Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Samsung printer not working since 14.04

My Samsung ml-1640 was working while using 13.10. Since I made an upgrade to 14.04 I can install the printer, but the it dosen't print. Status is :"Waiting for printer to be available". I tried the ...
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Samba Printserver with 12.04

I am now trying to setup a print server with cups & samba, but constantly fail. I found an outdated samba in the 12.04 repository that has known bugs since 2012. I found a false dependency in SWAT ...
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Cannot change printer name (WERR_ACCESS_DENIED)

I am having MAJOR problems trying to network-share a printer I have connected to my Ubuntu machine (the rest of the machines on the network are all various versions of Windows). I've been tangling ...
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slow D1420 HP Deskjet printer slower than regular

Why is my printer so slow when trying to print something from my files? I started a power-point in Libra and tried to print the first page. The printer is running very slowly though it is printing. ...
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Printer Canon pixma mp190 will not print or scan [on hold]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 to replace Windows XP. However I can't get my Canon Pixma MP190 to print or scan. I have downloaded drivers and printer icon appears. It then asks if I want to print ...
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Failure to install a printer in Ubuntu 13.10

Am having difficulty installing a Canon Pixma iP4600 printer in 13.10 and cannot print a test page. Printer performs normally in Windows XP. Any suggestions please.
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How can I setup Canon MF5550 on Linux box

Recent support to XP has ended as a result I am looking for Linux driver for my Canon MF5550 which connects via USB. Could not find any driver for this printer for Linux. Need help how I can connect ...
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printer not communicating with PC

I did install HP printer driver yet its not communicating with printer when printing command is given when printing command is given its goes to printing queue and printing does not happen I did ...
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How can I store printers locally?

I usually upgrade to a new version of Ubuntu by making a clean install. I do use a separate /home partition, so most of my application settings stay in place. One thing that bothers me though, is ...
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Can't connect to configure CUPS through web interface

I'm trying to connect an old HP LaserJet 1000 printer on a new Windows machine. The printer hasn't had any new drivers since XP. I found a solution online with this recommendation but I'm getting ...
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problem with lexmark pro705 printer in ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a problem with printing with a lexmark pro705 printer in ubuntu 12.04 The properties of the print job for the test page http://imgur.com/j2pahoF I get the message: The Printer cannot ...
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Workaround for printing with 32b canon drivers from Ubuntu 64bits?

I have installed 32bit Ubuntu versions for years since I feared incompatibility issues, but last time I installed it, I went for a 64 bit as this is the default now, and everything worked smoothly ...
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14.04 Screen Freeze [closed]

This has happened twice now, and when it gets this way it it so wrapped around the axle I have to power off and reboot. It fails when I try to ctl-alt-del - something about can't find folder/file. I ...
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Epson EPL-5900L page displacement

I just configured my EPSON-EPL5900L printer using this guide however whenever i try to print something from the test page to a libreoffice document the page has a 0.5mm offset in width and height so ...
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How to use Secure Printing on Ubuntu 12.04 on Workstation and Debian 6.0 on server?

Can anyone give me a step-by-step on how to make Samsung SL-M4020ND to print on Secure Printing mode on Ubuntu 12.04 on workstation and Debian 6.0 on server? I installed the printer but I can´t find ...
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Brother DCP-7055 printer doesn't work on Ubuntu

I have Brother DCP-7055 and it doesn't print. With default Ubuntu drivers installed "Printing completed" message appears but nothing happens. After installing a driver from Brother's website printing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - cups printing takes a long time to initially load [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and while the cupsd service does eventually load, it takes roughly 20 seconds after boot until it shows up under ps aux. I had the same problem with 12.04. Is there any way to ...
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philips MFD 6050 printer installation ubuntu 12.04

I'm experiencing difficulties with the installation of the Philips MFD 6050 printer/scanner on a Lenovo laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Official drivers can be downloaded here. They were for Ubuntu ...
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hp office jet 100 mobile printer l411 will not show up in printer list in ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I tried following https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingPrintingProblems#USB . When I plugged in the printer and ran tail -f /var/log/syslog , I got the following errors http://paste.ubuntu.com/7210911/ ...
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Can't print with Brother MFC 440CN over network - [Returning IPP client-error-document-format-not-supported for Print-Job]

I've been trying to get my Brother MFC 440CN printer to print over the network using Linux Mint as the print server (connected via USB) with a Windows 8 computer as the client. I have been able to ...
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How to install the driver for this printer? failing to start the daemon

How do i install the driver? its failing to start the daemon http://www.custom.biz/printers/vkp-VIII-Oii-48-6# root@s:~/Downloads/VKP80_CUPSDrv_64bit-1.03# uname -a Linux s 3.11.0-18-generic ...
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Printer installation

I had an Epson Workforce 3450 printer installed under 12.04, When I upgraded to 13.10, it did not show up and I cannot get it to install. This is a wireless network printer, which the program finds, ...
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Unable to locate printer

I have 2, completely different, network printers on the LAN, Xubuntu can not wake either of them from hibernation, Windows computers wake them just fine. What's the trick?
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Epson Expression Premium XP-700

How to install Epson Expression Premium XP-700 printer into Desktop Ubuntu 13:10. It detects the network printer but then looks for a driver but does not find one.
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Printer margin problem

