother HL-2140 on Linux and Raspberry Pi Print Server

July 5th, 1. I guess it’s possible that there has been a glitch introduced or something. All times are GMT Installing without the Brother drivers.

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Miscellaneous Printer supports PJL. Beans 9, Distro Ubuntu. July 6th, 7. July 5th, 5.

Printer: Brother HL | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

Can’t print correctly to Brother HL laser printer from Ubuntu HL Brother printer It sounds like you are not putting the printer model at the end of the command line. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Lnux for the information, I’ll try that with my next install. September 28th, Works with Ubuntu 8.


Turned the printer off and tried to print from Firefox. I believe that if we can figure out a way to print at higher resolution, graphical printing quality may improve! Linux is a registered brotehr of Linus Torvalds. You’re amazing Bucky Ball. I’ve downloaded the drivers etc but there are still issues.