Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Shared printer (Linux server Win7 client) doesnt print pdf

I'av been trying to print pdf files from win7 client. doc files are printted. I adjusted the printer using http://localhost:631, enabled the sharing option, and basically I have the same problem ...
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A browser which allows to manually change margins while printing

What I want I have filled a online form for admission. I need to take print of it to a file, but there are certain conditions. There should be no Header or footer Page should be A4 sized. All 4 ...
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How can CUPS dynamically determine the IP address of a network printer?

I am trying to set up CUPS to access a network printer. Its IP address was assigned via DHCP by the internet router, which is also the DHCP server. I understand that this address may change from ...
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envelopes print backwards

I've used 4 different printers on linux over the years and all print the envelopes flipped backwards. This sometimes causes the envelopes to jam because the rollers aren't in the proper location for ...
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Ubuntu CUPS printing

I've been fiddling with the for the whole day and couldn't figure out what the problem is due to my lack of knowledge about Ubuntu. It all started with me trying to set up a network printer in the ...
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Can't Print from image viewer

When i try to print from the image viewer in Ubuntu to a Canon MP250, it does nothing, it creates all the logs and no error. If i try the PDF, it creates the file without any problem, if i then try to ...
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Canon Printer ip 4850\ doesn't print in Ubuntu 14.04

Since I've upgraded Ubuntu to 14.04 my Canon printer doesn't work anymore. I already have re-installed the driver, have followed all kind of information how to solve the problem but nothing is ...
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Canon Pixma MG6150 -Ubuntu 14.04

I am a complete novice as far as Ubuntu Linux having moved to it when Windows XP was no longer supported. I find it so much faster but also very frustrating as I don't know how to do some things. My ...
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Canon LBP7110Cw doesn't print with ubuntu 12.04

I installed the Linux driver for my Canon LBP7110Cw printer on two pc : one with 32bits ubuntu 12.04, the other with 64bits ubuntu 12.04. Here is the download link : ...
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Epson Workforce 435 Printer Driver not installing on 14.04 LTS

Has anyone else had any problems installing the printer driver on 14.04LTS? It worked fine on 12.04LTS but it won't download the driver it just stays an 0% help plz!!!
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Why can't Libre Version: 4.2.5.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2) print in Ubuntu 14.04?

Why can't Libre Version: 4.2.5.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2) print in Ubuntu 14.04lts Intel® Pentium(R) CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz × 2 ? I can print from everything else, I removed and reinstalled Libre upgrade ...
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Error when I try to print a document on my machine

Each time when I print a file, when I have chosed a printer on my desktop, the file closed automatically. My OS is ubuntu 14.04. Anyone else has the same problem?
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How to re-share a printer (adding extra queue?)

I would like to know if its possible and if so how one can (re-)share an already shared network printer in ubuntu? I ask this because a host of mine can not print to one of my printers because of an ...
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Printing with cups in windows 8

I have a usb printer (HP officejet 100 mobile printer l411a) pluged into my Linux laptop with the ip of 192.168.0.11 I hooked it up with cups and selected share and the cups printer name is HP ...
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Opera Print Dialog Not Appearing

Stuck. Please help. Environment: Ubuntu 14.04 SERVER installation sudo tasksel print-server sudo apt-get install xorg nodm opera sudo usermod -aG lpadmin printer_admin_user sudo usermod -aG lp,sys ...
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Ubuntu asks for permission to add a printer, but nothing works

I am trying to install my HP LaserJet Pro 400 color m451nw, got it all worked out using the hplip open-source program (hplip-3.14.6) until I get to the very end where I verify and setup the device and ...
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Paper get printed in wrong position

I've recently upgraded to xubuntu 14.04 from xubuntu 12.04 but this problem presented itself a few months before the upgrade. I have a laserjet 3330 MPF printer copier scanner. For this I use hpcups ...
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Draft mode not working on Epson XP-211 printer

I've installed the available drivers provided by manufacturer but I still can't print in draft mode. I am able to select the option "Plain Paper - Speed" but would still print in quality mode. I also ...
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Samsung ML-3310nd stopped to work after updates

at the university where I work as a system administrator, we have a Samsung ML-3310nd which already worked for years, but last week it stopped to work on some of our Ubuntu 12.04 machines (those with ...
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Can't install HP 1515 printer [duplicate]

I'm not a technician and find most Ubuntu instructions are incomprehensible. I bought a printer for the first time in my life today, an HP 1515. I eliminated all Microsoft stuff from my computer last ...
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Canon MG3100 series printer asking for authentication

I have set-up a Canon MG3150 printer on my Ubuntu machine, using USB. It seems to detect it fine, but when I try to print it asks for authentication. I haven't set up any security measures on the ...
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Printer status is not updating, so it won't print after update to Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 64bit (upgraded from 12.04), Samsung ML-2015 (ML-2010). When I first send printing job to the printer, it prints okay, but then printer status still says "Sending data to printer", while ...
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Package is of Bad Quality Error when installing Lexmark Printer Utility downloaded from Lexmark website

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 getting a Package is of Bad quality error The printer utility is for Lexmark Prospect Se Pro208 The package is of bad quality The installation of a package which violates the ...
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How to install printer epson lx 310 in ubuntu 12.04

What is compatible printer driver on epson lx 310 on ubuntu 12.04
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Fix for HP 1012 printer error message “unsupported personality: PCL”?

