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icebox
4th July 2013, 12:59 AM
Distro Fedora 18 KDE, 64bit

Installation Brother MFC-8480DN (network printer + scan ) on Fedora 18
This a compact wireless A3 printer/scanner/fax in one device.
It looks cool and you can actually print from your smartphone

1 Connect the printer and configure the network with the touchscreen on the printer
2 Go to the Brother website en download de following packages
brscan4-0.4.1-5.x86_64.rpm
brscan-skey-0.2.4-0.x86_64.rpm
mfcj4410dwcupswrapper-3.0.0-1.i386.rpm
mfcj4410dwlpr-3.0.0-1.i386.rpm
3 Instal prerequired packages:
sudo yum install sane-backends xsane-common cups
4 Open port 54925 in your firewall:
firewall-config
5 Install brother packages:
sudo yum install brscan* mfc*
6 Configure xsane for this printer model. (use your own printer IP)
brsaneconfig4 -a name=mfcj4410dw model=MFC-8480DN ip=192.168.1.242
7 Restart brscan
brscan-skey -t
brscan-skey
8 Test your scanner met xsane. Or better install Skanlite:
yum install skanlite
9 Configure http://127.0.0.1:631/printers/Brother
I changed only the address to the following
lpd://192.168.1.242/binary_p1