The tool will be downloaded into the default Downloads directory. At this stage I was in despair after wasting hours on websearching this issue. The other problem is that the bus and dev number are wrong from the scanimage error. There are two problems here. However once I upgraded from these, scanning broke.

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The bus is and the device is and not lnux 5, dev 1 as per scanimage. Ubuntu is case sensitive so use the command dir or ls to check directory names.

– Invalid argument – Brother scanner not working after upgrade (brscan2 driver) – Ask Ubuntu

The directory location varies dc-130c on your Linux distribution. BB code is On. Here are my notes: I tried the following steps which had worked with past versions of Ubuntu: I’m running Ubuntu Each files covers different Brother scanner models. I also recently upgraded to The install process may take some time.

Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

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I’m worried that there is something different with Ubuntu Visit the following links: To find out where the brother scanner is on the bus use lsusb. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

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Then I came across a new step which worked for Ubuntu However after reboot all permissions are reset. Brother seemed to have dropped the ball with Linux Support prior to the December 25, update but everything seems to work flawlessly now as per the linked answer above. Nick 1 7.

[ubuntu] Brother DCP C printer driver

Open a Terminal window and type: I will try to update the answer with the specific files that get misplaced by the driver install script the next time i need to setup the driver again. I had no usb 3 ports on the computer I was getting this lonux on. I’ve emailed brother for help, and referenced this question in-case there are any updates.


Brother printer DCP c. The tool will be downloaded into the default Downloads directory. Look around at http: However I have been unable to verify scanners using brscan2 or other divers other than brscan4 and ubuntu I did not need to do this for Ubuntu If you ignore them and simply follow the instructions in the link everything will work out fine. Fortunately, I knocked this scanner off my desk a month after I posted the question and had to purchase a new SANE compliant scanner.

If you can ping the ip address of your printer Brother acknowledged my ticket, but aside from that all I’ve gotten is dead air.