Brother brscan2 not working on 12.10

Lanoxx lanoxx at
Fri Feb 1 15:41:21 UTC 2013

Hi Frank,

which dependencies did you forget to install? When I look at the 
download page for the installer packages I only see the brscan2 and 
scan-key-tool packages for both 32 and 64bit?

Can you give me a link or a name of the package that these brother 
packages depend on?


On 01/02/13 12:58, Frank Mertens wrote:
> Hi, Linoxx!
> I was also fighting with the brother drivers some days ago (but on 13.04, MFC295CN).
> Nearly started disassembling their packages. Found in the end (and I remembered
> doing same mistake before), that I forgot to install dependencies to their debs
> by hand -- Brother's install instructions are really broken! But anyway, to chase
> to point: looks like most parts of the scanner and printer drivers are actually openly
> available in source code:
> Greetings,

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