March 8th, 6. Brother works well with Linux. That way you don’t need to change any settings on resource or client devices. I don’t know, but would guess that their drivers will work. It is using N drivers and a cupswrapper. I would like to make it easy for them if I can. It is the same address where the MFC’s web interface can be browsed via http:

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Status changed to ‘Confirmed’ because the bug affects multiple users. Some tips on easier management of your home or office network: All works except faxmodem is quirky to install.

Perhaps you can help. Running brsaneconfig3 is required, else xsane will tell you that ‘it cannot connect to the brother scanner’. If you’re just looking for a printer I do like the this one.

Install the drivers using “–force-architecture” or “–force-all”option. There is a work around at post Use update-manager or run the commands.

[SOLVED] Anyone use a Brother MFCN?

Provide your individual address instead of above Thanks for your reply. I can confirm the printer does have toner and is working by printing a settings configuration page manually at the print device.


It is using N drivers and a cupswrapper. Upgraded to oneiric on 29 days ago dmi. Randomly trying other drivers Please tell which ones work. I believe debugging was already enabled.

I understand that I’m trying to install the bit drivers, but when I scour the Bother Linux Solutions documentation regarding bit Linux, that’s what it seems to say to do. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Thu Oct 13 They will simply assume it doesn’t work. It’s nowhere near how well things were working when I set it up with an older Ubuntu more than a year ago. If you have a PostScript printer from Brother on Precise One is not enough. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

Basically one must follow bro instructions. I have the MFCN plugged into my router, and I can print to it and scan from it over the network, on both my Ubuntu 9.

Brother printer drivers are created and optimized for 32 bit version of Linux, but those can be used for 64 bit Linux also. I did some more searching and have been able to get the printer working.


Is the PPD file that gets created usable linnux a stand alone file on a clean install without going through the above?

Using the live CD with updates, Ubuntu does not have a Brother driver to use.

Feel free to suggest an entirely different brand or model, as well. Most average and non technical users are not going to put in the research or effort required to make this printer work in Ubuntu. March 5th, 1. I have included the lunux to the open source drivers in the original ticket. Also document any port forwarding rules or QoS rules for all of those addresses 3 Assuming you’re using a single router to manage your network, use the above documentation to exactly recreate your desired settings on the new platform.

HiI have the mfccn.