Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Samba printing: difference in prompt for authentication vs set authentication details

I'm connecting a printer via Samba and am observing the difference in Authentication. When I hit 'Verify' using the 'Prompt user if authentication is required' details, and I enter my username, ...
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Epson Workforce 845

I have installed all the required drivers to get my Epson Workforce 845 to work most of the time on Ubuntu 14.04. I can print and scan, never tried faxing. What I need is the option to use duplex ...
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Running 14.04 Cannot install Brother DCP J4110DW printer

The DCP J4110DW is not listed.in the faq's I have tried to set up this printer. 14.04 can see printer, but no communication even via usb cable. Print test page/ print self test/ clean nozzles Printbox ...
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Printer prints blank pages

I have a new Brother HL-2240 printer usb connected on Ubuntu 14.04.1. using the Brother HL-2170W Foomatic/ljet4 driver (the driver recommended by default). I tried printing pdf files from document ...
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Trouble Installing Canon MF4370DN Printer in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have downloaded the appropriate Canon printer driver common modules, but am having difficulties locating the PPD File in order to add this printer. Any Ideas?
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Canon PIXMA MG5400 Series driver issues

I run Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and I have a Canon PIXMA MG5450 printer connected to the PC with cable. I turn it on and it is not recognized automatically, I can't find any drivers official drivers for it. ...
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Find lp port of thermal printer

I have a usb thermal printer Star-TSP650 installed on Ubuntu 14 and I want to control the status of printer (out of paper, open cover...) before sending a print job. This is done through low level ...
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HP3070 hold's it's printing

I have triet to install HP3070 drivers for Ubuntu. Everything went allright. But for some reason everytime i try to print something it's beeing held. I think I might have found a solution in this ...
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Can't get Brother MFC-J430W working

I have done all that I know to do. I went to the Brother site and downloaded the driver installer, but the printer still isn't working. How to solve it ?
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Help with lexmark printer X4650 on 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04

So I have searched for hours and tried to download all kinds of drivers that should work. However everything that I try is either for older versions of ubuntu and dosn't work, is for 32 bit operating ...
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How can I add Aficio MP 5002 printer driver?

I have ubuntu 14.04 on my system and when I'm adding the shared printer by IP, on installing part it freezes. What should I do?
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Canon LBP2900 installation in 14.04 LTS [closed]

How to install Canon LBP2900 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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Multu Funtion Scanner Printer All in One

Need to know which Multifunction / All in Ones are compatible with kubuntu / Ubuntu Linux and give all of the functions I need, which are the ability to Scan Flat-bed, multi sheet and print all in one ...
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How to print to a Canon MX922

I have a Canon Pixma MX922 that is set up to print wirelessly. Is there a generic way to print to this device over Ethernet? Is there a specific driver I can install? I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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Epson ink levels above 100% using ink

I am using an EPSON Stylus DX4050 printer on my Ubuntu machine, and since I upgraded to 14.04, my ink level tools are giving incoherent results: $ sudo ink -p usb ink 0.5.1 (c) 2010 Markus Heinz ...
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Fujifilm ASK2000 photo printer

I have Fujifilm ASK 2000 photo printer. Anybody know is it possible to use it with Ubuntu? Ubuntu doesn't recognize it automatically but maybe the printer uses some standard printer language like PCL ...
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Epson Stylus 21 driver does not have a change ink function

I have recently changed to Ubuntu from XP. Initially my Epson Stylus 21 worked but now is very erratic. The printout has changed from full colour to wrong colour to grey to have faded away. It ...
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HP 3070a helds it's printing

I have a problem with HP 3070. It just holds printing and that's it. And I receive communication errors. After quite some time of searching on the internet, I have found some topic, which I hope can ...
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SOHO Network Scripts

I have a trying to develop two simple scripts to automate the set up of a small office with a Ubuntu server and workstations. I am likely in way over my head, but I am trying to do it anyways. The ...
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Canon MP270 Printer Driver

I'm an ubuntu novice using 14.04, and I'm trying to get my printer working. I've tried every option I've found online, but nothing has worked. ...
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Can ubuntu be used to print from school networked printers?

I have looked through some questions but haven't found any direct answers- I am considering a Chromebook because of the cheap price, but not being able to connect to my school's networked printers ...
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Crouton,Chromebook HP 14,Ubuntu 12.04 and a USB printer possible?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my wife's HP 14 Chromebook via Crouton method. The main reason was Libre Office, which she likes a lot more than the "Microsoft Word Online" option in Chrome OS. ...
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EPSON PRINTER SCANNER FAX

I have Epson Printer L555 with scanner and Fax. I have found L555 printer driver but not able to find driver for fax and scanner. I found Vue scan software but even it didn't detect my scanner and ...
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Reset a printer on Ubuntu 14.04

What I want is a procedure that returns a printer to the "system just booted" state. This entails: The printer is ready and accepting jobs. The printer's job queue is empty. Maybe something else I ...
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Why wont my computer (Ubuntu 14.04) print via Laser Jet P1102

I have an HP LaserJet P1102, it is recognized by my computer (Ubuntu 14.04), I printed a test page and it worked fine, so I moved on to printing my document, but... it doesn't. I'm rather ignorant as ...
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problem with remote printing using rsh

This is really a unix/linux problem than an ubuntuproblem, so perhaps this is the wrong forum, but I'll post it anyway. when I type the commandline command rsh -l <myName> <IPADDRESS> ...
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What printer model have I to choose for Toshiba e-Studio 2330c?

