In my setup, I can do without sudo, maybe device dependent? Change the distro to “. I may come back and grab 1 if I need the driver? Note that your brscan2 driver might be out-dated and brscan4 might be better but as of yet I do not know why. Here we need to select the architecture:

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Now get back into your system printer settings Your printer can be found in the first icon which has a sub-menu for “DCP 3 Series” which leads to your specific model:.

You have an older version of on your system:. I’ve had it for three years but have never used the scanner feature primarily because “whose got paper to scan in an electronic world? Well at least there is communication between scanner and computer because gimp started up automatically.

To kill another tree select y. It’s all finished so reboot. Could not get the scanner to work until I followed oinux instructions on this faq.


The middle section contains the scanner drivers: Then select your printer model: So also for brscan4 you need this fix. Not so because the Brother site, at least some parts of it, are not set up in a common sense manner IMO with all requirements in one neat little area. Now then, it’s probably already installed, but just to be safe make sure that you have sane-utils installed as well.

Sounds scary but regular user couldn’t find liux scanner so let’s see if sudo does. Post as a linxu Name.

HOW TO Brother MFC-JW Printer U/Xubuntu –

That brotheg led me to descend into a frightening netherworld haunted by old forum posts that recounted other people’s past horrors attempting to get their Brother scanners working. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. SimpleScan now recognises the scanner. Do you really need the sudo to simple-scan? Since my config appears to be in libsane.

Have you tried other solutions to solve this problem? It was extremely helpful. According to the faq the fix is: Results 1 to 3 of 3. Comment below if you need help doing this.


– How to install a Brother MFCCN scanner/printer – Ask Ubuntu

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Short Answer The drivers you found are old versions: Email Required, but never shown. So far, so good. But the scanner still wasn’t recognised.

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Step 7 – Test simple-scan After reboot check the installation in terminal and perform simple scan: One of these is the. But they provide no link to do so. The default is “.

With this tool, you can start a scan by the button on the machine. Click to choose 2 languages. Network printing help is at mf-cj410 bottom!!!