Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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HP P1102W not responding

Trying to install drivers for a HP P1100W on Ubuntu 12.04. The printer was recognized as soon as I hooked it up. I'm using the USB cable. I followed the directions of the below URL "working with ...
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Passbook printer IBM 9068 A03

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, with an IBM 9068 A03 for output. The available driver for the printer is Proprinter II. It's great. But the matter is the resolution just 120x72 dpi (max), whereas it should ...
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“browse” button disabled in “windows printer via samba” for printer shares

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 and SMB printing seems to be missing. There was no SAMBA option for adding a network printer, after Googling, I installed libsmbclient, smbclient and ...
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Konica Minolta bizhub 163/211 driver for Ubuntu 14.04

I have bought a new all-in-one Konica Minolta bizhub 163/211 but I cannot install it on Ubuntu 14.04. Where can I get its PPD?
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Printers - service framework not available

Trying to install Samsung ML 1660 printer. Under System Settings- Hardware -Printers, it tells me the 'service framework not available'. lsusb recognizes there's a Samsung device connected, but ...
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Sharp AR-5516 all-in-one printer not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Sharp AR-5516 printer connected to my PC but I cannot get it working. I have tried to install its driver with the printer driver manager, but I cannot find it. I installed the recommended ...
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After the installation of foo2capt driver for Canon LBP 2900

I installed foo2capt driver in Ubuntu 14.04 for Canon LBP 2900 printer. Then add printer using printer settings option. When I give a test print the status shown as 'processing' , no further ...
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Monitor print jobs/pages printed per IP address

We use an honor system for printed pages, but since someone's been misusing our trust I would like to monitor/log the amount of pages printed per IP address. Is there any software (or script) that can ...
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kde 5 plasma printer configuration module not found

does anybody know how I can install a printer in kde 5 plasma ? I cannot find a module for that in system settings :-( os configuration is: ubuntu 14.10, kde plasma 5, x64
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Manual duplex printinting Canon MX475

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have the Canon MX475 printer. I want to print a document on both sides of the paper. I have installed my drivers using the tutorial from this page Drivers_tutorial ...
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Deinstalled LAMP and all its dependencies. Now I can't find my Network Printer

I installed LAMP but noticed it would affect my battery life, so I deinstalled it, with all its dependencies. (Yes this was stupid) Now I can't find my network printer. I tried reinstalling CUPS and ...
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Brother HL-L2340DW printer

I've (perhaps unwisely, it seems) just bought a Brother HL-L2340DW printer and I'm struggling to get it working with Ubuntu. I need to get it working wirelessly, but I can connect it by USB in order ...
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14.04 Lexmark X1240 three in one printer driver

Does 14.04 work better with a Lexmark X1240 printer than previous versions of Ubuntu? I plan to start getting my computers back to Ubuntu and wanted to see if I will need to get a different printer.
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samsung scx-4650 4x21s series printer drivers

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and there is no printer driver for my samsung scx-4650 4x21 series pre installed. How can I install the printer driver?
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How configure Samsung printer! (Add local printer, Cups etc). ML-2010/2015. Ubuntu 14.04

I used tutorial here to get my printer working: http://bchemnet.com/suldr/. Followed all the steps, installed the package. I am using Samsung ML-2015 (same as 2010). Checked that driver works for it. ...
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Cannot connect to remote printer after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I had Ubuntu 12.10 which connected to a printer shared in my network without any problem. but after upgrading to 14.04, I found I insert the username and password for the user on windows, clicks ...
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Visible password in printers.conf

Is possible to hide a password in printers.conf? I know its accessible only by root, but ...plaintext... Or is possible to setup authentication page evertime when i print a page? Thanks # Printer ...
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Canon MG2922 cannot get to work

I have a Canon MG2922 printer that I want get working on an Ubuntu 14.04 desktop installation. I would seem that none of the drivers I tried for it work. When I load them and attempt a test page, it ...
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Printing footers using enscript

I have a working bash script which converts text files to postscript using enscript 1.6.5.90-2 on Kubuntu 14.04. It does several other things to make the output look better like setting margins, ...
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CUPS not starting (Ubuntu 12.04)

I want to install a ppd file to use the network at my university for printing. I use an Acer c720p Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04 (crouton). The problem is that I can't use the printing service. When I ...
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Why does e-cryptfs keep filling up /tmp?

For some stupid reason Ubuntu 14.10 is now filling up /tmp with files. There are millions. dmesg shows me thousands of lines like this, [15686.146977] ecryptfs_create: Failed to create file inlower ...
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Can't print correctly to Brother HL-2140 laser printer from Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and connected to Cups which found my Brother HL-2140 printer. I then printed a test page and the printer began putting out an endless amount of blank pages. Turned the printer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 14.10 Simple Scan + Epson XP-610 printer / scanner loses its mind

Our Epson XP-610 printer / scanner "loses its mind" when trying to scan with Simple Scan at 600, 1200 or 2400 DPI. By "loses its mind" I mean that all the lights on the printer's front panel start ...
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I can not get my Brother-MFC-J4510DW to print on Ubuntu 14.04

The printer is recognised, but when I then try to install the driver it comes up with the Gutenberg suggestion and then just hangs on that one until I kill it after about half an hour or so as nothing ...
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Installing printer on old laptop

