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Mandriva2010
1. Open /etc/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules
2. Add the following 2 lines at the last of the device entry. (just before "# The following rule...")
 # Brother 
 ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes" 
3. Restart the OS.

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Redhat 9
1. Open "/etc/fstab"
2. Add or modify a line for /proc/bus/usb as follows.
none /proc/bus/usb usbdevfs auto,devmode=0666 0 0
3. umount /proc/bus/usb
4. mount /proc/bus/usb
5. mknod -m 666 /dev/usbscanner c 180 48

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Ubuntu 10.10, 11.4, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10
1. Click here to download the file.(brother-udev-rule-type1-1.0.0-1.all.deb, ver.1.0.0-1, 2KB)
2. Run the command.
Command: dpkg -i brother-udev-rule-type1-1.0.0-1.all.deb

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Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.4, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10
1. Open "/lib/udev/rules.d/40-libsane.rules" file.
2. Add the following two lines to the end of the device list. (Before the line "# The following rule will disable ..."):
If there is "LABEL="libsane_rules_end"", add the following 2 lines before "LABEL="libsane_rules_end"".

The lines to be added---------------------------

# Brother scanners
ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"
3. Restart the OS.

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Ubuntu 9.04
1. Open "/lib/udev/rules.d/50-udev-default.rules" file.
2. Edit "0664" to "0666" in "libusb device nodes" section.
Before the edit---------------------------------
# libusb device nodes
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device",   ...   , MODE="0664"

After the edit----------------------------------
# libusb device nodes
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device",   ...   , MODE="0666"

3. Restart the OS.

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Ubuntu 8.04/8.04.1, 8.10
1. Open "/etc/udev/rules.d/40-basic-permissions.rules" file.
2. Edit "0664" to "0666" in "USB devices" section.
Before the edit---------------------------------
# USB devices (usbfs replacement)
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device", MODE="0664"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb_device",                MODE="0664"
After the edit----------------------------------
# USB devices (usbfs replacement)
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device", MODE="0666"
SUBSYSTEM=="usb_device",                MODE="0666"
3. Restart the OS.

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Ubuntu 7.10, 7.04, 6.10, 6.06
1. Open "/etc/udev/rules.d/45-libsane.rules"
2. Add the following 2 lines before "LABEL="libsane_rules_end"":
The lines to be added---------------------------
#Brother
SYSFS{idVendor}=="04f9",MODE="666",GROUP="scanner"
3. Restart the OS.

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Debian 6
1. Open "/lib/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules" as a super-user
2. Add the following two lines to the end of the device list. (Before the line "# The following rule will disable ..."):
The lines to be added---------------------------
# Brother scanner
ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9", MODE="0664", GROUP="scanner", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"
3. Restart the OS.

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Debian 5
1. Open "/etc/udev/rules.d/z60_libsane.rules"
2. Add the following two lines to the end of the device list. (Before the line "# The following rule will disable ..."):
The lines to be added---------------------------
# Brother
SYSFS{idVendor}=="04f9", MODE="0666", GROUP="scanner", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"
3. Restart the OS.

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Debian 4
1. Open "/etc/udev/rules.d/025_libsane.rules"
2. Add the following 2 lines before 'LABEL="libsane_rules_end"':
The lines to be added---------------------------
#Brother
SYSFS{idVendor}=="04f9",MODE="666",GROUP="scanner"
3. Restart the OS.

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Debian 3
1. Open "/etc/fstab"
2. Add or modify a line for /proc/bus/usb as follows.
none /proc/bus/usb usbdevfs auto,devmode=0666 0 0
3. umount /proc/bus/usb
4. mount /proc/bus/usb
5. mknod -m 666 /dev/usbscanner c 180 48

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openSUSE11.2
1. Open "/etc/udev/rules.d/55-libsane.rules"
2. Add the following 2 lines at the last of the device entry. (just before "# The following rule...")
# Brother
ATTR{idVendor}=="04f9", MODE="0664", GROUP="lp", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"
3. Restart the OS.

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openSUSE 11.1
1. Open "/etc/udev/rules.d/55-libsane.rules"
2. Add 2 lines for Brother products.
The lines to be added---------------------------------
#Brother
ATTR{idVendor}=="04f9", MODE="0666", GROUP="scanner", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"
3. Restart the OS.

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openSUSE 11.0
1. Open "/etc/udev/rules.d/55-libsane.rules"
2. Add 2 lines for Brother products.
The lines to be added---------------------------------
#Brother
SYSFS{idVendor}=="04f9", MODE="0666", GROUP="scanner", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"
3. Restart the OS.

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openSUSE 10.3, 10.2, 10.1
1. Open "/etc/udev/rules.d/50-udev-default.rules"
2. Edit "0644" to "0666" in "libusb device access" section.
Before the edit---------------------------------
# libusb device access
SUBSYSTEM== ...... , MODE="0644"
After the edit----------------------------------
# libusb device access
SUBSYSTEM== ...... , MODE="0666"
3. Restart the OS.

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openSUSE 10.0, 9.3, 9.2, 9.1
1. Open "/etc/fstab"
2. Add or modify a line for /proc/bus/usb as follows.
none /proc/bus/usb usbfs auto,devmode=0666 0 0
3. umount /proc/bus/usb
4. mount /proc/bus/usb
5. mknod -m 666 /dev/usbscanner c 180 48

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Fedora 17, 16, 15, 14, 13
1. Click here to download the file.(brother-udev-rule-type1-1.0.0-1.noarch.rpm, ver.1.0.0-1, 4KB)
2. Run the command.
Command: rpm -ihv brother-udev-rule-type1-1.0.0-1.noarch.rpm

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Fedora 16, 15, 14, 13, 12
1. Open"/lib/udev/rules.d/65-libsane.rules"
2. Add the following 2 lines at the last of the device entry. (just before "# The following rule...").
# Brother
   ATTR{idVendor}=="04f9", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"
3. Restart the OS.

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Fedora 11
1. Create "/lib/udev/51-local.rules"
2. Write the following 2 lines to the file.
The lines to be added---------------------------
# Brother
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device", ACTION=="add", ATTR{idVendor}=="04f9", SYMLINK+="scanner-%k", MODE="0666"
3. Restart the OS.

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Fedora 10, 9
1. Create "/etc/udev/rules.d/10-local.rules"
2. Write the following 4 lines to the file.
The lines to be added---------------------------
SUBSYSTEM!="usb_device", ACTION!="add", GOTO="_end"
# Brother
SYSFS{idVendor}=="04f9", SYMLINK+="scanner-%k"
LABEL="_end"
3. Restart the OS.

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Fedora 8
1. Open "/etc/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules".
2. Add the following line at 2 locations.
The line to be added----------------------------
ATTR{idVendor}=="04f9", SYMLINK+="scanner-%k" 
Location 1; Before the following line
# END scanner rules for SUBSYSTEM=="usb"
Location 2: Before the following line
# END scanner rules for SUBSYSTEM=="usb_device"
3. Restart the OS.

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Fedora 7, 6 and 5
1. Open "/etc/udev/ruled.d/60-libsane.rules"
2. Add the following 2 lines before 'LABEL="libsane_rules_end"'.
The lines to be added---------------------------
#Brother
SYSFS{idVendor}=="04f9", SYMLINK+="scanner-%k"
3. Restart the OS.

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Fedora 4, 3
1. Open "/etc/fstab"
2. Add or modify a line for /proc/bus/usb as follows.
none /proc/bus/usb usbfs auto,devmode=0666 0 0
3. umount /proc/bus/usb
4. mount /proc/bus/usb
5. mknod -m 666 /dev/usbscanner c 180 48

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