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Raspbian Before Infomation


Only the Raspbian operating system for Raspberry Pi is officially supported by Brother.


Before you begin, make sure the filesystem has been expanded to allow the Raspbian installation to fill the whole SD card. Use the raspi-config command and extend the area according to the instructions.

Using the df command in a text terminal, make sure that the disk has more than 10 GB free space in the root folder for temporary files.

If you have moved the /tmp directory to a RAM disk, you must change it back to the boot media.

If you have moved the /tmp directory to a different disk partition, make sure the partition has more than 10 GB of free space available.




1. Open a terminal window.
 
2. Update your system's package list, and then upgrade the installation using the following commands:
 
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
 
3. Install the CUPS packages using the following commands:
 
sudo apt-get install cups
 
NOTE
 
To install new packages, or update existing ones, you will need an Internet connection.
For more information about connecting to a network, see the Raspberry Pi documentation at www.raspberrypi.org/documentation.
 
 
4. Restart the CUPS driver:
 
sudo /etc/init.d/cups restart
 
5. You can now install the Brother driver.