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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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How do I install a second MFC-9130CW to Brother Control Center 4?

I have just bought the same printer for my office as the one I use at home. How do I add it so that I can use CC4?
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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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Brother MFC-8220 telling me lies about a paper jam?

So, I was scanning a simple 1 page document today. The page went through, but instead of stopping right away the scanner kept whirring for probably an extra 20 seconds. It then beeped quite loud, I ...
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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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Stuck on “plug the usb cable” while printer driver installation

I tried to install Full Driver & Software Package from brother website. But when "plug the usb cable" appears - I hear the windows usb connected sound and windows start to install its own driver. ...
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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 ...
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Brother 5350DN: check how many print with toner

i have a brother 5350DN link with usb cable to my pc, is there the possibility to check how many print have done the toner inside the print ? i try to print the printer information but i can see only ...
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How to find the WPS PIN for my Brother MFC-J6910DW Printer?

I am trying to connect my laptop to my Brother MFC-J6910DW printer, but I lost the WPS PIN for the printer when we moved recently. It is not shown on the printer or the original box either. What can ...
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How to set up Brother MFC 7460DN printer on network?

I bought Brother MFC 7460DN and wanted to print things wirelessly. The printer itself does not have Wifi, so I wired it to my router. Things I have tried: reset the printer's network setting ...
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How do I add another printer to Brother ControlCenter4?

I just installed a second printer on my computer. The first printer was a Brother DCP-7065DN, while the second is a Brother MFC-L2740DW. On opening ControlCenter4, I am not able to see the second ...
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How to setup scan to email (without computer) for Brother Printer MFC 7860 DW

I have Brother Printer MFC 7860 DW and I want to scan documents from its scanner and send the scan directly to given email address, without using the computer again after setting up everything. I ...
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Create file suitable for printing on Brother HL-L2340D

I have a network Brother HL-L2340D printer on my system (Ubuntu 14.04LTS). I can print to it, for example from gedit. All good. The printer documentation and some experimentation suggest it is also ...
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How to reset the Secure Function for Brother DCP 9020 CDW

I have a Brother DCP 9020CDW has been locked with the function lock and I do not have the password. The interface is different than for the MFC-9560-CDW. So this answer to a similar question doesn't ...
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A laser printer leaves stripes

The printer in our office leaves marks all across the length of the paper: We've tried cleaning the toner drum but with limited success. Can we fix this ourselves or do we need to purchase a new drum?...
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How to configure my Brother MFC 9125cn printer to output on the front tray instead of the back tray?

I am using OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and Brother Control Center 2.12.3. I have no problems using the printer. My wife is using Win 7 professional with Control Center 3. Any idea where I can configure ...
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Brother MFC Doesn't Show Up in OS X's Image Capture, etc

I’ve noticed in OS X Yosemite (10.10.1) that my Brother MFC-7820N no longer seems to have OS-level support for scanning. If I look in “Image Capture”, the scanner is not listed under shared devices ...
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Cannot scan from Brother MFC-J825DW using the buttons on the printer

When I try to use the printer and select Scan > Email, it goes through the motions and suddenly stop with an error on the computer screen. It used to work before. I can print also. Minus http://i....
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How to reset Secure Function Password on a Brother MFC-9560-CDW

We set up the Secure Function Password feature on a Brother MFC-9560-CDW multi-function printer, and then forgot the password. How do we reset the password?
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Brother MFC-J825DW can't print more than one copy

My Brother MFC-J825DW printer works fine if I only ask it to print one copy of a document at a time. Any time I ask it to print multiple copies it just sits there and does nothing. The spooler systray ...
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How to receive emails directly to a Brother MFC-j6510dw

I have a Brother MFC-J6510DW, a wireless multi-function printer. After upgrading the firmware on it, I was able to send emails directly from it by inputting my internet provider's email server ...
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Strange network quirk for ethernet-connected Brother DCP Printer, Buffalo Router (DD-WRT)

I have Brother DCP-7065DN all-in-one hooked up to my Buffalo WHR-G300N router, which is running a recent (though not quite latest) build of DD-WRT, using an ethernet connection. For computers ...
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Inkjet printer: vertical alignment does not work

I have a Brother MFC-5440cn and tried to adjust the vertical alignment with the result that the printing quality now is very poor. The printer prints a small shadow next to each letter. I tried to re-...
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“Clean unable 46” message on Brother DCP 145c printer

The LCD screen on my Brother DCP 145c printer shows a message clean unable 46 I changed cartridges and the printer does not respond on pressing the buttons. What shall I do?