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Linux printer driver (rpm package)

Linux printer driver (rpm package)

How to Install

  1. Login as a superuser ( or use "sudo" option if it is required )
     
  2. Check if pre-required procedures are completed
    For openSUSE
    For Fedora10, 11, 12 64 bit
     
  3. Download drivers
    Download Linux driver.
     
  4. Install Linux driver
    1. Turn on the printer and connect the USB cable.
    2. Open the terminal and go to the directory where the driver is.
    3. Install Linux driver.The install process may take some time. Please wait until it is complete.
      Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -ihv  --nodeps  (linux-drivername)
    4. Check if the Linux driver is installed
      Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -qa  |  grep  -e  (linux-drivername)
  5. Depending on the connection type you are using (USB or Network), follow one of the steps below.

    (for USB Connection)
    1. Open a web browser and go to "http://localhost:631/printers".
    2. Check if the Device URI of your printer is "usb://Brother/(your printer's model name)"

      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.

     

    (for Network Connection)

     

    1. Open a web browser and go to "http://localhost:631/printers".
    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
  6. Try a test print
    Open a text editor, write something and select "print" from the menu.

 

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