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How to Install Linux Printer Driver for Brother MFC-J805DW(XL)

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How to Install Linux Printer Driver for Brother MFC-J805DW(XL)
Brother Printer supports the Debian Linux operating system for you to use. We will discuss how you use the linux printer driver and this also installing.

Easy steps to be able to install the Linux Printer Driver (Debian Package) on the Brother printer model, we provide guide in accordance with the experience we have done.

Models Support
  • Brother MFC-J805DW(XL) All in One Inkjet Printer.
Before you install this driver.
  • Only installation via the command line interface (terminal) is support.
  • Only English versions of drivers are available.
  • The information on the website does not guarantee the operation of Brother Linux drivers in all users operating environments.
  • Connecting more than one machine's with the same model number is not support.
The guide that we provide is Driver Version 1.0.5-0.
  • Login as a superuser ( or use "sudo" option if it is required ).
  • Check if pre-required procedures are completed.
Please Download Drivers (Download linux debian printer driver).

*** Install Linux drivers.
  • Turn on the printer and connecting the USB cable.
  • Please, open the terminal and go to the directory where the drivers are.
  • Install Linux driver.The install process may take some time. Please wait until it is complete.
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -i  --force-all  (linux-drivername)
  • Install cupswrapper driver.The install process may take some time. Please wait until it is completed.
  • Check if the Linux driver and cupswrapper driver is installing.
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -l  |  grep  Brother

Depending on the connection type you are use (USB and Networking), follow one of the steps below.

USB Connection

  • Open a web browser and go to "http://localhost:631/printers".
  • Please, check if the Device URL of your printer is "usb://Brother/(your printer model name)".
  • If the device URI is different from the example above, please go to "Modify Printer" of your printer to select proper devices and driver.
  • If your printer is not listed on "http://localhost:631/printers", please go to "http://localhost:631/admin" and click "Add printer" and select proper device and drivers.

Network Connections

  • Open a web browser and go to "http://localhost:631/printers".
  • Please, click "Modify Printer" and set following parameters.
* "LPD/LPR Host or Printer" or "AppSocket/HP JetDirect⇒ for Devices.
lpd://(Your printer's IP address)/binary_p1 ⇒ for Device URL.
* Brother ⇒ for Make/Manufacture Selection.
Your printer name ⇒ for Model/Driver Selection.

Please, Try a test printing file document, Open a text editor, write something and select "print" from the menus.

An easy and fast guide to installing a Linux Printer Driver for debian linux.

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