FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Print command (LPR) (Linux)

CUPS Users Only
The LPR command is not available in CUPS. To configure your machine, use your application's print dialog box or the CUPS web interface "http://localhost:631/printers".

Print Command :
lpr -P (printer name) (filename)


Configuration Command :
brprintconfij2 -P [Printer Name] [Option]

You can view the details of Parameter by the following command.
Command: brprintconf_{Model Name without "-"}
E.g. MFC-J430W: brprintconf_mfcj430w

Option Table

Category Option  Parameter Example
Media -md[parameter] PLAIN
Resolution -reso[parameter] Photo
Bi-Dir Printing -bidir [parameter] ON
MirrorPrint -mirro [parameter] ON
Paper Type -pt[parameter] A4
Paper Thickness *1 -thick[parameter] THICK
Paper Source *1 -feed [parameter] AUTO
Color Or Mono -corm[parameter] COLOR
Document -doc [parameter] PHOTO
Color Matching *2 -cm [parameter] -cm [parameter] NATURAL
Half Tone *2 -ht [parameter] DIFFUSION
Color Enhance -ce [parameter] ON
Brightness *3 -brit [parameter] [-20 - +20]
Contrast *3 -cont [parameter] [-20 - +20]

Red Key *3

-red [parameter] [-20 - +20]
Green Key *3 -green [parameter] [-20 - +20]
Blue Key *3 -blue [parameter] [-20 - +20] [-20 - +20]
Slow Dry =-sd [parameter] ON


*1: Available only for applicable models.

*2: Available only when you select "CUSTOM" in the "Document" option.

*3: Available only when you select "ON" in the "Color Enhance" option.

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