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While this page regards the DCP-150C specifically, it can be used as a general guide for most Brother USB printers. On [http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/index.html Brother's Linux Driver page] you can find extra information along with drivers for different printer models.
 
While this page regards the DCP-150C specifically, it can be used as a general guide for most Brother USB printers. On [http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/index.html Brother's Linux Driver page] you can find extra information along with drivers for different printer models.
  
== Installation ==
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== Printer ==
  
See [[CUPS]] for details. The driver is available in [[AUR]] as {{AUR|brother-dcp150c}}{{Broken package link|{{aur-mirror|brother-dcp150c}}}}.
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See [[CUPS]] for detailed information.
  
=== Scanner ===
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=== Printer drivers ===
  
See [[SANE]]. This scanner works with Brother's {{AUR|brscan2}} driver that can be found on [[AUR]].
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[[Install]] the {{AUR|brother-dcp150c}}{{Broken package link|{{aur-mirror|brother-dcp150c}}}} package.
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== Scanner ==
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See [[SANE]] for detailed information. This scanner works with Brother's {{AUR|brscan2}} driver.
  
 
Let driver configure:
 
Let driver configure:

Revision as of 04:13, 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.

Printer

See CUPS for detailed information.

Printer drivers

Install the brother-dcp150cAUR[broken link: archived in aur-mirror] package.

Scanner

See SANE for detailed information. This scanner works with Brother's brscan2AUR driver.

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.