Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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12.04/Gnome Classic/printer prints 1 job then rubbish

After finally updating to 12.04 with Gnome 3.4.2, I find my printer (HP LaserJet Professional P1606dn) is unable to print more than a single job properly. I must turn the printer off and on to print ...
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Error Message when selecting Printers-Server-Settings

I followed the detailed instructions in the post at this link by Luis Alvarado which explained in detail how to share a printer in Ubuntu 12.04. Everything worked as it was supposed to after ...
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Cups USB Printer not working? “Stopped - Rendering Completed”

I have a Bixolon_SRP-330 USB printer and installed it correctly into cups and have the drivers and yet i cant get it to print, it leaves me on Stopped- Rendering Completed. What can i do to fix this? ...
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HP Photosmart Premium C410b / Ubuntu / scanner function

Is there an easy way to make the scanner function of my HP Photosmart Premium C410 work in Ubuntu 14.04? The printer is connected by Wifi through a wireless router. The basic printing function ...
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CUPS, shared printer, Windows drivers, point and print

I know this is a commonly asked question but I'm read up everything I can find, and I think I'm very nearly there! The setup is: Headless Ubuntu Trusty machine with CUPS and SAMBA installed, ready ...
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Ricoh MPC3300 printing sheet per sheet on Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed the Ricoh MPC3300 printer on my laptop. Used the choose from Database option and chose for the MPC 3300. The drivers works but is very slow. It seems to be printing a sheet dan wait ...
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Connect to printer directly / locally via ethernet port

My decision was to get away from windows rigth to the newsest Ubuntu 14.04.1 - so I am new to Linux, but: Trying to connect my locally, via ethernet cable attached printer (an old model Kyocera FS ...
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Why do weird printers show up in the Ubuntu printing dialog?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 the system printing dialog shows printers I never installed: "Farblaser" and "Laser" are printers I installed, the other two show up out of nowhere. ...
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How to get my serial printer to work

I'w tried every tips i have found. I cant get my Star termic printer to work. After my Win server died, i installed a Ubuntu 13.? server with LAMP I have a receipt printer attached to it an here is my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04:HP laserjet 1020 plus gets disabled automatically

I am facing a perplexing problem in Ubuntu 13.04. The printer driver of my HP laserjet 1020plus( USB printer) gets disabled automatically. When I try to add a new printer, Ubuntu does not detect the ...
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HL-1110 XML Paper Brother printer does not install on Ubuntu 14.04

Have tried installing on Windows and the printer works. It is supposedly Linux compatible. Has anyone else found a printer driver for this printer? I have tried through the console and got a ...
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All Print Jobs Processing Indefinately HP Office Jet Pro

I have an HP Office Jet Pro to which I am trying to network print. All jobs that I send to it never print and if I check with the Document print Status window, the status is listed as processing. I ...
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Used up software Linux Downloads folder?

I`ve been using Linux for four month. Mint Qiana,Peppermint 3, Lubuntu14.04.1. When I set up my printer, I downloaded the following: cupswrapperHL2270DW-2.0.4-2.i386.deb --Archive ...
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Linux driver for the Epson Style Office BX305F printer/scanner?

I have not been able to print or scan with my Epson Style Office BX305F on Ubuntu. I've tried adding a printer and using simple scan but neither work.
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lpr: Error - unknown option “V”

I am getting this error when trying to run the lpr command: lpr: Error - unknown option "V". The full command I am running is: lpr -V -P printer-1 file.txt According to the documentation here ...
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Network printer, Ubuntu 12,04, can't enter Department ID & Password

I decided to install ubuntu 12.04 on two XP desktops and came to a problem, since I know just enough about linux. We have a network printer Canon iR2270 accessed over SmallBusinessServer 2011. The ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - You have held broken packages

This is a very popular question, but bare with me as I have tried teverything you are all about to suggest. So This is what I get: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done ...
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Adding Canon Pixma MX860 to Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Canon Pixma MX680 all-in-one hard-wired to my LAN. Trying to add a printer using Settings | Printer | Add Printer | Network Printer gave me a whole bunch of choices--Find Network Printer, ...
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How to file a bug on Ubuntu GNOME?

There is a cups problem and I don't know how or where I could submit a bug report.
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Which driver do I need to install HL-2250DN?

Brother provides it's drivers here. Which one do I need and what is the exact procedure? Solved.
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Ubuntu and a Epson Artisan 835 printer not installing (Install locks up)

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a Epson artisan 835 printer not installing (Install locks up). I use set-up, printers, and choose the Epson. It starts to install and locks up about half way. Is there a way to ...
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Problems to run lexmark x2600 printer installation file on ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) and want to install my lexmark x2620 printer. I found and downloaded the file lexmark-inkjet-08-driver-1.0-1.i386.deb.sh If I run it in a terminal, it starts with: ...
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Printer supporting ubuntu 14.04 lts

Scope: Ubuntu 14.04 lts 32bit, installed from DVD (onto an old Shuttle computer) Hello, I am looking for an ink or laser home printer, working without problems for ubuntu 14.04. My search for a list ...
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How do I connect printer : Canon PIXMA MG3222

I couldnt find anything on it so thats why I asked. Please dont give me negative feed as i again couldnt find anything on how to connect it. I have the printer here and the CD to install the ...
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Espson lx 310 installation

How does one get an Espon Lx310 to work with Ubuntu 14.04? Already tried using generic drivers for dot matrix in linux.
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Accessing CUPS web interface administration with a non-root user [closed]

So firstly, I'm not an expert in servers. I'm using Ubuntu Server 13.10 and I want to make this file server a print server as well. So I'm trying to get CUPS working however I've encountered some ...
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Can't print web pages (12.04) HPLIP installed

The printer is and HP 2540 AIO. It prints test pages fine, photos, docs, but NOT web prints. I've attempted to print emails, articles, and return address labels and it will print portions of the page ...
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Can't use network printer via samba, how to debug the problem?

