Package Details: brother-hl3040cn 1.1.2-4

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/brother-hl3040cn.git (read-only)
Package Base: brother-hl3040cn
Description: LPR and CUPS driver for the Brother HL3040cn
Upstream URL: http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/
Licenses: custom:brother commercial license
Submitter: None
Maintainer: nullptr_t
Last Packager: nullptr_t
Votes: 5
Popularity: 0.000009
First Submitted: 2014-03-09 19:25
Last Updated: 2017-05-20 12:59

Latest Comments

nullptr_t commented on 2017-05-20 13:04

The patch is added in the latest release. Sorry for the long time it lasted to push it, it did not happen to affect myself, so I could not confirm it.

Thorned_Rose commented on 2017-05-19 23:45

I had the same problem as andimueller. It presented itself as being unable to print in mono and subsequently finding that settings were being ignored in favour of the opt file.

I can confirm that andimueller's fix works (apart from the typo):

chown root:lp /opt/brother/Printers/hl3040cn/inf/
chmod g+w /opt/brother/Printers/hl3040cn/inf/

nullptr_t commented on 2016-09-17 13:08

Yes, you're right. I'll update the dependency packages

theking2 commented on 2016-09-12 17:10

lib32-glibc is reported as a dependence, yet lib32-glibc is not a target

andimueller commented on 2016-04-04 08:50

There is a problem with the package on both my x64_86 and i686 systems. The printer doesn't recognize the printing options and with cups in debugging mode there is this in the error_log:
"[Job 4] Error: "/opt/brother/Printers/hl3040cn/inf/brhl3040cnrc.old :cannot open file !!".

I found out, that this is caused by by a permission problem,
the group "lp" needs write permissions on the "/opt/brother/Printers/hl3040cn/inf" directory.
To fix this I had to change the group and permissions of the group:
"chmown root:lp /opt/brother/Printers/hl3040cn/inf/"
"chmod g+w /opt/brother/Printers/hl3040cn/inf/"

Could you please update the PKGBUILD with this fix?

imbaer commented on 2015-03-31 12:23

I updated the PKGBUILD and added psutils to the dependencies as suggested in http://support.brother.com/g/s/id/linux/en/before.html?c=us_ot&lang=en&comple=on&redirect=on. Installing a2ps pulled in psutils whichs is why that also worked. However, psutils should be enough.

KingCrunch commented on 2015-03-27 00:47

I had to install the package 'a2ps', because I saw "No pages" in the logs without a printout and somehow this solved it. I don't know, if that's maybe a hidden dependency.

Anonymous comment on 2014-03-14 19:24

Improved PKGBUILD

Anonymous comment on 2014-03-09 19:26

Fixed PKGBUILD

imbaer commented on 2014-03-08 10:55

I can confirm that you need to run cupswrapperhl3040cn -i as root, however the location has changed since greg77's comment. The script is now located at: /opt/brother/Printers/hl3040cn/cupswrapper.

Happy printing!

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