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This article covers the installation of drivers and utilities for the Brother MFC-7340 printer and scanner functions. All or most of the steps below are covered in various places on the http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/index.html website.
For Ubuntu 12.04 Precise a script has been attached to automate these installation steps.
Download Driver Packages
Printer Drivers – Download the deb format LPR and cupswrapper drivers.
Scanner Drivers – Download the deb format brscan3 and scan-key-tool driver packages for your system architecture.
For 64-bit systems
1 wget http://www.brother.com/pub/bsc/linux/dlf/brmfc7340lpr-2.0.2-1.i386.deb http://www.brother.com/pub/bsc/linux/dlf/cupswrapperMFC7340-2.0.2-1.i386.deb http://www.brother.com/pub/bsc/linux/dlf/brscan3-0.2.11-5.amd64.deb http://www.brother.com/pub/bsc/linux/dlf/brscan-skey-0.2.4-0.amd64.deb
===For 32-bit Systems ===
1 sudo aa-complain cupsd
Create required directories: