Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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How to setup Brother 2135 over Wifi without WPS?

I have a Brother 2135W printer. I can print over USB, yet I want configure it in my local network over Wifi. I used to have a router supporting WPS. There, it was possible to setup the printer easily ...
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How to install Konica minolta 1580MF printer dirver

How to install Konica minolta 1580MF printer dirver?
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How to install brother mfc-J615w printer wirelessly on ubuntu14.04

I am trying to use my Brother MFC-J615W wireless printer in Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed the driver available from Brother ...
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Is it possible to get a HP printer to work with or without hplip in Ubuntu 14.04?

I run Xubuntu 14.04 with a HP PSC 1315 printer, using hplip, and printing a document without the printer crawling to a halt is damn near impossible. After a system reboot, printing one page sometimes ...
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filled PDFs forms turn to black boxes

I have been using Evince to fill out forms for time sheets and have had no problems until recently; My work changed the form and now when I fill them out the filled portions turn to black boxes on ...
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Canon MX420 has stopped printing

My Canon MX420 was printing and will not do so now. The printer screen says "wait-processing" and then nothing happens. I have looked for solutions online without success. sorry..new to this. I see ...
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How can I install my printer by terminal?

I have an Epson TX 115 printer. The thing is that I could successfully install when I was running Ubuntu 13.10 but now that I have 14.04 I tried installing by the same way, using system settings, but ...
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Drivers for my Epson WP 4530

I am trying to install my Epson WP-4530 using the disks that came with the printer. It will print gibberish so I think all I need is the correct drivers for the printer. Is there a website or ...
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Computer address label printers [on hold]

There are often questions about these machines so I thought I'd show an email I got from Brother: Hi Andrew, Thank you for your e-mail. We have several label printers that are supported on Linux, I ...
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How do I set up a Dell C1760 printer?

New to ubuntu. Have DOS and windows experience I am trying to install a Dell C1760 printer on Ubuntu 14.04 without success. Can anyone give me a step by step answer? Thanks in advance
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Trying to get a Fuji-Xerox DocuPrint CP105b working

I'm trying to get a Fuji-Xerox DocuPrint CP105b LED head colour printer to work in Kubuntu 14.10 64b I've recently installed foo2zjs as per this page. As mentioned there, I've installed the HBPL1 ...
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Print queue icon -Printer indicator applet is not solved [on hold]

This closed thread is not solved entirely. Problem: The printer icon disappears when you close printer window.
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setting up cannon p200 printer [duplicate]

i am trying to set up cannon pixma p200 printer on my ubuntu 12.4 desktop.i went up to setting > printing>add printer>device uri(don't know uri means) so entered cannon p 200.it started to search ...
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How can I share my printer on Ubuntu GNOME with a Windows 7 HomeGroup?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on my desktop computer, which has an HP F4100 connected directly to it via USB. My parents' desktop computer runs Windows 7, which has a HomeGroup set up; my school-issued ...
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How to configure DEVICEURI on a Brother DCP-9020CDW printer? [closed]

If you have a Brother DCP-9020CDW printer and have trouble to configure DEVICERI to connect to it using WIFI, this post is for you: To do so, follow the steps below to set up the connection ...
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Cannot print from Ubuntu to Develop ineo 224e in proper format of page - A4

I installed drivers for this printer properly (I think). The testing page is printed as well, but I cannot print on A4, because the printer always issues, that format of page is 8 1/2 x 11 inches. ...
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Epson WF-4630 print output too light

When I print from my Ubuntu computer (lenovo G580) the output looks faded to the point of almost being unreadable. All colors, black and greyscale are too light. I am running Ubuntu 14.04. Today, I ...
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Reinstalling cups on server 14.04.2

I have upgraded a server from 11.04 to 14.04. Everything is fine except cups. So I purged and removed the config files. Now having installed cups there are no config files as per a clean install?? ...
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Canon LBP 3150 not running in Ubuntu 14.10

I've downloaded the "Linux_CAPT_PrinterDriver_V260_uk_EN.tar.gz" file. But unable to install it properly. What are the steps to install LBP 3150 in Ubuntu 14.10.
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Need help with printer application

I have an Epson WF-3520 printer and Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, and I'm having trouble using the Ubuntu printer settings to add my printer. I have installed the correct full feature printer driver from the ...
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Driver for printer Epson XP-411 never ends intalling

My problem is: I've got an Epson XP-411 multifunctional. My computer automatically looks for the drivers and tells me that the driver Epson-201303 is available for installing. Then, it downloads it ...
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CUPS won't let me authenticate

I have a Brother HL-2270DW printer (really old, 2007 I think), configured through my router with a static ip address. I tried to get into cups to configure the printer, but it won't let me in if I log ...
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Sharing Printer to Windows Client

My Desktop is running Ubuntu 14.04 with a Canon MP490 printer connected. I am wanting to share the printer to a Gateway laptop running Windows 7. The printer prints fine from the desktop. The laptop ...
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Can't install Canon 4800 printer . [duplicate]

I got a error message CUPS server error. My printer is running on network. I can access that by Windows PC.
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Connecting a Canon Printer Pixma MG2500 series

My OS is 12.04.5 LTS and I'm having difficulty installing my printer which is a Canon Pixma, Print, Copy, Scan printer MG2500. I am seeing the printer listed on the Add Printer GUI and when selected, ...
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Installing Dell printer v725w on ubuntu 14.04?