Ubuntu 12.04. HP Laserjet 1012 prints error message "unsupported personality: PCL". Causes every job to print an extra page, otherwise prints fine. Apparently problem is this printer does not fully ...
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Canon PIXMA 2520 Driver Crash

I am running 12.04 LTS. I recently got a new PIXMA MG2520 printer and attempted to install the driver for it. I first tried using something from GutenPrint, but that didn't install successfully. ...
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Image viewer that allows printing more than 100%

Eye of gnome can print images at different sizes than original, but it can't go more than 100%. I was wondering if there was any image program that could print more than 100% (namely, page size.) ...
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How to completely delete and reinstall a printer driver?

The printer has some issues and I believe that if I delete completely the printer driver and then I reinstall it, it will work. How can I do this? Removing the printer and then adding it again ...
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HP OfficeJet printer won't print LIbreOffice documents

My HP Officejet Pro 8600 won't print any documents from LibreOffice. If I print a trial page from the Internet, it prints perfectly fine although it doesn't print the documents themselves. I've tried ...
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How do I install Dell 2150cdn printer

Love Ubuntu but cannot get printer to work. It's a Dell 2150cdn colour laser printer. I went to settings and tried to add printer and tried all various options but they alll jang for over an hour. ...
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Canon MP237 can print but CANNOT scan

I have this Cannon MP237 (3-in-1) printer and I can print properly using the software on Ubuntu 14.04. However, I cannot scan with it. I even tried GIMP Image Editor but I still cannot do any ...
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Print Manager in Ubuntu 14.04 automatically adds all network printers to print view

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 the print manager automatically added all network printers to my print view. Under 12.04 only those network printers where shown which I actually added manually. ...
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How can I add this USB Printer (`/dev/usb/lp0`) to printer list when print command is given in any application?

I have made a USB thermal printer which generates the /dev/usb/lp0 nod in /dev folder. Printing using echo "Test PrintSlip" /dev/usb/lp0 works fine. I would also want to print from text editors using ...
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How to install canon ip1980 printer to ubuntu 14

I try to install my printer canon ip1980. But it failed. It didn't recognize my printer. Hope you can help me with this.
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Trouble with printer canon lbp2900-Ubuntu 14.04

I use Ubuntu 14.04. I installed the printer Canon LBP2900 following the guide and did all steps and now the printer works. I added CCPD in Startup Application (with command: sudo /etc/init.d/ccpd ...
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Trouble with printer canon lbp2900-Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04. I installed the printer Canon LBP2900 following the guide and did all steps and now the printer works. I added CCPD in Startup Application (with command: sudo /etc/init.d/ccpd ...
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Vanishing printers under Ubuntu 14.04

What causes printer to 'vanish' from the CUPS printers.conf file under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I have a network of DRBL booted workstations and one of the network served printers keeps 'vanishing'. Here is ...
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Is it possible to print multiple (and different) photos from Shotwell?

I know how to print multiple instances of the same photo, but I need to print 4 different pictures on one sheet. Does this functionality exist? Thanks a lot! G.
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Konica Minolta bizhub printer does not print under Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits

I have a network printer Konica Minolta bizhub C20P. Until yesterday, I'd been able to print for the past couple of years. I had Ubuntu 10.04, I upgraded to 12.04 a couple of days ago (both 10.04 and ...
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Hide/remove network printers from printing dialog

I have four printers if I go to dash and then printers. However, if when I print in the dialog there are many printers (100?) that show up that I have never seen/installed. I'm guessing they're ...
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Can't get Lexmark Pro901 working in 12.4. Says job-stopped

Pinnacle Pro901 Printer is installed and has a green check, is enabled,accepting jobs and shared. When I try to print in windows it works. When I try ubuntu it says processing and then stopped. I hear ...
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Problems with printer RICOH in ubuntu 12.04

I have a trouble when I use a Ricoh 2500 and Ricoh 2000, in ubuntu 12.04. When I try to print a document with an picture (like a logo) and put the orientation to landscape, do not prints the logo, ...
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Printing Off Center or Images Offset After Upgrade to 14.04 LTS (Brother HL-2240)

:) I have a very frustrating problem with my Brother HL-2240 under Ubuntu 14.04. Bear in mind this was working perfectly under Ubuntu 13.10. In Firefox, when I print a webpage, all of the images are ...
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Printer prints half of page

The printer (Canon PIXMA MP190) prints pages successfully - very clear - but I need to wait about 5 minutes for each page to be printed. It prints normally (fast) about one half of page, then it ...
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Printing pdf files from firefox

Got a brain teaser for everyone. :) I recently needed to turn in paperwork for insurance reasons. I found the pdf file for the form I needed online, however it would not let me print the file. When ...
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Shared printers published on 14.04 cannot be seen by 12.04

I have a laser printer connected via USB to my new 14.04lts 64bit desktop installation. It is set as shared and server settings are set to publish. It prints fine from 14.04 desktop. I have a laptop ...
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Printer installation problems under ubuntu 14.04

I moved from 12.04 to 14.04 and I am no more able to print. This is a network printer and if I try to print something the printer completely freezes (one need to restart it by unplugging the supply ...
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Lexmark E240 printing issues

I have Lexmark E240 laser printer. I have been using it with 12.04 (32bit) for 2 years with no significant issues. Since lexmark does not support this printer on linux, I used alternatives drivers ...
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How to get working cups command line tools on Server 14.04

It looks like some of the commands like lpr and lprm have broken versions that don't work with cups. These commands worked properly on 10.04. lpr for cups has an -o option, but no lpr is intalled ...
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Brother DCP-135C on Ubuntu - cannot change print quality

Changing 'print quality' doesn't affect on print quality ;) Printed documents are the same quality no matter what quality I'm choosing on computer. If I choose "fast" it's the same as "normal" or ...