Brother DCP-L3550CDW

Discussion in 'Printer Drivers' started by mb720, Feb 8, 2020.

  1. mb720


    Feb 8, 2020
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    I'd like to print in color with my Brother DCP-L3550CDW on Arch Linux. I've installed this driver (version 1.0.2-2) which is a repackaging of the Linux driver that Brother offers here.

    Using system-config-printer, a CUPS front end, I'm able to print the "Self-Test Page". This is a maintenance command that checks whether all jets on the print head function and that the print feed mechanism works.

    With this driver, it's not possible to print the CUPS test page, the one with Tux and a stylized printer next to it. After pressing "Print Test Page", I can see this in /var/log/cups/access_log.1:

    localhost - - [08/Feb/2020:13:32:35 +0100] "POST /printers/Brother-DCP-L3550CDW-2 HTTP/1.1" 200 421 Print-Job successful-ok
    There are no entries in /var/log/cups/error_log.

    When switching drivers to "Generic PCL Laser Printer [en]", printing pages in black and white works fine; printing in color does not work however.
    mb720, Feb 8, 2020
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