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They link to a page on the brother website where a drivers package can be found, but the page doesn’t exist anymore. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. The time now is Linux Power User Bundle.

I have not tried them but I don’t see any obvious reason why they wouldn’t work. You really need to have that original disk.

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Thanks Puntjuh I also installed the drivers by using rpm2tgz and installpkg set up the printer with cups and the test mcf240c printed, the printer is detected as default so I tried to print a few diferent text files a mousepad file, a vim file and some random stuff and the printer comes up when using the print command but the printer doesn’t do anything.


I installed drivers for a brother mfcc on slack 13 the printer is recognized and set up in cups it printed the test page but will not print anything else.

I also read that most slack users, instead of rpm2tar use the package alien with the -c -t options, for better slackware compatibility. Let me know what you find. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Also, please take note of this thread which was recently solved, perhaps it can help you as well: I think we probably will update to Is there any where else I can find the drivers package? Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Want to know which application is best for the job? How about a how to for I’ve needed to for every version so far. I’m trying to set up an old MFCc printer on an older box with Ubuntu Brother doesn’t seem to mffc240c supporting the MFCc printer line.

Installing the MFC-240C in 64-bit Feisty

I put this in software because Im not sure where my problem is. I checked the repositories and found nothing helpful.

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You could download the drivers for the MFC C from the brothers website but if you’re looking for the PaperPort 12 software that came with the original disk they now want to charge you for it. Visit the following links: For the scanner you need to download the relevant drivers from the Brother website which for your printer is brscan2 and also follow the instructions that are there including putting.

– Drivers for a Brother MFCC printer, they still exist? – Ask Ubuntu

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Those drivers may work, but were way more complex to install than necessary last I checked. Linux – Software This forum is for Software issues.