Wi-Fi works for me on this printer. When I purchased my first iPad in , I thought I was done with printers. However, there are some cool printing things that only tools like Adobe Acrobat Pro can do. However this seems to suggests that the root of the issue goes upstream This bug affects 5 people. Printer works fine directly.

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Bug # “Incorrect margins when printing to a laser printer” : Bugs : cups package : Ubuntu

One negative not discussed: One problem, as you can see in that last link, is that visualizing one’s family tree can bee a challenge in hardcopy. Just encountered the same issue trying to print to a Brother printer via Parallels.

Convert these to tgz packages by using rpm2tgz. The retina is very complex and in their structure and function. First of all – this is not really a postscript printer. Driver Download the rpm versions of the “LPR driver” and the “cupswrapper driver” packages from brother.

Why the Brother HL-2270DW Laser Printer Sucks Less

Much quieter than the HLDW. I have two of their top-of-the-line printers a Phaser and a Phaser that are quickly losing their functionality because Xerox will not keep the drivers updated, and are thus going to have to be replaced.


The official driver has just about all of the margins off. It does not have wireless printing but I use it all the time. And if I ever find the person who maintains the ‘file’ package – I’m strangling him with my bare hands. However, there are some cool printing things that only tools like Adobe Acrobat Pro can do.

I have Printopia running on a Mac mini that is always on so I don’t have any printing problems. The other thing that I know can affect paper curling is humidity, the amount of moisture in the paper. I ask because Xerox discontinues support at about 6 years. If you’re picky, you’ll pistscript that the top margin on the back of duplexed sheets is slightly different than on the front, even when the printer is brand new it’s not slippageand tech support told me there’s no adjustment for this.

Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. The drum unit, which transfers the toner to the paper, has a lifespan of about 12, pages. Never a problem with it.

No Asset Tag dmi. I’d been meaning to look them up in the iPad TC book but never got around to it. Mar 21, Fiorenzo De Santis fiod3s on All replies Drop Down menu. However, after hauling my MacBook Pro across the room to connect it to the printer, re-running the setup application, and choosing the USB option, I was up and running in minutes, Wi-Fi and all.


That worked great, until I needed to print a shipping label.

Why the Brother HLDW Laser Printer Sucks Less – TidBITS

Ask a question Reset. I have been struggling with this problem for days and the HLDW. She used both setup methods you used and it was tedious and the printer was cranky about maintaining the connection. Incorrect margins when printing to a laser printer using CUPS 1. 2270fw appreciate any help!

While every other technology seems to have improved by leaps and bounds, printers are still as terrible as they were a decade ago. Let me emphasise once more that in my case this bug was NOT caused on the side of Ubuntu There’s a reason why it’s so cheap.