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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server Network
There have been other hints on this subject, like this one and this one, but since Brother has released an updated version of their CUPS printer drivers, these articles call for an update. This article gives a how-to.

To install the Brother HL-1430 as a network printer using the Linksys PSUS4 on your Macintosh running Mac OS X Panther, do the following:
  1. If you haven't already done so, hook up the Linksys PSUS4 to your LAN and your printer, following the instructions from Linksys (by the way, this print server makes a great 4-port switch, too, with zero configuration).
  2. If your LAN has a DHCP server, the PSUS4 will get its IP from there. If not, you will need the Windows tools that came on CD with the PSUS4 to configure it further for IP. Use VPC or a true Wintel machine.
  3. Point your browser at the DHCP-supplied IP address for the PSUS4, login (default password is 'admin', username may be left blank). Assign the PSUS4 a static IP address (on the Protocol tab), e.g. 192.168.1.4. Also fill out the gateway (e.g. 192.168.1.1) and subnet mask (e.g. 255.255.255.0).
  4. Point your browser at the new IP address. You should get the same PSUS4 Setup pages. You may need to re-login. While you're there, disable AppleTalk (won't work with HL-1430) and NetBEUI unless you need it. Otherwise, it causes unneccesary network traffic.
  5. You're done setting up the PSUS4. Now go download and install the new Brother CUPS drivers. After the installation, you'll need to restart.
  6. Now comes the fun part. Launch the Printer Setup Utility (it's in /Applications -> Utilities).
  7. Select 'Add Printer.'
  8. From the top drop-down list, select 'IP Printing.'
  9. From the Printer Type dropdown, select 'LPD/LPR.'
  10. In the Printer Address field, fill in the IP address that you've assigned to your PSUS4. In this example, that would be 192.168.1.4.
  11. In the Queue Name field, type lp (this isn't in any of the other documentation).
  12. From the Printer Model dropdown, select 'Brother,' then 'Brother HL-1430 series CUPS.gz' from the type list that appears.
  13. Click 'Add,' then go to any program and print something.
That's it! You can print to your HL-1430 as if it were an expensive network printer.
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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server
Authored by: kevco on Oct 21, '04 01:27:06PM

I've been using my HL-1440 with a Hawking print server by using the built-in HP Laserjet II drivers. It worked fine but I didn't have access to all the features. This is great, I'm gonna try it out as soon as I get home.



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MFC-4800?
Authored by: barryjaylevine on Oct 21, '04 05:52:41PM

The same printer driver is used for the MFC-4800. I wonder if the faxing feature is supported through the Linksys. It does work when connected via USB to my OSX Mac.

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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server
Authored by: d1b on Oct 21, '04 06:18:23PM
On my Linksys WPS11 vers3, printing to a Epson Stylus 820 via parallel port cable, I use the P1 port on the print server (also hard to find in Linksys documentation). Alternatively, you can also the CUPS webpage utility to setup the printer by typing http://localhost:631 in a web browser on the computer you want to print from. After a security patch in 10.3.x, you will get an endless loop asking for username and password to change printer settings on this web page. To bypass the authentication: As root, edit /etc/cups/cupsd.conf, and change
#Encryption Required
<Limit GET>
AuthType Basic
AuthClass System
</Limit>
to
#Encryption Required
<Limit GET>
Authtype None
AuthClass Anonymous
</Limit>
save the file, then run:
%> sudo systemstarter restart PrintingServices
and no more asking for username and password on web page. Change the Authtype and Authtype back after you are done editing printers to avoid security issues. Another tip is to not use spaces in the name of your printer.

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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server
Authored by: tmccaskey on Oct 25, '04 04:01:28PM
I can't get my linksys PSUS4(IP printing to a Photosmart 7960) to work properly with OS X Panther. Works fine with OS 9, OS X Jaguar and I can trick the stupid winduhs boxes to work right too by setting them up locally and then redirecting them to the proper IP. But Panther is being stubborn.

Here's what I've done:

-Installed the HP Photosmart drivers off the HP website
-Installed GimpPrint 4.2.7
-Installed hpijs-foomatic-1.5

After I installed Foomatic, I could see the Photosmart 7960 driver in the IP printing dialog.

When these didn't work, I installed ESP Ghostscript, even though it had said Panther already had it and also had that nasty Jaguar ONLY! warning.

