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Old 08-01-2020, 12:23 PM   #1
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Setting up my Brother MFC 9130CW wireless network printer .


HI!....I just setup Mint 20 and now I'm trying to setup my printer, a Brother MFC 9100CW wireless network printer. My Apple and Windows PCs connect fine (even my phone connects). I managed to get the printer into CUPS and can see it fine at localhost:631, but the Status is
"Unable to locate printer "BRW606DC76614F9.local".". Can anyone please suggest how I can fix this?
 
Old 08-01-2020, 01:49 PM   #2
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Did you use the driver from https://support.brother.com/g/b/down...d=mfc9130cw_us
Thee are various printer protocols, so it might be using some odd one that is not supported by CUPS by default which installing the driver from them should add.
 
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Old 08-10-2020, 07:33 AM   #3
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Thanks for that help. After loading the printer installer and the .gz file I now get "Waiting for the printer to become available" I no longer get the Not connected message. Might be making progress. Thanks
 
  


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