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August 31st, 2009, 10:58 PM
Hi Ive just installed ubuntu for the 1st time and I am trying to get my printer to work the make of my printer is Brother the model is MFC-290c scanner/copy/printer when I click on printer and says searching for available drivers and it gave me a list of printers it has my make on it but it doesn't have the model so I went to a web site called brother soultion center and downloaded the LPR driver and it stil didn't work Is there anything else i shoud be doing ?

August 31st, 2009, 11:06 PM

i don't see your printer listed.... not a typo on your part, is it?

September 1st, 2009, 07:04 PM
no its not a typo that is the make and model ubuntu knew the make but it coundnt find the driver for that model