You actually need a downloaded brother driver file such as cupswrapperMFCN Instead some script will generate it via hexdump. As such most if not all the answer posted prior to March 20, are out of date. Below at the bottom of this post is the exact text from Brother’s FAXs page. Kvols povl-kvols wrote on

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They will simply assume it doesn’t work.

It is the same brother mfc – 7440n linux where the MFC’s web interface can be browsed via http: I download the drivers, go to the Download directory, become a superuser, and then I try the dpkg -l –force-all or –force-architecture command, and I keep getting an error No packages found matching brmfcnlpr March 11th, 7. I had a similar problem with the dcpc brohher Ubuntu Though there are 3 binaries to be relied on, those are somewhat compatible and bro really modified their Linux stuff minimally over all those years – which means they do it the right – and long term – way.

Download all drivers from below bro link. brother mfc – 7440n linux


[SOLVED] Anyone use a Brother MFCN?

Join Date Apr Beans 5. HiI have the mfccn. Edwin Meyer pe-edwin wrote on All works brother mfc – 7440n linux faxmodem is quirky to install. Most average and non technical users are not going to put in the research or effort required to make this printer work in Ubuntu.

Post as a guest Name. Brotehr needs to be done to fix this permanently for everyone?

Printer: Brother MFCN | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

Brother mfc – 7440n linux 21 1 4. It’s really handy, and the one part of the Multipass F60 I would miss with just a printer. It doesn’t hurt to install them, and for me it was the solution! Here is what was needed to install the printer in my system:.

Documentation and consistency are better than Aspirin. If you ignore them and simply follow the instructions in the link everything will work out fine. ,inux went to buy the printer today, and Costco no longer has it in stock.

At Ubuntu we cannot do much about that.

March 6th, 3. Also brscan4 and not brscan2 or brscan3 is the preferred driver for most scanners.


Installing the Linux drivers required a little command-line action, but was not one of the harder things I’ve done. The only hassle was that Ubuntu wants it to have a brother mfc – 7440n linux IP address, and the Brother utility to tell 74400n printer to use a static IP address runs under Windows JosephWolf Please see my new answer below.

Brother updated software December 25, 2017.

Their drivers and thus the setup is pretty uniform across the product range of 740n. Please tell which ones work. If you can ping the ip address of your printer Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered. Unfortunately, I do not know much about that printer.

None of them are for the N. Thanks for the response Till. The old problem may be that the config file doesn’t know where to find the scanner.