[cups] Installing Brother HL-2270DW

Brian Potkin claremont102 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 3 10:53:44 PST 2017

On Sat 02 Dec 2017 at 14:41:03 -0500, Daniel Lamb wrote:

> I am attempting to install a Brother HL-2270DW and not having success to
> print.  I have tried to install with the Brother Driver Install Tool and
> through CUPS using the Foomatic driver.  Through CUPS the print job status
> is ' Idle - "Filter failed" '.
> I am installing on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit.  This printer was successfully
> installed on Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit.  I noticed during the install the Brother
> install tool has i386 instead of amd64 in the file name, indicating to me
> this is a 32-bit deb file instead of 64-bit.  Searching for a 64-bit install
> file has not yielded anything.
> Hope someone can help

This is a distribution-specific issue. Search with "brother printer
ubuntu 32bit 64bit".


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