Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Sending print jobs to other devices

My office has a Richo printer that we cannot get our new Ubuntu machine to print to. We print over a network and the Ubuntu laptop wtill not recognise the printer. Someone in the office had the idea ...
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printer is printing twice

># echo foo > foo.txt ># lp foo.txt -d DCP9020CDW request id is DCP9020CDW-3 (1 file(s)) > lpstat -a DCP9020CDW accepting requests since Wed 13 Jan 2016 10:36:57 PM CET I just installed ...
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Installing Epson XP-424 wireless printer

I tried to install an Epson XP-424 wireless printer on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. Originally, I attempted to add it directly from "Printers" in "System Settings". This specific model is not listed, so I ...
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Scaling option of the lp printing command is ignored

A week ago, I had Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I could use the following command perfectly: lp -o "scaling=111 sides=two-sided-long-edge" myfile.pdf This week Ubuntu crashed while performing ...
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How do I install my printer to ubuntu?

Hello Ubuntu community I have been having trouble with school because I haven't been able to print documents from Ubuntu(mostly because I don't know how to :( sad face) I was wondering if any of you ...
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boot failure: Starting cups-browsed - bonjour remote printer browsing daemon

i can't boot into my OS. Booting is stuck at 'Starting cups-browsed - bonjour remote printer browsing daemon' Here the screenshoot : Why?
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LibXp.so.6 missing 15.10

Im trying to install a canon printer driver on 15.10. I know this worked on an older distribution, but now the installation fails: $ sudo dpkg -i o1512een_linux_CQueDEB_v2010_64.deb Selecting ...
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canon ip90 used to work with windows but now no longer does with ubuntu

my canonip90 will run but no ink comes out even though the tanks are full. It used to run well when I was using windows XP but with ubuntu no ink?? help please
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Dual boot vs. Virtualbox for driver support

I have a Macbook Air 2015 El Capitan. Unfortunately it does not detect my printer (HP LaserJet 1022) and neither my external USB HDD. However, Ubuntu does support both. If I install Ubuntu in a ...
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Brother DCP-J100 printer installed but wont print

I have installed the DCP-J100 through the terminal following Brother instructions. Installation was successful, but the printer says it cannot find the drivers and nothing will print. The printer is ...
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Can't Print Over Wireless Network - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu newbie here. I tried connecting the printer to my Ubuntu machine via USB and it works perfectly fine. My problem is when I try to print via WiFi. I followed the instructions from edward ...
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Problems with printer connection HP PSC 500 to Dell Latitude D610 running Ubuntu 14.04

HP PSC 500 to Dell Latitude D610 running Ubuntu 14.04. Shows "connected to local host", jobs show up in print queue, nothing prints, jobs disappear from queue. Is there a way to troubleshoot this? ...
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How to install canon pixma MG2920 printer on ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

How to install canon PIXMA MG2920 printer on ubuntu 14.10 Printer color is white. USB connection to HP laptop
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Can't select printing format A3 with Cannon iP8750

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and have connected an Cannon iP8750. The problem is that Ubuntu doesn't offer the printing format A3. Trying to set it up manually doesn't work either. Is it a bug or ...
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Xerox WorkCentre 3615 driver issue

We just received a WorkCenter 3615 printer in the Lab and I'm trying to use in the local network under Ubuntu 14.04. I am not totally sure that the problem is with the driver (but it is the most ...
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How to make Samba require a password to access a printer?

I have a printer hosted on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS that I've been tasked with locking down. The printer needs to be accessible to both legitimate Windows (7/10) and Ubuntu 14.04 users, but not generally ...
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How to setup Canon Selphy DS810 photo printer with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a question about a bit old photo printer and it is: how to get it working? Among a few details of my system are: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS PC: Asus X552M Printer: Canon Selphy DS810 Service: ...
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canon LBP6030/6040/6018L

how to install the canon LBP6030/6040/6018L on the tosthiba satelit laptop? i'm using the ubuntu 14LTS and i can't find a driver for it. sorry i'm reading the forums for almost 4 h but i cant find ...
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Extremely slow printing for Kyocera FS-1320D on Wily Werewolf (15.10)

I have been experiencing slow printing issues with my Kyocera FS-1320D printer ever since I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The printer is connected via USB. The problem usually arises when it comes ...
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Purge print jobs older than say 30 days

Is there something like this in Ubuntu, or a way to immediately delete jobs after print succeeded?
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hp-plugin frozen

I've downloaded hplip from their website. Instalation frozen when is run from non-root user, so I've run it as root. But hp-plugin doesn't work as root ;( If I use non-root user, it doesn't response ...
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CUPS printer not available via Samba at startup

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and have a printer that is controlled by CUPS and which is made available via Samba. Often on startup the printer cannot be seen by Samba clients. It is ...
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How to install filter for printer Canon pixma ip1900

I installed driver for Canon ip1900. But printer doesn't print. It is not hardware issue. In printer properties it is stated: => in "Parameters" "Processing page 1" and after that - "Stoppage - ...
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fujixerox docuprint p115w driver

any ideas as to the correct configuration to get either the pcl or postscript generic driver working. CUPS printing works on the mac suggesting it should do from linux, and poking about the printer ...
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Driver installation issue: Xerox Phaser 6600

The only drivers I was able to find on the Foomatic database are the ones of a different printer (6360DX). I then extracted the PPD drivers from a win 7 driver but the printer config program is not ...
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Can't print on Brother DCP 1612W

