As per this answer: Install brscan3, or another variant of brscan according to your model:. Yes, i know sane should automatically install as dependency of xsane , but I’ve seen situations when it’s missing for some reason. The tool will be downloaded into the default Downloads directory. If you can ping the ip address of your printer I think it’s not a problem with sane itself, it’s probably a problem with the udev-rule-settings or the printer-network-name
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Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu though driver installed – Ask Ubuntu
Brotger brscan4 and not brscan2 or brscan3 is the preferred driver for most scanners. Add the following line to the file, just before the line The following rule will disable USB autosuspend for the device. If not please post a comment on the link answer. Harle 2 3 I tried the following steps which had worked with past versions of Ubuntu: I hacked around this block but it did not help getting scanner working so just more time wasted.
I did not need to do this for Ubuntu Brother seemed to have dropped the ball with Linux Support prior to the December 25, update but scannrr seems to work flawlessly now as per the linked answer above.
Then I came across a new step which worked for Ubuntu The install process may take some time. I installed that and configured the IP address and I’m good to go.
Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. Shashikant Patil 1 1. Please wait until it is complete.
Brother updated software December 25, 2017.
Unfortunately, there appear to be additional issues surrounding Brother Scanners and issues may vary upon scanner models and the version of BRSCAN required to be run. The solution for me was the following: JosephWolf Please see my new answer below.
Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Finally I noted a new driver post from Brother dated !! Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
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I will try to update the answer with the scaanner files that get misplaced by the driver install script the next time i need to setup the driver again. To solve, download udev rule scanner setting file from Brother website.
Ubuntu is case sensitive so use the command dir or ls to check directory names. Other notes, websites or commands relating to this issue include: I found this solution in this thread on Ubuntu forums. Brother updated software December 25, I had a similar problem with the dcpc and Ubuntu I’m worried that there is something different with Ubuntu The above steps had worked in the past and should not have been necessary under the upgrade process.
It doesn’t hurt to install them, and for me it was the solution! Install all drivers from brother website as normal Open this file: Of particular interest is the udev rule discussed in many answers has been updated and works fine.