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Old 01-18-2006, 11:28 AM   #1
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Question Installing a Brother MFC-5440CN through a network conection

Hello to all:

I have recently purchased a Brother MFC-5440CN all-in-one and would like to install the drivers for use through a network setup. I have a laptop that has Linux installed and need to print through my network. The Brother website has installation instructions, but there is no mention of setting the printer up for network use. I need to know if there is a particular way to install the drivers or if I have to do anything in particular to make it work through a network. Any help would be very appreciated. My specs are as follow:

Toshiba Satellite Notebook a75-226
Router: Linksys wrt-54g
Suse 10

p.s.: Btw i have my laptop connection setup and working through the wifi with my router. The printer works beautifully in WinXP-Pro. Also I have a dedicated network address for the printer.

Thank you in advance.

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Old 02-17-2007, 03:18 PM   #2
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Brother MFC-5440CN

Use the Brother site to download the relevant packages and follow the instructions. I have yet to get mine working but many people have.

use google and type brother mfc-5440cn linux printing and the link will pop up.


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