Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Lexmark E240 printing issues

I have Lexmark E240 laser printer. I have been using it with 12.04 (32bit) for 2 years with no significant issues. Since lexmark does not support this printer on linux, I used alternatives drivers ...
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How to get working cups command line tools on Server 14.04

It looks like some of the commands like lpr and lprm have broken versions that don't work with cups. These commands worked properly on 10.04. lpr for cups has an -o option, but no lpr is intalled ...
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Brother DCP-135C on Ubuntu - cannot change print quality

Changing 'print quality' doesn't affect on print quality ;) Printed documents are the same quality no matter what quality I'm choosing on computer. If I choose "fast" it's the same as "normal" or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04:LTS , HPLIP loses USB connection to HP laserjet

This is my first post, so please let me know if i have inadvertanly broken any rules. Problem There seems to be a problem with HPLIP and USB connections in ubuntu 14.04LTS. After upgrading i ...
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“Dirty files” failure printing with Samba

After several attempts with two thinkpads to get my hp-printer running under Samba I gave up. I followed all instructions for adding a new printer. On my two thinkpads, one with newly installed ...
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Intall new printer ubuntu 12.04

I want install a Zebra TLP 2844 on Ubuntu 12.04, but i need change the model of text-only to raw file. How I configure this?
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Printer not printing but recognized by computer

I currently have an hp laserjet 1022 on my ubuntu 14.04. When I tried to print from pdf is said usr/lib/cups/backend/hp not available. Is there a way to fix this?
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canon imageclass mf3110 printer wont print

I set up the printer but when I click print it doesn’t print I tried it on scan and on copy and nothing happens what do I do
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Making Canon LBP6000 printer work under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Previously, I have successfully used this Canon LBP6000 printer under Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit). Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Already several hours have been wasted making this printer ...
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system-config-printer broken after update to 14.04

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 the dialog system-config-printer in gnome runs into problems when called from the command line: sudo system-config-printer Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Canon iR 2420 L printer driver

How to install Canon iR 2420 L printer drivers in Ubuntu 14.04? There are no printer drivers available for Ubuntu 14.04. The same printer drivers were working in Ubuntu 12.04.
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Intalling Panasonic KX-FLB 802 Multi-function Station in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Where to find drivers for Panasonic KX-FLB 802 Multi-function Station in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit Nandakumar
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PPA removal problems

In an effort to use my printer, I installed a PPA but in the end, this PPA was not necessary. Now, this PPA causes an error when updates are loaded. The update error message is the following: ...
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Can't scan with xsane, or simple scan from HP Deskjet All-In-One 4625

I found this related question, where the OP is trying to connect to a Printer/Scanner via a network: Xsane: Failed to open device `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_C5100_series?zc=HP5180': Error during ...
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Xerox Workcentre 6605 drivers

I am searching for xerox workcentre 6605 drivers to get our office printer to work in various ubuntu versions, but mainly 13.04. Do you have any idea of how to do it? I have been researching this. ...
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how to install Canon printer driver 2.80?

Setup: Canon MF4150 printer, Ubuntu 14.04 or 12.04 I am new to Linux so I spent the past few weeks playing with Ubuntu. The most important issue I had was getting the printer to work and share on ...
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generate printer logs

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an EPSON WF 2540 printer. The printer drivers come from the Epson Linux download centre and so far have been working ok. The question here for me is how to log every ...
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How do I get a Panasonic KX-FLB 802 multi function printer working?

I am unable to make the PANASONIC KX-FLB 802 attached to the pc work. Any suggestions ? Searching for the it in the Printers tool results in "No matches found"
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Xerox Driver - Only Color

At my University, we have Xerox WorkCenter 7545. So I downloaded this driver and installed the printer via "Provied a PPD file". Then I configured everywhere Monochrome printing. The problem is, ...
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HP Deskjet 1050 worked with Ubuntu 13.04 but not printing with 14.04

I have a HP Deskjet 1050(All-in-one) which previously worked fine on Ubuntu 13.04 but since upgrading to 14.04 I'm having problems. I re-installed hplip, now on version hplp-3.14.4. All seemed to ...
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Canon LBP2900 printer installed, but does not print, only piles up in print queue

I Installed canon LBP2900 printer on Ubuntu 12.04, 32 bit machine, 14.04 also does not work. I used following documents as reference while installing. How to install Canon LBP2900 printer in ubuntu ...
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Canon MF4770n driver installation for Ubuntu 14.04

I installed the driver and it seems to be installed fine, since it gets rendered, but it never gets to the printer. It will not even print a test page so far. I would be happy to even use a generic ...
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Issue with gedit printing

I executed gedit and printed some texts with it in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. But I think that It's not doing it correctly. Perhaps I don't know how to use gedit. Please help me with the way how to ...
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Why won't my OCE c360 print on upgrade to 14.04

Our office uses OCE c360 by Konica Minolta and the generic driver (PCL 5e) only prints black and white, so we use the linux driver provided by Konica Minolta, but that won't print at all and sometimes ...
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Java Applet / Printing

We access a third party application (java applet), which prints output to a postscript printer. We have been using this application on Windows from quite some time successfully. Our current setup is ...
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fails to print brother HL2250DN & Lexmark 534DN using ubuntu 14.04

