Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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LaserJet 3050 printer won't autoselect paper, have to press enter on printer to print

Running ubuntu 14.04 LTS and most current drivers for LaserJet 3050. In any application upon clicking print, the printer processes the job (lights indicate) and then a beep... the printer waits for a ...
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Too high printing delay between jobs, how to fix it?

After a print job completes successfully, I have to wait about 60 seconds for the next print job to begin being processed. I went thru all printer properties and could not find anything related. How ...
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Brother printer DCP-J140w Ubuntu install , USB ok but no Wifi

I today successfully installed a brother printer/scanner DCP-J140W (the w stands for wireless ) . I used a great site https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/15 The printer works fine ...
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How to install epson l130 printer ubuntu 16.04

Epson L130 printer driver will not install on Ubuntu 16.04 - Error message Dependency is not satisfiable: lsb (>=3.2) although lsb 4.1 installed
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How to disable avahi-daemon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

How to disable avahi-daemon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? I have tried sudo sh -c "echo 'manual'>/etc/init/avahi-daemon.override" but seems it does not work. And how to disable cups-browsed? I have ...
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lsb3.2 Epson printer error in Xenial

With Ubuntu 15.10 my Epson L355 printer installed without any troubles. Now, with Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) the printer's installation failed. Before Xenial, I added to the sources list: deb ...
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Ricoh SP 211SU Driver

I am a complete noob to Ubuntu and want my Ricoh SP 211SU printer to work. But there is no driver... I am Using 14.04 LTS. Can anyone help me with a driver or an instruction?
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Can't find Ubuntu drivers for the HP Envy 4520 printer

My daughter bought me an HP Envy 4520 AllInOne printer. I am trying to install drivers for that printer on Ubuntu and when I go to the HP Linux site, I see lots of printers but not that one. Has ...
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installing a windows driver on ubuntu

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 and I am new to using it. I am trying to connect my computer to my printer but the driver for the printer is for windows, and the disc will not load. Can anyone ...
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Printing issue : CANON MB5000 installed but doesn't print

I am trying to install CANON MB5000 printer on Ubuntu with CUPS. The installation is successful, but when I try to print a test page, document stays in queue with an error. I don't know how to ...
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How to install Epson L375 printer in Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed now Ubuntu 16.04 in my computer, but the installation of my Epson Ecotank L375 printer failed. I can not find the driver of the printer and there is not a lsb file for the drivers ...
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Relation of CUPS printer driver to Imagemagick?

Why does installing CUPS automatically install imagemagick ? On this 16.04 64-bit platform there does not, and never will, exist a need for deliberate imageprocessing. foo2zjs handles file conversion ...
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Windows shared printer NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL

I've tried to install a printer shared from my desktop PC and can't but the add printer option can't find it. I'm able to add it if I fill in the URI smb://WORKGROUP/COMPNAME/PRINTER but that doesn't ...
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printer status “stopped”

Ubuntu 16.04 beta2 printer Epson xp205. After a bit of working around I got the Epson driver installed. All looks good except that the printer status is "stopped" Tried releasing job but still at ...
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Print Jobs in the Print Queue always has the status of “Stopped”

I am a new user of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a HP LaserJet Pro MFP m126nw printer. When I print from computer, my printer does not print. If I check in Print Queue, I see that my status of my job is ...
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How to find ppd's in printer-driver-escpr?

I am installing an Epson XP-830 printer. Openprinting doesn't list it (it's new), but the -820 seems like a close match. (Epson's own website also gives similar if not identical instructions for ...
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Can one change the output path of cups pdf printer dynamically

One can call lpr to use cups-pdf printer to print a file to pdf, for instance foo.txt lpr -P PDF foo.txt When calling, the printer creates a directory called PDF in the $HOME directory and creates ...
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EPSON XP-235 Expression Home printer installed but WONT JUST PRINT

So I recently got an Epson XP-235 Expression Home printer and I have tried everything to the best of my ability, but IT WONT JUST PRINT. My computer is a Sony vaio with a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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how can I print multiple odt files from the command line?

I have a bunch of odt files in a directory I want to print. I tried lpr *.odt I got so much junk print outs. Clearly that isn't the answer, so what is?
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS printing problem, extra spaces in words

I have a problem on printing pdf files. When I print out a pdf file with a word, say, "manifolds", I get "manif olds" (extra spaces between "manif" and "olds") on the printed paper. This keeps ...
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New Samsung printer driver wedged with “Cups insecure filter” error, won't print; won't change permissions

I installed the Samsung ULD Universal Drivers for a M2070FW on Trusty. The driver hung with error "Cups insecure filter", refusing to print any test page no matter how many times printer was Added or ...
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pdf is printing 10 pages off

I have a data-sheet for a motherboard I am working with: I tried to print page 136, but 126 came out of my printer. I thought ok, sometimes the pages don't match up exactly between the document and ...
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Does XEROX WorkCentre 3025V_BI work with ubuntu 14.04?

I'm planning to buy a XEROX WorkCentre 3025V_BI Multifunction Printer/Scanner. Its specifications says that it's compatible with Ubuntu 10.04-13.04. Does anyone of you have one? Can you reinforce me ...
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Cups won't print with empty ink error

I've a Canon MP620 Network Printer installed on Xubuntu 16.04. The installation was no problem, everything works out of the box from system settings. If I try to print something I get empty ink ...
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How exactly do I install an epson wf-2630 printer onto my new ubuntu studio OS?

