Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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How to install Epson xp-750?

I am a first time user of Ubuntu, and struggle to install a printer, my printer is Epson xp-750 A link to how this is done is appreciated.
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share ubuntu printers with virtualbox windows

I need share printers from ubuntu with windows installed on same host as virtuabox I have problem, that in new ubuntu (unity) didn't exists settings cups deamon which I found here ...
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Setting up network printer Ubuntu 13.10

New Ubuntu 13.10 Laptop File Sharing is working fine. According to one post: Go to the Printers applet Press the Add printer button Select Network Printer Select Find Network Printer Problem, ...
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How to install a fuji xerox docuprint m255 z on ubuntu 12.04 - printer is on a windows network

I have a number of desktop PCs running UBUNTU 12.04 on our Windows network. I have set up a Fuji Xerox Docuprint m255z with a fixed IP address. Is there a driver I can install for it?
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I can't use print button [closed]

I use Ubuntu 13.10 version and I can't use print button Why it can't work? I think something wrong at software update Before software update, I can use print button. But, now, I can't do that Who ...
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How to add printers to Ubuntu en masse

I work at a company with many network printers. We're switching many of our computers to Ubuntu 13.04 and I need to add the printers en masse. I figured the best way to do that was through a script. ...
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Print dialog: how to disable sorting of pages (in 1 copy)

I want to print a pdf in a specific order but I think Ubuntu automatically sorts the pages which I choose. For example if I want to try to print 2 pages on both sides of a sheet (4 pages total like a ...
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My Network Printer is printing smiley faces simultaneously!

I am a junior linux administrator at a university. We have installed a Xerox Phaser 3250 Network printer yesterday. We have installed it correctly on desktops with ubuntu 12.04. It works but it ...
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Why does the printer print an extra page containing “p://poppler.freedesktop.org”?

I received an HP 255 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I print a PDF file on my Lexmark T640 it prints a extra page, on which the only text is: p://poppler.freedesktop.org But for me it's a really ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 and HP Printer Problems

I have a problem with getting my HP LaserJet Professional 1102w printer to actually print; I have already downloaded and installed hplip and ran hp-setup in both the interactive mode as well as going ...
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how to install canon pixma mg 7150 printer

I tried to install my new printer: canon pixma mg7150(printer/scanner) on ubuntu 12.04 LTS but till this moment it doesn't work. The operating system recognize the printer, but cannot find the right ...
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What drivers should I use for my printer? [duplicate]

I have an HP LaserJet and when I print some pages, the printer prints really slow. Sometimes it even takes hours. I already have Gutenprint, but it is still slow. EDIT: No I did not use hplip. Having ...
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How to run a program automatically on printing

I developed a simple application that show on screen my printers ink levels. I'd like to run this program automatically every time that Ubuntu send to the printer the print command. Can anybody help ...
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Evince printing problem

I have a fresh install of Ubuuntu 13.10 and have been having problems printing pdf files from evince. Many files (not all, but the vast majority of them) won't print correctly from evince. I can ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 print as pdf does not work

the function "print to file" doesn't have any output. I want to print for example a web page just as pdf. when the print dialogue is open, i select "print to file". a progress bar is displayed and ...
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How to print more than 100 copies?

I have a label printer, which I use to create stickers for bread bags for my small business. I often print 500-800 labels at once, but in Ubuntu the maximum number of pages is limited to 100. How to ...
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Install Canon LBP2900b on Ubuntu 12.04, 32bits [duplicate]

Please tell me how to install Canon LBP 2900b printer on Ubuntu 12.04.
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where can i download a canon mp640 pixma driver for linux

I have a canon mp640 and have lost the driver disc I need a way to download the driver for it. I have found the driver for window and mac but nothing for linux or ubuntu. I have Googled everything I ...
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Problem with Libre Office in Ubuntu 13.04?

I dont have a printer, and I use Ubuntu 13.04. The problem is, I write in Libre Office writer. Whenever I take those files for a print out in a Computer cafe, they use MS office 2010 and all my ...
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Problem installing HP Wireless Printer

I have an HP5510 Wireless printer that I have been using for a year or two. I have no problems connecting to it with both my current laptop running 12.04LTS and my wife's Windows 8 HP laptop. I ...
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How to print from a 32-bit 12.04 Ubuntu laptop to a printer on a 64-bit windows 7 pro computer

The answer to this question is that you have to go into the printer preferences of the printer connected to the windows 7 pro computer and click on the ports tab. Then find where it says ...
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Printing problem in HP Laserjet 4250 in ubuntu 10.04

I have a HP Laserjet 4250 printer in ubuntu 10.04. I am getting the following error when printing self-test page : /usr/lib/cups/backend/lpd failed. Here are the output of the lpstat -t : ...
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Strange, unwanted entry in printer dialog (Brother HL2270DW)

I got this wireless printer and got it working without issues on 13.04, but since I upgraded to 13.10 there has been this weird issue with the printer and I haven't been able to find any help because ...
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Should I set up my CUPS Printing to use IPP, LPD or URL?

