It seems Brother reorganised their site. Finally determined by accident the problem was related to the USB port I had it plugged into. I can no longer find this driver on their Linux driver webpage , and their site no longer lists Linux as a supported OS for the DS, except for http: The drivers are up and they work. Of the various brscan Linux drivers I see on their site, none of them list the DS as supported.
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I tried emailing Brother tech support. Which driver did you use? I hope this works out; I do like the scanner and brotger seems well built.
Finally determined by accident the problem was related to the USB port I had it plugged into. Leave beother Reply Klik her for at annullere svar.
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After quite a lot of mucking around playing with capturing USB packets using Wireshark, it seemed the device itself was requesting a reset, and the Linux kernel was resetting it approximately ms later.
I installed the official Linux driversand tried to scan a document using a GUI scanning application. Things were hanging and generally very unresponsive. I put up the files I downloaded at http: I recently bought a Brother DS document scanner that supposedly had support for Linux. I use the driver provided by the Debian package called libsane-dsseries and brother-udev-rule-type1.
Finally, I gave up and booted into Windows to check if the hardware had a defect. In Windows it worked without issues.
They said they would submit a request to engineering and that I should check the website in a few days. I can no longer find this driver on their Linux driver webpageand their site no longer lists Linux as a supported OS for the DS, except for http: It seems Brother reorganised their site.
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Name required Mail will not be published required Website. I got a reply lijux that they recently redid their website and the DS driver must have been left off accidentally. I upgraded the firmware brotyer the Windows utility to do so. Of the various brscan Linux drivers I see on their site, none of them list the DS as supported. Bring on the comments Terrence siger: On a related note, I just looked on Amazon.
The drivers were temporarily unavailable; they seem to be up again, at least on the Brother US site: At this stage I was thinking that the Linux support was very crappy. I checked with the SANE command line tools, e.
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Unfortunately they did not work for me. It turns out it did, but only after a few quirks. In dmesg I found a lot of messages like: Thanks for the files.
When I moved it to a USB 2. After doing this the scanner worked without issue also in Linux. The drivers are up and they work. This could definitely be better handled by the Brother documentation. I have only tested it with xsane and GIMP, and so far it works perfect! So, all in all: There is official Linux support for this scanner, but linuux seems to require a firmware upgrade.