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Scanner driver install for USB


Step 1. Login as a superuser ( or use "sudo" option if it is required )
Step 2. Check if pre-required procedures are completed
For Debian, Ubuntu
Step 3. Download a driver.
3-1. Check which driver will work with your product. (Product information is written in the driver download page)
3-2. Download the driver
Scanner Driver download page
Step 4. Install the driver
4-1. Turn on your MFC/DCP and connect the USB cable.
4-2. Open the terminal and go to the directory where the driver is.
4-3. Install the scanner driver
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -i  --force-all  (scanner-drivername)
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -ihv  --nodeps  (scanner-drivername)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
4-4. Check if the driver is installed
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -l  |  grep  Brother
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -qa  |  grep  -e  (scanner-drivername)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
Step 5. Use your scanning application by a superuser and try a test scan.
Use your usb-connected scanner by a normal user

Install scanner driver
# dpkg -i brscan2-0.2.4-0.i386.deb 
Selecting previously deselected package brscan2.
(Reading database ... 89034 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking brscan2 (from brscan2-0.2.4-0.i386.deb) ...
Setting up brscan2 (0.2.4) ...

#
check scanner driver (dpkg)
$ dpkg -l | grep Brother
ii  brscan2                                    0.2.4
      Brother Scanner Driver
$
Install scanner driver (rpm)
# rpm -ihv brscan2-0.2.4-0.i386.rpm
Preparing packages for installation...
brscan2-0.2.4-0
#
check scanner driver (rpm)
# rpm -qa | grep brscan2
brscan2-0.2.4-0
#

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