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Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. The photo copy part of the machine is not handled by your computer and should work whether its connected to a computer or not. The print function works great. 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. However, if I restart xsane I can usually again scan. But if the scanner works the printer part never will, and vice versa.

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RE: scanner for mfc-240c brother

I guess I can disable selinux and try installing all the scanner stuff and see what happens. I have tried powering the Mtc-240c before and after booting.

Mine doesn’t work this way. Consider revising your answer to be more succinct. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

Installing the MFC-240C in 64-bit Feisty

Otherwise I don’t think I would have been able to scan at all. Josh 1 1 1. Other than what I have already stated the following is basically my experience and some suggestions.

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Ubuntu cups Edit question Assignee: 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. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Or, just waiting a while will clear the issue and I can mcf-240c scan. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? I have sucessfully installed, printed and scanned the brother mfcc since 8.

At first glance these items seem to relate hbuntu to printing. Email Required, but never shown. If all else fails I can run the MFC from within an XP virtual machine which I built for the purpose of running my old Visioneer scanner which would not run at all under Linux.

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[ubuntu] Brother MFCC Printer install

That being said it has buuntu 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. Invalid argument” Often exiting and restarting xsane will clear the problem for a couple more scans.

This user asks how to get their scanner mtc-240c, but you give instructions on how to install the printer drivers. I did not bother with the printing drivers for the moment.


So for your sake I hope you made a typo and your device is supported. No assignee Edit question Last query: Find More Posts by taylorkh.

Could you provide link from where you downloaded? The print function works great.

I always recommend HP devices for Linux systems, they are usually supported, at least the ones I have came across, and are a snap to get working. The Sane Projects list of supported devices can be found here.

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If you need to reset your password, click here. I also tried to downloaded from ubantu system, but the model of my printer was not available The ,fc-240c copy part of the machine is not handled by your computer and should work whether its connected to a computer or not.

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. You’ll save yourself a possible headache.

The scanner went from scanning once to not scanning at all.