Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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.
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Configuring Canon IRC3380i printer job accounting

I have managed to install the networked attached printer (Canon IR C3380i) on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. I can see the printer properties (such as ink level, paper feeder setting , ...). but the problem is I ...
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Network Printing Failed in Kubuntu

I have a Brother MFC-8510DN network printer that I'm trying to print a document through using CUPS. It fails and gives an error. I cleaned /var/spool/cups/ and I still didn't work. I checked ...
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How to add the Toshiba e-STUDIO 211 MFP to Ubuntu 13.10

My Toshiba e-STUDIO 211 MFP is plugged in by USB, but it cannot be automatically recognized by the system. And it is neither in the list of supported printers of the OpenPrinting Group nor in the ...
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Okular & rekonq printing black pages

I found a strange bug printing from Kubuntu lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.10 Release: 13.10 Codename: saucy in Okular okular -v Qt: 4.8.4 KDE ...
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Problem with compatibility printer Konica Minolta bizhub 215

So I have the Konica Minolta Bizhub 215 but there is no driver for it, or at least that I have found. I have read that the drivers from the bizhub 223 can work fine but I have downloaded the files ...
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Adobe Reader prints a blank pdf pages, libreoffice prints fine

Whenever I try to print a pdf file in Adobe Reader, it prints a blank page. My cartridge is brand new, and it prints fine LibreOffice documents. How can I fix this? Thanks.
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Canon Pixma MX 375

I am new in Ubuntu, and I am loving it, still I understand that I am a noob, and have much to read, and learn. Still eventhough the feeling of being useless, I want to learn and use Ubuntu has my OS. ...
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make: *** [rastertostar] Error 1 [duplicate]

When im compiling a printer driver, i use make and i get this error: make: * [rastertostar] Error 1 what do i do? this goes back to this post: How to install a star printer driver?
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Processing - /usr/lib/cups/filter/hpcups failed

I am running ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop at work and cannot manage to have our printer to work. Setting up the printer either with the GUI or with cups (webbrowser) is working fine but no chance with ...
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How can you make the system print dialogue default in chrome?

Chrome has its custom feature-limited print dialogue which i always skip in order to use the system print dialogue. Is it possible to make the system print dialogue default?
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Printer problem with Ubuntu 13.10

I am sharing an HP 7610 printer on two Apple computers, one Windows XP computer and one Ubuntu 13.10 computer. From the Ubuntu computer only, before a document prints two copies of some kind of status ...
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Help with my printer RICOH_Aficio_SP_C240SF

I'm trying to configure this printer into my Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using CUPS but this specific model isn't supported and I don't find the driver ppd file in any place. Could you help me or give another ...
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HP Laser Jet 1102w

My HP Laser Jet 1102w worked perfectly with previous versions until I did a fresh install with Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. Package hplip is installed and up to date (v3.13.9-1). The printer shows up as ...
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How to print multiple copies of an image on a single page

I have an image, about 300x300 pixels large. I want to print as many copies as possible on a single page (I am planning to cut them apart with scissors afterwards). Is there a way to do this? Is ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 LBP-1120 shared with Windows 7

What I have? Cannon LBP-1120 and two workstations with Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7. What I want to do? I want to share my printer from linux to windows to be able using printing feature of windows ...
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Why cups keeps putting printer to “sleep”? No erros are shown and it stops printing

I use some old machines as print servers using Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS CUPS. Some times we have this problem that the printer share is there the server receives the job but nothing happens. The ...
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Print from command line

How can I print the command line output directly to the printer. I am using ubuntu server 12.04 and I have to copy files into a shared directory and then download them from a desktop ubuntu ...
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Network Printing in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop, and would like to be able to print to a printer that is running through a Windows 7 desktop (e.g., the commands are sent via wifi to the desktop and ...
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serial-port thermal printer communication

I am trying to establish low level communication with an Epson tm-t88iv thermal printer via shell but I can't figure it out. I'm working on ubuntu 13.10 64 bit with a Dell vostro 1510. I have it ...
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Printer doesn't work with laptop

I just recently bought a Canon Pixma MG3550 printer and the disk that was supplied doesn't work with wine, and the driver database doesn't have the model, how can I get it to work with my laptop? I'm ...
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Use udevadm to test for printer offline?

I want to test that a printer on a parallel port is available, that sending a file to it will not fail because it is offline, off, cover open, out of paper. My reading of the udevadm manpage suggests ...
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CUPS - Remove Password Prompt

I have a printer installed on an ubuntu server (12.04 LTS) I can print items with no issue, but it always prompts for a username and password, which is super annoying. I tried everything I could ...
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Installing HP Printer on Crouton, HPLIP says CUPS is missing

I'm trying to get my HP Deskjet 3000 hooked up through crouton on my Toshiba Chromebook. I followed the instructions for installation from ...
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Samsung Printer on Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS

I have been playing with ubuntu for a while now and had everything going including a print server for windows machines. I shared my printers with Samba and managed them with cups. All of a sudden an ...
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Trying to install drivers to get an HP 3512 Deskjet printer to run on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but nothing works!

According to the store I bought it from and the HP website, the HP 3512 is Linux-compatible. But the install CD packaged with the unit did nothing but spin uselessly when inserted in the DVD/CD drive. ...
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need help to install a mfc-7340

I need help installing my brother mfc-7340 driver on my 12.04 ubuntu computer. I need a tutorial of how to install it so i can print things via wireless. Any help is appreciated, thanks
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SLPReg error in CUPS log

As I was troubleshooting a printing problem, I came across the following line in the cups error log: SLPReg of "HP_OfficeJet_G55" failed with status -20! It appears to occur every 30 seconds or ...
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Why can't I install my printer

Have Samsung scx-4521f. Even have the installation desk but can't install correct driver.Best so far is nearest driver selection in ubuntu database. It activates the printer but don't print ...
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Can't print in black with Epson Stylus BX525DW

I have installed an ethernet connected Epson Stylus BX525DW printer. I can print in colours and I can scan documents. Installation was automatic. It took me 10 seconds. However I can't print in black. ...
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Double icons in task bar, other icons don't stay

I am using Lubuntu (Operating System : Ubuntu 13.10). I have double icons for network connections/WiFi on the taskbar by clock. How do I get it to one(merge them), it seems like duplicates? FYI this ...
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How to install and use HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515

How to install and use HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515? I have tried installing hplip package but it does not recognize printer when connected via USB. Please suggest if anyone has came across same ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Stops Printing

I have a Brother HL-2270DW. When I first installed the printer, it printed the test page fine. Later, when I tried to print another document, the printer did not wake up and begin printing. I ...