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Re: New Brother MFP printer/fax/scanner

On Saturday 30 April 2016 19:25:59 Gene Heskett wrote:

> Greetings;
> Mostly debian wheezy here.
> New Brother MFC-J6929DW printer/fax/scanner.
Damn the typu's, that s/b 6920 for the number above.

> Downloaded and ran brother "linux-brprinter-etc" installer, which
> downloaded four .deb's:
>    mfcj6920dwlpr-3.0.0-1.i386.deb
>    mfcj6920dwcupswrapper-3.0.0-1.i386.deb
>    brscan4-0.4.3-3.amd64.deb
>    brscan-skey-0.2.4-1.amd64.deb
> And then installed them. with dpkg --force.
> Printer works ok, but at 5% of the advertised speed.
> xsane can't find it, and despite being installed, adding /usr/lib/sane
> to the ld.so.conf, and verifying that a bunch of brother.so's are in
> the ldconfig output, xsane still is drawing a blank, and locate
> doesn't want to show me much.
> I feel like I can't see the tree for all the forest here and I haven't
> been subbed to the sane list in 8 or 9 years.  So if anyone can toss
> me a bone/clue, I'd sure appreciate it.
> Thanks all;
> Cheers, Gene Heskett

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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