Ubuntu – How to install a Brother HL2270dw laser printer

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How can I install my Brother HL2270dw laser printer? There are no drivers available in the Software Center.

Best Answer

  1. Open a terminal: Ctrl+Alt+T
  2. Download the driver installation script:

    wget http://download.brother.com/welcome/dlf006893/linux-brprinter-installer-2.0.0-1.gz
    
  3. Unzip it:

    gunzip linux-brprinter-installer-2.0.0-1.gz
    
  4. Run it as root:

    sudo bash linux-brprinter-installer-2.0.0-1
    
  5. Enter HL2270-DW as "model name", then y to continue

  6. When asked "Will you specify the DeviceURI?" choose "No" for USB connection or "Yes" for network connection.
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