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Cupswrapper Driver Install


Step 1. Login as a superuser ( or use "sudo" option if it is required )
Step 2. Check if pre-required procedures are completed
For openSUSE
For Debian/Ubuntu 64 bit
For Ubuntu8.04 or greater
For Fedora10, 11, 12 64 bit
For the following products
DCP-1000, DCP-1400, DCP-8020, DCP-8025D, DCP-8040, DCP-8045D, DCP-8060, DCP-8065DN, FAX-2850, FAX-2900, FAX-3800, FAX-4100, FAX-4750e, FAX-5750e, HL-1030, HL-1230, HL-1240, HL-1250, HL-1270N, HL-1430, HL-1440, HL-1450, HL-1470N, HL-1650, HL-1670N, HL-1850, HL-1870N, HL-5030, HL-5040, HL-5050, HL-5070N, HL-5130, HL-5140, HL-5150D, HL-5170DN, HL-5240, HL-5250DN, HL-5270DN, HL-5280DW, HL-6050, HL-6050D, MFC-4800, MFC-6800, MFC-8420, MFC-8440, MFC-8460N, MFC-8500, MFC-8660DN, MFC-8820D, MFC-8840D, MFC-8860DN, MFC-8870DW, MFC-9030, MFC-9070, MFC-9160, MFC-9180, MFC-9420CN, MFC-9660, MFC-9700, MFC-9760, MFC-9800, MFC-9860, MFC-9880
For the following products
DCP-110C, DCP-310CN, FAX-1815C, FAX-1820C, FAX-1835C, FAX-1840C, FAX-1920CN, FAX-1940CN, FAX-2440C, MFC-210C, MFC-3220C, MFC-3240C, MFC-3320CN, MFC-3340CN, MFC-3420C, MFC-3820CN, MFC-410CN, MFC-420CN, MFC-5440CN, MFC-5840CN, MFC-620CN
Step 3. Download drivers
Download LPR driver and cupswrapper driver.
Printer Driver download page
Step 4. Install LPR driver and cupswrapper driver
4-1. Turn on the printer and connect the USB cable.
4-2. Open the terminal and go to the directory where the drivers are.
4-3. Install LPR driver.The install process may take some time. Please wait until it is complete.
            
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -i  --force-all  (lpr-drivername)
        
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -ihv  --nodeps  (lpr-drivername)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
4-4. Install cupswrapper driver.The install process may take some time. Please wait until it is complete.
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -i  --force-all  (cupswrapper-drivername)
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -ihv  --nodeps  (cupswrapper-drivername)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
4-5. Check if the LPR driver and cupswrapper driver are installed
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -l  |  grep  Brother
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -qa  |  grep  -e  (lpr-drivername)  -e  (cupswrapper-drivername)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
Step 5a. (for USB Connection) Check your printer on the cups web interface
5a-1. Open a web browser and go to "http://localhost:631/printers".
Check if the Device URI of your printer is "usb://Brother/(your printer's model name)"
Example of a USB printer entry
If the device URI is different from the example above, please go to "Modify Printer" of your printer to select proper device and driver.
If your printer is not listed on "http://localhost:631/printers", please go to "http://localhost:631/admin" and click "Add printer" and select proper device and driver.
Step 5b. (for Network Connection) Configure your printer on the cups web interface
5b-1. Open a web browser and go to "http://localhost:631/printers".
5b-2. Click "Modify Printer" and set following parameters.
- "LPD/LPR Host or Printer" or "AppSocket/HP JetDirect"      for Device
- lpd://(Your printer's IP address)/binary_p1      for Device URI
- Brother      for Make/Manufacturer Selection
- Your printer's name      for Model/Driver Selection
Example of a network printer entry
Step 6. Try a test print
6-1. Open a text editor, write something and select "print" from the menu.

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Install LPR driver (dpkg)
# dpkg -i --force-all  dcp540cnlpr-1.0.1-1.i386.deb
Selecting previously deselected package dcp540cnlpr.
(Reading database ... 89067 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking dcp540cnlpr (from dcp540cnlpr-1.0.1-1.i386.deb) ...
Setting up dcp540cnlpr (1.0.1-1) ...

#
Install cupswrapper driver (dpkg)
# dpkg -i --force-all  dcp540cncupswrapper-1.0.1-1.i386.deb
Selecting previously deselected package dcp540cncupswrapper.
(Reading database ... 89085 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking dcp540cncupswrapper (from dcp540cncupswrapper-1.0.1-1.i386.deb) ...
Setting up dcp540cncupswrapper (1.0.1-1) ...
 * Restarting Common Unix Printing System: cupsd                         [ OK ] 

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Check LPR driver and cupswrapper driver (dpkg)
$ dpkg -l | grep Brother
ii  dcp540cncupswrapper                        1.0.1-1
      Brother CUPS Inkjet Printer Definitions
ii  dcp540cnlpr                                1.0.1-1
      Brother lpr Inkjet Printer Definitions
$
Install LPR driver (rpm)
# rpm -ihv --nodeps dcp540cnlpr-1.0.1-1.i386.rpm
Preparing packages for installation...
dcp540cnlpr-1.0.1-1
Shutting down cupsd                                                  done
Starting cupsd                                                       done
#
Install cupswrapper driver (rpm)
# rpm -ihv --nodeps dcp540cncupswrapper-1.0.1-1.i386.rpm
Preparing packages for installation...
dcp540cncupswrapper-1.0.1-1
Shutting down cupsd                                                  done
Shutting down cupsd                                                  done
Starting cupsd                                                       done
#
Check LPR driver and cupswrapper driver (rpm)
# rpm -qa | grep -e dcp540cnlpr -e dcp540cncupswrapper
dcp540cnlpr-1.0.1-1
dcp540cncupswrapper-1.0.1-1
#
Printer entry on the cups web interface (USB Connection)
cups web interface
Printer entry on the cups web interface (Network Connection)
cups web interface

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