I've read that there's some sort of package that has to be installed before I can even get the "linux version" of setup file or drivers, but nothing I see tells greenhorns where to go do this stuff ...
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JavaFX program doesn't print

In an older installation of Lubuntu 15.10 32 bit. I made this javafx program that prints some stuff. I upgraded (fresh install, with minimal reinstalls) to Lubuntu 15.10 64 bit, and everything still ...
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15.10 CUPS server error

Getting the following error message after install my printer: "CUPS server error There was an error during the CUPS operation: 'Transport endpoint is not connected'." Cancel / Retry On either ...
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how can I print text file from ubuntu 14.04 server to network printer

I have ubuntu server 14.04, I would like to print text file to network printer without setup any print server just normal print job Best Regards Salim Hussein
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How to disable CUPS printer server permanently

Lately i have to reboot my system because ,CUPSD -f loads lot of log files and consumes lot of space , I have tried all options with lot of frustration i have to reboot my system again. I have done ...
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can I clear 'low on ink' status reported by system-config-printer

I have HP Photosmart 5520 and print from xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Printer is fine. I had low ink at one point in the past. With a new ink cartridge I could print several pages, then printing stops with ...
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Dell 1130 printer drivers

Does anyone know how I can get my 14.04 LTS box to drive an older Dell 1130 Laser Printer? Thanks
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Can't login in cups web console

I don't know why, but I simply can't do any administration tasks simply because I can't login in cups web interface. This is my cupsd.conf: LogLevel warn MaxLogSize 0 Listen localhost:631 Listen ...
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Printing with UFW

I have just set up a print server using CUPS and Avahi to allow printing from iOS devices on my home server. I have UFW set up to block all traffic that isn't on my VPN or over LAN. I have even set up ...
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How to get “Epson Printer Utility” to start from Launcher in Ubuntu?

There is "Epson Printer Utility" that shows ink levels and allows to check nozzles and clean printer heads. This utility appeared not long ago and it is very useful, because there is no other way to ...
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Just installed 14.04. Can't find drivers for Brother MFC-J410W printer.

I'm new to Ubuntu and just installed 14.04 on a Dell Dimension 8400. When trying to get my printer loaded, my Brother MFC-J410W wasn't listed. I think I found a driver but unsure how to do it from ...
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Installing Samsung Printer M2830DW Drivers

I have called tech support for Samsung and they were not even able to connect to me remotely, plus she and the online help guy were of no assistance. I am quite frustrated. Someone please help me fix ...
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OK. Weirdest thing ever. Laptop screen turns off when printing

I re-purposed an older Acer Aspire laptop my brother had and installed Xubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly well except for one problem he told me yesterday: The screen turns off when he prints. Yeah. ...
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Samsung printer not working properly

I have Samsung ML-1265 printer, and it actually did work right after I connected it to my PC via USB. At least I could print test page with no problem. But then when I tried to print some documents ...
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Install HP Deskjet 100 J110a in 14.04 (64)

This printer worked in 32 bit version. I need to install it in my NoteBook. I installed cups, but It ask for ppd file, there are no ppd files for Deskjet modles.
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Brother QL 570 will not print

I've set up my Brother QL 570 label printer, installed all the drivers using terminal and verified that they've been installed correctly using the 'dpkg -l | grep Brother' command. I've tried ...
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How do I install ql570lpr-1.0.1-0.i386.deb using terminal?

I have tried to install ql570lpr-1.0.1-0.i386.deb using terminal but I'm having difficulties as I'm not sure how to solve the following: paul@Linuxlap:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i --force-all ...
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Underlining and underscores in Unicode-aware editors

Here at home I use the Unity-based Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with gEdit and a Mate-equipped Slackware PC with Pluma. I have always wanted to emulate the good old typewriter under Linux, so as not to be forced ...
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In application Simply Scan ver 3.18.2 under Lubuntu 15.10 after open app is comment “ Failed to scan. Unable to connect to scanner.”

Condition: Lubuntu 15.10 Simple scan ver 3.18.2 Brother DPC7030 Program Simple Scan do not see scanner. Application message "Failed to scan. Unable to connect to scanner". In preferences app see ...
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Print using lpr command - How to print without scaling?

I want to print an image with a size of 300x300 pixels, I've used this command $ lpr -P Myprinter imagefile.pngThe image was printed fit-to-page by default. How can I print this image without scaling? ...
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Problems to print with Canon MP250

I have a Canon MP250 printer and I want to use it with my Ubuntu Studio 15.10 installation. Even the fact that the system recognized and installed the printer, I can not to print anything. When I ...
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postscript not enabled XEROX Workcentre 7220/7225

Good morning. I'm coming out crazy with my IP XEROX on lubuntu. I followed all the tutorials and installe dall the drivers from the official XEROX page, but I'm not able to get back any printed page. ...
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How to print using only color cartridge WHEN OUT OF BLACK INK?

My printer ran out of black ink, but the color cartridge still has a lot of ink. I want to print using only ink from the color cartridge. I used to be able to do this using advanced printer settings ...
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HP Scanner not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I manually installed hplip ver. 3.16.3 in order to get my printer + scanner combo to work. My hardware is an HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125A. Here is the output of hp-scan -g HP Linux Imaging and Printing ...
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How to resolve scanning issue with my HP printer?

I am also using windows 10. My printer is unable to scan. I just had this problem last night when I noticed there was some weird thing happening with my printer. I tried a lot to fix that however I ...
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Printing 2 extra sheets of paper

I have an hp8620 printer that always prints 2 extra sheets of paper on ubuntu 15.10 (does not happen on windows 10).