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Old 02-27-2006, 04:07 PM   #1
Dymitry
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Problem with installing CUPS wrapper driver for Brother MFC-6800


When I extract the file and try to run the script for my printer ( sh cupswrapperMFC6800-1.0.2 ), I recieve the following message:

ERROR : Brother LPD filter is not installed.
rm -f /usr/lib/cups/filter/brlpdwrapperMFC6800
chmod: cannot access `/usr/local/Brother/inf/brMFC6800rc': No such file or directory
chmod: cannot access `/usr/local/Brother/inf': No such file or directory

Yet the site offers no source for LPD drivers.

In case there is some other workaround for getting such a printer to work, I am using Slackware 10.2 with a custom 2.6.15.4 kernel, parallel port enabled.
 
Old 08-10-2013, 06:46 AM   #2
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Just to note: the LPD driver is available now at http://welcome.solutions.brother.com....html#MFC-6800

For all Brother printer/fax/scanner users: besides installing the cupswrapper driver (AND lpd), you need to do certain preps as described here: http://welcome.solutions.brother.com...en/before.html (look for your device model as well as "Ubuntu" or "64 bit" if applicable) A bit tedious but it works.

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