Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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AppSocket/HP JetDirect - how to find host and port number

In connecting to a network printer using AppSocket/HP JetDirect, how does one determine the host and port number?
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Cannot print from Canon D530 with latest driver

I'm having some serious trouble printing from my D530. I downloaded the driver from Canon's website and unpacked with gdebi and ran the install.sh. Here is the log that I am getting after attempting ...
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Using Wine for Windows printer driver on Linux

We have some old printers with Windows drivers only at my work space. Is there any general way to use their drivers through Wine? I have not found any decent and new documentation about the problem. ...
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CUPS : cannot connect with network printer with wifi laptop

I have a laptop, a Toshiba Satellite C855-S5206, running Ubuntu 14.04. It used to be able to connect wirelessly via the modem to my network laser printer wired into my desktop, also running 14.04. ...
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How do I fix innocuous error messages from lp regarding p11-kit?

Any time I run lpr or lpq, I get this error message: p11-kit: invalid config filename, will be ignored in the future: /etc/pkcs11/modules/gnome-keyring-module.dpkg-remove The commands still work ...
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hplip update cannot install plugin

I have recently upgraded my HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (hplip) to version 3.16.2. However the installer does not manage to hadle the installation of plugins and requires manual intervention. ...
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How to save print paper size in LibreOffice Calc?

I'm printing many Excel files everyday, each file has many sheets. I'm going to print all sheets together in my own paper size like "longbond" but for every sheet I have to change one by one from "A4"...
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Photos and micro SD card

I am having trouble opening photos off ubuntu, It comes up with (COULD NOT LOAD IMAGE and FAIL TO OPEN INPUT STREAM FOR FILE) I have had this problem ever since I installed Ubuntu from Windows. I also ...
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evince 3.10.3 prints pdf file fields with shading as solid black

Evince suddenly started printing shaded boxes as solid black. Probably upgraded in recent maintenance? Evince 3.10.3, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. All Ubuntu updates applied (Mar.3, 2016). PDF print works OK ...
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Network Printer over samba not working on lubuntu 15.10

The printer always returns with 'filter failed' error. I have tried re-installing it several times. Even tried with different version of hplip (3.15.7, 3.15.11 & 3.16.2) but still problem persists....
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Change style LibreOffice Calc

The problem is rather easy to explain: how to change the font size/color/boldness of the row/column numbering in a LibreOffice Calc document on Ubuntu 15.10 (LO version is the default 5.0.5.2)? Is it ...
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Printer rendering problem - probably page-size/scaling issue (A4 vs. Letter?)

I'm using CUPS 2.1.3 on my Ubuntu 15.10 system to print stuff on a Canon-iR-ADV-C5235-5240 printer. I'm using the proprietary printer downloaded from Canon's webpage, newest version (...
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Printer settings replaced automatically

At work I print to a network printer, then release my print at any one of the hundreds of printers dotted around campus. The make and model show up as: Sharp MX-5141N PS, 1.0 I set my computer up ...
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Colors wrong when printing on photo paper

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu and also reinstalled my printer - which used to work just fine before I reinstalled (was necessary for other reasons). When I now print images, I have to select plain ...
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Print to a printer by its ip only

How can I print to a printer where I only know the ip address of the printer? My problem is that I want to be able to programmatically print to any of many different printers in my LAN (though there ...
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Brother HL-1110 Printing Unwanted Dots?

The printer is less than 6 months old and done about 2500 prints. We noticed these 4 vertical dots appear now on everything we try to print. It is not application specific. Anyone know what I can do ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and samsung printer driver — /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertospl not found

I just got a Samsung M267x series (M2675FN) monochrome multifunction printer today. I cannot seem to install the drivers correctly. It's starting to really frustrate me. I have tried the suld ...
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Print format deformation

I wrote a program on .NET 3.5 with c#. The program creates and saves a formatted text file in working folder. With printpreview controller I display and print on windows platform. But when I run the ...
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Canon MG2922 won't print

It shows doc in queue, but won't print?, I ran out of black ink so I set it to print color only, but nothing and it throws out blank paper and sometimes a lot of paper at the same time!
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Epson fx 890 dot matrix printer custom page size

I installed Epson fx 890 dot matrix printer on Ubuntu 14.04. But i'm having a problem setting it up to print in a custom paper size. I have turned "page auto tear" to off, but it is not working ...
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How to install EPSON L220 printer and scanner in XUbuntu 14.04

i got the issue to install in XUbuntu, i try to find by the Printers, but i didnt found. The printer i got is EPSON L220 in the webpage say Epson EcoTank L220, can help me how to install? or how to ...
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How to install LPT printer using a LPT/USB converter?

