Howto Setup PDF Printer on Linux

Installing a pdf-printer on Windows is crap, but in Linux/Ubuntu/Debian it is quite easy. $ sudo apt-get install cups-pdf Then restart your cups daemon $ sudo service cups restart And you are ready to print to pdf files.

January 30, 2013

Howto: Install a Brother MFC-9970CDW on Ubuntu

I got a Brother MFC-9970CDW printer, a multifunction device with wired/wireless network. For unknown reasons the driver are not available in Ubuntu and as as user you are not able to find them using the printer configuration search tool. Thereby you need to download the drivers yourself. Download Drivers Go to Brother Linux Driver Downloads and download the LPR driver and the cupswrapper driver. Install the Drivers sudo mkdir /var/spool/lpd sudo dpkg -i mfc9970cdwlpr-1....

October 22, 2012