Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Problem Installing Printers on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Some time ago I tried to install my laser printer, a Brother hl-1112 and the installation appeared to be correct, but it only prints blank pages. Then, I decided to install my inkjet printer, an Epson ...
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Cannot print PDFs from Ubuntu 15.04

I know people have had this problem in other Ubuntu releases, with several printer's models and different PDFs' viewers. But here I am, bothering again because I ran out of ideas to fix it. I've been ...
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Printing from a different tray in cups

I'm trying to print from tray 2 but I can only print from tray 1 and there is no way to enable more paper sources in cups is there a way to enable this option? My printer is a Epson xp950.
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cups error for network printer [on hold]

A network printer has the status usr/lib/cups/filter/hpcups failed I have searched far and wide for solutions to this issue. Some suggested I install the latest driver. However that doesn't ...
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RDP Printer not Showing ( Lubuntu to Windows Server 2008 r2)

I'm new to ubuntu... I'm currently running Lubuntu latest version on my PC and RDP to windows server 2008 r2 works pretty well. But I can't detect any local printer on the network. I'm using Remmina ...
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Remote Desktop and Printing

I want to connect to Windows Computers using any Remote Desktop clients over a WAN connection from anywhere around the world. I used 2x, Remotedesktop Client and even remmina, But they all turn out to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Epson L210 driver

I try to install driver Epson L210 on ubuntu 14.04. using icon 'printers' it got stuck installing after awhile key in the admin password. try other method`sudo apt-get install ...
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Why can't I add a printer?

I'm trying to add a printer then suddenly nothing is possible. I don't have a windows workgroup and I don't have a password. What am I doing wrong? This worked before. Same problem as in this ...
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My Brother DCP 7065DN Printer is “not available”

I recently installed Ubuntu on my new computer, and now I want to be able to print with it. So I looked up how to do it, and the tutorial told me to enter some commands and download the LPR and ...
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Canon Printer Stopped Printing Color

My Canon printer no longer prints color. Grayscale is off so any color that should show up is just blank. It worked before, I just renewed the cartridge. After running diagnostics, everything is up to ...
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HP Laserjet M127fw won't go into sleep mode

OS = Xubuntu 14.04 My HP Laserjet M127fw won't go into sleep mode after the 5 minutes setting I have chosen. I found the following 'solution' that doesn't do the job for me: ...
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hp laserjet pro mfp m127fw bug?

OS = Xubuntu 14.04 I just installed my new printer hp laserjet pro mfp m127fw via HPLIP and everything went fine till I wanted to print. I received this error : hpcups crashed with sigabrt ...
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Dell C1660w Driver

just installed Ubuntu on my old Dell laptop and its great. However I am struggling getting drivers for my Dell C1660w printer. I have downloaded them form other sources but cant seem to get them onto ...
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Bash script checking if specific printer is online

Objective: Create a bash script that checks if a certain printer is connected and online (connected: true/false) How can I do this in the terminal (or via python)? I have tried "lpstat -p -d" but ...
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Packages needed for HP Scanner/Printer - unable to install libgnutls-dev and others

I am trying to fix my HP Officejet 4215v printer scanning functions. Everything works but the scanner (no scan software detected when I try to scan an object). I used the hplip link below and was ...
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Web interface with cups fails

When I try to administer my printer using the cup web interface via localhost:631, it fails. Firefox says: Unable to connect Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at localhost:631. ...
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Printer job never competes - prints half page - HP

I am having the following issue: when I start to print, printer never ends printing (e.g. 2-3 pages). Sometimes, it may print 20% of the page, sometimes 60% (about half-page) and gets the paper out. ...
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Installing 3.15.7 update to HP1020 [closed]

I cannot make a HP1020 printer working with Mint 17 latest updates. I am referred to this Ubunto site by the HP self dignose. The printer was working (somehow) before I tried to update, but now I ...
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HP-Envy 4500 All-in-one printer appears to lose wireless connection

I am on 14.04 and successfully installed the HP-Envy 4500 All-in-one printer. It worked a treat printing via wireless / scanning etc. I don't print that often (probably a few pages every 3 weeks) , ...
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Network printer via samba only works in evince

I have a strange problem. I have a network printer with authentication that I installed the normal way through the Printers wizard. Connecting to the printer with samba. Printing however, only works ...
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Compactibility of HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2645 All-in-One Printer with ubuntu 14.04

I preferred to buy HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2645 All-in-One Printer from flipkart. This one is a ink advantage printer with many facilities like Print, Copy, Scan & Fax. The basic System ...
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Color calibrate printer/ink/paper using the integrated scanner (without requiring a colorimeter/photometer device)

Ubuntu 15.04 has successfully recognized my All-In-One printer+scanner Canon PIXMA MG3550 as a Canon MG3500 series. Scanning and black-and-white printing are correct :-) But color printing does not ...
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how do I load samsung colour laser driver from the uld folder

I downloaded from Samsung but no instructions in sight. The uld folders are i386, noarch and x86_64 files and there are several files like install.sh install-printer.sh etc. My system is ubuntu ...
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printing special character

I am printing from a web application (with Jasper Report) a report with the character ° in it. The printer prints ° instead of °. When I m viewing the report on screen the character ° is well ...
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Print on ubuntu takes a lot of time between documents

I am developping a web application on a unbutu server. My application is printing like 30 documents in a row. I can see in the printer manager all the 30 documents in the waiting list. My problem is ...
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cupsd using 100% CPU, creating large (80GB+) error_log

Title says it pretty well. A few days ago I realized my Ubuntu machine wouldn't load after login. After some digging around on a liveCD I realized my HDD was at 100% capacity, so I deleted some large ...
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cancel a print job in ubuntu 14.04 after using lpq -a?