I'm unable to find this model in the list of available Toshiba models. Would you mind telling me a compatible one?
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Installing printer drivers it freezes up

Its just a problem with installing the printer from Epson using the configure printer program. It just freezes half way through instillation. I've been working on this problem or ages now I've ...
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Printer installation stalled

I'm trying to install the drivers for my printer, I think I interrupted the installation first time round and now it just stalls and freezes up. Also when I restart the computer it starts now in ...
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Canon LBP 2900 not working on ubuntu 14.04 error message devicepath

I did the following: Downloaded and installed CAPT drivers v 2.6 with dpkg. Installed portreserve, gsfonts, gsfonts-other, gsfonts-X11 with apt-get. Ran sudo service cups restart. Then sudo ...
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Error with dpkg

When I try to install anything, I get an error. ex: diego@diego-Satellite-C655:~$ sudo apt-get install spotify-client Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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PDF are printed as black page [closed]

I succeded in getting working my Canon LBP6000 on XUbuntu 14.04. (Following the instructions in this answer). Now the printer works almost fine. My problem is that PDF files are printed as black ...
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No PPD file while trying to install Canon imageClass MF8380 cdw

I am trying to install driver for Canon imageClass mf8380 cdw usint these instructions: Installing Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw Drivers in Ubuntu 12.10 Everything goes fine until I have to ...
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Installing Epson L120

My OS is Ubuntu 1404. Just installed an Epson 120 in Wine. Install process was fine. Icon now appears in desktop. Problem is I can't open the printer. Says, "There is no Windows program configured to ...
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How to create a very limited user on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to make a safe workstation PC for sensitive data using Ubuntu 14.04. No user should have the right to: print, connect a USB flash drive to transfer files, send files via email or install ...
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How to convert pdf to multiple swf files

I'm new to Ubuntu How do I convert a .pdf file to a number of .swf files (the number of .swf files depends on the number of pages in the .pdf file). Thanks in advance
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Samsung M2675FN network printer does not print from Ubuntu 12.04

At work we have a Samsung M2675FN network printer. This printer works from Windows computers. My Ubuntu desktop recognizes the printer, but it does not print anything. Using CUPS or the printer ...
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Printer won't print (Canon LBP6300dn)

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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Epson Scanner, part of XP-310 Printer, not working in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04

I finally got printer working, but the scanner isn't being recognized... I have sane installed, but it is still as if I have no printer plugged in. "No printer detected", any suggestions as to how to ...
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Show only installed network printers

Since I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 when trying to print something, the printer dialog shows all network printers. The list is very long, since I am on a University network. How can I make the printing ...
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Canon Laser Shoot - LBP 1210 not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed the latest version and it's fine but not sure why it's not working. I'm giving some screen shots.
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Can I use my serial receipt printer as an emergency console?

I recently came into possession of a serial receipt printer and I would like to know if I could use it as an emergency print-out console for the following purposes: Kernel Panic (Stack Traces) Any ...
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Printer in “pending” mode only, not printing

OS: Ubuntu 13 Printer: HP Deskjet 2540 Problem: Printer worked initially. Suddenly stopped working. Printer cue just says "pending" and printing never happens. How do I get it to go from "pending" ...
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HP P1102 printer not working properly

I had to re-install Ubuntu 12.04. My HP LaserJet P1102 is now printing at a very low dpi (for want of a better description). It prints in a very rough draft quality only. I went into "Settings" and ...
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Network Printer found and drivers installed, not printing from Ubuntu 14.04

I was able to find and connect to my Canon MG6320 printer from my Ubuntu 14.04 computer using the GUI. I clicked: System Settings>Printers>Add and everything worked fine until I tried to print a "Test ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 CUPS problem

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 on my laptop and I am not able to print on a network printer via CUPS anymore. If I run system-config-printer I get the error There was an error during the ...
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lsb-graphics in very bad inconsistent state

I was trying to install the printer driver for Brother HL-2280DW, but I had to stop it due to the printer not appearing to any of the PCs anymore. After I stopped it I noticed this error when I ...
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How to get my hardware working for Kubuntu 14.04?

I have a webcam, mic, and printer I want to get working (if possible) on Kubuntu 14.04. The webcam is the highest priority for what I want to get working. Currently, it works in cheese, but isn't ...
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Installation of a Canon MF8380Cdw on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am trying to install a Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw in a 64-bit installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I was able to download the Linux drivers here: ...
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How to install Canon LBP3300 & LBP2900B in 14.04LTS

Can any one tell how I can install Canon LBP2990B & LBP3300 printer in 14.04 LTS. I have downloaded and install .tar file from canon website and after ward its installing but I am not able to take ...