It works like a gem when solved. Works except scanner only as root. Initially scanner only works if xsane is run as root sudo xsane. I followed his advice precisely and now my pdf files are printing great. I don’t have any experience with this printer, but from what I’ve found it either “just works” when you plug it in using USB; if you’d like it to communicate over a network it needs to be configured and there is only software for Windows or Mac.

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The incredibly hl-2170q graphics printing. Tags for this Threadbrotherbrother hlwincompatibleprinter. Using the proper drivers found at: Small parts do not get printed because they are situated out of the print area.

I experienced this bug today, with the original FOSS pxlmono driver. Installation of the drivers from the CD ubunu grudgingly slow.

Brother HLw Thanks for the replies. What might this be? Driver from Brother or Multiverse.

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There was HL hl available and that seemed to work. You might not be able to tell right away, but this is a macro photo of ashes from an incense stick.


I just moved over from Windows, and I’m printing with no problems on Ubuntu Confirm that the setup is successful. Printing speed is ubhntu to normal. This entry was posted on June 20,1: January 8th, 8.

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Also, I strongly recommend you have your printer assigned a static IP addresseither on the printer itself or using DHCP address reservation. The LPR driver seemed to install okay, the cups wrapper failed with a couple of errors. The test page looks like a million bucks, although I haven’t tried printing a file from the word processor yet. August 28th, 1. It must have taken me the better part of half an hour start to finish. A macro photo of the tip of an unsharpened 2 pencil, showing the wood detail.

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Automatically identified as HL in 8. Now wait until you get instruction in the browser: Brother have released an official driver for this printer – install LPR driver first, then the cupswrapper one.


BrotherLinuxUbuntu. Small files can be printed but documents of any significant size such as those created by browsers Firefox or epiphany cause the printer to lock up. Connect the ethernet cable to the wireless router and the printer In the browser hl-2170a So now, a few months later, I am a Linux user once again and ran back into the same problem: HP Compaq s dmi.

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Brother HLw This is a very well regarded printer, so it’s sad that it doesn’t work, and internet research seems to indicate that it stopped working specifically in Installed as the HL, seems to work ok. I’m now one step closer to dumping windows completely.

The light is not blue and is off.

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