If you have trouble over the network, you can also connect by USB. If you know of a cheaper alternative please edit this wiki. It seems as if you can plug it into your router by a cable. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. When I plug in the ethernet cable, neither the printer’s ethernet port nor the router’s port “lights up”.

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I installed the drivers without difficulty, and when I connect it using USB, it works beautifully. But I don’t have Windows or Mac!

Brother HL-2270DW

Most operating systems will find it automatically if you’re connected to Omni wifi sudomesh, Omni Ballroom, etc. This just happened to me. If you want to configure wifi or ethernet printing, you will need to configure CUPS. Modify driver Not to worry, I figured it out for you and the solution is simple. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Looks like maybe Brother reorganized their linuc.

The instructions in this answer work, and are consistent with the instructions from the brother websitealthough the version numbers may change if brother updates the script from their end.

Linux-Stuff: Brother HLDW on Slackware

Obtain the packages brgenml1lpr Install the resulting two slackware packages using installpkg. It took me until 3AM one night to figure out the one-line change required to make the printer work. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account.

In duplex mode, I advise printing just one copy at a time. Enter the following two commands from the terminal window.

Then run the application from the terminal with: For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Duplex mode is when it prints on both sides of the page.

I don’t know that all these steps are necessary. The link is http: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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The printer came with an installation CD and instructions for Windows and Mac. 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. USB printing should now work.

Just a laptop broother a desktop, both running Ubuntu Bob Thomson Ottawa Canada. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. A Linux driver installer can now be found at support.

First of all – this is not really a postscript printer. July 24th, 6. This seemed to run successfully and install various packages. When I plug libux the ethernet cable, neither the printer’s ethernet port nor the router’s port “lights up”. Sometimes the network settings get fucked up because someone factory reset it or something. To make matters more strange – some things like the CUPS test page print perfectly. Secondly – my setup is on a wired network.

If you have trouble over the network, you can also connect by USB.