Quote Originally Posted by jwhitmor View Post
Thanks here also! I think this is odd, because I have run OpenSuse (Leap 42.2 / 42.3) for several years, and the Brother printer installer worked as provided. I always installed the X86_64 biit version. Now I use Tumbleweed, because I had an issue with Leap 15.0, I could not solve (video display tearing).
I also will ask Brother to provide an installation advisory, because the more they hear it, the more likely they will respond. Brother should know by now that the reason many people buy Brother printers, is their support for Linux O.S. I think that is lost on Brother USA, but the parent company in Nagoya, Japan seems to understand.
By the way I own a Brother MFC 255-CW. I added their packages to a local repository. Install is done by zypper and reliably works on any openSUSE without further tinkering (the i386 packages are running on x86_64 too):

Code:
erlangen:~ # zypper if brother-udev-rule-type1 mfc255cwcupswrapper mfc255cwlpr
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...


Information for package brother-udev-rule-type1:
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Repository     : myrepo                             
Name           : brother-udev-rule-type1            
Version        : 1.0.0-1                            
Arch           : noarch                             
Vendor         : Brother Industries, Ltd.           
Installed Size : 2.1 KiB                            
Installed      : Yes                                
Status         : up-to-date                         
Source package : brother-udev-rule-type1-1.0.0-1.src
Summary        : Brother udev rule type 1           
Description    :                                    
    udev rule for brother scanner type1


Information for package mfc255cwcupswrapper:
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Repository     : myrepo                                 
Name           : mfc255cwcupswrapper                    
Version        : 1.1.3-1                                
Arch           : i386                                   
Vendor         : Brother Industries, Ltd.               
Installed Size : 47.1 KiB                               
Installed      : Yes                                    
Status         : up-to-date                             
Source package : mfc255cwcupswrapper-1.1.3-1.src        
Summary        : Brother CUPS Inkjet Printer Definitions
Description    :                                        
    Brother Inkjet printer CUPS Driver


Information for package mfc255cwlpr:
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Repository     : myrepo                                
Name           : mfc255cwlpr                           
Version        : 1.1.3-1                               
Arch           : i386                                  
Vendor         : Brother Industries, Ltd.              
Installed Size : 3.1 MiB                               
Installed      : Yes (automatically)                   
Status         : up-to-date                            
Source package : mfc255cwlpr-1.1.3-1.src               
Summary        : Brother lpr Inkjet Printer Definitions
Description    :                                       
    Brother inkjet printer Driver

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