Using MFC-3820CN network printing

Chris Slothouber chris at
Sat Mar 10 18:55:58 UTC 2007

I think you may need to change your printer's emulation.

There is a step-by-step process at the following URL, it deals with 
another network-enabled Brother printer, perhaps it will be of assistance:

Chris Kottaridis wrote:
> I am trying to get access to a MFC-3820CN multifunction
> scanner/fax/printer. I have a FreeBSD 5.3 system with cups setup. When I
> try and send to the device , cups claimed it printed out fine, but
> nothing ever actually comes out. It works fine from a Linux box where I
> copied down the drivers from Brother's web site.
> But, I'd like to get access from my FreeBSD machines, got more of those.
> Apparently Brother doesn't support FreeBSD. So, there are no FreeBSD
> specific drivers. I only found executable Linux RPM's on their site. If
> I can use those executables that'd be great, but I am not sure where the
> files would be put to recognize them and such.
> Any pointers on how to access the Brother MFC-3820CN network printing
> facility  from a FreeBSD 5.3 machine would be helpful.
> Thanks
> 	Chris Kottaridis    (chriskot at
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