Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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 ...
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PDF are printed as black page [closed]

I succeded in getting working my Canon LBP6000 on XUbuntu 14.04. (Following the instructions in this answer). Now the printer works almost fine. My problem is that PDF files are printed as black ...
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No PPD file while trying to install Canon imageClass MF8380 cdw

I am trying to install driver for Canon imageClass mf8380 cdw usint these instructions: Installing Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw Drivers in Ubuntu 12.10 Everything goes fine until I have to ...
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Installing Epson L120

My OS is Ubuntu 1404. Just installed an Epson 120 in Wine. Install process was fine. Icon now appears in desktop. Problem is I can't open the printer. Says, "There is no Windows program configured to ...
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How to create a very limited user on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to make a safe workstation PC for sensitive data using Ubuntu 14.04. No user should have the right to: print, connect a USB flash drive to transfer files, send files via email or install ...
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How to convert pdf to multiple swf files

I'm new to Ubuntu How do I convert a .pdf file to a number of .swf files (the number of .swf files depends on the number of pages in the .pdf file). Thanks in advance
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Samsung M2675FN network printer does not print from Ubuntu 12.04

At work we have a Samsung M2675FN network printer. This printer works from Windows computers. My Ubuntu desktop recognizes the printer, but it does not print anything. Using CUPS or the printer ...
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Printer won't print (Canon LBP6300dn)

I'm using latest Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install) 64-bit. Every command concerned was run as sudo. I tried installing Canon LBP 6300dn Network printer (connected to my router as 192.168.0.215) as per ...
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Epson Scanner, part of XP-310 Printer, not working in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04

I finally got printer working, but the scanner isn't being recognized... I have sane installed, but it is still as if I have no printer plugged in. "No printer detected", any suggestions as to how to ...
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Show only installed network printers

Since I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 when trying to print something, the printer dialog shows all network printers. The list is very long, since I am on a University network. How can I make the printing ...
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Canon Laser Shoot - LBP 1210 not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed the latest version and it's fine but not sure why it's not working. I'm giving some screen shots.
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Can I use my serial receipt printer as an emergency console?

I recently came into possession of a serial receipt printer and I would like to know if I could use it as an emergency print-out console for the following purposes: Kernel Panic (Stack Traces) Any ...
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Printer in “pending” mode only, not printing

OS: Ubuntu 13 Printer: HP Deskjet 2540 Problem: Printer worked initially. Suddenly stopped working. Printer cue just says "pending" and printing never happens. How do I get it to go from "pending" ...
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HP P1102 printer not working properly

I had to re-install Ubuntu 12.04. My HP LaserJet P1102 is now printing at a very low dpi (for want of a better description). It prints in a very rough draft quality only. I went into "Settings" and ...
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Network Printer found and drivers installed, not printing from Ubuntu 14.04

I was able to find and connect to my Canon MG6320 printer from my Ubuntu 14.04 computer using the GUI. I clicked: System Settings>Printers>Add and everything worked fine until I tried to print a "Test ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 CUPS problem

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 on my laptop and I am not able to print on a network printer via CUPS anymore. If I run system-config-printer I get the error There was an error during the ...
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lsb-graphics in very bad inconsistent state

I was trying to install the printer driver for Brother HL-2280DW, but I had to stop it due to the printer not appearing to any of the PCs anymore. After I stopped it I noticed this error when I ...
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How to get my hardware working for Kubuntu 14.04?

I have a webcam, mic, and printer I want to get working (if possible) on Kubuntu 14.04. The webcam is the highest priority for what I want to get working. Currently, it works in cheese, but isn't ...
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Installation of a Canon MF8380Cdw on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am trying to install a Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw in a 64-bit installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I was able to download the Linux drivers here: ...
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How to install Canon LBP3300 & LBP2900B in 14.04LTS

Can any one tell how I can install Canon LBP2990B & LBP3300 printer in 14.04 LTS. I have downloaded and install .tar file from canon website and after ward its installing but I am not able to take ...
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how to delete permanently printers in the printers list in ubunto 14.04

I've got the same problem of onother user I want to remove some printers I edited the file /etc/cups/printer.conf and it removes it temporarily, but when I reboot the machine it seems that it adds ...
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How to connect my Wireless Epson WF-2540 to my laptop that is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS on my laptop a couple of months ago. I just bought a Wireless Epson WF-2540 all in one (printer, scanner, fax, and copier) a week ago. I have the printer hooked up to ...
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Kodak Aio esp5250 stopped printing after upgrade to 14.04. Printer seems there and OK

I am logged in to 14.04 with gnome metacity because of older hardware. My esp5250 worked fine in 12.04 using cups (c2esp16). One problem I had before was that there is no gui icon in ...
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I cannot print from ubuntu because it does not have linux driver installed. is there a way around this?