In one more desperate attempt, I installed GimpPrint 5.0....nothing.

I've tried using "Advanced" mode(Option-click on "Add+" that's how it worked with Jaguar), but the print drivers don't pop up in the "Device" drop down box, like they do in Jaguar.

So I've tried "IP printing" with the "LPD/LPR", "Internet Printing Protocol" and "Socket/HP Jet Direct" settings. I've tried the "HP IP Printing" selection, but it won't "auto detect" any of the 4 HP printers I'm using with the PSUS4's. If I select "Manual" to configure them, it says "Not Found" even though I ping the print server and it shows up. There's this other selection called "HP photosmart" in the drop down box that is totally useless too.

So does anyone have any suggestions? Advice?

Thanks!

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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server
Authored by: fizzysteve on Mar 24, '05 06:34:42PM

Hello Toivo,

You've just saved me $80 :-) I was going to buy a Mac-compatible print server until I saw your post.

I'm a Mac Mini newbie and I spent a couple of hours this morning trying to get it to print to an HP Laser Jet 1300 that is networked using the Linksys PSUS4.

It worked fine when directly connected via USB, but I could NOT get it to work on the network. I could ping the print server, but when I printed I got an error message "remote host did not accept data file (32)".

I was missing the "lp" in the queue field. It nows works beautifully.

Thanks very much.

FizzySteve



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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server
Authored by: fizzysteve on Mar 24, '05 06:36:13PM

Hello Toivo,

You've just saved me $80 :-) I was going to buy a Mac-compatible print server until I saw your post.

I'm a Mac Mini newbie and I spent a couple of hours this morning trying to get it to print to an HP Laser Jet 1300 that is networked using the Linksys PSUS4.

It worked fine when directly connected via USB, but I could NOT get it to work on the network. I could ping the print server, but when I printed I got an error message "remote host did not accept data file (32)".

I was missing the "lp" in the queue field. It nows works beautifully.

Thanks very much.

FizzySteve



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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server
Authored by: csyetman on Mar 27, '06 05:26:32PM

Also, thanks from me for the tip. I managed to get my Samsung ML-1210 to function as a network printer for all three macs on my home netwwork via the Linksys Print Server PSUS4, after a rather amusing discussion with the Linksys tech support woman, who was totally clueless. It was all in the "lp" in the print queue field...

Thanks!



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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server
Authored by: umaxcos on Dec 29, '06 06:28:22PM
Yes, that's a very important point about typing "lp" into the queue name field. If you forget to do that, the "LPD/LPR" setting is useless.

I successfully used the original tip, dated 21 Oct 2004, to set up OSX with a networked LaserJet 1200 using a LinkSys PSUS4. Now everyone is happy that they can finally print from the laser printer. :-D

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This also works for the HL-1440
Authored by: kenk on Mar 27, '05 11:41:16AM

Many thanks for this tip! I have an HL-1440 that was not working under OS X, but worked fine from the Wintel box. I tried the Appletalk and only got garbage when trying to print. The lack of documentation included with this product made it impossible to proceed. You are a life saver.

Also, for folks who dont have a Wintel box and a DHCP server to run the setup utility, I found that if you hold the reset button on the PSUS4 down while your printer is on and connected to it, it will print a config page. The MAC address is on this page and you can use the arp command to assign it an IP and connect to its web interface to statically assign it an IP. Worked for me.



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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server
Authored by: babsuvulawho on Oct 20, '06 08:41:18PM

Thanks very much! I was relieved when I found this article. Works like a charm for a HL-1435 on a PSUS4.



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Print to a Brothprint serverer HL-1430 via a Linksys
Authored by: Hovo on Aug 12, '08 03:15:40AM

I'm purchased this unit to connect my Canon IP3000,
I installed the printer using the IP (HP JetDirect - Socket)
and the Canon PIXMA iP3000 - Gutenprint v5.1.3

It works like a dream!!
ps im using Mac OS X 10.5.4



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Print to a Brother HL-1430 via a Linksys print server
Authored by: Hovo on Apr 17, '09 05:11:56AM
I have added a step by step process on how I setup this print server on Mac OS X and Windows XP on my website.
Please leave a comment if it was helpful
(setting up a stand alone print server)
At the moment its very generic and only text, but with more comments I will gladly add a pictorial and a bit about the Linksys PSUS4 settings.

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