How to configure brother WiFi scanner

Configure your WiFi Scanner for Brother DCP 7055W

Source: http://askubuntu.com/questions/395926/brother-dcp-7055w

First download and install the drivers: click here

Update /etc/sane.d/dll.conf .You must add a line with the text: brotherth4

Check the printers:

$ brscan-skey -l

Add the new printer with your new IP:

$ brsaneconfig4 -a name="WiFiScanner" model="DCP-7055W" ip=192.168.1.40

You can check the IP at your printer settings or you can try to find it using nmap (it can take a while).

$ sudo nmap -O 192.168.1.0/24
Starting Nmap 6.47 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2016-07-02 14:14 CEST
Nmap scan report for 192.168.1.40
Host is up (0.0090s latency).
Not shown: 993 closed ports
PORT     STATE SERVICE
21/tcp   open  ftp
23/tcp   open  telnet
25/tcp   open  smtp
80/tcp   open  http
515/tcp  open  printer
631/tcp  open  ipp
9100/tcp open  jetdirect
MAC Address: 00:80:92:C9:02:D2 (Silex Technology)
Device type: printer|webcam
Running: HP embedded, Brother embedded, Sony embedded
OS CPE: cpe:/h:sony:snc-rz30n
OS details: HP LaserJet (1020-, 2010-, 2600-, 2800-, 3050-, or 3390-series), or Brother (DCP-375CW, HL-5250DN, HL-22700W, MFC-7840N, MFC-8860DN, or MFC-9970CDW) printer; or Sony SNC-RZ30N network camera
Network Distance: 1 hop
....

If for example you have changed your IP you can remove your old printer with:

brsaneconfig4 -r OLDNAME
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