Only installation via the command line interface (terminal) is supported.
Only English versions of drivers are available.
The information on the websites does not guarantee the operation of Brother Linux drivers in all users' operating environments.
Connecting more than one machine with the same model number is not supported.
Notification for using PC-FAX driver in USA
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful
for any person to use a computer or electronic device to send any
message via a telephone fax machine unless such messages
clearly contain, in a margin at the top or bottom of each transmitted
page, or on the first page of the transmission, the date and time it
is sent and an identification of the business or other entity or other
individual sending the message and the telephone number of the
sending machines or such business, other entity or individual.
The Brother PC-FAX driver can not be used with the following products in USA because of the law above.
(For Fedora 12, nss-softokn-freebl.i686 is also required as a dependency)
Pre-required Procedure (8)
brscan, brscan2, brscan3
sane-utils is required to be installed.
Pre-required Procedure (9)
Distributions using firewall
The following ports are required to be open.
Inbound direction : UDP Port 54925
Outbound direction : TCP Port 54921
Example of the setting location; OpenSUSE10.0: Yast-> Security and Users-> Firewall-> Allowed Service->Advanced Fedora10: System-> Administration-> Firewall-> Other Ports
Pre-required Procedure (10)
Ubuntu8.04 or greater
1. "sudo aa-complain cupsd" command is required before the installation.
2. "sudo mkdir /usr/share/cups/model" command is required before the installation.
Pre-required Procedure (11)
SELinux configuration is required.
e.g. Set selinux "premissive mode" by the command "# setenforece 0" (superuser authorization is required)
Pre-required Procedure (12)
Distributions that does not have "psutils" by default
"psutils" is required to be installed.
Pre-required Procedure (13)
CentOS 7 64bit version
1. glibc.i686 is required to be installed. Command:yum install glibc.i686
2. Also you require to install policycoreutils-python to use semanage. Command:yum install policycoreutils-python
(However if you cannot install from the above, please type the following command below on the command prompt to check the package of installation. Command: yum provides *bin/semanage)