Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Suggestions for Epson WF-1110 WiFi printer?

I'm running Lubuntu-14.10-desktop-i386, and the printer install went seamlessly - system-config-printer found my printer on the network and recommended a driver. Unfortunately, that driver, and ...
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After emptying /var/spool/cups CUPS web interface won't accept changes in server settings

Trying to solve "Filter failed" problem with HP printer, I followed an advice to empty /var/spool/cups directory. It didn't help, but it only made things slightly worse - now, trying to change Server ...
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lp works but lpr does not

If I understand lp and lpr correctly, you can run "lp -" and print what you type, and you should be able to do the same thing for "lpr". Also "lp filename" and "lpr filename" should print the given ...
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Wireless Printer Setup

I am trying to setup my wireless Canon MX520 printer: How do I obtain correct drivers for my Canon MX520 Wireless Printer? Instructions for driver installation for Canon MX520?
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Sharp 5316e unable to print via usb

I'm trying to make the printer Sharp-5316e USB to work with cups under trusty, the USB device was just mounting on and off, under debian:jessie, the /dev/usb/lp0, is not mounting anymore and has ...
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How can I make Ubuntu remember the password of my network printer?

I have my computer to connected to the university network, and I added the library printer to Ubuntu so I can send file to printing. Every time I try to print a document, it asks me to type the ...
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New to Linux-How to install Brother MFC-J270W

I used Linux before to no success a few years ago. This time I want to use it seriously as my go to desktop. I had problems installing my printer back then as I do now. So I know I am doing something ...
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Epson WF-3520 all in one printer scanner over WiFi: printer working, scanner not working

I have the Epson WF-3520 all in one printer / scanner. I have it on WiFi (not connected via USB). I've installed the following drivers for it: epson-inkjet-printer-201212w_1.0.0-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb ...
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How to prevent a user from adding or removing printers?

How to prevent a user from adding or removing printers?
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 usb printer HP DeskJet AllInOne not detected

I bought a new HP Deskjet 1510 AllInOne printer. When I connected via USB, it appears as an un-recognized device in dmesg output. usb 3-2: device not accepting address 27, error -71 usb usb3-port2: ...
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Toshiba estudio 385s Ubuntu supported?

We have a new device at the office. A Toshiba estudio 385s, which also has a scanner. Their webpresence is rather bad. Are there any drivers for Ubuntu?: ...
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cant connect samsung printer to lubuntu

my samsung scx-4623 printer won't print. I tried your suggestion but get an error "no such file or directory" while in xterm. The printer comes on for a few seconds and I get a ready to copy ...
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CUPS print a extra blank page between pages

I setup a Epson LQ-570+ dot matrix printer in my CUPS. And define a Half Letter paper size. If file content is more than 1 page, CUPS print a extra blank page between 2 pages. The content is printed ...
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Ubuntu Print via LAN using USB 2 to Fast Ethernet box to USB printer

Ubuntu 14.04 Printer HP OFFICEJET K7100 (wide format) USBNETBOX1 by KONIG, based on ASIX AX88772 chipset Installed HPLIP-3.14.10 version was installed on 19-01-2015 - Ran test print connecting my ...
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Ubuntu and canon i-sensys mf8280

what I want to know is, with windows you get a "toolbox" that you can download from the support and downloads tab in the cannon website for windows 8.1. but when I choose Linux on the website, I don't ...
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printer causing client-error-bad-request

My epson xp 400 printer used to work fine with my pc, which uses unbuntu 14.10 for an operating system. I did install VirtualBox and then installed Windows 7 inside VirtualBox, but I'm not sure if ...
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can't connect samsung printer to lubuntu

my printer won't print. I have LUBUNTU 14.1 (I think). My printer is a Samsung scx-4623f. sometimes the printer will start for a few seconds then quit...so i assume i don't have the correct driver. ...
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I'm trying to find a driver for my old Epson stylus1000 printer

First I should say I'm not exactly flush with computer knowledge but can follow instructions and that I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 I'm trying to get back the use of my elderly Epson Stylus 1000 ...
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why won't my epson wf-2540 work

My Epson WF-2540 will not work in Ubuntu. The printer is recognized, and settings all appear to be correct. Whenever I try to print something, the print job gets added to a number of other jobs-up ...
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Canon PIXMA MP 600R with 14.04 worked perfectly until yesterday. Now full black ink tank won't print

However when I reboot in Windows 7 the printer works perfectly. So the problem must be in the driver & not the machine. I tried re-installing the driver but that hasn't changed anything. I also ...
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Installation of Canon Printer [duplicate]

I tried to install canon printer but unable to install it. It show in printer list. but unable to get printing
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Problem with HPLIP 3.14.10 install

I borked my install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and had to reinstall the OS. I didn't tinker with my /home partition, just reinstalled the OS to the /root partition. When I download and install HPLIP 3.14.10 ...
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changing printing options doesn't work

I've installed brother printer on ubuntu 12.04, but it prints with horrible default settings. When I change it in cups web administration I can see new settings in the web app but printing is still ...
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Counting printed pages on a network printer

In my company I have a printer connected to a PC with Lubuntu and this PC is connected to internal network. I would like to make the printer accessible via this PC, however, not just make it a shared ...
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Userid and Password for localhost:631 on Lubuntu Live USB Session