I have ubuntu 14.04 and I've send a lot of print jobs to the impress and with the command lpq -a I saw all the jobs send to it. Now I'd like to know how cancel that jobs that are listed in number ...
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100% CPU usage bugs

I am affected by a series of bugs in which some program starts to run using the 100% of the cpu. Among these programs, compiz indicator-bluetooth cups udisks update-apt-xapi This started a couple ...
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How to install the printer installer on Ubuntu Server with Openbox?

I want to install the printer (connected to the computer) using the printer installer which is founded in default installations of Ubuntu that come with some graphical part (Gnome, Unity etc). There ...
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Print documents using Ubuntu server and openbox

I'm running Ubuntu server with Openbox on an old computer -- everything is running smoothly. Supposing I got a PDF document or so, how can I print it to the printer? I guess I have to install ...
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“Print it later” software

Sometimes when I'm working on my laptop, I want to queue up a few documents to print later, since I'm not connected to a printer at the time. However, actual printer queues are not designed for this; ...
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How does one install Canon MG series printer / scanner

We recently purchased a Canon printer for our home. My wife's works fine because she uses a Mac. I cannot find the drivers for the Canon MG7520 printer series printer. How does one install that ...
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install printer hp

i when click on Print test page , dose'nt work , and when sudo hp-setup i get error : engmmrj@engmmrj-MS-7592:~$ sudo hp-setup HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.15.2) Printer/Fax Setup ...
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Canon LBP6000 printer

I have tried to follow along with some of the other posts - to no avail. I have successfully been able to find the selected printer after installing the drivers. Now my printer just hangs on the ...
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Trouble getting Lexmark Printer (x8300 series) to work?

Title says it all. I just got an all-in-1 Lexmark x8350 printer and can't get it to print simple text. I'm pretty much at a loss as to how to get it to work. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. Any help ...
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AppArmor with cupsd denied in logs

I was updating the OS today (security patches), when I found something strange in the syslog: apparmor="DENIED" operation="signal" profile="/usr/sbin/cupsd" pid=2483 comm="cupsd" ...
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Create local network share with linux and mac only

I have several machines within my home that I would like to share files and printer with. All of them are Ubuntu (or a derivative) with the exception of one mac. The mac isn't as important as the ...
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How do I get IP of installed network printer

I have installed a network printer in my Ubuntu 14.04 machine by using system-config-printer. This GUI program offers a "Find network printer" function, that explores the local network. It returns a ...
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Install Epson XP 102

I would like to install an Epson XP 102 but cannot find any drivers... How should I proceed?
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Printing issue with canon pixma ip4300 and ubuntu 12.04

I have been bashing my head against the wall trying to get ubuntu 12.04 to print on the above printer as the colours are on the screen. I have managed to print colour photos by tweaking the colour ...
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Libreoffice Calc refresh many times in print preview

in Libreoffice Calc 4.4 or previous versions when want to check print preview, like zoom in/out ,screen refresh many times untill to show preview! I tried to increase memory size of Libreoffice but ...
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Sharing printer on Ubuntu machine with Windows 7 machine

I have set up an HP 5610 to print in Ubuntu 14.10. Also have installed Samba, set the printer to be browseable, and set the guest account as OK. It's only recently that I started with Linux and I ...
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Printing indicator does not appear in Ubuntu 14.04.2

After some update printing indicator does not appear when I print. To view and stop printing tasks I have to go to System Settings -> Printers. How to return it?
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Ricoh SP111 printer setup help

I dont know what to do, Someone said he was able to use his printer with your codes.. I dont even know how to execute check requirments script. I will be thankful if you do make a little explanation. ...
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Canon LBP3300 printer probelm

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I am unable to get the Canon LBP3300 to work. Getting following error message: CUPS server error – Client-error-bad-request. Please find below some more system info: $ ...
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I want to use Canon Printer : does not setup: PIXMA MP990series [duplicate]

I put in the setup CD and nothing happened. I don't know what else to try?
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Brother MFC-6490cw driver?

I have a brother MFC-6490CW printer and I am unable to connect to it through my wireless network using ubuntu 14.04 due to not having a driver available... does the driver exist? if it does, how do I ...
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Custom Paper size not working

I print some PDF files and would like to force more whitespace on the left side of the Paper because with the current settings, I punch out some information with the perforator. Settings: I opened ...
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HP printer is printing only English part not Hindi one

I don't know why my printer is only printing English part of paper, It leaves blank Hindi part. Anyone have faced this problem? And When I opened the document in Firefox, it was not displaying Hindi ...
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Canon Printer Driver PIXMA IP 1188 series [duplicate]

plz tell me how to install printer drivers of canon PIXMA IP 1188 series on ubuntu 15.04