Join Date Oct Beans Instagram A macro photo of a red microfiber cloth. But when I activate it, the error message comes up again and deactivates the printer automatically. This means you’ll need to either use a Windows or Mac computer or VM to configure it, and then be able to use it from Ubuntu. I don’t have any experience with this printer, but from what I’ve found it either “just works” when you plug it in using USB; if you’d like it to communicate over a network it needs to be configured and there is only software for Windows or Mac. It had been running under windoze, so the printer and the wireless was already set up.

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Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on I am using 2 Brother printers and I think that I got them working with the Brother drivers before I ever got multilib set up.

printing – Where can I find the Brother HLW bit printer driver? – Ask Ubuntu

Sometimes, error message can change, but error still present. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.


Thank you, T3slider i wasn’t ready to go multilib, printed aliens instructions but i don’t know how to first placed Slackware So, the majority of my setup was already done. Once the wireless settings are configured the printer can be unplugged.

Some parts that were important for me: I was literally and seriously done in 5 minutes after spending 3 hours reading the forums posts and downloading the drivers. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

So now, a few months later, I am a Linux user once again and hl-2710w back into the same problem: Can i setup both the hardwired network and wireless printer network options in slackware WHen hooked up with USB, it just works, however, the printer does not have a control panel built in hll-2170w requires Windows or Mac based software to configure it for use with a wireless network.

I thought this was a driver issue and wanted to get the correct driver from Brother – which would hopefully solve the slow printing problem. Here is how to setup the wireless: You will see three lights Error, Drum, Toner turn on. Have you seen hl-170w As previously stated you will have to plug the printer into the network to configure it and then if desired it can be disconnected and run over wifi. Join Date Jan Beans 3.



Post as a guest Name. I brought it home, unpacked it, and set it up. Yes, I think it is a decent printer.

But my mind changed after a few days: So I put Windows 7 on my machine. August 9th, You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications.

I don’t see any reference to using it in the install instructions. Only this time, determined to find a solution. Instagram A macro photo of a red microfiber cloth. The printer warms up and then stops.


This issue only appear in Ubuntu 9. I followed the directions here and consulted the posts here and here and here and here and here and so on to no avail. But when I activate it, the error message comes bl-2170w again and deactivates the printer automatically.

Thanks so much to Maximus and to the forums administrator s. Can you try a live CD of Lucid? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. You shouldn’t need to worry about the driver configuration s.