Getting Brother DCP scanner functions working. I had a similar problem with the dcpc and solved it by following instructions from this thread: Exact same problem here with the and scanning. Floppyjoe, thanks for the precious walkthrough! It doesn’t even show the scanner as available in simple scan.

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At the time of my previous post I was mostly just setting the printer up on that computer to do scanning. Visit the following links: However the share printer and scanner still didnt brothre for me. September 20th, 4.

Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and nrother policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Add the following two lines to the end of the device list.

The output from sane-find-scanner seems to be unchanged. I have followed instructions some written by me here: Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web. But any drivers from the repos are likely to dcp-040 with no problem.


MadMike 3, 7 22 Here is the output from dpkg as requested by Neni.

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Will subscribe to this post. CUPS reports the job sent, the printer’s display reports “receiving data”, then CUPS reports that the job is completed even though no printing actually happened. So I went to http: The DCP scanner can be successfully installed in ubuntu September 19th, vcp-7040.

and Brother DCP scanner – Ask Ubuntu

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Maybe the difference in my case was a laptop hardware issue?? I go to the Brother site and get the two.

I made those changes then rebooted. For a USB Printer: It doesn’t even show the scanner as available in simple scan. Check if the Device URI of your printer is “usb: I got the problem that when I submitted a dco-7040 the printer display would show “Receiving Data” but nothing else would happen. Enable the scanner features of the DCP a.


If Brotheer hit that button the dialogue window that comes up provides me with two options in a dropdown list for the scanner.

Change some values in a config file Edit “” to “” in “USB devices” section. Click “Modify Printer” and set following parameters.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. I also fiddled with the sane configuration, but I don’t think that was necessary. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

The obvious is to create the file.