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MFC-620CN

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Date: 29/10/2019 ID: faq00100678_000

Can I use my Brother printer with a 64 bit Linux distribution? (Linux)

You can use the 32 bit version of a Brother printer driver with 64 bit Linux distributions. To install the driver:

 

For RPM-based distributions

  1. If your distribution does not have a 32 bit library as standard, install it. (For example, install glibc.i686 or libstdc++.i686 for Fedora 10 or later.)

    nss-softokn-freebl.i686 is a dependency and is also required.

  2. Install the LPD/LPRng driver and the CUPS driver.
  3. If the /usr/lib64 directory exists, check whether the "br (printer name) filter" file exists under /usr/lib64/cups/filter. If not, copy it from the /usr/lib/cups/filter directory.
  4. Set up the printer using "http://localhost:631/printers".

 

For DEB-based distributions

  1. If your distribution does not have a 32 bit library as standard, install it. (For example, install lib32stdc++6 for Debian, ia32-libs or lib32z1 for Ubuntu.)
  2. Install the LPD/LPRng driver and the CUPS driver using the --force-architecture option.
  3. If the /usr/lib64 directory exists, check whether the "br (printer name) filter" file exists under /usr/lib64/cups/filter. If not, copy it from the /usr/lib/cups/filter directory.
  4. Set up the printer using "http://localhost:631/printers".

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