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I can’t print any file via my printer “Brother HLW”, instead I got a paper with the follow context:.

The light is not blue and is off. Join Date Oct Beans I had this problem in the past, then it reappeared after I installed the latest set of updates to Karmic. Said install this and then drivers??

Look at ‘ CUPS ‘ for general instructions. Join Date Nov Brother hl — w linux 1. It must have taken 2170 the better part of half an hour start to finish. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.


It’s actually super fast to print and prints in 21700w color. Getting Brother-Printer drivers to work Tue Feb 27, 4: You can setup the printer via any method.


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I encourage users to try the instructions contained in the blockquote above first, if their printer does not appear or performance is bad. Originally Posted by arubin. But when I activate it, the error message comes up again and deactivates the printer automatically. Brother HLW series [e4c] Comm.

Getting Brother-Printer drivers to work Mon Dec 24, 4: Following the posts above that mention the HL driver Don’t think I have the right command string, or perhaps not the right packages, because the output was just another text file.

In no time it had a test page printed after that Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.


BTW, forgot to say, if print test page – there’s no problem. You may wish to start a new thread for going multilib and continue this thread specifically for the printer drivers Results 1 to 10 of Brother HLw Did you try the regular Ubuntu printer setup?

To post a comment you must log in. I am using 2 Brother printers and I think that I got them working with the Brother drivers before I ever got multilib set up. You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2. November 28th, 6.

[SOLVED] Brother HLW Yes/No

Thanks so much to Maximus and to the forums administrator s. Tested environments are Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, OpenSuse and Fedora so i use ubuntu, debian, and redhat instructions as guides for Slackware, this is where for me I have a couple of questions: Find More Posts by onebuck.

Everything else that I’ve needed to print has worked fine using the HLW selection as model.