I would really appreciate some help as I have spent several days trying to figure out what is going on. I have recently bought new printer Brother DCP-1612W and would like to use. Ubuntu 14.04.2 ...
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HP Envy 5660 doesn't print

So I installed a HP 5660 inkjet printer on my network. My windows system prints to it just fine. The one time I tried to use it on my Debian system, it printed jibberish. On my Ubuntu system, HPLIP ...
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15.04 HP CP1217 how to adjust page margins

I am trying to align the prints on my CP1217 laser printer. My system: Ubuntu 15.04 glabels Cups hplip 3.15.11 The printer is USB connected. See a photo of the printed page at this link. As ...
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linux epson driver fast printing

Windows epson inkjet printer driver offers "fast printing" option that provides 1.5-2x faster printing without noticeable quality loss (by printing in a bi-directional manner, printing head prints ...
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Printing issues on 14.04 LTS

I have an HP Deskjet 2542. the printer is fine but the HPLIP program always delays me when I try to scan or print. I spend so much time going through menus trying to print or scan a document. It ...
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Samba shared printer prints garbage

I have a printer connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop which I share with other computers in my network using Samba. This setup works correctly with Ubuntu machines as well as Windows 8 machines. ...
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Unable to print with Raspberry Pi, Ubuntu and CUPS

I'm trying to print from a Raspberry Pi, using Ubuntu, CUPS, and the only available drivers from the printer. I'm running the command: lpr -P POS-80 hello POS-80 is the installed printer, and hello ...
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Using TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND wireless routers USB Printer under linux

I have a TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND v3 wireless router into which one can plug an USB Printer. Under windows there is a TP link Software with which the printer can be used. Under ubuntu I have no Idea. The ...
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Cannot instal MP495 Canon on Ubuntu 14.04

there! I'm trying to install MP495 on my computer and I've tried 2 approaches: I've added the Device Uri (found on my modem) however when I try to print a page, the printer is not responding ...
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Printer installer asks for root's password

Something in my Kubuntu 14.04 system seems to be hosed. When I look for printers in System Settings, I'm told that there aren't any, even though I had my printer installed and working not long ago. ...
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canon pixma2920 unable to print

I bought a white Canon MG2920 and it worked perfectly the first two months but then out of nowhere it stopped. I only use it for printing and only wireless because I don't have a cable attached. The ...
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installing Canon LBP 6230dn network printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Linux world, last one week trying to install Canon LBP 6230dn printer in Ubuntu. Please guide me the step by step installation procedure for Canon LBP 6230dn network printer on Ubuntu ...
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Epson XP-225 does not print

I've just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my pc and i can't use the printer (Epson XP-225). I typed Printers in the dash, then found my printer and added it. So it started to look for drivers and installed ...
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Install issues with Ricoh SP 211

im trying to install a Ricoh SP211 Printer on Ubuntu 15.10. The howto from: https://github.com/madlynx/ricoh-sp100/blob/master/INSTALL Is helping me but i got stuck there. When i run ...
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HP network printer only prints first page

My printer seems to be printing only 1 page of a PDF that I give to print. If I use Acrobat, then the following suggestion works: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/only-first-page-print-job.html ...
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Network printer (Canon) on Ubuntu via remote USB port

I've been playing with cups a bit but I got completely lost. What I want to do is to be able to print from any machine (Window, Mac, or other) on my network via printer that is attached to my server. ...
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How do I install a canon pixma mg5400 in ubuntu 15.10

I have tried to install a Canon mg5400 series printer in Ubuntu 15.10 after downloading cnijfilter-mg5400series-3.80-1-deb and scangearmp-mg5400series-2.00-1-deb but keep getting messages about unmet ...
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How do I install the Epson L220 printer driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have bought an Epson L220 printer and would like to install the drivers onto my HP Laptop. How do I get and install it on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (amd64 architecture)?
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Can anyone help me install my new printer [closed]

I bought a Cannon Printer, but my ubuntu can't recognise this. I have a Brother printer too and here the terminal command was: sudo apt-get install brother-lpr-drivers-extra. It prints fine and noe ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 Canon Pixma ip2600 printer

I typed the following in the terminal but I was unable to get the printer working. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can get my printer working? Thank you in advance for your responses. sudo ...
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Canon printer color printing too dark

I have a Canon Pixma MG5520 printer/scanner combo. It works very well with Ubuntu 15.10 when printing in greyscale, and SimpleScan works fine. However, when I print in color, everything becomes darker ...
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CUPS and OS X - client-error-not-authorized for Create-Job

Cups running on Ubuntu 15.10 server and so far so good. When an OS X device tries to print through the ubuntu cups server, I get this error: IPP client-error-not-authorized for Create-Job On the ...
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Cannot print pages in random order using lp/lpr

Env: xfce4 + ubuntu + bash Printer is configured by hplip. lp -o landscape -o fit-to-page -o media=A4 -o number-up=2 -o number-up-layout=lr -o page-ranges=320,289,321,300 ~/Documents/test.pdf lp: ...
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Red circle with an Exclamation point

I am new working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I installed a Xerox Printer using their PPD file and printed a test page. when i went back to printers the Xerox Printer has a Red Circle with a White ...
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Problem with CUPS on Ubuntu 14.04.3 amd-64

I use a business app, which I installed in Wine in my 64-bit system. I have to print reports from that app, so I have installed cups-pdf. However, after printing to PDF, I'm having these multi-colored ...