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HL-L2300D CUPS Printer Settings Not Honored

I just got a HLL2300D, installed the AUR driver, and gave a test run. I'm printing two pages from a three-page document from Evince. It looks like the printer settings are mostly ignored from Evince, ...
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Can't produce 8.5 x 11 scans of 8.5 x 11 docs from Brother scanners

Perhaps you have heard of this issue with Brother scanners. (Apparently this issue is not exclusively a Brother issue – see scanner - Can't scan to exactly letter size (8.5x11) PDF? - Super User.) I ...
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Brother HL-1210W won't print

We have a Brother HL-1210W laser printer on the network, which is connected through wireless internet. The discovery and installation of the device is not a problem and Windows installs it without any ...
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Computer cannot detect wifi printer

BLUF: My laptop will not detect the printer on the network. My laptop is running Windows 10, my router is the Xfinity Xfi router (Model: CGM4140COM), and my printer is a Brother MFC-J6510DW. Both are ...
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Brother DCP-J315W - scanner not working on Windows when using WIA drivers

I was using NAPS2 to scan documents on my Brother DCP-J315W all-in-one (over wi-fi). It was configured in such way that WIA driver was used. My OS is Windows 10 PRO x64 (v.2004). Suddenly scanning ...
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How To confgure network printer with D-Link Dir655 router

I have an old printer (Brother mfc-7360n) which doesn't have built-in wi-fi or Bluetooth connectivity and I have successfully managed to make it wireless via the ethernet cable to my router, the ...
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Brother Page Number Removal

How do i remove the page numbers from printing on each page? I have looked thru the online suggestions and I do not see any mention of how to remove the page numbers at the bottom of each page
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HL-L2370DW printer randomly stops responding

I have an L2370DW printer from Brother, which is common desktop laser printer. I am using it in network mode via wifi. I have disabled the eco settings as much as possible. Deep sleep is disabled and ...
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Brother HL-2270DW laser printer “out of paper” even though it isn't

Brother HL-2270DW laser printer Windows driver keeps saying "out of paper", but it isn't. There is no paper jam, there is plenty of paper, and the printer shows a green light. How to fix?...
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Printer do not print, job just disappears

I have a Brother MFC-5890CN printer attached via LAN. It worked great until 2 days ago. From then, when I send a job it goes to job queue appears on printer queue but suddently in 5 seconds disappears ...
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Brother MFC-7860DW No Paper

I have a Brother MFC-7860DW that always reports "No Paper" (slightly different from this question, which reports "Paper Jam"). When I open the letter tray, the paper just barely ...
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Printer describes job as “printing” while doing nothing. Tried printing document from another device and it worked perfectly

Good evening! Essentially, my Brother MFC-465CN has not been able to print documents sent to it by my main computer, and I don't know why. Status says it's printing, but there is absolutely no change ...
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IP address: 000 simplifies to 0?

I was setting up my Ubuntu with brother printer driver and was trying to use my printer's IP to connect my pc to the printer. On my printer, the IP address is 192.168.000.008. So I entered this in my ...
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CC4 ALWAYS shows the wrong printer

The CCR shows Model MFC-8910DW whenever I fire it up. That printer is long gone. How do I get it to show the correct printer without having to waste time until I realize I am trying to use a printer ...
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Changing the network name of a Brother printer

At work we have two MFC-9330CDW printers that are connected to the LAN. Windows shows these printers in Explorer under the same name, the only difference being the (what I assume is) serial number in ...
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What are the “protocols” on my Brother printer?

I have a Brother DCP-L2530DW series printer and I was wondering whether it would be possible to scan to a network folder (FTP or CIFS/SMB). I see that there are some "protocols" available on the web ...
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Brother MFC inkjet smearing / not printing properly after cleaning the print head

I have a Brother MFC-J470DW printer. Like a year ago, it started smearing (horizontal lines, black ink only). Running the cleaning program didn't help much. Since I also have access to a printer at ...
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Negative/Inverted Printing - Windows 10

Tried printing something on my Brother DCP-L2520DW series (Black Laser printer). But for some reason, it's printing on negative/inverted colors (like with black background and white text). I've ...
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Brother QL 800, “Replace media error”, Ubuntu/raspberry

My goal is to have a Brother QL-800 label printer connected to a Raspberry Pi to automatically print labels through a script. I have installed https://github.com/pklaus/brother_ql. It is connected ...
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Where do I find the WPS Pin for my Brother Printer?

Getting a message on my windows computer to put in the WPS Pin. I looked on the printer and in the manual, but nothing is working.
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Baffled by choice during install of Brother MFC-L2710DW on Debian

I'm running Debian Stretch (well, actually, Devuan ASCII) on an AMD64 machine, and I want to install my new shiny printer/scanner machine, the MFC-2710DW, on it. Actually, the printer stands alone ...
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Brother printe Laser faded text

Brother printer, Laser MFC-L2740, prints a faded text. I changed the toner, changed the drum, still the same problem. I cleaned my head, still the same problem. He also takes out a faded page in the "...
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Trying to install i386 package libc6:i386 on Raspberry Pi 3 B+ fails

The end goal is to get my Raspberry Pi to work as a print server providing AirPrint for a Brother DCP-195C printer they already have. I'm trying to follow this answer on how to achive that. So I ...
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Brother printer - long pause between files in queue (MacOS, Wi-Fi)

MacOS 10.14 Brother HL-L2340DWR connected via Wi-Fi Printer has long pause between two files in print queue. After the printer has printed a file from the queue: printer shows message on display ...
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Documents prints with '¿' instead of 'fi'

I have a super annoying issue with a Brother MFC-L2740DW where any time I print a document that contains the characters fi, the page comes out with ¿ instead. i found this guy with the same problem ...
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Brother DCP-1510: How to reset toner cartridge

My printer (Type: Brother DCP-1510) reports that the toner is empty and refuses to print. However, the last pages printed were perfect. How can I convince it that everything's all right?
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Connect an ethernet printer to a router wirelessly?

