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Installing Brother printer DCP-J552DW

asked 2014-10-02 03:53:57 -0500

jorti gravatar image

There is no driver to choose specific for this this printer. Anyone knows of a compatible driver for this model? I have tested other random models models, but I haven't found anything valid. Brother has some RPMs in the printer web page, but they seem 32 bit only.

Any experience configuring this printer in Linux?

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answered 2014-10-02 16:46:36 -0500

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I print to my Brother MFC-5460CN (aaaaaancient!, but the principle's the same) printer on Fedora 20 x86_64 using the Brother 32-bit drivers, installed via their RPMs. They work fine on 64-bit linux (which is probably why Brother doesn't bother distributing 64-bit RPMs), and the only 32-bit dependency required is glibc.i686 which you probably already have installed.

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I ended running a shell script from the Brother web page. It installed those 32 bit RPMs and the printer now works ok. Thank you.

jorti gravatar imagejorti ( 2014-10-03 01:03:20 -0500 )edit

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