Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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14.04: “Printing Problem” — Multiple alert windows

It seems from reading [1] that it was decided that multiple error alerts may be shown when a printing problem is detected: "For now, multiple errors with the same printer should be presented ...
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How can I install a Dell printer under ubuntu 14.04?

The place where I am right now has a Dell 968 printer and, as I have found out, Dell does not provide Linux drivers for their printers. I have tried to install a generic driver following the answers ...
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How to choose filename and save-folder by pdf-printing

VIRTUAL PDF PRINTER: Is there a way to tweak cups-pdf in order to be able to choose the generated file's name and default directory where the pdf file is saved (default set to ~/PDF/) ? Background: ...
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Printer in System Settings — how to remove stopped jobs?

For one of the three printers I have set up, the one name t2rm175, claims to have six active jobs. When I click on Show to see what they are, they are all "Stopped". Since these are print jobs I no ...
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How do I get gedit to print?

I can print from every other application -- Libre Office, gimp, Ubuntu test page, Kate, Inkscape, etc. -- but gedit stubbornly refuses to print, show a preview, or 'print' to a PDF file. When I try ...
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not printing web pages

HI I have an HP printer/ scanner, but when I try and print a web page it does not print, and also afterwards when I try to print from Libre office nothing, I have to delete the printer then re ...
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Can't print in portrait

Since this morning, I can't print in full size portrait. No matter how I fiddle the printing options, reboot the computer, restart the printer, the hard copy always comes out half size, 2 pages per ...
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cups-pdf unable to lookup user

I am using cups-pdf for many years now without problems. But now, its seems to be broken. Ubuntu version: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I try the same setup on a fresh installed server, with same problems. Set ...
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Monitor Printers remotely over SNMP in Ubuntu

We have a lot of printers in company and we want to monitor Page Counts, daily report,etc. we tested a lot of monitor tools but they did not meet our requirements, and we found this software for ...
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How do I get a Lexmark T652 printer working?

My system is Ubuntu 14.04. The printer is Lexmark T652. In my institute, it need user name and passwd to printer document. I added printer via "System Setting -- Printer" or cups. It no error during ...
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Port /dev/usb/lp0 stops responding after print job

This question is related, but different from this question I have a usb thermal printer Star-TSP650 installed on Ubuntu 14 and I want to control the status of printer (out of paper, open cover...) ...
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Canon IR3235 UFR II v2.90 driver can not be installed on ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) and tried to install Canon UFR II v2.90 drvier. Following the installation guide, I run rpm -ivh cndrvcups-common-2.90-1.x86_64.rpm, but got the following error ...
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Printing Dropbox Document in ubuntu ,

I'm just trying to print some doc from Ubuntu, I issue print commands and it spears in printing process with processing status without printing any thing finally after minutes it changed as stopped ...
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Just Loaded Trusty tahr where is the update manager

I have just loaded Trusty Tahr but the update manager link in the far right dropdown menu (my previous version of Ubuntu (12.04) at least shows 'Software Up to Date' and looking in the dash screen it ...
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Driver for Kyocera FS-820

I have used this printer with no probs with previous Ubuntu versions. With 14.04 after clicking on the recommended driver the sreen shows "Installing driver openprinting-glutenprint" it stops halfway ...
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Hard drive activity every few seconds

My hard drive is being written to every few seconds, even with no applications running. The last lines of dmesg shows the following; [19795.860804] type=1400 audit(1411730528.506:81): ...
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Media Limits error in test print Ubuntu 14.0

I just upgraded my Ubuntu system from version 12 to 14 and I have a problem in printing with Libre Office and PDF files. The printer is connected to the network but whenever I print a document, it is ...
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How do you make printing use default settings every time you print?

I would like 'Print' to use default settings instead of settings used last time. If I used 2 on a side printing last time, I would not want it to remember that setting next time. Is it possible to ...
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Printer problem

I have just been prompted to upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. Having done that the printer will not print, it just goes into the print queue. It works fine in Windows. Any suggestions welcome
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Samba printing: difference in prompt for authentication vs set authentication details

I'm connecting a printer via Samba and am observing the difference in Authentication. When I hit 'Verify' using the 'Prompt user if authentication is required' details, and I enter my username, ...
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Epson Workforce 845

I have installed all the required drivers to get my Epson Workforce 845 to work most of the time on Ubuntu 14.04. I can print and scan, never tried faxing. What I need is the option to use duplex ...
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Running 14.04 Cannot install Brother DCP J4110DW printer

The DCP J4110DW is not listed.in the faq's I have tried to set up this printer. 14.04 can see printer, but no communication even via usb cable. Print test page/ print self test/ clean nozzles Printbox ...
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Printer prints blank pages

I have a new Brother HL-2240 printer usb connected on Ubuntu 14.04.1. using the Brother HL-2170W Foomatic/ljet4 driver (the driver recommended by default). I tried printing pdf files from document ...
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Trouble Installing Canon MF4370DN Printer in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have downloaded the appropriate Canon printer driver common modules, but am having difficulties locating the PPD File in order to add this printer. Any Ideas?
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Canon PIXMA MG5400 Series driver issues

