How to Install Scan-key-tool Debian Linux for Brother Printer

Install Scan-key-tool Linux Debian

Scan-key-tool Debian Package 32/64-bit Operating System. With this tools, you can start a scanning files document by the button on the machine’s.

This tool supports 32/64-bit Debian Linux OS and if you want to install these drivers, please follow the instructions below

How to Install Scan-key-tool Debian Linux for Brother Printer

Before Installation

  • Only installation via the command line interface (terminal) is support.
  • Only “English versions” of drivers are available.
  • The information on the web does not guarantee the operations of Brother Linux drivers in all users operating environments.
  • Connecting more than one’s machines with the same model number is not support.

Support Model

  • Brother DCP-1616NW Laser Printer.

Let’s do it

Download LPR driver.

  • Login as a superuser (or use “sudo” option if required).

Check if pre-required procedures are completed.
GIMP is required for “scan-to-image
brscanX should be installed first

Install the driver.
Read the guide

Open the terminal and go to the directory where the driver is.
Install the scan-key-tool.

Command  :  dpkg -i  --force-all  (scan-key-tool filename)

Please, Check if the scanner drivers is install.

Command : dpkg -l | grep Brother

Run scan-key-tool and try the test scanning.

Do it this way

Run “scan-key-tool” (The program’s will run as a background process).

Command : brscan-skey

Check if the “scan-key-tool” detected your scanner devices.

Command : brscan-skey -l

Press the scan button, select user, select destination, press START.

You have successfully installed the scan-key-tool drivers for Linux debian operations

Happy Browsing (


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