January 31, 2018

How To Installing LPR Drivers for Linux Debian 64-bit

LPR Drivers for Linux Debian

Brother All in One Inkjet Printer

How To Installing LPR Drivers for Linux Debian 64-bit
Login for the user or you can use the sudo option if this is required.

Check properly whether the required procedures have been completed previously For Debian or 64-bit Ubuntu.

Driver Setting
  • Turn on the printer machine and connect the USB cable to the network or parallel.
  • Go to the directory where the driver is stored.
  • Install the LPR driver for Linux OS. This installation process may take a while. Please wait for it to finish.
  • The command to: dpkg -i --force-all [lpr-drivername].
  • Check carefully whether the LPR driver is installed correctly.
  • Orders: dpkg -l / grep brother
Confirm for the file that matches your printer connection.

Check the configuration file name on the PC for your distribution.


openSUSE - Ubuntu - Debian: / etc / printcap
Redhat - fedora - Mandriva: /etc/printcap.local

Edit files on the computer according to your printer connection.

USB connection | Default

Check if the parameter ": lp" is ": lp = / dev / usb / lp0"

Network Connection

replace: ".lp" line 2 for the following line
: rm = for ip address of your printer \: rp = lp \

Parallel Connection

replace: ".lp" to the following line
: lp = / dev / lp0 \

Restart Your Computer

The command - for lpr: /etc/init.d/lpr restart
The command - for lprng: /etc/init.d/lprng restart

You successfully installed the driver
Perform a print test of the document