BROTHER drivers in Ubuntu

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 14:36:30 GMT 2008


Why does it require tcsh?  Everything there looks like it'd work on bash
too.

What was the reason behind the decision to include HP drivers and an HP
control panel but not other printer driver?  Brother's website says the CUPS
drivers are GPL.

On Feb 6, 2008 2:48 AM, Piotr Zaryk <oponek at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Would it be difficult to include drivers for Brother printers and
> scanners? They are quite common and users have problems with them. If not by
> default in Ubuntu install, why not to include them in the universe
> repository?
>
> user requests on launchpad:
>
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cupsys/+bug/25966
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sane-backends/+bug/16704
>
> howto on ubuntuforums:
>
>
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=590793&highlight=brother+scanner+howto
>
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> Zaryk
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