Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Epson Stylus DX 4400 - how to check the ink level?

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 can't print anymore I need to know which tank is empty but I cannot ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 'takes over' wireless Brother printer

I have this weird problem with my Brother dcp-J552dw printer. I have installed drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop and everything is working properly (the connection is wireless). Also, there are ...
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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 ...
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How do I get a Lexmark T652 printer working?

My system is Ubuntu 14.04. The printer is Lexmark T652. In my institute, it need user name and passwd to printer document. I added printer via "System Setting -- Printer" or cups. It no error during ...
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Port /dev/usb/lp0 stops responding after print job

This question is related, but different from this question I have a usb thermal printer Star-TSP650 installed on Ubuntu 14 and I want to control the status of printer (out of paper, open cover...) ...
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Canon IR3235 UFR II v2.90 driver can not be installed on ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) and tried to install Canon UFR II v2.90 drvier. Following the installation guide, I run rpm -ivh cndrvcups-common-2.90-1.x86_64.rpm, but got the following error ...
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Printing Dropbox Document in ubuntu ,

I'm just trying to print some doc from Ubuntu, I issue print commands and it spears in printing process with processing status without printing any thing finally after minutes it changed as stopped ...
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Just Loaded Trusty tahr where is the update manager

I have just loaded Trusty Tahr but the update manager link in the far right dropdown menu (my previous version of Ubuntu (12.04) at least shows 'Software Up to Date' and looking in the dash screen it ...
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Driver for Kyocera FS-820

I have used this printer with no probs with previous Ubuntu versions. With 14.04 after clicking on the recommended driver the sreen shows "Installing driver openprinting-glutenprint" it stops halfway ...
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Hard drive activity every few seconds

My hard drive is being written to every few seconds, even with no applications running. The last lines of dmesg shows the following; [19795.860804] type=1400 audit(1411730528.506:81): ...
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Media Limits error in test print Ubuntu 14.0

I just upgraded my Ubuntu system from version 12 to 14 and I have a problem in printing with Libre Office and PDF files. The printer is connected to the network but whenever I print a document, it is ...
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How do you make printing use default settings every time you print?

I would like 'Print' to use default settings instead of settings used last time. If I used 2 on a side printing last time, I would not want it to remember that setting next time. Is it possible to ...
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Printer problem

I have just been prompted to upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. Having done that the printer will not print, it just goes into the print queue. It works fine in Windows. Any suggestions welcome
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Samba printing: difference in prompt for authentication vs set authentication details

I'm connecting a printer via Samba and am observing the difference in Authentication. When I hit 'Verify' using the 'Prompt user if authentication is required' details, and I enter my username, ...
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Unable to print to Canon MG5400 series printer

I've installed a Canon MG5400 series wifi printer in ubuntu 14.04. When i try to print I get the message "wait momentarily" appearing in the printer panel but nothing prints. can anyone please help
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Epson Workforce 845

I have installed all the required drivers to get my Epson Workforce 845 to work most of the time on Ubuntu 14.04. I can print and scan, never tried faxing. What I need is the option to use duplex ...
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Running 14.04 Cannot install Brother DCP J4110DW printer

The DCP J4110DW is not listed.in the faq's I have tried to set up this printer. 14.04 can see printer, but no communication even via usb cable. Print test page/ print self test/ clean nozzles Printbox ...