[plug] Multifunction printer/scanner

Margaret Wood msrwood at gmail.com
Wed May 20 12:36:04 UTC 2015

My printer is an HP Deskjet 3520, both printer and scanner worked
without me doing anything, except that the scanner defaulted to
American letter paper and I had to change it to A4. It uses HPLIP
which was already installed in my Linux distribution.
I haven't tried printing via wifi.

See http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/install/installtree.html for
how to find out whether you already have HPLIP installed,
http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/downloads.html says it will work
with ubuntu 15.04
There is also a link there to supported printers - worth checking as
very new models may not be supported.

Hope this helps


On 20/05/2015, David Dartnall <darts at dialix.com.au> wrote:
> Some advice appreciated please.
> I have a Brother DCP-385C printer/scanner, which has been a great piece
> of gear for years.
> The problem has been drivers, solved up to now with Brother assistance
> and a bit of messing around.
> I have recently installed ubuntu 15.04 and while the Brother printer
> driver software works fine, there's no way I can get the scanner working.
> I'm sick of having to install drivers and modify files to get the
> Brother stuff working every time a new version of linux is installed!
> Could someone please recommend a printer/scanner which is linux compatible?
> Dave Dartnall
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