Thu Oct 27, 9: Note that when adding the printer to CUPS and selecting the manufacturer and model of the printer, the HLW wasn’t alphabetically listed. You’ll need to go farther down in the list to find it, which has caught me up whenever I’ve had to reinstall it. You can use it as follows: Brother HLw Thanks for the replies. Brother , Linux , Ubuntu. Trying different drivers was a good idea and I tried a few other drivers I’d heard of other people using that worked, including the and , but none of them worked.

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I installed it through CUPS and it worked right away, and it has duplexing. 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 brother hl-2170w linux your own.

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Both comments and pings are currently closed. Brother HLw This is a very well regarded printer, so brother hl-2170w linux sad that it doesn’t work, and internet research seems to indicate that it stopped working specifically in The test page looks like a million bucks, although I haven’t tried printing a file from the word processor yet. The time now is Something was definitely amiss. Save the downloaded file in the folder Downloads.


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Linux Power User Bundle. It says you can use the HLN cups driver. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

Join our community today! With that, you can install not only brother hl-2170w linux printer driver, but also for a multifunctional printer the scanner driver. I encourage users to try the instructions contained in the blockquote above first, if their printer does not appear or performance is bad.

I don’t know if it has full functionality yet, before using a brother hl-2170w linux driver caused the printer to print very slowly.

Citing a fault in the cups drivers for at the least, this printer model brother hl-2170w linux, a solution was explained using a generic driver instead of the [presumably broken] cups driver: Connecting the printer to the wireless AP was a breeze — simply connect the printer via wire to either the PC via USB or the router via ethernet and do the config using either the web interface built into the printer or the software.


You can use it as follows: Go to the download section of brother hl-2170w linux Brother website and look up your printer brother hl-2170w linux. I just moved over from Windows, and I’m printing with no problems on Ubuntu In for a pleasant surprise?

One time only, because you only need to configure the printer to connect to your wireless network automatically when you turn it on. I can’t print the testpage.

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There is an available CUPS driver for my exact printer but the only place I can download it is from the Brother website and only in. Press brother hl-2170w linux hold the Go Button in front, at the same bl-2170w turn on the printer from the right side.

I’m in the same situation. Are you using an ad blocker? Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? So I got the printer hooked brother hl-2170w linux, on the wireless network, static IP set up, and off I go to install the drivers on the machines.