Please wait until it is complete. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. Glad to have been of help! Agree to the EULA and download the tool. The article covers creating a scanner udev rule for setting device permissions. I tried the following steps which had worked with past versions of Ubuntu:

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Hello drejom, Did you use “–force-all” when installing the driver?

Then click “Driver Install Tool”. The printer is actually working.

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Find More Posts by haertig. The lpr driver proivides the actual printer functionality, the cupswrapper then provides the “glue” to make it work with CUPS. This is the result: Having a problem installing a new program? They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out libux on your own.


It should work fine now.

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Results 1 to 10 of As such most if not all the answer posted prior to March 20, are out of date. Post your question in this forum.

I had a similar problem with the dcpc and Ubuntu UDP Port Outbound direction: The port-number is very optional and defaults to Ubuntu is case sensitive so brther the command dir or ls to check directory names.

Worked a treat for my Brother DCPmany thanks for taking the time to write a great how to!

Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

Using Gedit with sudo no longer works in Ubuntu Follow the installation screen directions. My notes covered the following steps: Join our community today! I’m going to do a fresh install tonight – i’ll try your howto again first thing, and see how it goes.

Also brscan4 and not brscan2 or brscan3 is the preferred driver for most scanners. The above steps had worked in the past and should not have been necessary under the upgrade brothe.


October 29th, 6. I’m running Ubuntu That was before I posted my initial question.

The tool will be downloaded into the default Downloads directory. Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. October 29th, 7.

October 28th, 3. Unzip the download and run the tool as “root”. It doesn’t hurt to install them, and for me it was the solution! Click “Linux”, then “Linux deb “, then “Search”. Adding the udev mfv-665cw worked. Of particular interest is the udev rule discussed in many answers has been updated and works fine.