Login as a superuser ( or use "sudo" option if required).
Install the driver.
Turn on the printer and connect the usb, network or parallel cable.
Go to the directory where the driver is.
Install LPR driver.The install process may take some time. Please wait until it is complete. Command : dpkg -i --force-all (lpr-drivername)
Check if the LPR driver is installed. Command : dpkg -l | grep Brother
Confirm/Configure a file according to your connection.
Check the configuration filename for your distribution. Example:
openSUSE, Ubuntu, Debian : /etc/printcap
Redhat, fedora, Mandriva : /etc/printcap.local
Edit the file according to your connection. For USB Connection (Default)
Check if the parameter of ":lp" is ":lp=/dev/usb/lp0" For Network Connection
replace ":lp" line to the following 2 lines
:rm=(ip address of your printer)\
:rp=lp\ For Parallel Connection
replace ":lp" line to the following line