problem with Brother MFC7460DN
charles.IRONS at webafrica.org.za
Sat Jan 10 17:33:35 UTC 2015
On Wed, 2015-01-07 at 14:48 -0800, NoOp wrote:
> On 01/07/2015 12:50 PM, Dave Stevens wrote:
> > Recently a new installation of Ubuntu 12.04.5 and updates made it
> > necessary to redo the drivers for this printer/scanner. Plugging in
> > the usb connecting cable gave immediate recognition that the device
> > was there, even the serial number was shown in dmesg. Brother's driver
> > download and install did a successful test print.
> > The scanner driver that was part of that install has given a situation
> > where I can not insert (in LO) an image from the device - just blows
> > up. Likewise xsane doesn't find the device. BUT if I sudo xsane then I
> > get a death threat from the developers and then the xsane scan works
> > perfectly, giving a scanned file with root permissions, which I can
> > change.
> > So some sort of permissions issue with xsane and I don't know what
> > about the printer driver. When I try to print from LO or CUPS the job
> > apparently runs, the device's two line LCD shows "receiving data" but
> > nothing ever prints.
> > Advice? Other places to look?
> (xsane only scans as root)
On my 14.04.1 xsane is scanning fine with gui version. As the only user
I suppose I am root.
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