The above steps had worked in the past and should not have been necessary under the upgrade process. September 21st, 3. Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu Thomas Ulrich Christiansen 56 1 4. I’ve got the standard “yeah we’ll look into it” response from the support people as well.

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The time now is Copying all files from lib64 to lib is awful advice.

Erel Segal-Halevi 3 18 Thomas Ulrich Christiansen 56 1 4. September 21st, 5. I’m running Ubuntu As per this answer: Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: Using Gedit with sudo no longer works in Ubuntu To solve, download udev rule scanner setting file from Brother website.

If you can ping the ip address of your printer Add the following line to the file, just before the line The following rule will disable USB autosuspend for the device. Install all drivers from brother website as normal Open this file: You can follow Brother oinux process on their website if you wish. So I’ll have to undo it. Also brscan4 and not brscan2 or brscan3 is the preferred driver for most scanners.


Finally I noted a new driver post from Brother dated !!

Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

Linuxx, you could install gscan2pdf: Pre-required Procedure 2 Related distributions Ubuntu8. Brother MFCCW Wireless printer, linux drivers not work Yeah you can follow the how-to from the English language site but get the files from the Japan siteit is just about possible to find your way around.

If not please post a comment on the link answer. I only had to do this single step mentioned earlier but that answer also included other steps. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. I think it’s not a problem with sane itself, it’s probably a problem with the udev-rule-settings or the printer-network-name Brother updated software December 25, The install process may brther some time.

Printer: Brother mfccw | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

September 22nd, mf490cw I hacked around this block but it did not help getting scanner working so just more time wasted. Originally Posted by JBabz. Results 1 to 10 of I installed that and configured the IP address and I’m good to go.


But Simple Scan refuses to recognize a driver and xsane won’t even recognize a scanner. The directory location varies depending on your Linux distribution.

I downloaded the drivers and used the Driver Install Tool by brother. September 22nd, 8.

Only English versions of drivers are available. The port-number is very optional and defaults to