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Re: [gNewSense-users] Brother printer problem

From: Sam Geeraerts
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Brother printer problem
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2014 19:53:35 +0200

Op Tue, 5 Aug 2014 03:28:49 -0000
schreef "Paul A. Crable" <address@hidden>:

> 2.  The URL came in this message from Brother:
> "I would recommend removing the printer driver and re-installing
> using our install utility that will automate the download/install
> process. You may access this installation utility at the following
> location:
> "
> 3.  I ran it by following the instructions that were provided with the
> installation utility's web page.  It executed completely and without
> any error messages.

I didn't read through the whole script, so didn't run it myself. It
looks like it downloads and installs a package called brscan (possibly
with a number postfix) for the scanner. Can you find that package in

For the printer it installs a file to /etc/cups/ppd/. Is there a ppd
file in that folder that relates to your printer?

Check http://localhost:631/printers in your browser. Do you see your
printer listed there?

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