Description of Problem 100000020690
How do I
download and install the CUPS driver for Macintosh OS
X?Description of Solution 200000026140
the software from the Brother web site. For instructions on
how to download the CUPS Printer Driver, refer
to the solution - "How
do I navigate the Brother website to download software, drivers, and
the download is complete, the Installer Disk Image will be mounted on your
Desktop. You will find the installer package icon on the desktop.
click the installer package icon "xxxxxxxx.pkg".
Continue on the welcome window.
Environmental Advice is displayed, please read the information and click
reading and accepting the License Agreement, click Continue if you agree
to the terms.
7. Click Agree
to accept the License Agreement.
Install to continue with the installation.
9. You will be
prompted to enter your password. Enter your Macintosh password and click
If you do not know your system password, please contact Apple or your network
administrator for assistance.
prompted, choose your machine and click OK.
setup is complete. Click Next.
12. If prompted for
On-Line Registration, you can click On-Line Registration and follow the
on-screen instructions. Once you have completed the registration or if you
have already registered your Brother machine, click Close.
installation was successful. Click Close.
14. Open Print &
Scan. Refer to the following solution for instructions if needed -
do I open Print & Scan in Macintosh OS X?"
15. Click the +
(plus) button located below the Printers section on the left
NOTE: If you receive an error and are unable to add
a printer, restart the Macintosh computer and try adding the printer
16. Click the
Default icon, which is located at the top of the window.
17. Select your machine
from the Printer Name list.
18. From the Use
or Print Using list, make
you have selected the CUPS Driver (Recommended) shown as: Brother
XXXXXX CUPS. (XXXXXX is the machine's model).
If you want to
print using the PostScript Driver (not available for all
you have selected the BR-Script Driver shown as Brother XXXXXX
BR-Script. (XXXXXX is the machine's model).
If the AirPrint driver is selected (not
available for all models), then
you will not have the full functionality of the printer driver. Instead,
we recommend that you choose the CUPS Driver, as detailed above, for the
most complete functionality.
19. Click Add.
The printer is now available in the Print list.
20. Select Quit
System Preferences from the Apple Menu. The setup is now