I have noticed that even when the scanning error is present I can print to the device. Other than what I have already stated the following is basically my experience and some suggestions. I have heard following these steps have worked for others and that the MFC print drivers is all you should need on some models to make both work. Linux Power User Bundle. Email Required, but never shown.
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You can find linux drivers made by Brother here. Join our community today! Test page and a mcf-240c page printed fine.
So you can try removing the printer set up and driver, disconnect it from the computer. The Sane Projects list of supported devices can be found here. I guess I could try with that unplugged. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.
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Works ububtu whole lot better. This user asks how to get their scanner working, but you give instructions on how to install the printer drivers. View LQ Wiki Contributions.
RE: scanner for mfc-240c brother
Josh 1 1 1. However, after doing an initial scan or sometimes several successful scans I get errors to the effect “Failed to start scanner: If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? I was so pleased I forgot most of what I had figured out about xsane borther how to set the configuration to my liking. So for your sake I hope you made a typo and your device is supported. Brother MFC c Intermittent scanning issue.
I have heard following these steps have worked for others and that the MFC print drivers is all you should need on some models to make both work. The time now is They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I still have the intermittent problem. Otherwise I don’t think I would have been able to scan at all. English Edit question Status: Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.
Other than what I have already stated the following is basically my experience and some suggestions. That being said it has been a few years since I’ve installed any type of MFC on a linux machine because most of our customers use Windows and the ones that use Linux I have to set it up once and they never screw up so I hardly have to fix them again.
Brother MFC c Intermittent scanning issue
Always check that the device you have in mind to buy is supported in Linux and Ubuntu before buying. I think this is the link where I download it from, but also like I said, I have the original disk from brother thanks delance.
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This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Or, just waiting a while will clear the issue and I can again scan. Also, I’ve found that USB devices work and are easier to configure compared to Parallel devices that hardly ever work for scanning especially.