In your web browser open http: I can’t print the testpage. Some parts that were important for me: I just tested this with a stock August 28th, 2. This is a very well regarded printer, so it’s sad that it doesn’t work, and internet research seems to indicate that it stopped working specifically in All times are GMT

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A page of text would come out immediately, but any page with a graphic on it could take up to 20 minutes. January 8th, 8.

Printer: Brother HLW | OpenPrinting – The Linux Foundation

Any help would be appreciated. It had been running under windoze, so the printer and the wireless was already set up. Find More Posts by NightSky. Its a great printer, just sucks that you have to use windows to configure the network I followed the directions here and consulted the posts here and here and here and here and here and so on to no avail.

Works for me too. In your web browser open http: Instagram A macro photo of a red microfiber cloth.


Confirm that the setup is successful. The test page looks like a million bucks, although I haven’t tried printing a file from the word processor yet. Join Date Mar Beans I thought this was a driver issue and wanted to get the correct driver from Brother – which would hopefully solve the slow printing problem.


Log on to the cups web interface: This printer choked on graphics. Brother HLw Did you try the regular Ubuntu printer setup?


Press and hold the Go Button in front, at the same time turn on the printer from the right side. Changed in cups Ubuntu: I can’t find any evidence at all of anyone getting these printers working across USB, so it seems, if you want to linuc a Brother with Linux, you have to configure it to be wireless with a Windows yl-2170w, which is not an option for me.

I had this problem in the past, then it reappeared after I installed the latest set of updates to Karmic. Nick below adds this: While my original question was answered. I’m not sure people who know about multilib will be reading this thread about printer drivers.

Originally Posted by arubin. And the static IP is set if you need to update the wireless info at any point in brother hl — w linux future. Lots of other people on the ubuntu forums seem to be complaining about slow printing so I suspect that it is not only the HLW printer driver that is bad. August 28th, 2. Post as a guest Name. Can someone try to see whether the pxlmono driver works correctly with Brother printers on Lucid?


August 29th, 5. Bryan Hood bnhrobotics wrote on 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. Citing a fault in the cups drivers for at the least, this printer modela solution was explained using a generic driver instead of the [presumably broken] cups driver: Removed to start Setting up Multilib Questions Thread. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.