FAQs & Troubleshooting
How to use Scan-key-tool features. (Scan-to-File, Scan-to-Image or Scan-to E-mail) (Linux)
> Use Scan-to-File
> Use Scan-to-Image
> Use Scan-to-Email
> Optional Usage of Scan-to-Email
Scan-to-OCR is not supported.
- Press scan-button, select "Scan-to-File", select user, and press START.
- The scan data will be stored under "brscan" directory on the user's home directory.
- Press scan-button, select "Scan-to-Image", select user, and press START.
- The scan data will be opened by GIMP(Graphic Editor Application).
"sendmail" or "postfix" is required to use "Scan-to-Email".
Check that there is the file "/usr/sbin/sendmail" on your system.
Create a folder for configuration files.
*** A dot is required before "brscan" in the filename.
Command: mkdir (your home directory)/.brscan
Copy brscan_mail.config file.
Command: cp /opt/brother/scanner/brscan-skey/brscan_mail.config (your home directory)/.brscan
Edit (your-home-directory)/.brscan/brscan_mail.config file.
Format of brscan_mail.config
MANDATORY PARAMETERS FROM=(Sender's email address)
TO=(Destination email address)
MESSAGE=(Text filename for the mail context) ***The full path of the text file is required
SUBJECT=(Subject of the email)
OPTIONAL PARAMETERS CC=(Destination email address for carbon copy)
BCC=(Destination email address for blind carbon copy)
*** ","(comma) will be a separater of the email addresses.
Press scan-button, select "Scan-to-Email", select user, and press START.
The scan data will be sent to the address set in brscan_mail.config file.
Optional Usage of Scan-to-Email
If you would like to send scanner data to an email address temporary, use "brscan-skey -m".
Command: brscan-skey -t
Run scan-key-tool with "-m" option.
Command: brscan-skey -m (email-address)
- Press scan-button, select "Scan-to-Email", select user, and press START.
The scan data will be sent to the address set by "-m" option.
*** Other Scan-to-Email settings are ignored when you run brscan-skey with "-m" option.
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