(Background) I'm testing Lubuntu for future installation via a live USB. I'm making sure I can print to the network printer (it works fine on my ubuntu 12.04 actual install). When I try to set ...
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monitor printing on wireless printer with dd-wrt router

I'm sharing my wireless printer with the people living in our apartment building. We use a list to keep track of the pages printed so we can split the costs. I was wondering if there is an easier way ...
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Epson xp-225 printer wont work on Ubuntu 14.04

The printer is found but when I go to Epson there is no sign of my model. When I choose generic driver it gives me a long list. Which driver should I use My printer connects wirelessly and has never ...
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driver instalation for Samsung M2020W Printer

The printer shows that it is installed but it is "Idle" and will not print. Tried a lot of other typical stuff.
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Is there a way I can share a printer on a multi user computer so it is available even if no one is logged in?

I have a USB printer attached to a desktop that several in the family would like to access from their laptops. You never know who will be logged in on the desktop or if in fact anyone is. Every ...
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Printer Brother MFC 7420 on Raspberry with CUPS

The Printer is connected to a Raspberry and on Network with CUPS. Via Windows Client, the Printer works fine. But on Ubuntu 14.04 there are just coming out endless empty pages. Everything i tried ...
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Canon mg2550 printer: How to install printer driver?

I'm trying to set up a new printer but the problem is I never used Linux before. It's a Canon MG2550 and the installation CD is only for windows. Firstly it doesn't appear on the list of printer ...
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Any help installing a Samsung m2020w driver 14.04

Cannot find a driver for the Samsung 2020 laser jetin the db... The ppd causes a error requiring software component that is not in the base install. Is there a driver install that will work?
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Connecting Dell 1660w printer to wifi in Ubuntu14.04

Can anybody help to connect my Dell 1660w colour laserprinter to Wifi with Ubuntu 14.04? I tried a lot of solutions that I found in askubuntu but the only result, when printing a testpage was the ...
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Brother printer doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Brother DCP-357C printer, but it doesn't work with Ubuntu. It just doesn't seem to get detected. I have tried following instructions in other people's questions, and looked up help on ...
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Brother HL-L2360DW printer installation

I got exposed to Ubuntu Linux at the local public library and liked using it very much so I had it installed on my new Model 19-3013w HP all-in-one PC. Problem is, I am basically computer ...
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printing in 2 printers at the same time

Hi I am having 2 printers with same name/ driver Samsung c460) and both are shared, if I am giving print job to one printer it is coming through another one also which is printing in both the printers ...
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I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10. And I have downloaded the drivers directly from the Epson site for the above scanner. But when I try to install them I get the ...
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Printer issue on Ubuntu 14.04

How can I add a Canon IP2770 Printer on Ubuntu 14.04. I've already tried using the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Printing line-drawing chars from dosemu

I'm running an old DOS office suite under dosemu in Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to work fine except that I can't manage to print the line-drawing characters which form part of the cp437 character ...
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Which thermal printer is comaitable with ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to use thermal printer with Ubuntu 14.02. is there any thermal printer working with Ubuntu?
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Can't print PDFs from windows 7 to ubuntu 14.04 print server

So I recently setup a headless print/media server using Ubuntu 14.04 on my home network. I can't seem to get PDFs to print using one of my Win 7 laptops. I've tried printing them from the web, and ...
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If my HP880c deskjet powers off and I power it back on: how can I get Ubuntu send the rest of the job without having to reboot Ubuntu?

HP deskjet 880c connected HP 110-220z desktop with up to date 14.04 Ubuntu. This usually happens if the printer fails to feed a sheet. Often the printer feed button allows a multi-page job to ...
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Printing service not available

Sorry if this question looks familiar: I tried solutions proposed by google searches but they either are not working or are too technical for me. I messed with cups a few days ago, I don't recall ...
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Canon printer MP630 no longer works after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 bit

I have used a Canon MP630 with Ubuntu for the past 4 years connected with USB. However, after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 I cannot not get it going any more. I have trawled the sites and tried many ...
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How to install Canon Pixma E400 on Ubuntu 14.10?

Fair warning: I am a complete noob to Linux and Ubuntu. I have been trying to install the Canon Pixma E400 printer but have not succeeded so far. I tried: locating the driver through the ...
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Xerox WorkCentre 5335 - Out of Paper Error

Trying to print from a Xerox WorkCentre 5335 because the office insisted it was Ubuntu compatible (nobody else has figured it out yet, either. The higher-ups use Windows, so they don't care). I've ...
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CUPS service not working, can't find any logs

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and when I open up the Printers dialog, I get an error message "Printing service not available. Start the service on this computer or connect to another server". The start ...
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printer OKI B430dn worked on Ubuntu 12.04, doesn't on 14.04

In our office we have several pc's with Ubuntu and a network printer OKI B430dn. The double-sided option worked well with Ubuntu 12.04 driver (OKI B4300 footmatic/pxlmono) installed with CUPS (via ...
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Is it possible to set default printer on a program by program basis?

Is it possible to have different printers as default for one program to another. Currently my default printer is my A4 Black and White printer, thats great for most programs but not for when using ...
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How can I install a Pantum 2502W laser printer on Ubuntu

Attempting to add with the printer application doesn't list the manufacturer. lsusb output before plugging in is: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 004 Device 001: ...