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Xerox WorkCentre 3615 driver issue

We just received a WorkCenter 3615 printer in the Lab and I'm trying to use in the local network under Ubuntu 14.04. I am not totally sure that the problem is with the driver (but it is the most ...
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How to make Samba require a password to access a printer?

I have a printer hosted on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS that I've been tasked with locking down. The printer needs to be accessible to both legitimate Windows (7/10) and Ubuntu 14.04 users, but not generally ...
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How to setup Canon Selphy DS810 photo printer with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a question about a bit old photo printer and it is: how to get it working? Among a few details of my system are: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS PC: Asus X552M Printer: Canon Selphy DS810 Service: ...
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canon LBP6030/6040/6018L

how to install the canon LBP6030/6040/6018L on the tosthiba satelit laptop? i'm using the ubuntu 14LTS and i can't find a driver for it. sorry i'm reading the forums for almost 4 h but i cant find ...
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Extremely slow printing for Kyocera FS-1320D on Wily Werewolf (15.10)

I have been experiencing slow printing issues with my Kyocera FS-1320D printer ever since I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The printer is connected via USB. The problem usually arises when it comes ...
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Purge print jobs older than say 30 days

Is there something like this in Ubuntu, or a way to immediately delete jobs after print succeeded?
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hp-plugin frozen

I've downloaded hplip from their website. Instalation frozen when is run from non-root user, so I've run it as root. But hp-plugin doesn't work as root ;( If I use non-root user, it doesn't response ...
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CUPS printer not available via Samba at startup

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and have a printer that is controlled by CUPS and which is made available via Samba. Often on startup the printer cannot be seen by Samba clients. It is ...
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How to install filter for printer Canon pixma ip1900

I installed driver for Canon ip1900. But printer doesn't print. It is not hardware issue. In printer properties it is stated: => in "Parameters" "Processing page 1" and after that - "Stoppage - ...
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fujixerox docuprint p115w driver

any ideas as to the correct configuration to get either the pcl or postscript generic driver working. CUPS printing works on the mac suggesting it should do from linux, and poking about the printer ...
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Driver installation issue: Xerox Phaser 6600

The only drivers I was able to find on the Foomatic database are the ones of a different printer (6360DX). I then extracted the PPD drivers from a win 7 driver but the printer config program is not ...
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Can't print on Brother DCP 1612W

I would really appreciate some help as I have spent several days trying to figure out what is going on. I have recently bought new printer Brother DCP-1612W and would like to use. Ubuntu 14.04.2 ...
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HP Envy 5660 doesn't print

So I installed a HP 5660 inkjet printer on my network. My windows system prints to it just fine. The one time I tried to use it on my Debian system, it printed jibberish. On my Ubuntu system, HPLIP ...
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15.04 HP CP1217 how to adjust page margins

I am trying to align the prints on my CP1217 laser printer. My system: Ubuntu 15.04 glabels Cups hplip 3.15.11 The printer is USB connected. See a photo of the printed page at this link. As ...
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linux epson driver fast printing

Windows epson inkjet printer driver offers "fast printing" option that provides 1.5-2x faster printing without noticeable quality loss (by printing in a bi-directional manner, printing head prints ...
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Printing issues on 14.04 LTS

I have an HP Deskjet 2542. the printer is fine but the HPLIP program always delays me when I try to scan or print. I spend so much time going through menus trying to print or scan a document. It ...
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Star TSP100 with CUPS - Windows printing is a Problem [closed]

I have compiled the Star TSP100 Drivers v3.5.0 for Cups 1.7.2 and installed it without any Errors. The Printer is connected by USB to my Ubuntu 14.04 Server and can print Test Pages over Cups without ...
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Samba shared printer prints garbage

I have a printer connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop which I share with other computers in my network using Samba. This setup works correctly with Ubuntu machines as well as Windows 8 machines. ...
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Unable to print with Raspberry Pi, Ubuntu and CUPS

I'm trying to print from a Raspberry Pi, using Ubuntu, CUPS, and the only available drivers from the printer. I'm running the command: lpr -P POS-80 hello POS-80 is the installed printer, and hello ...
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Using TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND wireless routers USB Printer under linux

I have a TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND v3 wireless router into which one can plug an USB Printer. Under windows there is a TP link Software with which the printer can be used. Under ubuntu I have no Idea. The ...
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Cannot instal MP495 Canon on Ubuntu 14.04

there! I'm trying to install MP495 on my computer and I've tried 2 approaches: I've added the Device Uri (found on my modem) however when I try to print a page, the printer is not responding ...
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Printer installer asks for root's password

Something in my Kubuntu 14.04 system seems to be hosed. When I look for printers in System Settings, I'm told that there aren't any, even though I had my printer installed and working not long ago. ...
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canon pixma2920 unable to print

I bought a white Canon MG2920 and it worked perfectly the first two months but then out of nowhere it stopped. I only use it for printing and only wireless because I don't have a cable attached. The ...
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installing Canon LBP 6230dn network printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Linux world, last one week trying to install Canon LBP 6230dn printer in Ubuntu. Please guide me the step by step installation procedure for Canon LBP 6230dn network printer on Ubuntu ...
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Epson XP-225 does not print

