Connecting the printer to the wireless AP was a breeze — simply connect the printer via wire to either the PC via USB or the router via ethernet and do the config using either the web interface built into the printer or the software. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! In your browser, go your printer’s IP address. Some parts that were important for me: There was HL hl available and that seemed to work. Printing and scanning works well. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service.

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Now, Press the Go button 7 times. Network Configuration Wired click on Node Name.

The three lights will turn on and off by themselves. Auto-discovered device on network.

In your browser, go your printer’s IP address. Install the drivers from the Brother website.

Both comments and pings are currently closed. Ubuntu drivers ubunti from the brother site and installed. If so you can try a generic ps driver. Used the version 1.


I have encountered the problem before, but its happening again today. Initially scanner only works if xsane is run as root sudo xsane. See forums to solve that. Works except scanner only as root. I downloaded 2170ww linux drivers and placed them on my desktop and proceeded with step 4.

Bug # “Brother HLW [PCL XL error]” : Bugs : cups package : Ubuntu

I followed his advice precisely and now my pdf files are printing great. Something was definitely amiss.

Instructions on how to get C Shell can be found Here. I can’t find any evidence at all of anyone getting these printers working across USB, so it seems, if you want to use a Brother with Linux, you have to configure it to be wireless with a Windows box, which is not an option for me.

Drivers from Brother Japan.

Brother HL-2170W wifi

Use brscan2 from Brother for scanner – follow all instructions there. I think this Linux thing will catch on Alex Ivasyuv industral wrote on August 28th, 3. Results 1 to 10 of Now wait until you get instruction in the browser: Citing a fault in the cups drivers for at ybuntu least, this printer modela solution was explained using a generic driver instead of the [presumably broken] cups driver: This solves my general printing slowness as pages go to the printer immediately. I can’t seem to find the correct driver on the Brother site.


Confirm that the setup is successful. Brother HLw Thanks for the replies.

Brother HLW wifi | Tim On Computer Science

Printing anything takes around minutes, even for basic printing. For me it is http: I have the exact same problem. Download into a directory 2 deb files. But if I try to print any file – I got an error in paper. It works like a gem when solved.