Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Brother HL-2270DW Stops Printing

I have a Brother HL-2270DW. When I first installed the printer, it printed the test page fine. Later, when I tried to print another document, the printer did not wake up and begin printing. I ...
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How to get canon d1150 printer working on ubuntu 12.04

Installed ubuntu 12.04 just a few days ago. Seems to be running fine (on amd 64 bit system). Also installed driver for imageclass d1150 from canon's website. In printer policies it says printer is ...
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installing printer Canon LBP-1210 on Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04 LTS

I typed the following codes as per instruction from a pdf file from website executed following commands The printer mentioned in file is LBP2900. I changed it to suit my printer LBP1210. sudo ...
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Toshiba Laptop not working printer

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5200 with part #PSCOYU--O18001. Originally it had Windows 7 premium black edition, I decided after testing the dual os system with 7 and 13.04. First of all, it won't ...
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Print with other user on network printer (CUPS)

To start off in case that makes any difference: I am doing this from a live-usb-stick of 13.10 to check if everything works before actually installing Ubuntu and leaving Windows behind. Printing on a ...
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uninstall epson XP205 wireless printer

I have been having trouble with this printer for about 4 weeks now. Submitted an earlier post plus the solution that I eventually found which appeared to resolve the issue. A couple of days later it ...
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CUPS Print Delays [on hold]

I am a developer of an open source Java printing plugin for the web browser and we have a client that reports 250ms delay in printing on Ubuntu, but no other OS. He has tested printing on Windows and ...
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Brother DCP-J140W Driver in ubuntu 13.04 32 bit

I need to install my printer "Brother DCP-J140W" driver in ubuntu 13.04 "32 bit" where I can find it & how to install it
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Live CD ubuntu 13.10 is not working with hp printer 1020 plus

I am new to Linux . we have new requirement where in I have to connect HP 1020 plus printer with Ubuntu live cd . I have tried a lot but unable to do . when we are installing new hplib from site I is ...
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Canon IP90 doesn't not work with ubuntu

My Canon ip90 printer does not seem to work with Ubuntu's driver. Is there a solution for this anywhere. Canon's web site says there is no driver for the Linux operating system but that one might be ...
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Mark PDF as Adobe PDF

There are several journal websites (typically Taylor and Francis) that require that all PDF files submitted to it for reviewing should be Adobe PDFs. The submission engine will not accept a PDF ...
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Printer printing light pages

My printer gives out very light (barely recognizable) pages. Forums suggested increasing the DPI, but there was only one option available (300 DPI). The issue is not with low ink or toner levels, as ...
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Canon printer won't print PDF files

I am stumped with this situation. I have a new Canon Pixma MG5300 inkjet printer which is connected via USB. Anything else than PDF works perfectly fine: Ubuntu printer test page, LibreOffice files, ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Driver for Lexmark c543dn

I have a Lexmark c543dn that shares the same home network as my ubuntu 13.10 Thinkpad (Z61t). When I installed 13.10, ubuntu found the 543dn fine and automatically installed would appeared to be a ...
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Epson XP-215 installed printer is ready but does not print

I have the following problem with my new Epson XP-215. I have downloaded and installed the drivers from the Epson website. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 (32bit). The printer is displayed correctly and is ...
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Calibrate Printer Color by Hand

How does one calibrate the color of a printer by hand or by eye. More specifically, the printer just has to match the monitor, it doesn't matter if they are both perfect. Is there a way that you can ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - driver for Dymo labelwriter 450 fastest printer

I have this super fast label writer printer which works perfect in Windows 7 but i need to use it in Ubuntu 13.10 because my Python software is only Ubuntu 13.10 compatible. But when i do printing it ...
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Installing Samsung Xpress M2825DW drivers on Kubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble with installing printer drivers. I tried to find them in the data base and could not find them. So I downloaded the linux drivers from samsung.com ...
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Permanently pin printer indicator to top toolbar?

Is there an indicator applet that I can pin to my toolbar which will allow me to view print jobs that are queued for printing?
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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?