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I just bought myself a new printer, the Brother MFC-5100c, took it home, set it up, and found that I couldn't find anything on the web about how to get it working under linux. I'm running Debian (don't ask me what version cuz I don't know, but if it's important you'll have to tell me how to find that out). I dual boot with Win2k simply because I'm still too new to Linux to get away with using only that. I know that the printer works though since I can print in windows. I'm connecting through my USB port, though as soon as I figure out how, I want to start using my USB hub. My knowledge of programming is somewhere between weak and non-existant, though I'd say it's closer to non-existant. But feel free to get as technical as you like, it may take me a while, but I'm sure I can figure it out.
I'd appreciate any help I can get, I really really really don't want to have to boot into windows every time I need to print something. I'm not even worried about the scanner/pc fax at this point, I just want it to work.