Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Error with Canon image class MF 3010 printer driver in 14.04 LTS

I have a Lenovo B-50 laptop with core i3 processor, 4GB RAM and 14.04 LTS ubuntu installed. I have installed driver of canon image class MF3010 (Linux_UFRII_PrinterDriver_V290_us_EN) but when I print ...
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Why did 2 printers that worked with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS stop working with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

Both my HP LaserJet 1018 (through USB cable) and Epson Workforce WF-3640 (through wi-fi) worked on my previous laptop. When I purchased a used Lenovo Thinkpad X201 and had Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed ...
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My printer doesn't have wifi so can i make a ubuntu the wifi for that printer?

So I have a Windows PC at my Office and I have a secondary Ubuntu PC that makes servers and other stuff. My printer is connected VIA USB to my Ubuntu so every time I want to print something I have to ...
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cups issue printing to remote raw queue with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Brother FAX-2820 that is set up as a raw queue on a Raspberry Pi that is serving as a print server. Since the Brother supplied driver doesn't support non-Intel platforms I had to use the raw ...
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installing epson xp-420 printer/scanner

I am new to Linux so not truly understanding what I'm doing (but loving it so far!!) I am trying to install my printer which is connected via WIFI but when I install the packages from Epson, I get: ...
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Canon printer users: How do you change printer Lan settings using linux?

I need to buy a new printer and i have some questions: How do i change the printer Lan settings using Linux after i installed the Linux driver and the Scangear application? I read the printer manual ...
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HP Photosmart C4480 install

After updating Ubuntu 16.04. my HP Photosmart C4480 is not showing anymore. I cannot instal it or the hplip-3.16.5 file. Can you help me? Thanks PedroPV
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How to install libeecrypt7:i386 from the Wili package?

I need install a driver for "Canon MF8330", which is discussed here Printer driver depends on libbeecrypt7:i386 but it's not in repositories. I know I need to install libeecrypt7:i386 from the ...
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Simple Scan, duplex scan Epson WF-3620 not working

I setup my Epson WF-3620 all in one printer / fax / scanner today. After installing the necessary drivers via Ubuntu repositories (sudo apt install epson-inkjet-printer-escpr) and Epsons website (...
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GUI tool for viewing and managing print queue?

Edit: For future visitors, here's a related answer which explains exactly how to do this quickly. I help this 75 year old man with Ubuntu (He's not very savvy). He freaks out at any mention of the ...
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Epson L355 - Cannot print any document! [duplicate]

I just started using Ubuntu-Mate 16.04 and after setting everything up, I then installed my printer. The driver itself installed smoothly without any problem and it showed up in the printer menu. But ...
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HP Deskjet 1010: print jobs are “held.”

My printer worked fine until today, when I upgraded to 14.04 (trusty tahr). Now the print jobs say that they are "held" and will not print. What can I do?
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Epson Acculaser c1100 installed but not printing on ubuntu 15.10

Although when sending data to printer the data led on the printer is blinking nothing is printed finally. Any idea? Thank u.
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Printer stack on processing - failed to read ppd file

I need to install a network printer: HP-LaserJet-Pro-MFP-m125nw on Lubuntu 16.04. I have installed HPLIP I can see printer with green mark in Printers I can send job to printer But they actually ...
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What is jetdirect 9101-9103 ports usage and is it needed

I have a newly Kubuntu 16.04 installation. I have done a port scan: sudo nmap -sT -O localhost And got those results: Starting Nmap 7.01 ( https://nmap.org ) at 2016-05-29 09:39 IDT Nmap scan ...
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With a Canon Pixma Pro 9000 II how do I get it to print the whole page?

I'm using 14.04. The printer was recognised when I plugged it in and I can print a test page and print from LibreOffice but in both cases the right hand fifth or so of the page is missing - as though ...
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How to doubleclick a Java Jar and start it without sudo

My current Situation: my pc is running Xubuntu 16.04 a java jar app on Xubunutu desktop a USB thermal printer (Model: DigiPOS 920) is connected via USB to my pc the java app talks to the thermal ...
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Cannot Print from Canon LBP6020 Ubuntu 16.04

I just installed the new ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10, where I had set up a printer LBP6020. I'm following this guide I found same steps across the net, so I guess it is quite common. Anyway, when I ...
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How to change the text font color on multiple PDF pages at once?

This is a question which keeps coming back to me and hitherto has remained unanswered. Having once again spent too much time googling for a solution in vain, can anyone help? Goal I'm looking for a ...
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Switching printer does not effect paper size

I have two printers on the same PC. They have different page sizes. When I print (form evince i.e. or other viewers) the software loads peper size form the default printer. Changing printer keeps ...
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Scan from scanner and directly print to another printer (2 devices)

I have a Canon PIXMA MFP that can duplex scan a stack with its document feeder. I have a separate Brother Duplex Laserprinter. The Canon is over WiFi and can scan easily with the Simple Scan ...
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HP Color Laserjet M252dw does not print some files

I have a brand new HP Color Laserjet M252dw on Ubuntu 12.04LTS 32-bit with no hard disc. Some pdfs print and some do not. Some images which used to print now do not. All the printer tests work. ...
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HP OfficeJet 4650 printer not working-how to fix?

