Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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How can I read printer's data from a COM port?

I would like to use an usb to com adapter to sniff data sent from computer 1 that should arrive to a printer. I'd connect computer 2 in the place of the printer so I'd have classic com port on ...
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Installing Epson print driver gives 404 on Ubuntu.com

I am installing the generic Epson print driver from Epson here http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/?OSC=LX. When installing with Ubuntu software centre I get an immediate error to check ...
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About compatibility between specific printer and Ubuntu 12.04

Is an HP photosmart P1000, model c6723a compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 OS? I can't find this out from HP or anywhere I have researched. Please help.
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Epson XP-202 driver for Ubuntu 15.04

I did install Ubuntu 15.04 today...my printer Epson XP-202 is not working! Am looking for the driver...Does anyone know where I can find it?
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Partially printed PDF documents via HPLIP on Ubuntu 15.04

I installed the official HPLIP "HP Linux imaging and printing" driver to get scan drivers for the HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fn Color Multifunction Printer. Since the installation, all pdf documents ...
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How can I manage multiple workstations globally

I have 40 new Ubuntu 14.04 Workstations. I have knowledge of locally managed Ubuntu, but I don't know how can I manage multiple workstations globally. Facts I have 40 new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS based ...
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Install Canon printer lbp6030w

Hello I been trying to install Canon Printer LBP6030w I download the driver . It does not work . I try generic driver it does not work . I try synaptic package manager it does not work. I download ...
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Canon MF8380Cdw Still Not Working

I'm new (and know nothing) so unfortunately can't comment on this post. I've tried everything @Fabby and @user3541816 have suggested: I've uninstalled the drivers, installed the generic ones when ...
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How to diagnose half-printed pages / spooling hickups?

Using 14.04 (and also before in 12.04) printing multiple pages of PDF documents (image-heavy), everything usually works fine if nothing interupts the spooling and both PC and printer are left alone ...
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A printer have only the windows and mac driver

The situation is this. Our office has a printer lenovo LJ2650DN, it has no corresponding linux drivers. So I can't print in ubuntu, which is very frustrating. I search the web, people suggest using ...
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Printing from command line

Please can anybody explain what exactly these commands and options do: find /home/mike/Duck/ -type f -iname '*.txt' -print 0 | while IFS= read -r -d '' f; do lpr "$f" && mv "$f" ...
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HP Laserjet 1020 loses its configuration after every reboot

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS and have a HP LaserJet 1020 printer. I have set up that printer in Ubuntu with the command sudo hp-setup -i. At first, everything was fine and I was able to print ...
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Canon MG5522 printer won't turn on [closed]

I have been using this printer for a few months and then it stopped working. It was giving me a message that the ink was low but it was printing fine with no fading so I didn't change the ink. One day ...
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printer status “Offline” how to change to on line status [closed]

how to change my printer status "Offline" to "online" in ubuntu 14.04
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Print again the last printed paper using command line

The scenario : I want to print again the last printed paper in my printer... Is't possible... I've came to some commands such as lpstat, lpr , lp but can't find if such option is really exist. Any ...
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After updating to Ubuntu 15.04 all my printers print once then cannot connect

After updating to Ubuntu 15.04 all my printers, Epson Artisan 837, HP Officejet Pro 8500, and copiers, Lexmark XC2100 and Toshiba 287CS print once then cannot connect. I've tried deleting the ...
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How do i install hplip plugin on a pc without internet connection

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a PC with which I have connected HP Laserjet 1536dnf MFP. The problem is that calls for installation of missing plugin. Now I don't have internet connection and ...
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USB Printer: unable to enumerate USB

I have issues getting my canon MP540 to work on my 14.04 machine. They Printer is not recoginzed at all. tail -f /var/log/syslog when plugging in: May 15 21:18:53 Notebook kernel: [ 1218.970245] usb ...
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How to add Konica Minolta 215 network printer on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am newbie on Ubuntu . I want to install my konica minolta 215xps on Ubuntu 12.04. I tried generic as well as other models of konica while installing drivers but not successful in that so. Does ...
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Espson Stylus Workforce 320 SX218 Lubuntu, Need to clean print head/nozzles

It's in the title! =) ;) I'm running Lubuntu 15.04 and can't find out how to clean the printer head/nozzles. I'm sure I've seen it somewhere but I can't remember. And yes, I've got CUPS installed and ...
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Canon MG3250 Printer Colours

I have just purchased a Canon MG3250 printer for it's wireless functionality. Unfortunately when printing from Ubuntu the colour profile is way out. Can anyone guide me through calibrating this at ...
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MFC-L2700DW installation

I recently tried to install a customer's Brother MFC-L2700DW without success. In the end, I tried to install another similar driver from ubuntu but know irt would't just let me go back top the ...
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Can't install printer

After upgradeing my system to Ubuntu 15.04 I can't my printer (Canon 4350d). I add my printer via localhost:631 (cups) but it's not added at System -> Printers. Cups displays all printers on the ...
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Automatically install printers shared on Windows Domain

All of the resources I can find provide detailed instructions for sharing Linux printers with Windows over SAMBA. I would like to do the opposite. I currently have CUPS configured so that it can add ...
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ubuntu 14.04 lexmark z645 printer not working

so, in the printers section it finds my printer and recommends the generic driver since in the list there isn't one for a z645. but when i try to print anything like a test page, it just errors. ...
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“Filter failed” errors when attempting to print to newly installed Epson WF-M1030

