Posted at Email Required, but never shown. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Again, Mandriva just seems to “work” in most cases, no “mkdir blah”, or “chmod this file”, or even “sudo run this or that command” Did the same thing – printed an endless amount of blank pages. Sign up using Email and Password. Join Date Feb Beans

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Brother HL-2140 B&W Laser Printer under Debian 9 only prints blank pages: a fix

But how did they manage a print system with an infinite loop? After pinux, CUPS enables to set power savings and correct dpi resolution. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. I shut the printer off to stop it, but that was a mistake. While working with Debian 8, I had figured out that a driver included in foomatic worked with the HL Plug the printer into your computer with the USB.


But I don’t have the skills to tweak that if that’s the problem http: 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. The lh-2140 now is The install process may take some time.

printing – Can’t print correctly to Brother HL laser printer from Ubuntu – Ask Ubuntu

Some comments of a user’s experience: HL Brother printer Yes, the script from the page you linked doesn’t appear to accept that model of printer as an option, even though that page suggests that it should. Find All Forum Posts by flshope.

January 04, I use Mandriva Spring and Mandriva I’ve been over the arch, debian, ubuntu, and linux mint forums and openprinting. View LQ Wiki Contributions.

November 9, I use CentOS 5. Did you find this link at Openprinting.

But I think the problem was the brother command: Miscellaneous Printer supports PJL. I am using Ubuntu However, foomatic wasn’t installed with my Debian 9.


It is one thing to write a driver that doesn’t work – or have print system that doesn’t work. Double click on the Brother printer to open properties.

Rate this Entry 5: For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, brothet here. Upgrade of 7-year-old machine from Ubuntu I believe linhx if we can figure out a way to print at higher resolution, graphical printing quality may improve!

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: The following steps are what I used to get this printer working.