I haven’t had to do anything with the “pre-required” instructions in years. I’ve been tearing what’s left of my hair out for a couple of days. Printer supports direct text printing with the ‘us-ascii’ charset. OpenPrinting forums voluntary Max. Was able to print the test page successfully using the HLW printer driver!

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Brother HL-2140 on Linux and Raspberry Pi Print Server

That infinite loop, or one page per character, or whatever it is doing is a killer. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

Post as a guest Name. Here are the drivers for the HL printer. Find More Posts by Rud. Thank you so much. September 28th, Works with Ubuntu 8. Turned the printer off and tried to print from Firefox. liux


Double click on the Brother printer to open properties. Originally Posted by Zelator.

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When it is working the printer shows up as “HL” instead of “HLseries”. I’ve downloaded the drivers etc but there are still issues.

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When I try to print, the printer just spits multiple blank pages, although it seems to print a test page properly. HL Brother printer Are you positively in the correct directory? July 6th, 9. Select “Brother” if not already selected and then click ” Forward “. I have not had to manually install any drivers. They contain usually the entire necessary instructions you need.

HL Brother printer You got it. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. This at least woke the printer up if I tried bother test print, but still nothing came out.


Got there in the end. After that, CUPS enables to set power savings and correct dpi resolution. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. July 5th, 4. The drivers presented to me, on Debian 5, did not include one for the HL, or even the HL, but from what I have seen the HL drivers are considered suitable.

But I don’t have the skills to tweak that if that’s the problem http: Hl1240 our community today! Both my HP printers laser and inkjet used with Windows are pretty antiquated, and resist installing under Linux. I know this question is from a long time ago. Scooter 1 4 Didn’t know that it is part of webmin though.