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Brother HL-5240 (Laser Printer, High Speed)

Laser Printer Brother, Laser Printer, Printer, USB

Brother HL-5240 (Laser Printer, High Speed)
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Brother HL-5240 
Minimum: $ 471.99 
Maximum: $ 784.90  
Updated: 09/07/2016 00:46

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Brother HL-5240 is a high-speed monochrome laser printer. It is fully supported under Linux and can be used with the printer drivers provided by Brother.

The printer driver can be downloaded from the Brother homepage in RPM, Deb and as PPD file. In order to use this driver CUPS has to be installed on the Linux system, e.g., under Ubuntu by the command

sudo apt-get install cups csh

A detailed Installation instruction for Brother printers under Ubuntucan be found at (in German).

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