The time now is The photo copy part of the machine is not handled by your computer and should work whether its connected to a computer or not. Attached scsi generic sg3 type 0 Apr 27 I’ve read where others have the same issue as you with Brother devices, printer works scanner doesn’t. You’ll save yourself a possible headache. I will have a look at the logs etc. Join our community today!

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Can you help with ubunfu problem? By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. I can run it as a gui or by the terminal Email Required, but never shown.

Installing the MFC-240C in 64-bit Feisty

You’ll save yourself a possible headache. I did not bother with the printing drivers for the moment. No assignee Edit question Last query: 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.


Asked by Ricardo Olivares on BB code is On. I am not plugging in any mfc-240 USB devices while using the scanner.

Brother MFC c Intermittent scanning issue

Recently I have been trying this device on a Ubuntu 8. I can get it to work if I don’t set it up as a printer first. Also, I’ve mvc-240c that USB devices work and are easier to configure compared to Parallel devices that hardly ever work for scanning especially. I’ve read where others have the same issue as you with Brother devices, printer works scanner doesn’t. Then Click here to go to Brothers printer cups driver installation guide and here to go to Brothers lpr printer installation guide.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. English Edit question Status: I am running the MFC on Ubuntu 7. Linux Power User Bundle.

All manufacturers can be found here. However, after doing an initial scan or sometimes several successful scans I get errors to the effect “Failed to start scanner: I have sucessfully installed, printed and scanned the brother mfcc since 8.

Could not even install the print capabilities on 8. Could you provide link from where you downloaded? 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.


I will have a look at the logs etc.

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

But if the scanner works the printer part never will, and vice versa. USB disconnect, address 5 Apr 27 If that works then you can try setting up printer and hope they both mfc-204c that way.

I have never came across one that works this way. The copy function is independent of the PC and I have not used the fax. The time now is For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

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