Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Network print to brother MFC-7420

I am trying to pint to a Brother MFC-7420 from my ubuntu 10.04 machine. The brother is attached to a windows XP machine and is shared. This is what I have tried: System->Administration->Printing, ...
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Can't get HP Officejet 6500 card reader to work

This network (wired) printer works great using the latest HPLIP drivers. However when I plug in an SD card, it just blinks and never shows up mounted anywhere. Has anyone come up with a way to mount ...
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Printer sharing and Ubuntu

I have a printer plugged it into my Ubuntu desktop machine. I want to access it from Windows 7 on my laptop. Is this possible? If yes, how can I do this?
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How to connect my printer to localhost? [closed]

When I try to print, for some reason all the printers I previously had installed have disappeared. I pulled up the "Printing" dialog, and I see that localhost is "Not connected," but when I try to ...
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How to increase printers buffer while printing via command line?

I have a Epson Stylus P50 usb printer and i need to print many copies (50~100) of some .prn files created via windows. I cannot alter/convert those files; They need to be printed exactly as they are. ...
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How do I set up printer sharing with a Windows 7 machine in Ubuntu?

I have a Brother HL-2040 plugged into my Ubuntu 10.04 machine and an HP DeskJet 6540 plugged into a Windows 7 machine on the same network. Out of the box the Windows machine does not see the ...
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Where can I find the Brother HL-2170W 64-bit printer driver?

I'm looking to install drivers for my "Brother HL-2170W" network printer. I can't seem to find the correct driver on the Brother site. Any help would be appreciated. I'm running on Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS ...