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My environment is: Windows 7==>Oracle Virtual Box==>Ubuntu 12.04
I have Brother's MFC-7360N installed and it works fine with Windows 7 host. When I try to print something on/from Ubuntu I can see how "Print" display comes up with MFC-7360N printer "listed" among the printers (as a matter of fact it is the sole printer). However it does not print. The printer itself does not respond and does not light any signals.
I believe I tried to download and install Brother's driver a few times, every time getting confused because they have so many options but perhaps it does not really matter now since the printer is listed in there.
Ubuntu is 32; Windows 7 is 64. The connection to the printer is USB. The answers to other questions is most likely NO.
I appreciate the suggestions and will try to follow.
Thank you, - Alex
P.S. I just followed the link. I found the printer and read the list of distros it supports. Ubuntu is there but a previous version. The implication is that the printer has been tested with those distros, it does not imply that the ones that are excluded cannot work or will not work.
Well, your post, allend has inspired me to look elsewhere. I checked the VirtualBox and was able to install a "filter" for the Brother USB connection. I don't know what good it did but the "filter" is now there. I made the printer shared in the host OS (Windows 7), I also ran one of the commands your website recommends. The command ran successfully as I can tell. I restarted the VirtualBox.
You are correct. I actually read that paragraph. But my Ubuntu is 12.04. It is not there. There might be other differences. For me Ubuntu us a VM, perhaps they installed those OS's as hosts. You never know. The last thing I haven't done yet is to reboot my host. Will do it soon.