On 23/04/2006, at 5:25 PM, P.U.Kruppa wrote:
On Sun, 23 Apr 2006, Malcolm Fitzgerald wrote:
I'm trying to install a Brother HL-1230 printer. I've been to the
Brother web site and found that they don't have drivers for FreeBSD
but they do provide the source code. I downloaded the source code. So
far so good. I unzipped the tarball and had a look. There's the
I don't know what to do with it. I've learnt to type "make install
clean". How do I make this code into something useful?
sad kid :-(
I guess make install clean will not be enough for that.
For a start have a look at
and try to make your printer print "something" at all.
Also reading it will teach you some new words :-)
Then there exist two well known programms which can help you to set up
your printer correctly
I would try apsfilter first, since it works a bit more intuitively.
Cups is installed and running. I've tried using a few of the other
printer definitions without success. Printing the test page produces a
blank page or a dozen blank pages. I was hoping to be able to compile
the source code for the driver and put it somewhere that cups can find
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