It is connected via USB. I downloaded the script to install HPLIP printer drivers. But it gets stuck at one step which is at the bottom of the post sudo dpkg --configure -a (Pre-depend step 1). ...
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RP80 Thermal Printer Installation - Ubuntu 1404(64) Dekstop

I am trying to move to Ubuntu Desktop (all my servers are Ubuntu Servers). but I have hit some problems (Drivers). I am trying to install a RP80 Thermal Printer. Works on Win10/8/7 but on my Ubuntu 14....
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hplip missing dependencies after hp-doctor

I encountered problems with my printer HP Laserjet 6p. I run XUbuntu 16.04 So I downloaded the latest hplip, and I installed it. Unfortunatelly when I run hp-doctor and hp-check, I have 2 errors : ...
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Ubuntu driver to EPSON printers

I intend to buy a new EPSON "L" series inkjet printer (with external ink reservoirs). I wonder if somewhere a driver for Ubuntu is available to these printers, because through the official EPSON ...
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Scanner / printer firewall

My firewall is blocking the scanner from working but the printer works fine. Obviously when i turn off the firewall they both work. I can't figure out how to configure the firewall to allow the ...
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Printing over ssh: “cat file | lpr” or “lpr file”

I am looking at how to print a file over ssh. Two websites (The Linux Documentation Project and Computer Hope) suggest the command "lpr" but both seem to suggest two different methods, with no obvious ...
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how do i get verbose output from lpr?

Im troubleshooting a printer, and I want lpr to give me verbose output. This web page made is seem likely, a "-V" option, but the man pages have no option, and it doesn't work. How do i get verbose ...
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installing Epson WF-840 takes forever

I think the installer has hung, Although I will continue to wait. I have Ubuntu Mate 15.10 and an Epson WF-840 networked printer. When I got to set up the printer, it gives me tho option for use of a ...
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Brother printer hl1112 stopped working on 14.04 after an update

I have a brother hl1112 printer and it suddenly stopped working after an update (I don't know which one exactly, I automatically dist-upgrade daily). I am running 14.04 amd64 with kernel version 3.13....
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Share a printer connected to Ubuntu 16.04 with machines on local wi-fi network

I just did a fresh install of 16.04 and am having trouble sharing my printer with other machines (Ubuntu, Windows and Android) over my wi-fi network. In earlier versions of Ubuntu it was pretty ...
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How do I figure out the “usblp0”

I'm trying to troubleshoot a printer... some people online have had luck printing using this command: echo test > /dev/usblp0 But it doesn't work for me. if I do "lsusb" I do see the printer: ...
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Canon printer ink level detection

When I installed Ubuntu 14.04 printing to my Canon MG6250 printer worked out of the box. However automatic paper switching did not. After unsuccessfully asking for help on the Gutenprint forum I ...
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Installing Brother printer

I have a client who I had to switch to Ubuntu after another Linux distro stopped working for her. I got her working on Ubuntu 14.04 as her laptop is older. All works fine - except for printing. She ...
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Ubuntu freezes when I print

I have an HP LASERJET 6P plugged on the parrallel port. (/dev/lp0) It is turned on. I tried many ways to print anything echo "test" > /dev/lp0 lpr filename even pressing the button "print a ...
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Can't print on Ubuntu 16.04 with Epson L210

Even yesterday I printed with my Epson L210 printer on Ubuntu 16.04 and after shutdown - today - it does not work. Firstly, there was written, that printer filter was not found, so I reinstalled cups ...
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LBP 2900 printer error

I hope some one can help. I have been using my LBP2900 printer on Ubuntu 14.04 for 2 years without major problems, but recently after some updates it stopped working. I'm unsure what updates it was ...
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How to install Epson printer drivers on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am having trouble to set up my Epson printer on Ubuntu 16.04. How can I install the drivers?
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HP LaserJet won't print (16.04 LTS)

I have a weird problem I cannot trace a cause to. I successfully install HP LaserJet 1018, through Printers / Add Printer / (recognizes the USB connected printer) / select HP / Select driver / ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not find any printer

Before switching from Ubuntu 15.10 to Ubuntu 16.04 all three connected printers were working. They still work with the parallel installed Mint 17. Is there a way to get them work again under Ubuntu ...
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Duplex printing stopped working (Lexmark X543)

The duplex printing has been working before, but now it has stopped working when printing from ubuntu (it works fine if I print from my Mac). I have no idea what I might have tampered with in order to ...
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Unable to center the pdf after scaling page (Evince)

I sometime face margin issue (in spite of shrink/fit to printable area) and so I scale pdf say 90% (applying print scaling to none). But the problem is that after scaling page to 90% whole page is ...
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Does HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3635 WiFi (F5S44C) work with Ubuntu 16.04LTS?

I'm thinking to buy a wifi hp color printer, I like the HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3635 with Wi-Fi (F5S44C) + USB cable model. Does it work fine with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ? Does WiFi work fine? Does scan ...
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A last page with a word “secret” is printed

Can anyone explain to me and tell me why there is a last page printed with a word "secret" after every image printed. This does not happen to doc xls or even test page. But when I print an image, ...
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Epson Printer with Ubuntu 16.04

sudo apt-get install printer-driver-escpr not working with Ubuntu 16.04 Epson L130 printer added but with a different driver which is not for inkjet printers or is not working with Epson L130, Now ...
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Epson L800 lsb error Ubuntu 16.04

This particular printer doesn't work with esc-pr and has a driver and a useful interface utility that shows ink level and nozzle cleaning options. This driver explicitly needs lsb-core and in 14.04 it ...
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ubuntu 15.10 - How to install and print with Canon Pixma ip1600

I've spent a lot of time Googling for how to install / print with either my exact model printer or various Canon printers in general. That was a lot of futile reading: none of the questions address my ...
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non-standard keywords in PostScript Printer Driver (PPD) break integration with Ubuntu print dialogue

I got a new printer-scanner recently. It is Brother MFC-L8850CDW multifunction centre. The hardware seems to be working very well. The manufacturer provides a Linux version (a PPD file) of the printer ...
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Cups not working in client machine

I am just trying to make the cups page appear on a client machine. I have installed cups via apt-get install cups. I have installed the cups client via apt-get install cups cups-client. I have ...