Setup Brother Printer on Debian HOWTO  
The Brother printer drivers included within CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) don't always work as well as they should. To get the Brother printer to work perfectly with Linux, it's necessary to install the Brother drivers. This can be done easily as follows. Find your Brother printer here:
Click on “Downloads” and select “Linux deb”. Then, download the “Driver Install Tool”. Unzip it and make it executable:
gunzip linux-brprinter-installer-2.2.1-1.gz
chmod u+x linux-brprinter-installer-2.2.1-1
Then execute it at the prompt:
Type the name of your printer eg. “MFCL2740DW” and follow the instructions. When asked for an IP address (for the scanner), provide the IP number of the printer. Then, edit the file /etc/group:
sudo vi /etc/group
Add your username (eg. robert) to the group lpadmin:
Then with your browser go the address
And go to “Administration”, then “Manage Printers”, and setup the defaults for the printer MFCL2740DW that was installed by the script. Also make sure you set the printer as the server default.
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