Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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 ...
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configuring Samsung Xpress C460w and connect it wirelessly to the router

I just bought Samsung Xpress printer C460w and I installed the Linux package driver from its website, but I can't connect my printer wirelessly to my router. In other word, I didn't find how to ...
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Connecting to remote printer server results in “unable to connect page” or “Forbidden”

I set up a server and want to use it as printer server as well. I added a printer connected directly to the parallel port of my server using this answer. Now the problem is that I could not connect to ...
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Printer connectivity

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and am trying to connect my printer - an Epson stylus SX445W. This printer has wifi and usb connectivity. Via the system settings, not a single printer appears nor does Ubuntu ...
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Installing printer drivers

I don't have much experience with Terminal and am trying to install printer drivers for a Canon MX494. I've downloaded (multiple copies lol) of the drivers (.deb and .rpm) and Terminal can't find ...
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unable to connect to wireless printer

In using Ubuntu 14.04 on DELL XPS, I was unable to ping my previously setup printer that was working the day before. I found a solution but it took a lot of time. What is the fastest way to reset the ...
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How to add printer to my server and share it with no GUI?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS installed on my server. I need to add a printer to my server which is connected through parallel port and share it via my local network, so that other devices on the subnet ...
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My install (UBUNTU Precise) has No print drivers

I have UBUNTU Precise to run LINUX-CNC. I want to print setting sheets etc. on my BROTHER HL1470N network printer. The install Printer page finds the printer, but hangs when looking for the driver. on ...
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Canon iR adv c5235 on 1604 driver creates error

After installing 1604 MATE and using all thoughtout options, printer will not print without an error. I installed driver from Canon website and tried then installing the printer, but printer is not ...
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Brother printer does not work after installation

I have problems with the installation of a Brother Printer Model DCP-375CW. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I downloaded the drivers for linux from the brother website, dcp375cwcupswrapper-...
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Canon Maxify MB2050 driver install

Good afternoon peeps, To set the scene, I am really proud to have converted my small business network from a Windows - IT support requiring, slow as hell, problematic, frustrating and generally ...
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Auto Printer Authentication

We have a few Ubuntu machines connected to Active Directory. I'd like to connect our networked printers to them (shared over SMB). Is there a way to automatically authenticate using the username and ...
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Print margins on Firefox (also with Print Edit)?

How can I edit the print margins in Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04? I would like to print a page in A3, with custom page margins, to a PDF... There are suggestions out there like "setting print margins is ...
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Problem installing printer on windows network

The problem is that, I can see the printer, over the net, without any problem, samba works just fine, but, when I select the printer and goes to the next screen to show the drivers list (which are ...
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Printer driver depends on libbeecrypt7:i386 but it's not in repositories

I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 16.04 and now I'm trying to configure a printer. The printer is a Canon mf4320d, so I downloaded the driver from manufacturer's website and tried to install it. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installing Epson driver fails on LSB >= 3.2

Automatic installation of Epson print WP-4015 Ubuntu 16.04 never finish... installation freeze. If I download latest drivers from epson.net, I can't install DEB package, because of APT writes me that ...
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Epson WF 36xx series shooting blanks driver not installing 16.04

As the title states, my printer isn't working right and things aren't installing easily. I have this networked on wireless. The test pages printed directly from the printer were fine. I am using the ...
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LaserJet 3050 printer won't autoselect paper, have to press enter on printer to print

Running ubuntu 14.04 LTS and most current drivers for LaserJet 3050. In any application upon clicking print, the printer processes the job (lights indicate) and then a beep... the printer waits for a ...
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Too high printing delay between jobs, how to fix it?

After a print job completes successfully, I have to wait about 60 seconds for the next print job to begin being processed. I went thru all printer properties and could not find anything related. How ...
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Brother printer DCP-J140w Ubuntu install , USB ok but no Wifi

I today successfully installed a brother printer/scanner DCP-J140W (the w stands for wireless ) . I used a great site https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/15 The printer works fine ...
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How to install epson l130 printer ubuntu 16.04

Epson L130 printer driver will not install on Ubuntu 16.04 - Error message Dependency is not satisfiable: lsb (>=3.2) although lsb 4.1 installed
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How to disable avahi-daemon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

How to disable avahi-daemon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? I have tried sudo sh -c "echo 'manual'>/etc/init/avahi-daemon.override" but seems it does not work. And how to disable cups-browsed? I have ...
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lsb3.2 Epson printer error in Xenial

With Ubuntu 15.10 my Epson L355 printer installed without any troubles. Now, with Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) the printer's installation failed. Before Xenial, I added to the sources list: deb http://...
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Ricoh SP 211SU Driver

I am a complete noob to Ubuntu and want my Ricoh SP 211SU printer to work. But there is no driver... I am Using 14.04 LTS. Can anyone help me with a driver or an instruction?