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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. Release the Go button. 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. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I was literally and seriously done in 5 minutes after spending 3 hours reading the forums posts and downloading the drivers. You will see three lights Error, Drum, Toner turn on.

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It says there is an error sending the page to the printer. So, the majority of my setup was already done.

I don’t have a detailed answer for you in the context of Ubuntu, never actually having dealt with its printing support! This was true for me. I can’t print the testpage. Click Here to receive brother hl-2170w linux Complete Guide absolutely free.

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The incredibly slow graphics printing. This is a very well regarded brother hl-2170w linux, so it’s sad that it doesn’t work, and internet research seems to indicate that brothher stopped working specifically in November 28th, 6. I have a Brother laser printer HL which wasn’t on the printer driver’s list, so instead I used the driver for HL and it worked.

I installed it through CUPS and it worked right away, and it has duplexing. You will see three lights Error, Drum, Toner turn on.

Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? So I got the printer hooked up, on lunux wireless network, static IP set up, and off I go to install the drivers on the machines.

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Home Disclaimer Contact Me. I thought this was a driver issue and wanted to get the correct driver from Brother – which would hopefully solve the slow printing problem.

Do you have USB Printer support enabled in kernel? Open System Encryption Mode: USB Printer support has been disabled brother hl-2170w linux the kernel. If printer is not found automatically, type in IP address of the printer and probe for it.

Connect the ethernet cable to the wireless router borther the printer In the browser type: Release the Go button. I’m in the same situation. January 17th, 9. Brother hl-2170w linux Basic Restrict access to the server