And the static IP is set if you need to update the wireless info at any point in the future. Printer and scanner functions work fine. Set up needs to be done manually parallel port, haven’t tested usb , but works brilliantly with supplied ppd file included in ubuntu install. Switching to the driver lets me print images. They both work great, though they have a smallish print area roughly half-inch margins on each edge Sep Brother HL Yes v6. I just moved over from Windows, and I’m printing with no problems on Ubuntu

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A troubleshooter comes up and says printer is not activated. Printing speed is back to normal.

Brother HL-2170W wifi

Uubntu the installer showed some lag, I attributed it to having to communicate with the printer during the setup. But if I try to print any file – I got an error in paper. I’ve mostly solved this problem, by doing something simple. For me it is http: Used drivers and config recommendations of Brother.

See full activity log. But my mind changed after a few days: Instagram A macro photo of a red microfiber cloth. Scanner also works fine using brscan3 driver ; the driver also needs activating. Select Generic and click Continue 8.


Something was h-2170w amiss. I followed the directions here and consulted the posts here and here and here and here and here and so on to no avail.

At least until that first test page comes out okay.

August 28th, 1. Citing a fault in the cups drivers for at the least, this printer modela solution was explained using a generic driver instead of the [presumably broken] cups driver: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your ubunti use of the website is subject to these policies.

Bug # “Brother HLW [PCL XL error]” : Bugs : cups package : Ubuntu

Tags for this Threadbrotherbrother hlwincompatibleprinter. Only this time, determined to find a solution.

Both comments and pings are currently closed. But when I uvuntu it, the error message comes up again and deactivates the printer automatically. MichaelRHead – I have two of these. The only exception is PDFs that still take a while to print. I experienced this bug today, with the original FOSS pxlmono driver. This bug affects 6 people.

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Besides, it was a wireless printer so nearly any generic driver should work. Automatically identified as HL in 8. Seems to be important to install the lpr driver first and then the Cupswrapper driver – after that all works fine with the printer setup as a network hl-2107w with an ip address. Works perfecly in i Sep Brother HL hl The printer and driver can also be found by means of CUPS v1.

I can’t print any file via my printer “Brother HLW”, instead I got a paper with the follow context:.

Changed in cups Ubuntu: Also, I strongly hl-2170a you have your printer assigned a static Lh-2170w addresseither on the printer itself or using DHCP address reservation. This means you’ll need to either use a Windows or Mac computer or VM to configure it, and then be able to use it from Ubuntu.