I've got a network printer available through samba and I'd like to use it from my Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately simply adding it through Printers is not enough. If I try to use it it says: Connection ...
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Epson L210 printer is non recognised

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and have already downloaded and installed the driver for my Epson L210, but the printer is not recognised. When printing any document, the L210 does not appear in the printer list. ...
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Unable to print to my Canon ImageClass MF4700 in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

I am just a user of the Ubuntu... so my knowledge of Ubuntu is very basic. I just acquired a new Canon ImageClass MF4700 All-in-One printer. I researched on the web and found a link to download this ...
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Fetchmail: html version of mail

I am trying to read mail from a pop3 server and print it through cups. I want to keep the html formatting of the email as it was received and that is where I am having trouble On seeing header of ...
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CUPS Problem - Printers stop after print several RAW jobs

I have three thermal receipt printers connected to Xubuntu 14.04 with Model Generic / Text only driver when print command three jobs, one for each printer, sometimes one or two printers stops are left ...
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Stuck print jobs

How do I fix print jobs getting stuck in the queue and never printing? I have an HP Color LaserJet CP1518 connected to my network. I used to be able to print on Ubuntu 12.10 perfectly. It ...
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Printer not found

I set up my Kodak printer and it was working a couple of days, this morning I went to print and it couldn't find the printer. I tried to reinstall but it now can't find it at all. Do I have to ...
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Canon Pixma IP2600, statuf stopped

I installed my driver for my Canon IP2600 printer, and it was working for a while, but for some reason. Whenever I send a file to be printed I get a status of stopped. I used the PPA from this site: ...
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Configuring avahi

There is a bug in Trusty - when you turn your PC to suspend - the network downs. This is difficult to solve, but I wrote script that runs Networkmanger when PC awakes. The network works well, but my ...
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Printing PDF file doesn't work on a random basis

I have tried printing from Chrome, Firefox and Document viewer. On a random basis (means 20 papers go fine, 1 doesn't, 1 does, 2 don't, etc) instead of the file I sent to be printed, I get this: It ...
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I Need Help To Install Wine, Synaptic, And Samsung SCX-340SW Driver

I need to install wine and synaptic installer.I've tried finding it but no luck.I also need drivers for my wireless printer, it is a samsung scx-340sw.
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Installing Brother PCL5 driver

I am deploying a print server with Ubuntu, and would like to know if you have to install this Windows Brother PCL5 generic driver. All of the desktops have the Windows Brother PCL5 driver, and I need ...
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Photosmart 7520 set up

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to set up a photosmart 7520 wireless. I have the drivers that's supposed to work. 3.12.9, but the error message says it can't find the printer. The printer's ...
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Will my HP officejet 6600 print and scan on Ubuntu?

I am on XP ready to try Ubuntu. Will my HP 6600 print, scan and work wirelessly? How about programs like Dragon Simply Speaking, AutoCAD and Garmim Map Updates?
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How to reset HP Laserjet 1102 driver?

I have an HP Laserjet P1102 printer which worked fine until today. For some reason, one particular print job would not print. I deleted the job and tried again with no luck. I ever turned off the ...
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SAMBA in UBUNTU 14.04

I have a small home network consisting of UBUNTU 12 and 14 and Win XP. I was using samba well for local file and print share. Until I upgraded to 14.04. Now nothing works. I have read all these ...
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How to install Brother MFC-J6520DW printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having Ubuntu 14.04 LST system in my computer and a new printer (Brother MFC-J6520DW). I can't get them to work together because the Ubuntu's system don't give the driver information to load to my ...
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brother mfc-j470dw printer poor quality and adjusting brightness/contrast has no effect

My Brother MFC-j470DW printer produces poor color prints from my Linux desktop, which is running Ubuntu release 14.04. Furthermore, the contrast and brightness adjustments on image viewer interface ...
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Printer Sharing on SAMBA server between windows and linux

am a beginner on samba server and networking. i've installed a printer CANON PIXMA MP230 Series on Windows VISTA , and shared the printer over the network. on my ubuntu pc , am trying to use this ...
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HP deskjet 1515 all in one printer not detecting by hplip toolbox

I started using ubuntu before 2 months only. My printer is HP Deskjet ink advantage 1515 all in one printer. I have already installed HPLIP. I connected the printer through usb port. But the HP device ...
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Wireless printing through ZTE network device not working

I am a beginner to Linux, having recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1525 alongside Win 7. I have a Samsung SCX 4521f multifunctional USB printer and a ZTE zxv10 h201l network ...
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How to install Epson Stylus SX435W printer on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

Just escaped from Windows XP and finding my way in Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. Please help me find and install drivers for Epson Stylus SX435 printer and get it working. In system settings printer shows as ...
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How to allow users for a printer?

I haven't been able to get my Epson xp-212 printer working with ubuntu 12.04. I have installed necessary drivers from Epson's website but when trying to print some files, nothing really happens; the ...