When I got to add a network printer, I'm always confronted with the same dilemma: Do I set up the printer via IPP, LPD, or using it's IP address (AppSocket/Jetdirect?) and why? What are the ...
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Ubuntu and Epson C67

I have a PC with Windows 8 and a printer Epson C67. The driver is outdated for Windows 8. I want to know if is possible to use the printer with Ubuntu and what I have to do.
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Can't open .exe file on CD because it's read only

So I have this software CD for my Canon MX420 printer that I've been trying to install onto my computer. However, when I run the .exe setup file, it says I need to run the program as an administrator. ...
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I cannot install my printer

Hello I just started to use ubuntu. For the moment I have not a very good impression. I still try to install my printer and it seems that I need a password for "workgroup". Can you please let me know ...
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How can I install a printer driver from a (local) ppd file?

I've selected the local option and I have had this screen in front of me for a good 10 minutes now. Am I doings omething wrong?
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where do i get a driver for a dell 720 for ubuntu 12.04

I cannot seem to install my dell 720 printer, there seems to be no driver for it and ubuntu does not read the dell driver disc i have
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How to setting up Xerox DocuPrint M205 b on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

Just bought the printer with scanner (copier) capability. Having trouble on setting up the printer/scanner. Tried to setup with Brother HL 2030 ...
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canon image runner 2420l on ubuntu

we are an Indian Government office and working on ubuntu. Recently we purchased canon image runner 2420 printer which was not able to connect to the system , since there is no driver . can anybody ...
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Printer working Problem Epson Aculaser M1400 for Ubntu linux

the printer Epson Aculaser M1400 not working in Ubtuntu linux 12.04. how can it words properly . please help
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Problem printing from HP Deksjet D2666

i use ubuntu 13.10 and use hp deksjet d2666 printer but only tri colour cartridge work well, so i can't print in black, what should i do to activate the black cartridge? thank you for the answer ...
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Secure a samba print server in 12.04

I set up a sambda server on my router, and can access it with ubuntu. I installed the following applications to see the share: $ sudo apt-get install samba samba-common system-config-samba ...
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Is there a system tray utility for the Epson Stylus C88+?

My dad claims there used to be a tool in the system tray that graphically showed him his ink levels, but there isn't anything there now. Does such a utility exist?
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Do I need to install drivers for my printer?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 Today. How do I print on my IEPSON FX890 DMP printer?!
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Install printer Lexmark X4690 (ubuntu 12.04)

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and tried to install a printer without sucess (Lexmark X4690) but it seems that this printer is no longer compatible as the last software available was to ubuntu 10, but did ...
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print service (cups) no longer starting - for several months

I'm unable to view my network printer in the configure printer area. It worked for over a year, then stopped a few months ago. I'm able to boot into windows and print, my wife is able to print to it ...
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How do I configure CUPS for a continuous feed printer?

I have an HP DesignJet 430 plotter than I need to configure. Everything works except that I can not define the media size as being on a roll. I need my media definition to be 36" wide and infinitely ...
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Ricoh Aficio SP 1200s driver for ubuntu

I receive blank pages when i give a print command for this multifunction printer. When i confirmed with the engineer, they said they don't have driver for Ubuntu/Linux operation system. although ...
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Can't find driver for Kyocera Taskalfa 180 gx

Not able to find driver for Kyocera Taskalfa 180 gx for ubuntu. Any advice?
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CreateProfile Failed | Adding a re-shared printer

I am trying to add a printer to a newly-installed Ubuntu 13.1 laptop. The printer is shared through USB from a Windows 7 laptop to a Windows XP desktop, which is also sharing the printer. This is due ...
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Problem for Duplex printing with HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus

With the HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus printer, I can only duplex print the .pdf format document but I did not manage to do so for .doc, .docx nor .odt documents. Does anyone know why? Thank you!
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log in to cups admin in browser?

I want to use a wireless printer. I googled it and it said to go to website: 127.0.0.1:631/ and click on admin. It asks me to log in. I put in my ubuntu name and password and get denied. Does ...
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Installing Konica minolta PP1400w

New Installation Ubuntu 13.10 Samba4 installed Printer HP Color LaserJet and Canon 4550 already successfully installed and networked to windows 7 machine. Printer connected to machine via USB and ...
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Canon LBP3100B Printer => CAPT driver is installed => when I try to start ccpd, I get this: `Check the DevicePath of /etc/ccpd.conf`

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit Driver: CAPT v2.60 -> debian package 64 bit Printer: LBP3100B Regarding to this "Answer", I've installed the canon CAPT driver on my machin, but when I try to ...
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brother DCP-J315W ink problem

Why the printer show the black ink is empty even though when i check manually, the black ink is still 35% full? it's really frustrated that i always need to change the new ink even thought it's still ...
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Does “everything is a file” apply to network printers?

If "everything is a file," can I access network (IPP) printers like USB printers (/dev/usb/lp0)? If so, where?
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how to share a wireless printer in a shared ubuntu/xp lan [duplicate]

I have a lan network where a wireless printer is connected. Ubuntu sees the printer but windows xp does not. How can I use Ubuntu to share the printer with the xp computers? Publishing "shared ...
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Detecting a printers ink level

I am looking for an app, preferably gui like that detects the printers ink level. Specially for the latest models of printer models like HP, Epson and Canon amongst others. My idea is to solve ...