scanner for MFC-7860DW brother printer

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scanner for MFC-7860DW brother printer

Postby francois.e » 2018-12-07 19:16

Installed package simple-scan

downloaded the brother scanner package
https://support.brother.com/g/b/downloa ... &type3=566

followed brother instructions for wifi install of brother scanner
https://support.brother.com/g/s/id/linu ... edirect=on

Code: Select all
root@debian:/home/fl# cd /home/fl/Downloads/
root@debian:/home/fl/Downloads# ls
brscan4-0.4.2-1.amd64.deb
root@debian:/home/fl/Downloads# dpkg  -i  --force-all brscan4-0.4.2-1.amd64.deb
Selecting previously unselected package brscan4.
(Reading database ... 144738 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack brscan4-0.4.2-1.amd64.deb ...
Unpacking brscan4 (0.4.2-1) ...
Setting up brscan4 (0.4.2-1) ...
This software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.
root@debian:/home/fl/Downloads# cd /opt/brother/scanner/brscan4/
root@debian:/opt/brother/scanner/brscan4# ls
Brsane4.ini  brsaneconfig4  brsanenetdevice4.cfg  doc  models4   setupSaneScan4
root@debian:/opt/brother/scanner/brscan4# brsaneconfig4 -a name=scanner model=MFC-7860DW ip=192.168.000.107
root@debian:/opt/brother/scanner/brscan4# brsaneconfig4 -q | grep scanner
  0 scanner             "MFC-7860DW"        I:192.168.000.107
root@debian:/opt/brother/scanner/brscan4# ls
Brsane4.ini  brsaneconfig4  brsanenetdevice4.cfg  doc  models4   setupSaneScan4


Started simple-scan, error message:
no scanners detected.

Any suggestion?
Thanks.
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Re: scanner for MFC-7860DW brother printer

Postby peter_irich » 2018-12-07 20:20

Try copy symlinks from /usr/lib/sane to /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/sane, just copy.

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