Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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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RESOLVED - Printing to shared network printer that needs authentication user code

I work at a university and use Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. I can connect to the printer using socket://printer-uri-here and my jobs get processed but nothing prints out because I need to provide a 4 ...
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Cannot print from Java Apps

I am using specific (proprietary) niche Java app that runs fine on Ubuntu with OpenJDK. However, the purpose of the app is to provide printed output, but I cannot print from it at all - not to any ...
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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).
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Problem installing HP Laserjet M1136 in Ubuntu 14.04.14LTS [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu and trying to install the HP printer. All setting seem to be fine and the printer shows 'ready to print', but I can't even get the test page to print. Status say 'rendering ...
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Brother printer

I am trying to get a Brother MFC-J485DW printer to load to my laptop. I get a command to load /usr/lib/cups/filter/brother_lpdwrapper_mfcj485dw, but the command is not valid.
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USB2 device (Samsung M2675F printer) not recognised on USB3 port

I plugged the Samsung M2675F printer and below is my dmesg output. It works flawlessly on Xubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire One. I guess it's because all the USB ports are 3.0 on ASUS. I will be ...
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Setup for Brother Printer HL-1112?

Brother Printer HL-1112: Driver-Set Up (linux-brprinter-installer-2.0.0-1.gz) This Driver is from Brother-Web-page. How can I install it in the Linux-System ??
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how to share a windows printer (no wifi) with ubuntu?

I bought a printer which only has windows drivers. I installed these drivers on windows 10, it works fine, but I would like to be able to print from ubuntu 14.04 too, and I don't know if it is ...
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Unable to connect windows shared printer on Ubuntu 14.04.1-

I am unable to connect windows shared printer on Ubuntu 14.04.1. I have installed the Samba service on Ubuntu and configure it. I am able to configure shared printer on other windows os and from ...
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unable to dpkg cups-pdf

By mistakenly i removed cups from my system in terminal by command sudo apt-get remove cups-pdf sudo apt-get remove cups after that i tried below sudo dpkg -i cups-pdf_2.5.0-16_amd64.deb ...
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AppSocket/HP JetDirect - how to find host and port number

In connecting to a network printer using AppSocket/HP JetDirect, how does one determine the host and port number?
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Cannot print from Canon D530 with latest driver

I'm having some serious trouble printing from my D530. I downloaded the driver from Canon's website and unpacked with gdebi and ran the install.sh. Here is the log that I am getting after attempting ...
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Using Wine for Windows printer driver on Linux

We have some old printers with Windows drivers only at my work space. Is there any general way to use their drivers through Wine? I have not found any decent and new documentation about the problem. ...
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CUPS : cannot connect with network printer with wifi laptop

I have a laptop, a Toshiba Satellite C855-S5206, running Ubuntu 14.04. It used to be able to connect wirelessly via the modem to my network laser printer wired into my desktop, also running 14.04. ...
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How do I fix innocuous error messages from lp regarding p11-kit?

Any time I run lpr or lpq, I get this error message: p11-kit: invalid config filename, will be ignored in the future: /etc/pkcs11/modules/gnome-keyring-module.dpkg-remove The commands still work ...
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hplip update cannot install plugin

I have recently upgraded my HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (hplip) to version 3.16.2. However the installer does not manage to hadle the installation of plugins and requires manual intervention. ...
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How to save print paper size in LibreOffice Calc?

I'm printing many Excel files everyday, each file has many sheets. I'm going to print all sheets together in my own paper size like "longbond" but for every sheet I have to change one by one from ...
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Photos and micro SD card

I am having trouble opening photos off ubuntu, It comes up with (COULD NOT LOAD IMAGE and FAIL TO OPEN INPUT STREAM FOR FILE) I have had this problem ever since I installed Ubuntu from Windows. I also ...
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evince 3.10.3 prints pdf file fields with shading as solid black

Evince suddenly started printing shaded boxes as solid black. Probably upgraded in recent maintenance? Evince 3.10.3, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. All Ubuntu updates applied (Mar.3, 2016). PDF print works OK ...
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Network Printer over samba not working on lubuntu 15.10

The printer always returns with 'filter failed' error. I have tried re-installing it several times. Even tried with different version of hplip (3.15.7, 3.15.11 & 3.16.2) but still problem ...
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Change style LibreOffice Calc

The problem is rather easy to explain: how to change the font size/color/boldness of the row/column numbering in a LibreOffice Calc document on Ubuntu 15.10 (LO version is the default 5.0.5.2)? Is it ...
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Printer rendering problem - probably page-size/scaling issue (A4 vs. Letter?)

I'm using CUPS 2.1.3 on my Ubuntu 15.10 system to print stuff on a Canon-iR-ADV-C5235-5240 printer. I'm using the proprietary printer downloaded from Canon's webpage, newest version ...
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Printer settings replaced automatically

At work I print to a network printer, then release my print at any one of the hundreds of printers dotted around campus. The make and model show up as: Sharp MX-5141N PS, 1.0 I set my computer up ...
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Colors wrong when printing on photo paper

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu and also reinstalled my printer - which used to work just fine before I reinstalled (was necessary for other reasons). When I now print images, I have to select plain ...
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Print to a printer by its ip only

How can I print to a printer where I only know the ip address of the printer? My problem is that I want to be able to programmatically print to any of many different printers in my LAN (though there ...
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Brother HL-1110 Printing Unwanted Dots?

The printer is less than 6 months old and done about 2500 prints. We noticed these 4 vertical dots appear now on everything we try to print. It is not application specific. Anyone know what I can do ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and samsung printer driver — /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertospl not found

I just got a Samsung M267x series (M2675FN) monochrome multifunction printer today. I cannot seem to install the drivers correctly. It's starting to really frustrate me. I have tried the suld ...