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==CUPS==
 
==CUPS==
Unfortunately extra/cups did not work with DCP-7030 on my PC. But it works with [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=35029 cups-usblp] from AUR.
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Install CUPS (see CUPS [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CUPS page]).
 
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So, if you are using [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=35029 yaourt] you can get cups-usblp:
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% yaourt -S cups-usblp
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Check if usblp is loaded:
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% lsmod | grep usblp
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If it does not then load it manually:
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# modprobe usblp
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You can make it autoload at boot: add it to the <code>MODULES=()</code> in the {{Filename|/etc/rc.conf}}
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MODULES=(... usblp ...)
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After installing cups-usblp, start CUPS by:
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# /etc/rc.d/cups start
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For automatically starting CUPS every time the system is powered on, add it to the <code>DAEMONS=()</code> in the {{Filename|/etc/rc.conf}}:
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DAEMONS=(... @cups ...)
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==Drivers==
 
==Drivers==

Revision as of 15:10, 19 March 2011


Introduction

This is a brief tutorial how to setup the Brother DCP-7030 (multi function laser copier printer) on i686 Arch.

Printer

CUPS

Install CUPS (see CUPS page).

Drivers

There is the brother-dcp7030 in AUR.

Install drivers:

% yaourt -S brother-dcp7030

After installing brother-dcp7030 run

# /usr/local/Brother/cupswrapper/cupswrapperDCP7030-2.0.2

Now go to the CUPS page: http://localhost:631/

Under the Printers tab you should see a DCP7030 printer automatically installed and configured.

Note: You need run cupswrapper only once! You do not need it run every time at startup.

Scanner

SANE

Install SANE:

# pacman -S sane

Add your user to scanner group:

# gpasswd -a username scanner
Note: You need to logout/login for this to take effect.

Drivers

There is the brscan3 in AUR.

Install drivers:

% yaourt -S brscan3

After installing add line brother3 in the Template:Filename.

Now you can try to see if SANE recognizes your scanner

$ scanimage -L

For more info see SANE page.