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(Removed configuration section; the AUR package seems to do what's required, and everything else seems to duplicate CUPS.)
(Removed section on scanner key; see SANE#Scan-key-tool)
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  # ln -s /usr/share/brother /usr/local/Brother
 
  # ln -s /usr/share/brother /usr/local/Brother
 
  # /usr/local/Brother/sane/setupSaneScan2 -i
 
  # /usr/local/Brother/sane/setupSaneScan2 -i
 
==== Scan Key Install (Optional) ====
 
 
This allows the scanner to be recognized in other programs such as GIMP.  This information is a condensed and consolidated version off of Brother's linux support site ([http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/instruction_scn3.html#config1 Link]{{Dead link|2015|03|07}})
 
 
Install the package {{AUR|brscan-skey}} that can be found on [[AUR]].
 
 
Run the setup script for brscan-key:
 
# /opt/brother/scanner/brscan-skey/brscan-skey-0.2.4-1.sh
 
 
Execute the tool to verify that the previously installed scanner is recognized. Expect the following output:
 
{{hc|# brscan-skey -l|
 
DCP150C          : brother2:net1;dev0  : 10.1.1.90            Active
 
}}
 
  
 
== Troubleshooting ==
 
== Troubleshooting ==

Revision as of 04:10, 5 September 2015

While this page regards the DCP-150C specifically, it can be used as a general guide for most Brother USB printers. On Brother's Linux Driver page you can find extra information along with drivers for different printer models.

Installation

See CUPS for details. The driver is available in AUR as brother-dcp150cAUR[broken link: archived in aur-mirror].

Scanner

See SANE. This scanner works with Brother's brscan2AUR driver that can be found on AUR.

Let driver configure:

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Reason: Should be mentioned on AUR page (Discuss in Talk:Brother DCP-150C#)
# ln -s /usr/share/brother /usr/local/Brother
# /usr/local/Brother/sane/setupSaneScan2 -i

Troubleshooting

Shifted printer output

Take a look at file /usr/share/brother/Printer/dcp150c/inf/brdcp150crc and verify if the value of PaperType matches your paper size.

(Change "Letter" to "A4")

xsane crashes

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Reason: Should be mentioned on AUR page (Discuss in Talk:Brother DCP-150C#)

If xsane crashes with message "=bugchk_free(ptr==(nil))@brother_modelinf.c(482)", then you need to create the link /usr/local/Brother -> /usr/share/brother.