I've just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my pc and i can't use the printer (Epson XP-225). I typed Printers in the dash, then found my printer and added it. So it started to look for drivers and installed ...
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Install issues with Ricoh SP 211

im trying to install a Ricoh SP211 Printer on Ubuntu 15.10. The howto from: https://github.com/madlynx/ricoh-sp100/blob/master/INSTALL Is helping me but i got stuck there. When i run ...
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HP network printer only prints first page

My printer seems to be printing only 1 page of a PDF that I give to print. If I use Acrobat, then the following suggestion works: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/only-first-page-print-job.html ...
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Network printer (Canon) on Ubuntu via remote USB port

I've been playing with cups a bit but I got completely lost. What I want to do is to be able to print from any machine (Window, Mac, or other) on my network via printer that is attached to my server. ...
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How do I install a canon pixma mg5400 in ubuntu 15.10

I have tried to install a Canon mg5400 series printer in Ubuntu 15.10 after downloading cnijfilter-mg5400series-3.80-1-deb and scangearmp-mg5400series-2.00-1-deb but keep getting messages about unmet ...
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how to install epson l220 for ubuntu 14.04 lts?

I buy an Epson L220 printer . Now want to add this printer in my HP laptop (64 bit i3 processor ) having ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS. How can I do this ?
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Can anyone help me install my new printer [closed]

I bought a Cannon Printer, but my ubuntu can't recognise this. I have a Brother printer too and here the terminal command was: sudo apt-get install brother-lpr-drivers-extra. It prints fine and noe ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 Canon Pixma ip2600 printer

I typed the following in the terminal but I was unable to get the printer working. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can get my printer working? Thank you in advance for your responses. sudo ...
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Canon printer color printing too dark

I have a Canon Pixma MG5520 printer/scanner combo. It works very well with Ubuntu 15.10 when printing in greyscale, and SimpleScan works fine. However, when I print in color, everything becomes darker ...
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CUPS and OS X - client-error-not-authorized for Create-Job

Cups running on Ubuntu 15.10 server and so far so good. When an OS X device tries to print through the ubuntu cups server, I get this error: IPP client-error-not-authorized for Create-Job On the ...
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Cannot print pages in random order using lp/lpr

Env: xfce4 + ubuntu + bash Printer is configured by hplip. lp -o landscape -o fit-to-page -o media=A4 -o number-up=2 -o number-up-layout=lr -o page-ranges=320,289,321,300 ~/Documents/test.pdf lp: ...
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Red circle with an Exclamation point

I am new working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I installed a Xerox Printer using their PPD file and printed a test page. when i went back to printers the Xerox Printer has a Red Circle with a White ...
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Problem with CUPS on Ubuntu 14.04.3 amd-64

I use a business app, which I installed in Wine in my 64-bit system. I have to print reports from that app, so I have installed cups-pdf. However, after printing to PDF, I'm having these multi-colored ...
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install printer driver for MF4270 printer

I tried to install the printer driver for the Canon MF4270 printer. I found several articles about this problem. I tried 3 methods but none worked for me.
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Able to detect a network printer, but not able to print

I am following this tutorial to install an HP LaserJet printer on Ubuntu 14.04. The printer prints fine on the local machine and the printer is published and shared. The remote machine (also Ubuntu ...
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What is missing?

Trying to install a printer driver for Canon MB2320. Have downloaded the driver and am executing the following command and receiving the response shown below: ...
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How to add a network printer on Ubuntu 15.10?

I need to setup a HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125nw on my Ubuntu 15.10. As you can see from the screenshot, I can see the printer from my network and add it. After this dialog it install the drivers and ...
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How to install Canon Maxify MB2320

Greetings and thank you in advance for your assistance. Although new to Ubuntu, I worked on Unix systems for years, years ago and slowly things are coming back and looking familiar. All the same ...
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How can I print from Vim to pdf?

I would have thought this is rather simple, but I don't get it done: I use gVim and would like to get the text as a pdf-file. In other applications like Firefox the print-dialog shows me available ...
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Network Printing

In our office we all use Windows operating system. We have a network printer (Canon LBP 3300) connected with a windows pc. If I use Ubuntu alone, how to give print with the network printer?
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Understanding Linux printing systems

I have a HP Laser Jet 1020 connected by USB to my Laptop running Linux. How does printing work on Linux? More specifically what are HPLIP, CUPS and Foomatics; their differences, the ...
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Install Canon Printer IR C5035 on Ubuntu OS 14.04 Computer

Does anybody know how to install the printer in a Ubuntu computer? The printer is the Canon IR C5035 and the Ubuntu OS is 14.04. I've already downloaded the printer drivers from the Canon website ...
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Sharing local printer with Windows, printer offline when windows restarts

I have a local printer connected via usb to my ubuntu desktop. I've have shared and successfully installed it on windows 7 desktops on my network. Printer works fine, but everytime the windows pc is ...
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init: cups main process ended, respawning [ubuntu 14.04]

this issue gives me headache , I could not find proper solution , see my problem When try to run cups using sudo /etc/init.d/cups start it produces following message on console cups: unable to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not publishing printers on network

I have two ubuntu machines. One has a usb connected printer and works fine from the computer it is connected. I set up a remote printer on the second machine with a url of ...
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No Drivers Found for Brother MFC-J470DW

So, I've followed the instructions on Brother's website, I've got the installer and I've tried running it. I've seen this question: Brother MFC-J470DW Printer Driver Installation , and the answer ...