Problem with printer margins in Ubuntu. Brother MFC-235C prints correct margins for "anything.doc" from Dell XP Pro laptop. Copy the same file across to desktop running Ubuntu 12.04lts [checked that ...
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my samsung ml1865 printer is not listed

i am also having a problem with a samsung ML 1865 printer ,when trying to install its not a listed printer and does not print , it gives an error message saying internal error and to use the correct ...
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Canon Pixma MP610 won't print test page ubuntu 13.10

I installed 13.10, connected my Canon Pixma MP610 printer & the system installed it. The test page printed. That seems normal. 2 days ago I needed to print a medical report which was in pdf ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 rdesktop issuse with local printer

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit installed on my machine. I am using rdesktop to remote into a Windows 7 Pro 32-bit machine. I have a local printer that is connected via USB to my Ubuntu machine. The ...
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Brother MFC-J825DW network printer not detected on ubuntu 13.10

I have spent 4 days of over 20 hours trying to get my printer to recognize in 13.10. I have installed and un-installed both Ubuntu 13.10 and the printer numerous times. I have spent hours researching ...
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How to connect to a windows shared printer?

I am new to Linux. Just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS to replace Windows XP. The only thing I can't get to work is connecting to a windows 7 shared printer. Is this possible? I got it to work. I ...
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No System Tray Detected

Ok, I realize this question has been answered, but none of those answers are complete so maybe my I will have better luck. I have to machines, one running Ubuntu 12.04LTS, and one current with Ubuntu ...
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Printing labels on Brother P-touch

I'm using 13.10 (64-bit), and I'm looking for a way to print labels using my Brother PT-18R, preferably from the command line, e.g., echo "Label text" | lpr -P ptouch I've added the printer (with ...
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Print Queue problems

I am an absolute beginner with Ubuntu and I appear to have a long queue of documents in my Canon Pixma iP2400. I have tried to print but noting happens..... I have tried all the command options that I ...
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Setup Brother MFC-465CN Multifunction Center: CUPS Server Error

I am absolutely new to Ubuntu (and Linux) and trying to set up a Brother MFC-465CN Multifunction Center. I went through the process of setting up the printer and used the recommended generic driver. ...
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my canon mf4700 series ufriilt

I have a new computer and my canon will not load, says drivers are not installed, cannot find a way to make this work. I have downloaded the drivers from the canon website, to no avail. I have also ...
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Extracting Information from text file

I have a following scenario to do in a text file. I have a large text file which gets generated from my server and includes the following information. a)Lots of garbage data in ASCII with some ip ...
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How to install cups 1.7.1 on Ubuntu 12.04

I need to install cups 1.7.1 on my Ubuntu 12.04, because of cups filter gstoraster bug. I tried to install it from source: ./configure make sudo make install but the service does not start. I ...
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Unable to print. /usr/lib/cups/filter/gstoraster failed problem

I have a network printer (model: HP-LaserJet-p2055dn) Today I have been experiencing problems on printing (never had them before). The printing process is stopped and the only error I get is: ...
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Add printer Epson L110

I have been using kubuntu 13.10 now,. but I have problem,. when I have installed driver epson L110 on my kubuntu I dont know how to print on my kubuntu,. i cant printer device in my kubuntu) can ...
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How to install printers from Windows 7 home Network

Can anyone help me? I have Ubuntu and Windows. I use our Canon Printer in windows via home network. the printer is connected on the FRITZ!Box. If you can, please answer in German ;) Max
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Where can I get the latest driver for Lexmark X5630 on Ubuntu 12.04?

Tried loading the driver from the Lexmark site but no go! Ubuntu picks up the printer but doesn't have the correct driver for this model. HELP PLEASE!?
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New to Ubuntu (linux). Would like to install a printer. A bit clueless

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my old Dell desktop. It runs fine and I like the Ubunte experience. I found most software using the 'software centre'. But not for my Canon printer. I went to their website ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Zebra TLP 2844 does not print using command line

After connecting to Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit, Zebra TLP 2844 printer is not printing landscape at all. But lsusb is showing printer is detected. How do you print the landscape mode? following does nothing ...
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How to install a specific printerdriver on Ubuntu 13.10

I have a printer called (Canon PIXMA MX390 series) it does not appear in the list of printerdrivers when I want to install my printer as a (samba printer).
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Help needed in using Lexmark Pro705 with Ubuntu 13.10

From http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=driversdownloads&locale=EN&userlocale=EN I have downloaded 32 bit printer description and print utility for Lexmark Pro705 Ubuntu 12.04. These appear ...
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print xlsx file from command line using ghostscript and libreoffice

I have been searching on how to get libreoffice in headless mode to print to a ghostscript PDF file on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Can somebody tell me how to do this or if there is an easier way? I tried ...
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Supporting RICOH Aficio SP 100 printer

I have a new printer RICOH Aficio_SP 100 su. How to install it with Ubuntu? I have got no software CD.
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How do I get my Epson Scanner working on Ubuntu 13.10

I have the Epson SX218 with a built-in scanner. The printer works fine but if I want to scan something simple scan says no scanner found. Any ideas what I can do? By the way, how can I check the ink ...
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Duplex Printing with MP495?

Dear Ubuntu Community, I recently switched from XP to Xubuntu, I like it very much but at this moment I have an problem. I often have to print and always use duplex (two-sided printing). I can't ...
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Cannot print from Epson SX105

Please advise how I will be able to print - I have an Epson SX105 installed, but cannot print anything.