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Old 04-06-2011, 04:46 PM   #1
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New to Linux : how do I get my Brother mfc255cw to install in ubuntu 10.10


I was told to enter some prompt, but never told where.. I am getting frustrated.. looks like a great OS but I cannot get my printer up & running and thats the one thing I need...
 
Old 04-06-2011, 05:42 PM   #2
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Hello Tymgoss, welcome to LQ,

normaly in Linux we use cups for printing. cups comes with a webinterface, you open it in a browser, the adress is
Code:
http://localhost:631
there you can add the printer.

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Old 04-06-2011, 07:59 PM   #3
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Brother Linux Driver may be required

Also, you may need to get the Linux driver from Brother, they have them on their website.

Click Here for a thread detailing installation of that very same printer, MFC255CW, on Ubuntu
 
  


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