I'm trying to connect my printer (brother mfc-7360n) which has USB and ethernet ports to a Linksys WRT54GL router wirelessly rather than through ethernet cable, is there a solution to make this ...
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Brother QL Series Label Printer CUPS printer server not working with P-Touch Multiple Copies

I have a Brother QL 500 series printer that is shared over a network using CUPS and SAMBA on an ODROID Ubuntu Server. On my desktop computer running Windows 10 and using the latest version of brother ...
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Do I need both copies of my printer (Brother DCP J715W) on Windows 10?

I'm moving to a new computer and I freshly installed a Brother package of drivers and utilities for my printer/mfp. Somehow there is already my printer and a copy of it, both functional, as I was ...
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Where in this Brother printer does this part go?

I just moved and I didn't pack. I found the printer in one box and this orange part in a different one: I can see 4 nozzles spaced the exact same distance as the cartriges when they go in. I've never ...
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Brother HL-L2300D - CUPS shows print jobs complete, nothing gets printed

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi 2B print server for a Brother HL-L2300D printer. I've done the following: Installed Raspbian (Debian-Stretch-based version) Installed a bunch of packages ...
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How to restore HL-L8350CDW printer that won't print after power failure-interrupted firmware upgrade?

I tried updating the firmware on my HL-L8350CDW printer and in the midst of the update, the power went out for a second. I was updating the firmware through the web based management tool. Subsequent ...
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Reset password Brother 8890DW

we have in our office a brother MFC-8890DW and we lost the password for user "admin" ("access" is the default). How i reset this password (or reset all printer settings)? I cant do any changes (like ...
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Can a Brother HL-L2395DW printer do scan to direct email?

Is it possible for a Brother HL-2395DW printer to directly email a scan? I have the printer configured to send email to my (SMTP-AUTH protected) email server, and verified (via the web access page) ...
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Remove old devices from ControlCenter4

How do I remove all of the old devices/models listed from previous installations?
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How to remove unwanted printer from ControlCenter4

When I installed ControlCenter4, I set it up to use my printer as both LAN and USB because my internet sometimes goes out. After some time, I have decided that I only want the USB option. The kicker ...
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Brother printer printing entirely blank pages

My Brother printer MFC-J615W goes through the normal noises of printing and prints the right number of pages but they all come out completely blank. The black ink cartridge shows more than half the ...
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Brother driver installation wants me to run as root

The driver install tool from Brother's website [1], has the following instructions (formatting mine): Download the tool. (linux-brprinter-installer-*.*.*-*.gz) The tool will be ...
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how to change brother j5910dw language

I have brother mfc-j5910dw with german language. I want to change it into polish (or at least english). I run into maintenance mode, but setting 54 doesn't work. I found, that I have to install ...
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Brother HL-4140CN Factory Reset - forgotten PIN

I want to reset my printer to factory defaults, I found KNOW HOW in documentacion, but I previous set up an PIN/Password and I forgot this PIN/password, how to reset this printer to Factory Defaults ...
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Brother MFC-J825DW printer only printing some colors

I think I left my printer turned off for too long (over a week). When I tried to use it again today, it was not printing properly. Here is what the printer test page looks like: Here is what it is ...
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Brother refuses to print claiming there is no ink, but there is ink

My Brother printer (MFCJ4420DW) does not want to print. It says that "there is not enough ink to maintain print quality" and shows that the black and yellow ink cartridges are empty. I took them out ...
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How to share Brother USB label printer through Tomato router?

I have a Brother QL-500 label printer, which works over USB. I have an Asus router running Tomato firmware (Shibby 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-131 K26 USB VPN-64K). From what I have read, the configuration ...
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Brother MFC Network Scanner Driver Installation

I am not sure on which site to ask this question, so I would be glad if you were to point me in the right direction, in case this is the entirely wrong place. I am trying to install a Brother MFC-...
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“Out of Paper” message when it isn't out of paper [closed]

My Brother MFC-J87ODW says it is out of paper, but there is paper in the tray. I've tried unloading and reloading the paper and turning the printer off, then on again.
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Avahi rejects cups print jobs after system upgrade

I recently upgraded my system from RHEL 6.5 to 7.2. A previously working network printer stopped working. The printer is configured as before with the same driver and options. Trying to print a simple ...
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Changing printer settings via command line

I have a Brother PT-9800PCN label printer that uses 6mm to 36mm tapes. Is there a way of changing the default paper size (width, length, orientation) via command line? I'm generating 18x113mm and ...
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Is is possible to use Brother MFC-J5720DW with Linux?

I read some good reviews about this network printer/scanner, and noticed that it can scan to email or FTP. So I made the flawed(?) assumption that the printer would work independently without a ...
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Brother MFC-8710 DW no longer displaying an option to print a Word Doc two-sided on a macbook pro running El Capitan.

I installed the update for El Capitan on my MacBook Pro over a month ago, and have had no problems. Now, suddenly, the option to print a word document as two-sided has disappeared. I would ...
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How to print pages in expected reading order with Brother printer?

I'm embarrassed to ask this... A family member has a Brother MFC-J870DW printer. When a document is printed, page 1 comes out first, 2 second, and so on. After the job is complete, all of the pages ...