View Full Version : [SOLVED] Brother MFC-7820N network scanning
May 28th, 2012, 06:29 PM
Works fine in openSUSE, but not with Ubuntu. :confused:
Even sudo doesn't work for scanning over the network. Any help? I've installed the necessary Brother drivers, and it *should* work, but doesn't.
"No devices found." Even with sudo.
May 29th, 2012, 12:43 AM
Figured it out...
Install libsane-utils from the repositories and the brscan2 (for this scanner model) driver from the Brother web site.
Copy the specified files (http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/faq_scn.html#f00101) under /usr/lib64/ to /usr/lib/
Per the Brother FAQ (http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/faq_scn.html#f00101), add the following two lines to the end of the device list in /lib/udev/rules.d/40-libsane.rules
# Brother scanners
Then add the scanner using:
brsaneconfig2 -a name=SCANNER model=MFC-7820N ip=192.168.xx.xx
It may (or may not) be necessary to reboot.
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