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Brother printer hll2320d won't print except
« on: March 18, 2020, 08:02:45 am »
Hi,
When I first installed Peppermint 10, I went to the Brother website, loaded the drivers per their instructions. Things worked fine. Now I can only print a test page. I have reinstalled drivers & removed old versions with no success. I must be missing something. Can't print from the web or web browser or LibreOffice or Google Drive.  >:(
Also disconnected printer entirely, powered down and reconnected.
« Last Edit: March 18, 2020, 08:05:55 am by afjedk »

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Re: Brother printer hll2320d won't print except
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2020, 08:35:10 am »
Hi afjedk,

Have you already used the forum's Search function to see if someone has already solved an issue like this? I seem to remember others having this issue and solving it.

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Re: Brother printer hll2320d won't print except
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2020, 07:09:33 pm »
Hi afjedk,

First off, are you on wifi?  Who is your provider?  My family is on it's second Brother printer.  The first one lasted 10 years.  What's nice is Brother has now simplified the driver installation with a deb package.  It's funny how you are having a problem we were having just before I replied to your post.  It turns out my wife's laptop was not on our home network connection.  We have xfinity and they have an open side to their modem.  I just had to switch her back to the home network and her documents printed.  Not sure if that's your issue but sometimes it's an easy fix.

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Re: Brother printer hll2320d won't print except
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2020, 01:47:23 pm »
I looked on the posts first but didn't see anything related to my issue.
I also have xfinity but the computer is hardwired in (no wifi for computer or printer).
I still can't figure this out. :(

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Re: Brother printer hll2320d won't print except
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2020, 01:55:28 pm »
Just for the heck of it, after seeing the print button on this posting, I clicked it AND....it printed. Nice. Then I went on my desktop and clicked on print for a pdf doc...it printed too. WOW.  :)
So, just posting a problem issue on the board fixes the issues...I think...SWEET! 8)

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Re: Brother printer hll2320d won't print except
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2020, 06:46:49 pm »
So, just posting a problem issue on the board fixes the issues...I think...SWEET! 8)

Yes, it's thanks to Mark's pixie dust......  ;D

Well, glad things worked out for you.

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Re: Brother printer hll2320d won't print except
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2020, 07:01:24 pm »
Just for the heck of it, after seeing the print button on this posting, I clicked it AND....it printed. Nice. Then I went on my desktop and clicked on print for a pdf doc...it printed too. WOW.  :)
So, just posting a problem issue on the board fixes the issues...I think...SWEET! 8)

Welcome to the forum @afjedk!  Sometimes it's best to not dig into why things suddenly worked. Mebbe lets mark your support query as (Self-Resolved)? 

You can do this by editing the subject line of your original post and appending (SELF-RESOLVED)  at the end...


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