Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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.
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Print PDF file shows up as garbage

I'm trying to print several PDF files exported from Google Docs. When I open them in Document Viewer, hit Ctrl+P and select my printer, it spews out several pages of garbage which appear to be the raw ...
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Error installing printer driver

I am trying to install the driver for my Epson WP-4530 printer. I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My printer is connected to my home network router. The Printer install utility is able to ...
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Canon printer driver MG5420

I went to link that was provided by cochisebt: Search for drivers, manuals and firmware for PIXMA MG5440 Downloaded this file mcp6-mac-mg5400-10_84_2_0-ea13 into my download folder. I have Ubuntu ...
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Getting Epson workforce 435 to work in Ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying to get my Epson Workforce 435 all in one wireless printer/scanner to work in Ubuntu 12.04 and no luck. For now, my OS is running within an Oracle Virtual Box VM. I have downloaded ...
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brother mfc-495cw cupsd issue on Ubunutu 13.10

I'm trying to install the Brother linux drivers for my MFC-495cw. I followed the directions at the brother linux download site. lpr and cupswrapper files are confirmed installed. I cannot print to ...
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Printer Canon MG2120 no color, Ubuntu 12.04, script doesn't detect

The MG2120 runs, but nothing is printed to the paper. I found these instructions in ask ubuntu: Download and install these drivers :http://support-sg.canon-asia.com/contents/SG/EN/0100392602.html. ...
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Printer set-up in Ubuntu13.10: printer can not create temporary file

I recently upgraded a system from 12.4 to 13.10. LaserJet 4p printer connect to LPT1 was working under 12.04, now when I send even test page to printer, job comes up in the printer queue but is ...
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How to install a Brother MFC-885CW printer

How do I install a Brother MFC-885CW printer? The driver does not appear on the Ubuntu list. I downloaded the drivers for Linux to my download file, but cannot get this printer installed.
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Drivers for e-STUDIO 2540 CSE

I've been searching for the drivers of my printer Toshiba e-STUDIO 2540 CSE for about an hour and I haven't found anything. But I think they do exist because right here ...
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printer dissapearing on its own without user interaction

Is it possible for a already installed network printer dissapearing on its own in ubuntu linux, forcing you to reinstall it? This is the third time happening to me. The only other proper reason for ...
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Dell 1160w driver asks for root priviledge?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a Gateway 32-bit laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 which has a Dell 1160w printer connected. The printer is configured under the available default driver Dell 1100. I test printed it ...
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Installing Windows Network Printer on Ubuntu using samba [closed]

I need help in installation of Canon LBP 2900 Network Printer on Windows via samba on ubuntu 13.04 i am totally blank.. plz help.. thanks in advance ...
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Printing from Ubuntu Chromebook to Mac OS X server

I am running 12.04 via crouton. I can print via Google Cloud but would like to print direct from Linux as well. I can enter the IP of the printer but then I get a list of connections of which ...
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Firefox Print preview in Ubuntu is different than Windows

I need to check print preview using firefox in ubuntu. But the condition is, it should be equal to windows print preview which was shown by firefox. I have tried various paper size and zoom sizes but ...
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How to set Canon C5235i printer to staple

How do you set the options to enable stapling when printing to a Canon C5235i printer? I tried looking at http://localhost:631 but I can't see any option for this. I am using Canon imageRunner C6800 ...
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Brother mfc 665cw printer not printing

I finally installed Brother MFC665CW. When I went to localhost:631/printers/, they are all idle. When I go to my scanner, I click "Send Image." It says "Connecting to PC" but never scans or does ...
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I am looking for drivers for my Epson Stylus CX4300 for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I haven't been able to find software drivers for my Epson Stylus CX4300. This is a multi-function device consisting of a printer and scanner. The articles on the forums refer to older versions of ...
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Canon MX320 printer doesn't print any more

I have Canon Pixma MX320 printer, that used to print ok in Ubuntu 12.04...after I uninstalled KDE Plasma (I made back up before that) it stopped working...I suppose I uninstalled canon drivers...is it ...
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Samba Shared printer

I attached a printer to a Router usb port and configured the router as samba server. When tried to see the printer from Ubuntu PC I couldn't see the printer. I made several test changing workgroup, ...
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How do I connect to a printer shared via Windows?

I have a HP D2330 (Deskjet) printer that is connected to a Windows Vista machine (which I use as a print server). My Windows PCs easily connect to it to print to a common printer. How do I connect my ...
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How do I get a Canon MG5550 printer to work under Ubuntu 12.04?

My old Canon printer has just died and I've replaced it with a Canon MG5550 inkjet printer. I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have downloaded drivers into my Download file but am stuck. What do I do next? ...
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can't delete a printer - how do I access the printing dialog with admin privileges?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. When I access the "printing" menu (System settings / printing), and right-mouse-click on a printer, a number of options are disabled (rename, delete). Do I have to somehow ...
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Error with Canon imageclass D480 driver in Ubuntu 12.04 x64

After installing libglade2 I was able to get the cannon drivers to install per the instructions: dpkg -i cndrvcups-common_2.70-1_amd64.deb dpkg -i cndrvcups-ufr2-us_2.70-1_amd64.deb ...
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How do i install Canon LBP 2900 laser jet printer on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

How do i install Canon LBP 2900 laser jet printer on ubuntu 12.04 please help
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Can't print DuplexNoTumble in Firefox

I have two computers with ubuntu 12.04 and with same image config. Both have Firefox 26.0, same printers, same updates, but one of them can't print in DuplexNoTumble, I select this option in Printer ...
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How to make Ricoh Aficio SP 100 work on Ubuntu 13.10

I bought a Ricoh Aficio SP 100 Monochome Laser Printer, but have been unable to make it work on Ubuntu 13.10. The printer has been detected, but the database doesn't have a driver for it. The closest ...
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Where to enter authentication details for an ipp printer?