Before the upgrade to 14.04, I could print using networked Brother HL 2250dn and Lexmark C534dn. Now I can only print to Lexmark but only through PDF. It does not work on Libreoffice. For Brother ...
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printing on a network

I am having problem printing to any printer at my workplace. The office use Windows all around. Even as I see the printers listed in my network settings, I cannot address them to do anything. The ...
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Weird data printing when using Star TSP800

I have a Star TSP 800 printer. I have hooked it up with a parallel to USB cable to my macbook pro running Ubuntu in Vmware. When I try to print to this printer I get a really weird print out. It ...
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No sound, printer, or wireless connections

Had sound after installation but not now; Have not been able to connect to Canon Pixma iP2600; Have not been able to connect wirelessly.
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Canon i45000 series DeskJet printer troubleshooting

I have recently started having issues with my Canon USB printer. I didn't have any problems until recently, now I cannot get any documents to print, and I get errors and brought to a diagnostic ...
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Epson Printer driver

I cant get my Ubuntu 12.04 to recognise my Epson all-in-one, wi-fi WP4545 printer. It seems to go through the motions of searching, finding the driver and asks for authentication, shows the install ...
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Ubuntu 14 not loading printer

I have a HP laser (HP laserjet M1132 MFP) printer. When ubuntu finish booting, the printer seems to be not connected to the system, but after 10 minutes it comes online. Why it does load the printer ...
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Network printer recognised but not printing

I have 2 desktops, 1 of them runs win xp and has a HP Laserjet p2055d attached. My ubuntu desktop does not print though ( The one that hasn't the printer attached.) When I sudo ...
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Ubuntu 14 does not shootdown

It has been some time I have installed the last Ubuntu. Some times, not always, I try to shotdown Ubuntu it stops on killing remaining processes? Any one know how to solve this issue? Also I am ...
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Dell 1250c drivers loaded in 14.04LST but won't print

I am running Xubuntu 14.04LTS 64 on an Acer Extersa 4620Z. I downloaded the Xerox 6000/6010 .deb package and tried to install it. At the end of the install, the "Install" button returned in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Xerox Colorqube 9000 series

Our campus uses the ColorQube 9203 and 9303 from Xerox w/accounting turned on. We've tried everything we can think of and we can't seem to print to the unit successfully. We use the following ...
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cups with Ubuntu 14.04 very slow

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop. I have cups installed to connect to the printer server at my work place. On both systems I see all the printers ...
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How can I get my Epson SX515W to scan wirelessly in Ubuntu 13.04

Managed to set up my Epson SX515 (all-in-one) to print wirelessly relatively easily but when I try to scan Simple Scan tells me that No Scanner Detected. If I connect the printer via a usb cable then ...
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Install canon lbp 2900b printer on my clients system

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my system to start learning Linux. My boss has challenged me to install Canon lbp 2900b on my computer. I have Googled many pages but none of them are working fine ...
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Epson C1700 printer probelm

is there anybody who has the same issue with an Epson C1700 printer? I found no drivers for Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) I tried Xerox, Minolta but doesn't work! Please help me to get work the printer. ...
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Canon-LBP2900 printer not working on ubuntu 14.04

I could not get cannon lbp printer to work on ubuntu (14.04) after trying everything possible on the internet. Packages intsalled - cndrvcups-capt_2.60-1_i386.deb and cndrvcups-common_2.60-1_i386.deb ...
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how to add a final form feed to a ppd-file (because deskjet 710C does not eject last page)

Recently, I stepped over from XP to Xubuntu 12. During install everything seemed fine and my HP deskjet 710C was recognized (USB configuration). However the printer does not eject the last page. The ...
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Problem with printing (hplip) in Ubuntu 14.04

Earlier when I run Ubuntu 12.04, It prompts to install printer on detecting by XTerm (It automatically download and configures hplip) and my hp-laserjet working fine on Ubuntu 12.04. Now, I am ...
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can't get netwroked Brother MFC-J870DW to print on 14.04 LTS

As far as I can tell from running the diagnostic and debug commands for CUPS the drivers are installed, the printer pings, but the debug log seems to indicate that the printer is not returning a ...
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Scanner recognition

I have a HP Photosmart B210 connected via USB to the computer, which prints fine. However when attempting to scan from the device, I get the error message "Make sure the printer installed properly, ...
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how to publish a printer in 14.04

In ubuntu 14.04 My Printer is showing as shared but not published. I don't have a server settings button to publish my printer where is it?
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Install network printer manually (TP-link TL-WDR3600)

I want to use a HP Deskjet f380 printer as a USB connected network printer, connected with a TP-link TL-WDR3600 router and it's not working. This question is a duplicate of: Install Network Printer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot print through Canon MF8200 series printer

I have recently upgraded to 14.04(64bit). My printer used to work on my Ubuntu 12.04 (32bit), but now cannot print. The printer have all the packages successfully installed, and printer can be ...
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Sagem MF-5482n printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I got a multifunctional printer Sagem MF-5482n. On their site there is a Linux software for it but for Ubuntu 9.10 but I am running Ubuntu 14.10 x64. How can I install it? Is the only way to install ...
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Is there a short way to purge all printer configurations?

An Ubuntu 14.04 which I have been maintaining has a lot of non-working printer configurations. I'd like to purge it all and configure only the working ones from the scratch. Any ideas to remove them ...