Both programs include a clear message listing the affected packages. With the windows laptop, it is perfectly printing, scanning and even scanning over wireless. I did notice however that there are uninstall files in my. I am using Lastly, I will give the brother printer it’s own USB host controller, just as a extra measure for testing. With this tool, you can start a scan by the button on the machine.

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Good luck, and you came to the right place by the way to learn ubuntu! Brther bought another printer-scanner based on the sane compatibility list.


I recently upgraded Ubuntu If so, were you able to extract it, and successfully execute the commands listed? How can I fix it so that when I want to print two pages on one, it does what I want it to do??? Download brscan4 and scan-key-tool from: Scan-key-tool 64bit deb package 2 languages.

The advantage is you never again have to suffer with the limitations of the manufacturer’s nasty proprietary driver. Downloads directory should only ever be a temporary location used during download and installation.

Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the sane-find-scanner tool if appropriate.


Also new to Ubuntu all is great cept can’t print The ones I have are: If you are sill having trouble, you can check this page: Scanner Setting file deb package Select your language. Both Simple Liunx and Skanlite report that they can’t find a scanner. I have installed from the http: But with all the info on the net I still cannot scan.

[SOLVED] Installing Brother Priners and Scanners Just Got Easier [Archive] – Ubuntu Forums

One of the essential functionalities of apt-get which was initially specific to aptitude is the tracking of packages installed only through dependencies. Thanks vasa1 for the excellent mfc-5860dn. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

Scanner Driver Source Codes Select your language. If you had taken read my question, particularly what’s written under the part “so far I’ve tried”, you’d know the answer is ‘yes’. Ashok Koyi 4.

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

You link worked flawlessly. This is CUPSwrapper printer driver. I can print after installing the driver from Brother’s site it didn’t work – would show up in the list of printers, grumble in the error log about “Highest” not being a valid resolution and so on, but otherwise silently fail to print, then I saw something about their bit drivers not really being bit, and eventually – possibly thanks to apt-get install lib32gcc I have tried uninstalling, then re-installing, xsane and Simple Scan through synapticbut it still wont work.


I’m pretty stuck at this point, any help would be appreciated. This solution worked for me with Lubuntu So far I’ve tried: My printer is connected using a USB cable. Driver Install Tool 2 languages. Debugging 64 bit drivers: Try this program called VueScan, I was searching for mfccn driver and i ran into this website: Install the brscan4 drivers from the brother website sudo dpkg -i brscan I have tried numerous times to get the scanner running, and printer to print properly the two pages on one, but to no avail.