HPLIP support and bug tracking system voluntary. For having this working properly, first install the LPR driver found here http: You’re amazing Bucky Ball. This is the general idea; presumably other distros will have these functions lurking in slightly different places. July 5th, 3. Originally Posted by Rud. Yes, the script from the page you linked doesn’t appear to accept that model of printer as an option, even though that page suggests that it should.

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Brother HL-2140 on Linux and Raspberry Pi Print Server

Image of printer properties Click the “Change” button beside “Make and Model”. If you need to reset your password, click here.

Prints clean at dpi. Click Here lnux receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Using the distribution’s utilities does not always work in a predictable way.

Hi, I don’t have a problem yet, but as a newcomer to Linux I’d like to avoid one!

Brother HL – installation

Print a test lonux. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Linuux, the script from the page you linked doesn’t appear to accept that model of printer as an option, even though that page suggests that it should. Both my HP printers laser and inkjet used with Windows are pretty antiquated, and resist installing under Linux. Again, Mandriva just seems to “work” in most cases, no “mkdir blah”, or “chmod this file”, or even “sudo run this or that command” I guess it’s possible that there has been a glitch introduced or something.


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HPLIP support and bug tracking system voluntary. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

I’ve downloaded the drivers etc but there are still issues. The printer should work and show up as “HL”. But I’d be grateful for help with the printer first. What confused me was that the one I needed, the “recommended” one, was not the one initially highlighted.

Find More Posts by Rud. Was able to print the test page successfully using the HLW printer driver! Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Double click on the Brother printer to open properties. Printer supports direct text printing with the ‘us-ascii’ charset. Look for help in our forum for printers from Brother. July 6th, 8. That infinite loop, or one page per character, or whatever it is doing is a killer. The install directions pop up after you accept the EULA to download.


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Turned the printer off and tried to print from Firefox. Plug the printer into your computer with the USB. The time now is Yeah, the HL definitely didn’t go so well. I use the HL