Brother HL-5240 (Laser Printer, High Speed)
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 http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Brother/Drucker (in German).
creation date: 06/01/2014, last update: 18/05/2014 , Linux-Hardware-Guide
Similar Linux Hardware
Samsung CLX-3305W Color Laser All-in-One (Printer, Copier, Scanner, WiFi, USB 2.0)
Longshine LCS-PS112 Printserver (2-Port USB, 1x Parallel, LAN)
Samsung Xpress SL-M2875FW (Laser All-in-One, Printer, Scanner, Copier, Fax, WiFi, USB)
HP Color LaserJet Pro CP1025nw (Color Laser Printer, 600×600 dpi, WiFi, USB 2.0)
Canon PIXMA MG7120 (All-In-One Printer, Color, Photo, WiFi, USB)
Epson Expression Premium XP-520 (All-in-One Printer, Copier, Scanner, Printer)
Epson Expression Premium XP-620 (All-in-One Printer, Copier, Scanner, Printer)
HP Officejet 6600 (All-in-One Printer, Color, Scanner, Copier, Fax, WiFi)
HP Photosmart Premium C309a (All-in-One Printer, Inkjet, Scanner, Fax)
HP Deskjet 1513 (Multifunction Printer, Color Inkjet, Photo Printer, Scanner)
HP M177FW (All-in-One Printer, Color Laser Printer, Wireless, Scanner, Copier, Fax)
Dymo LabelManager PNP (Label Printer, USB)
Epson WorkForce WF-2660 (All-In-One, Wireless, Color Printer, Scanner, Copier, Fax)
Please use the comment section to submit corrections to the article as well as relevant excerpts of
Furthermore, use the section for the exchange of experiences with this hardware component or search for configuration help from other owners of this hardware.