If the printer is supported by an ebuild in the brother-overlay ebuild repository or some other ebuild repository , the ebuild should be used, as it usually contains all the prerequisites mentioned here. See the product-specific FAQ. Alternatively, layman can be used for adding the repository. Once all of these instructions have been successfully performed, the printer should work as intended! Check the setup with lpstat:. Note This step can be skipped if only local scanning via USB is needed.

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Scanner config command is brsaneconfig4. The generic CUPS postscript driver is compatible with this printer and doesn’t have these issues, but also lacks several configuration settings from the proprietary driver.

These drivers have the full driver functionality with 705cw features. Btother the latest drivers, we recommend using the ” Go ” links in the chart below to take you to the download page for your model on the Brother Solutions Center. This is probably due to a too recent version of libusb.

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See the driver support information for each model and utlity support information. Scanner config command is brsaneconfig3. For the utility-specific information, see the chart below.


Running lpinfo -l -v will give a more verbose output. Note brsaneconfig2 should be replaced with the command corresponding to the printer’s family see abovemonScanner with any name of personal choice, and DCPCW with the printer’s model name.

These drivers are also referred to as “in-box drivers” or “in-OS drivers”. Important Pay attention to the family the printer belongs to.

It would allow to skip the section “Alternative: See the product-specific FAQ. L’installation peut donner des avertissements, vous disant que certains repertoires manquent. Did not test USB, only network.

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The printer driver uses statically compiled x86 bit binaries. The built-in drivers support the basic functions of your Brother machine: Run the ‘file’ command on libc. Depending on the family, the right brscan will need to be selected brscan, brscan2, brscan3 or brscan4 as well as the right architecture 32 bits or 64 bits depending on the system installation.

For further options see man 750cq lpadmin. To have it started automatically at boot time, use rc-update:. Printer works through ipp, but not through lpd protocol. RPMs from Brother web site.


RPMs from Brother website. The lpinfo command can be used in order to list all connected printers:.

Linux Informations

Note Replace monScanner with the name chosen above. Currently Brother is verifying that the Windows 8. Thanks to i92guboj for discovering this and posting it on the Gentoo Forums. These can be compiled by the user, or — even easier — obtain a pre-compiled version glibc i from rpmfind.

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Contrary to what the name suggests, this may even be required if the scanner is used over the network. Add the printer with lpadmin using device uri and ppd file:. As most users will use xsane to scan a document, just emerge it.

If not, install the correct version:. Click here to see information for Windows RT.

Check the setup with lpstat:.