This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Join Date Oct Beans Find More Posts by michaelk. Margins are a bit on the small side though. Disabled GW Timeout sec: Seems to be important to install the lpr driver first and then the Cupswrapper driver – after that all works fine with the printer setup as a network printer with an ip address. I followed the directions here and consulted the posts here and here and here and here and here and so on to no avail.

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Brother have released an official driver for this printer – install LPR driver first, then the cupswrapper one. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

[SOLVED] Brother HLw

Trying different drivers was a good idea and I tried a few other drivers I’d heard of other people using that worked, including the andbut none of them worked. I’m now one step closer to dumping windows completely.

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The test page looks like a million bucks, although I haven’t tried printing a file from the word processor yet. Install packages by “sudo dpkg -i brdcplpr Follow carefully instructions at Brother site.

I don’t like to be the first to detect a bug, but I’ve broother the web for days to find a solution, with no results. Driver from Brother or Brother hl – 2170w linux. For me it is http: Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

But my mind changed after a few days: Select all dpkg-reconfigure brrother. Social px Github Twitter. Only this time, determined to find a solution.

brother hl – 2170w linux Join Date Jul Beans Auto-discovered device on network. Thanks so much to Maximus and to the forums administrator s. This is really strange I can’t print the testpage. Even with the “correct” driver, the text output in my brothfr has some strange behavior: Very annoying and weird.

Partners Support Community Ubuntu. This is not a problem of the printer, this printer work ok in windows, as I stated previously.

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Connecting the printer to the wireless AP was a breeze — simply connect the printer via wire to either the PC via USB or the brother hl – 2170w linux via ethernet and do the config using either the web interface built into the printer or the software. MFCC from Brother or from synaptic.

And the static IP is set if you need to update the wireless info at any point in the future. It’s funny to think how underdeveloped the world is, really makes it easier for a developer to get ahead.

I did reinstall fonconfig. Linjx below adds this: Margins are a bit on the small side though. These two related models seem to have the same firmware installed.