I am very new to Ubuntu (14.04) and have spent the past 3 days trying to get a printer to work. Tried generic drivers using system settings and all five drivers downloaded from Epson support using ...
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I need a driver for an IOGear GUB431, 4 port USB2.0 printer sharing switch

This is my first day on Ubuntu, so I am a total newbie, and don't know where to look for it, if it is already available. Maybe I will have to change to a Linux compatible switch, but I would like to ...
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Printing from my Bq Ubuntu Phone [closed]

Is there a way to print from my phone without goung through Google's service. On my netbook I use cups.
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Printer Share via Terminal

I've configured a printer share in Ubuntu and used Samba to share it with Windows, following this page. Every thing is working fine, but I have a couple of questions. Can I configure the Ubuntu ...
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Cannot see bottom of printer setup screen

I am new to Ubuntu, but it seems pretty straightforward so far, except for this glitch. Intel® 945GME x86/MMX/SSE2 graphics on HP Mini 110C running 14.4 LTS. All other screens work normally so ...
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Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...
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foomatic-rip failed when printing to hp 2050

I was printing fine to an Lexmark CX310dn printer with my ubuntu 12.04 box until a few days ago. Now when ever I print something I notice the text "foomatic-rip failed" next to the printer name at the ...
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Samsung Ml-1600 printer unrecognized

EDIT: Im using Ubuntu 15.04 (MATE), but from what I can remember, it didnt work on 14.10 (Unity) either! Hi everybody, as much as I dont like asking questions, Im forced to do so... Ive been browsing ...
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Please help me install my Brother DCP-7040 laser on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed the recommended printer for my brother DCP-7040 which is a 7050 and when I tried to run a test page, the printer just shows idle and nothing happens. I have gone to the brother site and ...
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cannot install my hp printer with hp-setup

I used to install my HP_LaserJet_Professional_M1132_MFP running sudo hp-setup without a problem. The program would just download the appropriate driver from the web and everything was good to go. Now ...
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when trying to use Epson NX125 tells me cannot print because of broken pipe

when trying to use Epson NX125 tells me cannot print because of broken pipe can you please advise
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Page sequence in PDF-file

Can I let Libre office create PDF-files with pages in a certain order? I am an amateur writer and produce books "in the kitchen" by printing the pages in a certain sequence so that they can be cut ...
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Wireless printing

My wireless printer was working fine, but now it's not. I have been researching on here for related problems but so far have been unable to resolve the issue. I looked at the settings: It was ...
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How to install RICOH SP 203SFN driver?

I think there is a general problem with Ricoh printers drievers. I can't configure drivers for RICOH SP 203SFN Already read this questions: How to make Ricoh Aficio SP 100 work on Ubuntu 13.10 How ...
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How to install printer Brother HL-6180DW

I tried with the existing tools but it didn't work. Moreover, this printer is not on the list of printers to be selected. Help!
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Connection to HP ENVY 4500 wireless printer failed after upgrade 14.10 -> 15.04

Tried first the following: Hardware > Printers says Printer service not available. Start the service... However, Start Service - button is greyed, only Connect - button usable, "Not connected" on ...
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Entering printer username and password

I am attempting to print to a Konica Minolta Bizhub C220. It requires me to authenticate to print. In other posts I see many people who receive some sort of pop-up asking them to authenticate but this ...
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Why can I only connect to my printer when ethernet is disconnected?

I have a printer connected to a wired network 10.23.161.x that is connected to a wireless network 10.171.240.x. I can print fine when connected to this wireless network from my Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Adobe Reader 9.5.5 unable to Print Pdf afte upgrading to ubuntu 15.04

I've upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Now my Adobe Reader 9.5.5 won't print pdf. qpdfview is working fine but I need Adobe Reader 9.5.5 to print booklets. The printing status shows Processing but doesn't ...
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Cant print to Wifi Printer in Lubuntu 15.04

I just updated to Lubuntu 15.04 and now I cannot print to my HP Wifi printer. The printer shows up as a wifi network but I cannot connect to it. It keeps asking for a password when the printer is ...
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Not able to install MFC-L2700DW in Ubuntu

I have been trying to install this printer for 2 hours without success. So far I've tried the following: 1) Out of the box: not working, see end of the question 2) Tried this, ...
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How to set credentials for network printer when setting it up through CUPS web interface

I'm working on setting up an Ubuntu Server, it's in a virtual machine now, but will go physical once I figure all this stuff out. I have a Windows 7 box which acts as a print server, all my Ubuntu ...
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Just upgraded to Lubuntu 15.04 and Lexmark printer Pro 715 stopped working

I just upgraded to Lubuntu 15.04. How do I install my Lexmark Printer? I am new to this, and need a step by step guide.
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Can not get my new LPT card to work

Linux newbie here.... My computer did not have a LPT port fot my laser printer so I added a PCI LPT card. According to the installation info I needed to do: 3-install CH352 PCI to one par-port ...
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Which PCL 6/PCL XL driver?

I'm trying to setup a print server via CUPS. I've been told that a generic PCL6/PCL XL driver will work fine, but in CUPS there are a million versions listed: Generic PCL 6/PCL XL LF Printer - ...