Research what other people have bought and have had good experiences with when installing and using in Linux. I have tried changing the USB cable to another port without success. You could contact people of http: Sign up using Email and Password. For your specific manufacturer click here All manufacturers can be found here The Sane Projects list of supported devices can be found here You can find linux drivers made by Brother here Make sure you do Brothers pre-required procedures by clicking here.

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Recently I have been trying this device on a Ubuntu 8.

This being a brother device I do know that they can be a pain to get both printer and scanning capabilities to work correctly in any Linux distrobution if it isn’t supported.

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Brother MFC c Intermittent scanning issue

That being said it has been 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. So you can try removing the printer set up and driver, disconnect it from the computer.

The print function works great.

However, if I restart xsane I can usually again scan. BB code is On. I have tried powering the MFC before and after booting. Sign up using Facebook. Make sure you do Brothers pre-required procedures by clicking here.

Installing the MFC-240C in 64-bit Feisty

Sometimes powering the scanner off and back on will clear it. Attached scsi generic sg3 type 0 Apr 27 Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

But I also told you that I have the original CD from the printer, I mean the driver, so can you help me with that? Join our community today! I will have a look at the logs etc. Could you provide link from where you downloaded? The scanner went from scanning once to not scanning at all.

I can not download the driver for my printer, the printer is a Brother MFC-240C.

I ubunhu you run it by the terminal and see if any errors are showing up in the terminal 3 do you power this device on at boot up Sign up using Email and Password. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. 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.


Asked by Ricardo Olivares on I can get it to work if I don’t set it up as a printer first. ubintu

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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. View Ibuntu Wiki Contributions. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. I also tried to downloaded from ubantu system, but the model of my printer was not available As I nave no Brother printer, I can’t check any solution Have a look at https: