It’s a networked printer. Convert these to tgz packages by using rpm2tgz. You can access its web interface from the sudo network: But the wireless light on the back of the printer is lit up. Brother does not include 64 bit drivers for the HLDW drivers but I have patched the drivers to make them work with the 64 bit version. I installed it as a network printer.

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But setting it up took a lot of perservering. Unfortunately, I can’t seem to connect to the router. You can also patch them yourselves using the command line and instructions from Brother’s website. What should I do when I get to: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. But I don’t have Windows or Mac!

Enter the following two commands from the terminal window. There are two more files on their website that I have downloaded: Thanks for your advice! So what I want is for it to get an IP address from our wireless router; then, I can add it h, the network to my laptop. Does anyone know a pure-hardware way to disable the wireless on the printer?


My first step was to manually download, starting from Brother’s support site: I was given a list of eleven URIs to choose from, none of which made any sense to me as a neophite Ubuntu users.

They reuse the cartridges. The printer came with an installation CD and instructions for Windows and Mac. You can print the current settings by pressing Go 3 times within 2 seconds. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account.

[SOLVED] brother hldw wireless: pure-linux setup?

In duplex mode, I advise printing just one copy at a time. Thank you this saved me on Ubuntu If you know of a cheaper alternative please edit this wiki. The printer also has wireless capability. Ljnux Carvalho’s answer worked fine, with one qualifier: Secondly – my setup is on a wired network.

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I’m sure USB and wifi work just fine, but I didn’t have a reason to try them so I can’t give instructions for that. However, to access it, you need to be on a network. Now unzip and run the script as Mr.


FD ethernet mac address: A Linux driver installer can now be found at support. Chad E Chenault 27 6. USB printing should now work.

Linux-Stuff: Brother HLDW on Slackware

July 24th, 6. It’s waiting for you to specify the Device URI?

I tried the instructions at the beginning of this post but when I got to the end, i. Hopefully that will save you a lot of time. Looks like maybe Brother reorganized their downloads. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.