I have this printer http://www.dell.com/ae/business/p/dell-v725w-inkjet-printer/pd And I have tried to install it after switching to Linux from windows. I haven't had any success. When i do it ...
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Printer prints only once after each reboot or re-plugging of USB cable

I'm trying to get HP LaserJet 600 m602 working on Lubuntu 14.04 machine to which it is connected with USB cable. It prints first job ok, but when I send another job it behaves as if it is ...
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Missing file rastertospl for samsung m2070 driver

This is a new printer and samsung support cannot help with the missing file. It is under /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertospl Your answer for an older printer includes adding a "c" to the end of ...
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Want Install Canon LBP 6300fn prinert on ubuntu 14.041

I'm using latest Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install) 64-bit. Every command concerned was run as sudo. I tried installing Canon LBP 6300dn Network printer (connected to my router as 192.168.0.215) as per ...
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Scanning with an Epson xp-310 on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got an Epson xp-310 all-in-one which I'm able to print on but will not allow me scan. It says "computer not found" or simply "unavailable". My guess is that I need a scanner driver. I have tried ...
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How do I install MeshMixer on 14.10?

I am trying to install MeshMixer 2.7 from their new linux download page. It was originally packaged for 14.04 but I'm running 14.10. When I run the .deb, it complains that it is missing the ...
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Setup USB Printing Ubuntu 14.04 on Crouton Toshiba Chromebook 2

I have an installation of Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity installed by Crouton on a Toshiba Chromebook 2. I would like to know how to setup USB printing, as no forum post or Google search helped me solve the ...
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How do I use two USB printers?

I have two USB printers, both of which have different device and product ID's: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 222a:0037 Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0493:8760 MAG Technology Co., Ltd When I try map them in the ...
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How do I rename a printer in KDE? (KUbuntu, using 12.04 LTS)

the "Printer Configuration" dialogue doesn't offer this. (There seems to be some kind of launchpad bug for it too.)
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Canon Pixma iP2820 Driver for Ubuntu?

There is no official driver. (I know that. I've spent 5 hours looking) But is there another way to get it to work? I plugged it in, and the driver didn't automatically install, so I searched Google. ...
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Brother mfc-8460N printer support

Want to see how far Ubuntu can take me by installing a fresh latest copy on its own drive. All went well until I tried to install the control center (Windows name) for my Brother MFC-8460N printer. ...
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I cannot install my brother hl-1111 printer

I have a brother hl-1111 I installed a recommended printer driver hl-1070. the printer works. When I want to print printer data it uses it's own databases and prints. But whenever I want to print a ...
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Missing characters when printing

I have Hp Deskjet 1050A and when try printing - characters missing and print only images and table lines. I try wit htext, web and pdf files - result is same - only images and lines without ...
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How to make Canon imageRUNNER 2525 printer work on Kubuntu 14.10?

I am using Kubuntu 14.10, 64 bit on my laptop. for me adding HP printers were very easy just by choosing printer and model graphically. But I am not able to add office network printer Canon ...
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How to install the Epson L350 printer in Ubutu 14.04?

Kindly instruct me the method step by step. I am just a user not a programmer. Thank in advance for yr support.
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I want to print a user specified number of labels without opening Libreoffice

I'm using Ubuntu in a restaurant. In this case I'm using a Brother label printer to print "Use By" date labels. To print one I can use the command libreoffice -p ~/Desktop/TestLabel.odt I have this ...
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idle sending data to printer

Printing, say, a pdf to a Brother HL-L2360DW in LibreOffice or Document Viewer on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS works just fine. The drivers and printer configurations are properly set up. After printing the ...
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Suggestions for Epson WF-1110 WiFi printer?

I'm running Lubuntu-14.10-desktop-i386, and the printer install went seamlessly - system-config-printer found my printer on the network and recommended a driver. Unfortunately, that driver, and ...
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After emptying /var/spool/cups CUPS web interface won't accept changes in server settings

Trying to solve "Filter failed" problem with HP printer, I followed an advice to empty /var/spool/cups directory. It didn't help, but it only made things slightly worse - now, trying to change Server ...
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lp works but lpr does not

If I understand lp and lpr correctly, you can run "lp -" and print what you type, and you should be able to do the same thing for "lpr". Also "lp filename" and "lpr filename" should print the given ...
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Wireless Printer Setup

I am trying to setup my wireless Canon MX520 printer: How do I obtain correct drivers for my Canon MX520 Wireless Printer? Instructions for driver installation for Canon MX520?
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Sharp 5316e unable to print via usb

I'm trying to make the printer Sharp-5316e USB to work with cups under trusty, the USB device was just mounting on and off, under debian:jessie, the /dev/usb/lp0, is not mounting anymore and has ...
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Network Printer password remember

I have my computer to connected to the university network, and I added the library printer to Ubuntu so I can send file to printing. Every time I try to print a document, it asks me to write the ...
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New to Linux-How to install Brother MFC-J270W

I used Linux before to no success a few years ago. This time I want to use it seriously as my go to desktop. I had problems installing my printer back then as I do now. So I know I am doing something ...
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Scan to email or file for Brother HL-2280DW

Apparently my Brother HL-2280DW printer/copier/scanner will scan to OCR, email, or file in addition to plain old image (which I finally got to work with SANE). The Windows software has that ...