Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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?
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Can't find Ubuntu drivers for the HP Envy 4520 printer

My daughter bought me an HP Envy 4520 AllInOne printer. I am trying to install drivers for that printer on Ubuntu and when I go to the HP Linux site, I see lots of printers but not that one. Has ...
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installing a windows driver on ubuntu

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 and I am new to using it. I am trying to connect my computer to my printer but the driver for the printer is for windows, and the disc will not load. Can anyone ...
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Printing issue : CANON MB5000 installed but doesn't print

I am trying to install CANON MB5000 printer on Ubuntu with CUPS. The installation is successful, but when I try to print a test page, document stays in queue with an error. I don't know how to ...
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How to install Epson L375 printer in Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed now Ubuntu 16.04 in my computer, but the installation of my Epson Ecotank L375 printer failed. I can not find the driver of the printer and there is not a lsb file for the drivers ...
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Relation of CUPS printer driver to Imagemagick?

Why does installing CUPS automatically install imagemagick ? On this 16.04 64-bit platform there does not, and never will, exist a need for deliberate imageprocessing. foo2zjs handles file conversion ...
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Windows shared printer NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL

I've tried to install a printer shared from my desktop PC and can't but the add printer option can't find it. I'm able to add it if I fill in the URI smb://WORKGROUP/COMPNAME/PRINTER but that doesn't ...
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printer status “stopped”

Ubuntu 16.04 beta2 printer Epson xp205. After a bit of working around I got the Epson driver installed. All looks good except that the printer status is "stopped" Tried releasing job but still at ...
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Print Jobs in the Print Queue always has the status of “Stopped”

I am a new user of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a HP LaserJet Pro MFP m126nw printer. When I print from computer, my printer does not print. If I check in Print Queue, I see that my status of my job is "...
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How to find ppd's in printer-driver-escpr?

I am installing an Epson XP-830 printer. Openprinting doesn't list it (it's new), but the -820 seems like a close match. (Epson's own website also gives similar if not identical instructions for both.)...
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Can one change the output path of cups pdf printer dynamically

One can call lpr to use cups-pdf printer to print a file to pdf, for instance foo.txt lpr -P PDF foo.txt When calling, the printer creates a directory called PDF in the $HOME directory and creates ...
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EPSON XP-235 Expression Home printer installed but WONT JUST PRINT

So I recently got an Epson XP-235 Expression Home printer and I have tried everything to the best of my ability, but IT WONT JUST PRINT. My computer is a Sony vaio with a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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how can I print multiple odt files from the command line?

I have a bunch of odt files in a directory I want to print. I tried lpr *.odt I got so much junk print outs. Clearly that isn't the answer, so what is?
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS printing problem, extra spaces in words

I have a problem on printing pdf files. When I print out a pdf file with a word, say, "manifolds", I get "manif olds" (extra spaces between "manif" and "olds") on the printed paper. This keeps ...
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New Samsung printer driver wedged with “Cups insecure filter” error, won't print; won't change permissions

I installed the Samsung ULD Universal Drivers for a M2070FW on Trusty. The driver hung with error "Cups insecure filter", refusing to print any test page no matter how many times printer was Added or ...
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pdf is printing 10 pages off

I have a data-sheet for a motherboard I am working with: I tried to print page 136, but 126 came out of my printer. I thought ok, sometimes the pages don't match up exactly between the document and ...
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Does XEROX WorkCentre 3025V_BI work with ubuntu 14.04?

I'm planning to buy a XEROX WorkCentre 3025V_BI Multifunction Printer/Scanner. Its specifications says that it's compatible with Ubuntu 10.04-13.04. Does anyone of you have one? Can you reinforce me ...
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Cups won't print with empty ink error

I've a Canon MP620 Network Printer installed on Xubuntu 16.04. The installation was no problem, everything works out of the box from system settings. If I try to print something I get empty ink ...
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How exactly do I install an epson wf-2630 printer onto my new ubuntu studio OS?

I've read that there's some sort of package that has to be installed before I can even get the "linux version" of setup file or drivers, but nothing I see tells greenhorns where to go do this stuff at....
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JavaFX program doesn't print

In an older installation of Lubuntu 15.10 32 bit. I made this javafx program that prints some stuff. I upgraded (fresh install, with minimal reinstalls) to Lubuntu 15.10 64 bit, and everything still ...
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15.10 CUPS server error

Getting the following error message after install my printer: "CUPS server error There was an error during the CUPS operation: 'Transport endpoint is not connected'." Cancel / Retry On either ...
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how can I print text file from ubuntu 14.04 server to network printer

I have ubuntu server 14.04, I would like to print text file to network printer without setup any print server just normal print job Best Regards Salim Hussein
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How to disable CUPS printer server permanently

Lately i have to reboot my system because ,CUPSD -f loads lot of log files and consumes lot of space , I have tried all options with lot of frustration i have to reboot my system again. I have done ...
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can I clear 'low on ink' status reported by system-config-printer

I have HP Photosmart 5520 and print from xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Printer is fine. I had low ink at one point in the past. With a new ink cartridge I could print several pages, then printing stops with ...
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Dell 1130 printer drivers

Does anyone know how I can get my 14.04 LTS box to drive an older Dell 1130 Laser Printer? Thanks
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Can't login in cups web console

I don't know why, but I simply can't do any administration tasks simply because I can't login in cups web interface. This is my cupsd.conf: LogLevel warn MaxLogSize 0 Listen localhost:631 Listen /...
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Printing with UFW

I have just set up a print server using CUPS and Avahi to allow printing from iOS devices on my home server. I have UFW set up to block all traffic that isn't on my VPN or over LAN. I have even set up ...
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How to get “Epson Printer Utility” to start from Launcher in Ubuntu?

There is "Epson Printer Utility" that shows ink levels and allows to check nozzles and clean printer heads. This utility appeared not long ago and it is very useful, because there is no other way to ...
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Just installed 14.04. Can't find drivers for Brother MFC-J410W printer.

I'm new to Ubuntu and just installed 14.04 on a Dell Dimension 8400. When trying to get my printer loaded, my Brother MFC-J410W wasn't listed. I think I found a driver but unsure how to do it from ...
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Installing Samsung Printer M2830DW Drivers

I have called tech support for Samsung and they were not even able to connect to me remotely, plus she and the online help guy were of no assistance. I am quite frustrated. Someone please help me fix ...
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OK. Weirdest thing ever. Laptop screen turns off when printing

I re-purposed an older Acer Aspire laptop my brother had and installed Xubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly well except for one problem he told me yesterday: The screen turns off when he prints. Yeah. ...