[ubuntu-uk] synaptic (packaging system) messed up (continuued)

paul sutton zleap at zleap.net
Tue Oct 4 20:29:07 UTC 2011

On 04/10/11 17:53, Barry Drake wrote:
> On 04/10/11 17:36, paul sutton wrote:
>>  I have managed to extract the files I think are needed for a brother
>>  printer as the printer system is saying there is no driver and or
>> failed
>>  to execute a filter. (depends on which program displays the error)
> I don't have that printer, but I have a Brother DCP 135 C, and the
> procedure for yours is probably similar.  You need to install a
> cups-wrapper as well as a driver, and with my printer there are several
> other steps such as creating directories and symlinks as well as editing
> one of the .conf files.  Brother are very good at providing a full list
> of things you have to do.  It might be worth spending a bit more time on
> their web-site.  I ended up writing a shell script to do all the jobs
> whenever I install a new version.
> Regards,        Barry.

You are right regarding having to create directories,  this is where
using dpkg or making sure you can view what gdebi is doing,  I will dig
around  on their site. I got my previous printer working (310CN) fine,


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