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Can't print correctly to Brother HL-2140 laser printer

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and connected to Cups which found my Brother HL-2140 printer. I then printed a test page and the printer began putting out an endless amount of blank pages. Turned the printer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 14.10 Simple Scan + Epson XP-610 printer / scanner loses its mind

Our Epson XP-610 printer / scanner "loses its mind" when trying to scan with Simple Scan at 600, 1200 or 2400 DPI. By "loses its mind" I mean that all the lights on the printer's front panel start ...
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I can not get my Brother-MFC-J4510DW to print on Ubuntu 14.04

The printer is recognised, but when I then try to install the driver it comes up with the Gutenberg suggestion and then just hangs on that one until I kill it after about half an hour or so as nothing ...
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Canon Mg2900 Printer on Linux Ubuntu 12.04

Good day all, i have been a linux ubuntu 12.04 fan for 2 years now. I am having difficulty trying to install the proper printer drivers for my Canon Mg2900 printer. I have it shared from my windows Xp ...
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Installing Printer on old laptop

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my old laptop. In the Control Panel, I have installed my printer, but nothing happens. Printer Status: Idle ready to print
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Error: 'There was a problem connecting to the CUPS server.'after upgrade 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, I can not use my (SAMBA) network printer anymore. Jobs stay in the que forever. When I go to 'Printers' and ask for the properties of the printer, I get the message: ...
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Lexmark interact s 605 don't print

my printer - lexmark interakt s 605 don't print. I think it don't recive the print task. I install the drivers and when i try to print something with libre office, it shows me thst error: "Problem ...
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Wireless Printer not found to set up printer when wireless printer is connected in 14.10 upgrade

I just upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 32 bit. I was using my wireless printer with 14.04 with no problem. But after the upgrade, my printer area doesn't see the wireless printer to print to. I can ...
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Brother network printer with users

My office has a Brother MFC-9970 CDW on the network. The printer is set up with users so that each person can be billed according to their printing usage. Everyone can print from Windows, but from ...
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Brother MFC-J470DW Printer Driver Installation

Show me how to install the drivers of Brother MFC-J470DW Printer on Linux Ubuntu software. Thank you.
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Ubuntu 14.10 cant find printer option Windows Printer via SAMBA

After upgrading to 14.10 I cant find the option "Windows Printer via SAMBA" on the add new printer dialog. The option used to be there in previous Ubuntu versions
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Brother Printer MFC-J870DW

Can't get it to install by usb or wireless. I'm having problems with commands and my password not being type when ask for it. I first tried to do the generic way it won't print at all then I went to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and EPSON L355 printer [closed]

On 6th May a fellow Ubuntu 14.04 user asked about installing proprietary drivers for a printer (EPSON L355, driver: epson-inkjet-printer-201207w) on Ubuntu 14.04 by adding a new printer in Printers. ...
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Canon MF4010 and Canon UFR II driver installed. Not printing

I have a Canon MF4010 printer, Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) and the correct Canon UFR II version 2.9 driver for the printer installed. The driver is provided by Canon, and is not an open-source equivalent. ...
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Install HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP, connected to a Synology DiskStation

I've got a HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP which is connected to a Synology DiskStation. I would like to install it to print from my Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu discovers the printer with DNS-SD and tries ...
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How to check the ink level in Epson Stylus DX 4400?

I have a Epson Stylus DX 4400. I need to see its ink levels in the 4 tanks it has. I tried MTink but I can't get it to work. The printer can't print anymore. I need to know which tank is empty but I ...
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Sharp AR-5516 printer not working after installing drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I have a Sharp AR-5516 printer that is working with no glitch on Windows XP but not on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I have installed the drivers but it keeps giving printing errors. I have attached the ...
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problems printing

I am running ubuntu 14.04, and am having problem printing. When I print from evince, I get the error message: Internal Error: cairo context error: invalid matrix (not invertible)<0a> Internal ...
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Windows shared HP DJ 4180 installed OK but will not print

I can install a windows shared HP DJ printer all OK. On Unbutu the print process seems to go all OK and sends to the windows printer. The printer starts (making some I'm about to print noises) but ...
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Not able to print using 14.04

I have ubuntu and I love it but I cannot get my printer to print even though its showing that its installed in the printer screen. I am using 14.04, when ubuntu was first installed on my computer I ...
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Adding another computer's printer

I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Connected to this is a USB printer which works fine locally. System Setting -> Printers indicates that the printer is shared and I have previously been able to ...
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How do I remove a phantom printer (driver)?

When I try to print from any app, two printers show up, the working CUPS printer named "Canon_MX920_series" and a phantom "MX920 series", left over from a botched printer install attempt a year ago ...
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There is the problem of printer configuration in lubuntu

I have canon lbp3000 printer and intel celeron 2.4 ghz with 512mb ram, i installed the printer on lubuntu & it shows but it does not work when pass printing command . but it did not work. I ...
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Printer Epson SX218 wont print monochrome && draft mode

I installed my printer Epson SX218 (similar to SX200/210/215) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a lot of problems during installation it works fine but: 1) it won't print monochrome although using ...
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Can't print colors after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

Since I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 I can't print in color anymore. I have checked all the settings I could think of and tried printing from different applications and printers. Everything is ...
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Samba - shared CUPS printer not printing

Hello fellow StackExchangers, I tried running CUPS+Samba on a 12.04 to share a printer (Canon MP550) with a couple of windows clients. CUPS is showing the printer, not indicating any trouble. The ...
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Canon printer driver in Ubuntu for Canon image runner 2202n

How to install appropriate driver for Canon image runner 2202n in Ubuntu? In default printer drivers available in Ubuntu I have found Canon IR 2022 and 2200 but not Canon IR 2202n. Please provide ...
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Printer not recognized on Ubuntu Libre Office?

