Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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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how do i download Star TSP 613 Driver? [on hold]

How do i install a star printer on debian? The file is this one --> TSP-613 My uncle says I need to compile it? when i extract it, it says bad CRC a2ba471c (should be 4a3e2702) I am running Ubuntu ...
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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 ...
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How to get canon d1150 printer working on ubuntu 12.04

Installed ubuntu 12.04 just a few days ago. Seems to be running fine (on amd 64 bit system). Also installed driver for imageclass d1150 from canon's website. In printer policies it says printer is ...
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installing printer Canon LBP-1210 on Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04 LTS

I typed the following codes as per instruction from a pdf file from website executed following commands The printer mentioned in file is LBP2900. I changed it to suit my printer LBP1210. sudo ...
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Toshiba Laptop not working printer

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5200 with part #PSCOYU--O18001. Originally it had Windows 7 premium black edition, I decided after testing the dual os system with 7 and 13.04. First of all, it won't ...
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Print with other user on network printer (CUPS)

To start off in case that makes any difference: I am doing this from a live-usb-stick of 13.10 to check if everything works before actually installing Ubuntu and leaving Windows behind. Printing on a ...
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uninstall epson XP205 wireless printer

I have been having trouble with this printer for about 4 weeks now. Submitted an earlier post plus the solution that I eventually found which appeared to resolve the issue. A couple of days later it ...
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CUPS Print Delays

I am a developer of an open source Java printing plugin for the web browser and we have a client that reports 250ms delay in printing on Ubuntu, but no other OS. He has tested printing on Windows and ...
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Brother DCP-J140W Driver in ubuntu 13.04 32 bit

I need to install my printer "Brother DCP-J140W" driver in ubuntu 13.04 "32 bit" where I can find it & how to install it
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Live CD ubuntu 13.10 is not working with hp printer 1020 plus

I am new to Linux . we have new requirement where in I have to connect HP 1020 plus printer with Ubuntu live cd . I have tried a lot but unable to do . when we are installing new hplib from site I is ...
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Canon IP90 doesn't not work with ubuntu

My Canon ip90 printer does not seem to work with Ubuntu's driver. Is there a solution for this anywhere. Canon's web site says there is no driver for the Linux operating system but that one might be ...
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Mark PDF as Adobe PDF

There are several journal websites (typically Taylor and Francis) that require that all PDF files submitted to it for reviewing should be Adobe PDFs. The submission engine will not accept a PDF ...
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Printer printing light pages

My printer gives out very light (barely recognizable) pages. Forums suggested increasing the DPI, but there was only one option available (300 DPI). The issue is not with low ink or toner levels, as ...
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Canon printer won't print PDF files

I am stumped with this situation. I have a new Canon Pixma MG5300 inkjet printer which is connected via USB. Anything else than PDF works perfectly fine: Ubuntu printer test page, LibreOffice files, ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Driver for Lexmark c543dn

I have a Lexmark c543dn that shares the same home network as my ubuntu 13.10 Thinkpad (Z61t). When I installed 13.10, ubuntu found the 543dn fine and automatically installed would appeared to be a ...
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Epson XP-215 installed printer is ready but does not print

I have the following problem with my new Epson XP-215. I have downloaded and installed the drivers from the Epson website. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 (32bit). The printer is displayed correctly and is ...
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Calibrate Printer Color by Hand

How does one calibrate the color of a printer by hand or by eye. More specifically, the printer just has to match the monitor, it doesn't matter if they are both perfect. Is there a way that you can ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - driver for Dymo labelwriter 450 fastest printer

I have this super fast label writer printer which works perfect in Windows 7 but i need to use it in Ubuntu 13.10 because my Python software is only Ubuntu 13.10 compatible. But when i do printing it ...
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Installing Samsung Xpress M2825DW drivers on Kubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble with installing printer drivers. I tried to find them in the data base and could not find them. So I downloaded the linux drivers from samsung.com ...
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Permanently pin printer indicator to top toolbar?

Is there an indicator applet that I can pin to my toolbar which will allow me to view print jobs that are queued for printing?
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printer simulator for ubuntu

Is there anyway I could simulate a bunch of printers in my system in order to do some printing testing in different printers for ubuntu? I need to test different printers for my software.