I am trying to set up a network printer, which uses an ipp print queue. I added the printer using printing > add > find network printer > entered the ip address with queue = ipp > found ...
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Toshiba eStudio 167 will not print

Ubuntu 12 and 13.04, I can easily find and install my network printer Toshiba estudio 167 and even print a test page. But when trying to print something else it says no response from printer, as if it ...
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How add shortcut of Printer setting on Desktop Panel on Ubuntu 13.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 Gnome Desktop, I'm looking for a way to add "Printers" shortcut on Desktop Panel, I need to change printer settings always. How can I do this?
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How to list all available printers from terminal?

I need a command to list available printers in my Ubuntu. The printers list could be installed or shared? This list also should state the state of the printer . Any Help to achieve my goal?
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Driver for Canon Pixma MG5520

I have been looking for a Driver for a Canon Pixma MG5520 all in one under Ubuntu 12.04. I have not found any in various searches. The michael-gruz PPA does not have it. Canon claims: There is no ...
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Brother MFC665CW on Ubuntu 12.04

I've been trying to install Brother MFC665CW on Ubuntu for months now. About five minutes ago, it finally said "New Printer Detected" and shows it in the list of my printers, but from the ...
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Unable to print from Visual Basic running in WINE?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have installed Microsoft Visual Basic using WINE but I am unable to print to lp0. I am using the following code: open "/dev/lp0/" for Output As #1 In Windows I used to use ...
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DRIVER XEROX WORKCENTRE 7530 Ubuntu 13.10 no color

I trying to install a network printer XEROX WORKCENTRE 7530 on my Ubuntu 13.10 fresh installation. No offical driver from Xerox, so I had to install openprinting driver from ...
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Cannot print pdfs with images

I can successfully print text files or webpages but when I print a pdf file with images, the printer does not print the images. In fact there is a white space instead of the image on the printed page! ...
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Install Network Printer Manually (Router : TP-Link TL-WR842ND)

Router Model No. : TL-WR842ND After reading this article, I carry on the installation but it does not work. This is the properties page : I have attempted to print test page but the status shows ...
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Problem adding Printer to Virtual machine [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 64 bit on my laptop and I have a virtual machine (win7) created and using with virtual box (4.3.6 incl. extension pack). Further I have an Kyocera FS-1041 printer which I cannot ...
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13.10 network Epson printer stuck on “Installing”

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10, and I can't configure my wi-fi Epson TX430W printer. Using the Settings->Printers interface, I can detect the printer. When I click add, I briefly see a "Searching ...
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cannot print on ubuntu 12.04, canon printer

I am trying to print a PDF file (or libreoffice writer) by canon MF4400-series printer connected by USB to my laptop, I could add the printer but when I print a PDF it says the printing is stopped due ...
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Epson XP 205 stopped working

I have had this printer for about a year now and both printer and scanner have been working find. Today for no apparent reason it will not print. The wifi connection is showing on (green light) Its ...
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Installing Epson Printer but Interrupted by lsb Dependency Error

I am installing the Epson XP-310 driver from this website. When I attempt to install the downloaded .deb file, I get the following error: The Package System is broken ...
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How to print using Ricoh Aficio SP 100 Monochrome Laser Printer?

Printer is detected on the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. But on giving command for print, the dialog box shows rendering...and then task 'completed', but with no print output from the user!! How to overcome this ...
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How to access hp-plugin-ubuntu in 12.10

I have updated 12.10. When I run my printer, HP 1022 Laserjet, I receive a pop up that tells me: HP Laserjet 1022 printer has an optional proprietary plugin. Run hp-plugin-ubuntu. So, I input: ...
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Connect Wirelessly Canon Pixma MG3222 printer

I was reading over another question, but I ran into an issue of my own and it couldn't be solved in the comments, so I have created a new one. The original post asked... The Canon Pixma MG3222 ...
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Canon Pixma ip1500 driver

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an old PC. Is there a driver that will work for an old Canon IP1500 printer?
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Lexmark Pro805 all-in-one printer fails on Xubuntu 12.04 & 13.10

Downloaded and installed Lexmark's Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit driver from ...
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Brother MFC7360N printing blank pages

I followed the instructions shown here. However, when I send a job to the printer it just prints plank pages. My configuration from CUPS is displayed in this image: I am running Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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EPSON Borderless option not available for Custom Paper Size (Custom PPD file needed)

Any PPD experts out there? I am trying to print a custom paper size of 932.6 x 1728 mm with borderless option. What I need is a working PPD file for an Epson WorkForce Printer. I've validated the ...
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Epson XP 205 how do I install a driver & which one

I am a novice user of Linux, but have successfully replaced Vista on my Gateway laptop(MT 6832b) with Ubuntu 12.04, everything seems to work o.k. ie -wifi to BB router(Tesco-Technicolor-router) E-mail ...