And the static IP is set if you need to update the wireless info at any point in brother hl — w linux future. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I used Windows XP in VirtualBox to configure it, the printer configuration in Ubuntu was able to see it on the wireless network and connected just as easily as it did via USB. Note — the printer ships with a second drivers disc specifically for Windows 7. Switching to the driver lets me print images.

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November 29th, 7. Perhaps it works also with your printer. Requirement 6 csh or tcsh is required to be installed? Oh, and I also have the same printer as in the title. I recommend installing and using the Brother drivers — I did so and the printer works flawlessly through the network with it. Any help would be appreciated.

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Ross 3 11 I brought it home, unpacked it, and set it up. From another thread I found a link to a PPD file that can be used to install your printer, however those posters were using Ubuntu 8.


Join Date Mar Beans Some parts that were important for me: Your Printer will print two pages. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

I then printed a test page and the printer began putting out an endless amount of blank pages. Also, I strongly recommend you have your printer assigned a static IP addresseither on the printer itself or using DHCP address reservation.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Find More Posts by onebuck. You may wish to start a new thread for going multilib and continue this thread specifically for the printer drivers Brother HLw Did you try the regular Ubuntu printer setup?

The test page looks like a million bucks, although I haven’t tried printing a file from the word processor yet.

Look at ‘ CUPS ‘ for general instructions. I downloaded both linux drivers and placed them on my desktop and proceeded with step 4. What might this be?

[SOLVED] Brother HLw

At least until that first test page comes out okay. Last edited by NightSky; at Join Date Jan Beans 3. Sign up using Email and Password. This issue only appear in Ubuntu 9.



Tested environments are Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, OpenSuse and Fedora so i use ubuntu, debian, and redhat instructions as guides for Slackware, this is where for me I have a couple of questions: Broam 1, 7 All times are GMT Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

Though the installer showed some lag, I attributed it to having to communicate linx the printer during the setup. Lots of other people on the ubuntu forums seem to be complaining about slow printing so I suspect that it is not only the HLW printer bl-2170w that is bad.

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