Based on feedback I’ve received regarding my post about Ubuntu and Brother HL-2170W, I thought it would help if I gave instructions on how to assign the printer a static IP address.
1) Log into the web interface of your printer (you’ll have to know it’s current IP address or hostname — Try http://ip-address/ in your web browser.)
3) Authenticate. The default username/password combination for any item under the red key is ‘admin‘ / ‘access‘; the green key is ‘user‘ / ‘access‘.
Save. A power-cycle of the printer may be required.
Note that an alternative method is assigning a DHCP reservation in your router; consolut your router’s documentation for how to do this.
Your comments and feedback are welcome and appreciated, as always.