I run Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and I have a Canon PIXMA MG5450 printer connected to the PC with cable. I turn it on and it is not recognized automatically, I can't find any drivers official drivers for it. ...
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Find lp port of thermal printer

I have a usb thermal printer Star-TSP650 installed on Ubuntu 14 and I want to control the status of printer (out of paper, open cover...) before sending a print job. This is done through low level ...
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HP3070 hold's it's printing

I have triet to install HP3070 drivers for Ubuntu. Everything went allright. But for some reason everytime i try to print something it's beeing held. I think I might have found a solution in this ...
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Can't get Brother MFC-J430W working

I have done all that I know to do. I went to the Brother site and downloaded the driver installer, but the printer still isn't working. How to solve it ?
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Help with lexmark printer X4650 on 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04

So I have searched for hours and tried to download all kinds of drivers that should work. However everything that I try is either for older versions of ubuntu and dosn't work, is for 32 bit operating ...
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How can I add Aficio MP 5002 printer driver?

I have ubuntu 14.04 on my system and when I'm adding the shared printer by IP, on installing part it freezes. What should I do?
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Canon LBP2900 installation in 14.04 LTS [closed]

How to install Canon LBP2900 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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Multu Funtion Scanner Printer All in One

Need to know which Multifunction / All in Ones are compatible with kubuntu / Ubuntu Linux and give all of the functions I need, which are the ability to Scan Flat-bed, multi sheet and print all in one ...
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How to print to a Canon MX922

I have a Canon Pixma MX922 that is set up to print wirelessly. Is there a generic way to print to this device over Ethernet? Is there a specific driver I can install? I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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Epson ink levels above 100% using ink

I am using an EPSON Stylus DX4050 printer on my Ubuntu machine, and since I upgraded to 14.04, my ink level tools are giving incoherent results: $ sudo ink -p usb ink 0.5.1 (c) 2010 Markus Heinz ...
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Fujifilm ASK2000 photo printer

I have Fujifilm ASK 2000 photo printer. Anybody know is it possible to use it with Ubuntu? Ubuntu doesn't recognize it automatically but maybe the printer uses some standard printer language like PCL ...
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Epson Stylus 21 driver does not have a change ink function

I have recently changed to Ubuntu from XP. Initially my Epson Stylus 21 worked but now is very erratic. The printout has changed from full colour to wrong colour to grey to have faded away. It ...
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HP 3070a helds it's printing

I have a problem with HP 3070. It just holds printing and that's it. And I receive communication errors. After quite some time of searching on the internet, I have found some topic, which I hope can ...
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SOHO Network Scripts

I have a trying to develop two simple scripts to automate the set up of a small office with a Ubuntu server and workstations. I am likely in way over my head, but I am trying to do it anyways. The ...
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Canon MP270 Printer Driver

I'm an ubuntu novice using 14.04, and I'm trying to get my printer working. I've tried every option I've found online, but nothing has worked. ...
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Can ubuntu be used to print from school networked printers?

I have looked through some questions but haven't found any direct answers- I am considering a Chromebook because of the cheap price, but not being able to connect to my school's networked printers ...
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Crouton,Chromebook HP 14,Ubuntu 12.04 and a USB printer possible?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my wife's HP 14 Chromebook via Crouton method. The main reason was Libre Office, which she likes a lot more than the "Microsoft Word Online" option in Chrome OS. ...
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EPSON PRINTER SCANNER FAX

I have Epson Printer L555 with scanner and Fax. I have found L555 printer driver but not able to find driver for fax and scanner. I found Vue scan software but even it didn't detect my scanner and ...
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Reset a printer on Ubuntu 14.04

What I want is a procedure that returns a printer to the "system just booted" state. This entails: The printer is ready and accepting jobs. The printer's job queue is empty. Maybe something else I ...
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Why wont my computer (Ubuntu 14.04) print via Laser Jet P1102

I have an HP LaserJet P1102, it is recognized by my computer (Ubuntu 14.04), I printed a test page and it worked fine, so I moved on to printing my document, but... it doesn't. I'm rather ignorant as ...
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problem with remote printing using rsh

This is really a unix/linux problem than an ubuntuproblem, so perhaps this is the wrong forum, but I'll post it anyway. when I type the commandline command rsh -l <myName> <IPADDRESS> ...
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What printer model have I to choose for Toshiba e-Studio 2330c?

I'm unable to find this model in the list of available Toshiba models. Would you mind telling me a compatible one?
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Installing printer drivers it freezes up

Its just a problem with installing the printer from Epson using the configure printer program. It just freezes half way through instillation. I've been working on this problem or ages now I've ...
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Printer installation stalled

I'm trying to install the drivers for my printer, I think I interrupted the installation first time round and now it just stalls and freezes up. Also when I restart the computer it starts now in ...
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Canon LBP 2900 not working on ubuntu 14.04 error message devicepath

I did the following: Downloaded and installed CAPT drivers v 2.6 with dpkg. Installed portreserve, gsfonts, gsfonts-other, gsfonts-X11 with apt-get. Ran sudo service cups restart. Then sudo ...
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Error with dpkg

When I try to install anything, I get an error. ex: diego@diego-Satellite-C655:~$ sudo apt-get install spotify-client Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...