See full activity log. You need to log in to change this bug’s status. It tells you the command to use to untar the file, but again, you need to fill in the correct details, probably ‘2. Plug the printer into your computer with the USB. It sure would be nice to get native support for this printer. After these debs are installed to the system, it autodetects the printer and chooses a sort of PPD file which is labelled as for the HLW printer. The printer was Auto-Detected.

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Sorry for my bad english. Image of printer properties Click the “Change” button beside “Make and Model”.

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Please post the exact line you 21400 using to try and get brprinter to run. This printer was previously working with Xubuntu I haven’t had to do anything with the “pre-required” instructions in years.

Can’t print correctly to Brother HL laser printer from Ubuntu You must navigate to the directory you have downloaded the script to. The printer should work and show up as “HL”. Ubujtu for help in our forum for printers from Brother. I expect taht you have the necessary software modules installed, especially cups and the other stuff. Enter this command to extract the downloaded file: Post as a guest Name. To post a comment you must log in.


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See full activity log. What has to be done here is to add the printer to the Foomatic database and list it with all drivers with which the HL works. Brother HL printer not working in Intrepid Ibex by default Bug reported by zertz on I then plugged in the printer via USB and it was auto-detected and works amazingly well. Is there a driver I need to download or something else I have to do to get it to work correctly?

How to install the Printer Brother HL-2140

Turned the printer off and tried to print from Firefox. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

Email Required, but never shown. The tool will be downloaded into the default “Downloads” directory. My Intrepid install also selects the wrong drive to install. But i had on the beginning the problem that in some printings the printer did’nt print and the red error led was lightning.


It still spits out multiple blank pages I’m saving on ink. When it is working the printer shows up as “HL” instead of “HLseries”. It gave me blank pages.

Thanks for the link. It is one thing to write a driver that doesn’t work – or have print system that doesn’t work.

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When I try to print, the printer just spits multiple blank pages, although h, seems to print a test page properly. I guess it’s possible that there has been a glitch introduced or something.