I have an HP Officejet J4660 All-inOne printer and I want to print files with Libre Office but it doesn't recognize the printer no matter what I do, am I missing something or the printer is just ...
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home directory flooded with .o and .lo files

After installing cups and cups-pdf from the Software Center and hplip from the HP Linux Imaging & Printing site, with `> sh hplip3.14.10.run', my /home directory is literally flooded by more than ...
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Need rip software for a large format printer

Is there any rip software available for Ubuntu to print on my Mutoh or Mimaki printer? It is a large format printer vj-1304.
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How to zoom a pdf with centering?

I am using Document Viewer 3.10.3 in Ubuntu 14.04 I want to zoom a pdf and print it to a file (another pdf). I am able to zoom it but the issue I am facing is this : the pdf is getting zoomed ...
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Printer DNP DS-RX1 doesn't print second file or page, end with error [Job N] Printer Status: Idle

Freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and usb photo printer Printer DNP DS-RX1 (cups + Gutenprint Printer Drivers), print fist page or file in any job and than finishes rest of job/s with error [Job N] ...
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How to scan and print from terminal

I want to scan a file from terminal. What is the command for that? I also want to print the same file on a different printer, thus making a copier. I want to put it together into a shell script. I ...
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How do I install a Lexmark X1185 on ubuntu 12.04?

I'm literate in geekese so please be gentle. I'm 62 yeas old. Enough said. LOL What I would like to know is How do I install a Lexmark X1185 (multi function printer) on ubuntu 12.04?
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hplip 3.14.10, no python-devel

Tech specs: Intel® Xeon(R) CPU E5420 @ 2.50GHz × 8 , 32GB Memory, ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). HP 5660 envy aio richard@Doc:~$ cd Desktop richard@Doc:~/Desktop$ sh hplip-3.14.10.run Creating directory ...
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cups loads all printers with browsing OFF

I just installed 14.04 on my new computer and when I go to print cups loads ALL the network printers. I can't try printing anything because the list keeps refreshing and won't stay on my preferred ...
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500 Internal Server Error Apache2 When Opens pdf file

I am doing a simple website using cgi technology. I created a domain name called 'www.myexamp.com' . I have given my configurations my website. <VirtualHost *:80> # The ServerName ...
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Zebra LP 2844-z Won't Print Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to install my Zebra LP 2844-z. I went into system settings, clicked on printers, selected Zebra as the model, and then selected the ELP2 driver. All went well but when I went to print ...
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Printing differnt paper sizes with Libreoffice writer

Printing a document in A4 everything is OK. When I change to A5 it prints the text in a light blue. I never had this problem with the 32 bit release on my laptop. On my PC with 64 bit it happens with ...
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Libre Office won't Print checkbox forms correctly

I converted a $150 chromebook to Lubuntu 13.10 as a gift to my mom, but she has to print these work forms all the time that have checkboxes in Libre Office. However, we have now tried three seperate ...
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Installing HP Deskjet on Chromebook using Ubuntu?

I have an HP Chromebook 14 and have bought an HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515 which cannot be installed on Chrome OS. Can I use Ubuntu to install the printer on my Chromebook?
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14.04: “Printing Problem” — Multiple alert windows

It seems from reading [1] that it was decided that multiple error alerts may be shown when a printing problem is detected: "For now, multiple errors with the same printer should be presented ...
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How can I install a Dell printer under ubuntu 14.04?

The place where I am right now has a Dell 968 printer and, as I have found out, Dell does not provide Linux drivers for their printers. I have tried to install a generic driver following the answers ...
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How to choose filename and save-folder by pdf-printing

VIRTUAL PDF PRINTER: Is there a way to tweak cups-pdf in order to be able to choose the generated file's name and default directory where the pdf file is saved (default set to ~/PDF/) ? Background: ...
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Printer in System Settings — how to remove stopped jobs?

For one of the three printers I have set up, the one name t2rm175, claims to have six active jobs. When I click on Show to see what they are, they are all "Stopped". Since these are print jobs I no ...
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How do I get gedit to print?

I can print from every other application -- Libre Office, gimp, Ubuntu test page, Kate, Inkscape, etc. -- but gedit stubbornly refuses to print, show a preview, or 'print' to a PDF file. When I try ...
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not printing web pages

HI I have an HP printer/ scanner, but when I try and print a web page it does not print, and also afterwards when I try to print from Libre office nothing, I have to delete the printer then re ...
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Can't print in portrait

Since this morning, I can't print in full size portrait. No matter how I fiddle the printing options, reboot the computer, restart the printer, the hard copy always comes out half size, 2 pages per ...
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cups-pdf unable to lookup user

I am using cups-pdf for many years now without problems. But now, its seems to be broken. Ubuntu version: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I try the same setup on a fresh installed server, with same problems. Set ...
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Monitor Printers remotely over SNMP in Ubuntu

We have a lot of printers in company and we want to monitor Page Counts, daily report,etc. we tested a lot of monitor tools but they did not meet our requirements, and we found this software for ...