Originally Posted by kilgoretrout
Please post which distro you are using and whether you are using the KDE or Gnome desktop, if you know.
Acer Aspire One: Linpus Linux, with highly customized desktop based on XFCE.
As for the Printer, I saw in another thread that Brother has Linux drivers on their site. But first: When you attempted to install the printer, what exactly happened?
In addition to the Brother website, here is another resource: