script: Brother DCP-7030 printer drivers on Squeeze AMD64

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script: Brother DCP-7030 printer drivers on Squeeze AMD64

Postby Bas Koning » 2011-08-24 12:23

I have a Brother DCP-7030 printer.
During installation of Squeeze AMD64, the printer drivers could not be automatically found, and some other drivers (for some previous model) where advised. They don’t work well at all...

So I created this script. It will handle the installation of the drivers correctly.

The main problem was that DCP-7030 only had i386 drivers available, they seem to work flawlessly on AMD64, just had to use -force-architecture while installing.

I also installed the scanner, including the trigger for the 'SCAN' button (skey), while I was at it:
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echo 'Brother DC-7030 installer for AMD-64'

#download debs for 7030 from Brother, check their site if you have a different model

#next line is part of tip from don’t know if it is necessary:
sudo mkdir /usr/share/cups/model

#prerequisite for Ubuntu/Debian according to
sudo apt-get install lib32stdc++6

#instal lpr
sudo dpkg -i --force-all --force-architecture brdcp7030lpr-2.0.2-1.i386.deb
#install cupswrapper
sudo dpkg -i --force-all --force-architecture cupswrapperDCP7030-2.0.2-1.i386.deb

#install scanner:

#prerequisite for Ubuntu/Debian according to
sudo dpkg -i --force-all brscan3-0.2.11-4.amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i --force-all brscan-skey-0.2.1-3.amd64.deb

#according to
sudo echo ' ' >> /lib/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules
sudo echo '#Brother scanner' >> /lib/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules
sudo echo 'ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9", MODE="0664", GROUP="scanner", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"' >> /lib/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules

sudo brscan-skey #start scanner-key program. Check /usr/local/Brother/sane/scripts to see where the images end up.
sudo brscan-skey -l #list scanner

#all finished, cleanup
sudo rm brdcp7030lpr-2.0.2-1.i386.deb
sudo rm cupswrapperDCP7030-2.0.2-1.i386.deb
sudo rm brscan3-0.2.11-4.amd64.deb
sudo rm brscan-skey-0.2.1-3.amd64.deb
echo 'Done: check printer functions at'
echo 'http://localhost:631'
Debian-Wheezy amd64 xfce
Bas Koning
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Re: script: Brother DCP-7030 printer drivers on Squeeze AMD6

Postby hexabit » 2012-02-05 20:43

I did exactly as You but scanner does not work.

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$ dpkg -l|grep Brother
ii  brdcp7030lpr                         2.0.2-1                        Brother DCP-7030 LPR driver
ii  brscan-skey                          0.2.1-3                        Brother Linux scanner S-KEY tool
ii  brscan3                              0.2.11-4                       Brother Scanner Driver
ii  cupswrapperdcp7030                   2.0.2-1                        Brother DCP7030 CUPS wrapper driver

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$ lsusb
Bus 006 Device 002: ID 04f9:01ea Brother Industries, Ltd DCP-7030

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$ brscan-skey -l
DCP-7030          : brother3:bus3;dev1  : USB                  Active
scan from USB(brother3:bus3;dev1) to /root/brscan/brscan.8kf3Ib
scanimage: open of device brother3:bus3;dev1 failed: Invalid argument

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$ sane-find-scanner
found USB scanner (vendor=0x04f9, product=0x01ea) at libusb:006:002

but xsane does not find any scanner > "no devices available"

Please help.

Ok. I found the solution on Brother website FAQ:

I copy files for Brscan3:

command(For brscan3 Users):

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cp /usr/lib64/ /usr/lib
cp /usr/lib64/sane/ /usr/lib/sane
cp /usr/lib64/sane/ /usr/lib/sane
cp /usr/lib64/sane/ /usr/lib/sane
cp /usr/lib64/ /usr/lib
cp /usr/lib64/ /usr/lib

REMEMBER: on my debian there was no /usr/lib/sane directory so I had to make it before copying !

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mkdir /usr/lib/sane

Now the scanner works.
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