I am unsure of what I need to do and how to complete this task. I want to be able to print ubuntu 14.0.4 (virtual box) to my company's sharp mx-2615 printer. ubuntu cannot find a driver for this ...
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How do I get a Samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction printer/scanner working?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I bought samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction. Printer function is working well but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan but it didn't ...
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problem with konika-minolta magicolor 4750en

I am teacher in 12k. In my classroom are 16 pc's and 1 konika-minolta magicolor 4750en network printer. In earlier versions of Ubuntu this printer works fine. But now it has no working. I can see ...
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Installing Samsung network printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Samsung C410W printer on Ubuntu 14.04, however after 2 days of struggling any success. I tried to install it through "Add printer", through adding printer in CUPS and I tried ...
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Sharp AR 153 EN driver

I can't find drivers or ppd files for Sharp AR 153 EN. Does somebody know about it or some alternative? Regards!
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Canon Multitasking printer: Scanner doesn't work, printer does

Model: Canon Prixma MG2260 I have installed to ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. Now I have the problem by my multi function device. The printer works, but the scanner doesn't! I have downloaded the Linux ...
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I can not print on Windows 7 shared printer

For a while I can not print from my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit pc on a Windows 7 shared printer. Before that everything was ok. The printer is HP LaserJet 1100. The error message is: "File ...
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Kyocera job accounting and document box

I work at school and we have many XP machines. A few machines I have converted to various light Linux versions. The problem I am having is with the Kyocera printers. We use job accounting and the ...
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Connecting to a CUPS server

I'm probably missing something entirely obvious, but here goes anyway. I'm trying to connect my Ubuntu desktop to a CUPS print server. I go to printers menu, click connect and enter the server ...
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What does the Gradient Stripes section mean in the Libre Office print preferences?

I guess that Reduce Gradient means that it isn't as high quality, but what is the option for Gradient Stripes or Intermediate Colour?
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Adding a 'network' USB printer

I have a HP Deskjet 1050a printer, hence the 'network' in the title. Its a bog standard USB home printer. I have it attached to my router (has a USB port in it). I have got it connected and working ...
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CUPS isn't allowed to access SSSD for authentication

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. The CUPS server requires authentication for all print jobs. If I send a job as a domain user I get the following errors. Any help would be appreciated. I can't find anything ...
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HP Envy 5530 and Linux Ubunu 14.04

I can't install HP ENVY 5530 using USB Cable in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Trouble using Canon MG 2440 printer in UBUNTU 14

I connected usb serial cable from printer to computer. The drivers has been installed automatically. I printed the test page - it was printed. I tryed to print an image - it stays with status - ...
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Canon PIXMA MG3150 Wireless Connection Setup

Any ideas how to set up Canon PIXMA MG3150 Wireless Connection? On the cannon site it says press WPS button on router... I do not have this button on my router. I run Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I have also ...
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Getting Kyocera TaskAlfa printer working with job accounting

I'm working in an office that has a Kyocera TaskAlfa300i. It has a job accounting system -- when I take a memory stick to it to print that way, I have to input my personal code, which charges the ...
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Can not print after upgrading from 12.x to 14.04

After upgrading from V12.04 to V14.04 I am not able to print. I am using an HP LaserJet 400 M451dn. The printer troubleshooter told me that there is no solution to the problem. This is the output of ...
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How can I get my Dell C1760nw Printer to work with Ubuntu?

Ubuntu doesn't recignize this model of printer automatically. How can I get it to work correctly in Ubuntu?
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How to configure a network printer in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have 2 printers on a home WiFi network that are accessed by 2 desktops running Windows. I have a new laptop on which I am learning/trying Ubuntu 14.04. How do I configure things to access these ...
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Dell b1160w not working in 14.04

I originally installed the dell b1160w printer on ubuntu 12.04. It worked as expected. A few months ago I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and now I can't get the printer to work. I looked at the ...