Works perfecly in i Sep Brother HL hl So I put Windows 7 on my machine. It’s funny to think how underdeveloped the world is, really makes it easier for a developer to get ahead. Use recomendations and drivers from Brother. I don’t have any experience with this printer, but from what I’ve found it either “just works” when you plug it in using USB; if you’d like it to communicate over a network it needs to be configured and there is only software for Windows or Mac.

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[SOLVED] Brother HLw

Here is how to setup the wireless: Small parts do not get printed because they are situated out of the print area. The printer warms up and then stops. Drivers from Brother Japan.

Tags for this Threadbrotherubjntu hlwincompatibleprinter. Both comments and pings uubuntu currently closed. This means you’ll need to either use a Windows or Mac computer or VM to configure it, and then be able to use it from Ubuntu. It says there is an error sending the page to the printer. Seems to be important to install the lpr driver first and then the Cupswrapper driver – after that all works fine with the printer setup as a network printer with an ip address.


It must have taken me the better part of half an hour start to finish. Brother HLw Did you try the regular Ubuntu printer setup? Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Margins are a bit on the small side though.

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MichaelRHead – I have two of these. Works for me too. At least until that first test page comes out okay.

If you do it, be sure to follow ALL the instructions and pre-configuration with LPR and cupswrapper drivers in order to make it work. I can’t print any file via my printer “Brother HLW”, instead I got a paper with the follow context:. Auto-discovered device on network.

This entry was posted on June 20,1: The printer and driver can also be found ubintu means of CUPS v1.

Brother HL-2170W wifi

Its a great printer, just sucks that you have to use windows to configure the network Brother have released an official driver for this printer – install Hl-2170q driver first, then the cupswrapper one. Till Kamppeter till-kamppeter wrote on I’ve mostly solved this problem, by doing something simple.


Set up on network by http to DHCP address of printer go to your router web page look at h-l2170w devices. Or search for ‘dummies’ guides.

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Selected printer New Printer wizard, automatically found networked printer. Please test and move the results to the table above. Most likely it is not going to be a problem.

I used Windows XP in VirtualBox to configure it, the printer configuration in Ubuntu was able to see it on the wireless network and connected just as easily as it did via USB.

Instructions at Brotherchose Debian drivers. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. This driver uses Brother’s proprietary printer ubunti.

They both work great, though they have a smallish print area roughly half-inch margins on each edge Sep Brother HL Yes v6.