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my old laptop. The printer is a HP Laserjet P1005 connected by USB. In the Control Panel, I have installed my printer, but nothing happens. Printer ...
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Error: 'There was a problem connecting to the CUPS server.'after upgrade 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, I can not use my (SAMBA) network printer anymore. Jobs stay in the que forever. When I go to 'Printers' and ask for the properties of the printer, I get the message: ...
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Wireless Printer not found to set up printer when wireless printer is connected in 14.10 upgrade

I just upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 32 bit. I was using my wireless printer with 14.04 with no problem. But after the upgrade, my printer area doesn't see the wireless printer to print to. I can ...
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Brother network printer with users

My office has a Brother MFC-9970 CDW on the network. The printer is set up with users so that each person can be billed according to their printing usage. Everyone can print from Windows, but from ...
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Brother MFC-J470DW Printer Driver Installation

Show me how to install the drivers of Brother MFC-J470DW Printer on Linux Ubuntu software. Thank you.
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Ubuntu 14.10 cant find printer option Windows Printer via SAMBA

After upgrading to 14.10 I cant find the option "Windows Printer via SAMBA" on the add new printer dialog. The option used to be there in previous Ubuntu versions
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Canon MF4010 and Canon UFR II driver installed. Not printing

I have a Canon MF4010 printer, Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) and the correct Canon UFR II version 2.9 driver for the printer installed. The driver is provided by Canon, and is not an open-source equivalent. ...
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Install HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP, connected to a Synology DiskStation

I've got a HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP which is connected to a Synology DiskStation. I would like to install it to print from my Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu discovers the printer with DNS-SD and tries ...
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How to check the ink level in Epson Stylus DX 4400?

I have a Epson Stylus DX 4400. I need to see its ink levels in the 4 tanks it has. I tried MTink but I can't get it to work. The printer can't print anymore. I need to know which tank is empty but I ...
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Sharp AR-5516 printer not working after installing drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I have a Sharp AR-5516 printer that is working with no glitch on Windows XP but not on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I have installed the drivers but it keeps giving printing errors. I have attached the ...
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problems printing

I am running ubuntu 14.04, and am having problem printing. When I print from evince, I get the error message: Internal Error: cairo context error: invalid matrix (not invertible)<0a> Internal ...
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Windows shared HP DJ 4180 installed OK but will not print

I can install a windows shared HP DJ printer all OK. On Unbutu the print process seems to go all OK and sends to the windows printer. The printer starts (making some I'm about to print noises) but ...
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Not able to print using 14.04

I have ubuntu and I love it but I cannot get my printer to print even though its showing that its installed in the printer screen. I am using 14.04, when ubuntu was first installed on my computer I ...
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Adding another computer's printer

I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Connected to this is a USB printer which works fine locally. System Setting -> Printers indicates that the printer is shared and I have previously been able to ...
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How do I remove a phantom printer (driver)?

When I try to print from any app, two printers show up, the working CUPS printer named "Canon_MX920_series" and a phantom "MX920 series", left over from a botched printer install attempt a year ago ...
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Printer Epson SX218 wont print monochrome && draft mode

I installed my printer Epson SX218 (similar to SX200/210/215) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a lot of problems during installation it works fine but: 1) it won't print monochrome although using ...
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Can't print colors after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

Since I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 I can't print in color anymore. I have checked all the settings I could think of and tried printing from different applications and printers. Everything is ...
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Samba - shared CUPS printer not printing

Hello fellow StackExchangers, I tried running CUPS+Samba on a 12.04 to share a printer (Canon MP550) with a couple of windows clients. CUPS is showing the printer, not indicating any trouble. The ...
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Canon printer driver in Ubuntu for Canon image runner 2202n

How to install appropriate driver for Canon image runner 2202n in Ubuntu? In default printer drivers available in Ubuntu I have found Canon IR 2022 and 2200 but not Canon IR 2202n. Please provide ...
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Printer not recognized on Ubuntu Libre Office?

I have an HP Officejet J4660 All-inOne printer and I want to print files with Libre Office but it doesn't recognize the printer no matter what I do, am I missing something or the printer is just ...
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home directory flooded with .o and .lo files

After installing cups and cups-pdf from the Software Center and hplip from the HP Linux Imaging & Printing site, with `> sh hplip3.14.10.run', my /home directory is literally flooded by more than ...
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Need rip software for a large format printer

Is there any rip software available for Ubuntu to print on my Mutoh or Mimaki printer? It is a large format printer vj-1304.
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How to zoom a pdf with centering?

I am using Document Viewer 3.10.3 in Ubuntu 14.04 I want to zoom a pdf and print it to a file (another pdf). I am able to zoom it but the issue I am facing is this : the pdf is getting zoomed ...
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Printer DNP DS-RX1 doesn't print second file or page, end with error [Job N] Printer Status: Idle

Freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and usb photo printer Printer DNP DS-RX1 (cups + Gutenprint Printer Drivers), print fist page or file in any job and than finishes rest of job/s with error [Job N] ...
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How to scan and print from terminal

I want to scan a file from terminal. What is the command for that? I also want to print the same file on a different printer, thus making a copier. I want to put it together into a shell script. I ...
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How do I install a Lexmark X1185 on ubuntu 12.04?

I'm literate in geekese so please be gentle. I'm 62 yeas old. Enough said. LOL What I would like to know is How do I install a Lexmark X1185 (multi function printer) on ubuntu 12.04?