When I try to print, the printer just spits multiple blank pages, although it seems to print a test page properly. But I’d be grateful for help with the printer first. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Join Date Feb Beans Is there a driver I need to download or something else I have to do to get it to work correctly?

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Now I’m lniux if I ever printed anything while booted in any Linus OS; that this problem has always been here but I never tripped over until now But I don’t have the skills to tweak that if that’s the problem http: HL Brother printer I’ve had very good luck using Brother’s installer script.

Image of printer properties Click the “Change” button beside “Make and Model”.

HL Brother printer Yes, the script from the page you linked doesn’t appear to accept that model of printer as an option, even though that page suggests that it should. Sign up using Facebook. Bbrother – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Any help is appreciated, thanks.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Your command, presuming you brothed in the same directory as the file and you have untarred the tar. Originally Posted by Kevin McCready.


Did the same thing – printed an endless amount of blank pages. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

[SOLVED] HL Brother printer

When I chose my printer Brother HL and then clicked print a test sheet, it printed a blank sheet, then another, another and so on. I’ve installed the deb files separately lpr, cups with gedbi. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I then printed a test page and the printer began putting out an endless amount of blank pages.

It used to work fine, but it suddenly had the same problem. Ignore all the prompts, hit cancel, etc.

Brother HL-2140 on Linux and Raspberry Pi Print Server

HL Brother printer Are you positively in the correct directory? Find More Posts by frankbell. After installing the drivers did you then configure CUPS to use the vendor driver?

This method worked for me on Ubuntu For having this working properly, first install the LPR driver found here http: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. July 5th, 3. Please login or register. Please visit this page to clear brothr LQ-related cookies.


Post as a guest Name. It is one thing to write a driver that doesn’t work – or brohter print system that doesn’t work.

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[SOLVED] Forever Printing

I haven’t had to do anything with the “pre-required” instructions in years. Sign up using Email and Password. Yes, the script from the page you linked doesn’t appear to accept that model of printer as an option, even though that page suggests that it should.

Prints very good at dpi. July 6th, 7.

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