install scanner brother DCP 7055 on Ubuntu
Following instructions are taken from the brother website (and were slightly adjusted).
-1.- Download drivers for the scanner DCP 7055. Open a terminal and paste one of the two lines.
(32bit version) wget www.brother.com/pub/bsc/linux/dlf/brscan4-0.4.2-1.i386.deb (64bit version) wget www.brother.com/pub/bsc/linux/dlf/brscan4-0.4.2-1.amd64.deb
(If you are not sure wethere you have a 32bit or 64bit Ubuntu version, type in a terminal (to open press Ctrl+Alt+t)
If the result is “i686” or “i386” you have 32-bit, if it is “x86_64” you have 64-bit.)
-2.- Install the driver
2-1. Turn on the DCP7055 and connect the USB cable.
2-2. Open the terminal and go to the directory where the driver is.
2-3. Install the scanner driver
sudo dpkg -i --force-all brscan4-0.4.2-1.i386.deb
The Brother Linux scanner driver works only with a superuser by default, as noted on the brother solutions site.
If you want to allow normal users to also use the scanner, this is the solution:
Download following deb package. Open a terminal and paste following line
and install it by pasting following line in a terminal.
dpkg -i brother-udev-rule-type1-1.0.0-1.all.deb
After installation you can remove the .deb package, by pasting following line in a terminal.
-3.- Reboot the Computer