I have a HP LaserJet 1200 printer which has only LPT (25 pin parallel port) connection and my laptop (and many other new computers) does not have this port. I was using a USB to LPT converter (a ...
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Google Cloud Print server gcp-cups-connector wants password for user gcp

I'm trying to set up a Google Cloud Printer server using CUPS Connector on my 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 computer and the Google-provided gcp-cups-connector executable. I followed the instruction of the wiki ...
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Printer Canon Pixma MP610 problem Ubuntu 15.10

I can no longer print to Canon Pixma MP610. I used to use inameiname repo but that is not available for 15.10. The michael-gruz repo is also not working. I have tried the solutions here: Printer ...
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HP colour laser network printing with 14.0.4

I am a relatively new convert to Ubuntu but the one thing that doesn't seem too easy is setting up network printing (HP colour laser printer with scanner etc) as all I get is error messages with the ...
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About Printer install with terminal

You can please tell me the command how can i install printer with terminal. But i can ask my friends he can tell me we are only install with printer GUI.
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Unable to load ubuntu along with windows 8.1 in uefi mode in acer veriton ic 6174 desktop

I am novice ubuntu user! Unable to print on Canon ir 3225 printer. printer displays PDL IMG invalid data. Connected printer by loading ppd file. plz. help Gangaji
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Find/generate standard PPD file when installing a printer from command line

I need to install a network printer using the command line. This is for automated installation and reconfiguration with CFEngine on dozens of PCs. OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. Printer model: HP ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 64 bits Canon LBP6030 install

I want to install Canon Laser Printer LBP6030. I downloaded Linux_UFRIILT_PrinterDriver_V120_uk_EN.tar.gz file from Canon website. I installed the deb files: cndrvcups-common_3.30-1_amd64.deb and ...
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Configure A5 paper size printing

I have a Point of Sales application, the application will print an invoice on continuous paper measuring 8.5 x 5.5 inch, the problem is, every time I print a invoice will be skipped one page, did not ...
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Access a print queue on a Windows print server on a different network

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. (Gnome edition) I want to access a Windows print queue that is on a different local network but it does not show up in the list when I try to add a new printer. I've noticed ...
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Printers setting disappeared, cannot manage printers, ubuntu 14.04

I was following these instructions to install canon mp495 network printer on ubuntu 14.04. Those instructions did not work, so I went back to manually install it via the printers setting in ubuntu's ...
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Multifunction canon MG2520 printer installed scanner not detected

I have been through I can't even remember all the edits. Yet my scanner is not detected. Used all the efforts names and this printer scanner is supported yet there fails to be a comprehensible guide ...
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How do I permanently delete networked printers?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 with the latest updates as of 2 Feb 2016. I use my laptop on my home Wi-Fi network and at at work on our school's Wi-Fi network. I have a Wi-Fi printer at home and a USB ...
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How to connect to a printer WiFi printer that doesn't have internet? [closed]

if the title might be a bit weird to understand I'm gonna explain. Basically Ubuntu ( Gnome 15.10 ) doesn't want to connect to the printer wifi network because it can't be used like a router ( the ...
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Printer not reading from laptop

I am not sure if this is linked to ubuntu 14.04 but my printer HP Ink Adv 1515 is not printing writing. It has worked perfectly before. I am sure it is not an ink cartridge problem. Colour is ...
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Canon MG2550 PIXMA “Simple Scan : no scanners available, Ubuntu 14”

It's very simple! Nothing has worked until now1.... And Canon's website (Europe) doesn't seem to have the right Debian drivers for x64... Canon MG2550 Linux Drivers I just want a DEB file so I can ...
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CUPS Not reaching printer unless printer powered on and off

I'm having an issue with my network printer in that CUPS can't seem to reach the printer unless I power it off, and power it back on. Anything remaining in the print queue will print after a reboot ...
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Simple Scanner fails to find wifi MG3222 all in one scanner, Printer works

I'm trying to get the Simple Scanner to connect to wifi MG3222, the printer connects good and prints a test page and any other doc. The desk top is running Ubuntu 14.04 up to date software, 32bit ...
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Samsung ML1915 USB printer not detected by cups

My Samsung printer stopped working. I tried to remove it from installed devices, but I'm unable to add it again since it isn't detected anymore. The problem seems CUPS related since the printer seems ...
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Brother MFC-J825DW on WiFi network receiving print queue but not printing

My Brother printer is not printing from my Laptop with Kubuntu 15.10 installed. When I tried printing a test page, the printer shows in settings 'Data file sent successfully'. The printer screen shows ...
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Laser printer problem lbp 3108

Hi am installing my laser printer Canon lbp3108 on Ubuntu. It shows installed printer but not printing. The status shows processing please guid me. I am giving some steps that I did for installing ...
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help me set up drivers to my Epson printer

I have Ubuntu installed on my computer but I honestly don't know a thing about running programs off of this OS. I'm trying to set up a printer to this computer through a USB connection for the ease of ...
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How to connect to printer on Apple's Time Capsule?

Ubuntu 14.04, I connected to my Time Capsule's storage drive. But I have a printer connected to my TC and I just can't seem to get it working! I've googled the whole day to no avail. I've tried this ...
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hplip installation stuck at password checking on lubuntu 15.10

I was trying to install hplip 3.15.11 on Lubuntu 15.10 using xTerm or uxTerm as explained and shown in the official how-to (hplip installation how-to), but when I'm asked for the sudoer's password, I ...
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Convert pdf to monochrome via inkscape command line

I have a 65-page PDF file that has text in a dark grey. (Actual text, not a picture/image of text.) Printing on my B/W printer, the text gets all blurry, because the printer is trying to make it less ...
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Problem using printer on ubuntu virtual machine

i have a windows 10 laptop running ubuntu on a virtual machine, i have a canon iP 110 printer connected and my ubuntu is recognizing it, but when i try to print something the state says "done" but the ...
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Lexmark S405 printer not working

I have installed a Lexmark S405 printer, using CUPS and the printer's PPD file (downloaded from the Lexmark web-site). After doing this, I can see the printer everywhere (CUPS, System Settings / ...
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Canon i-Sensys scan only once, need to replug the usb cable

I have a Canon MF 4570 and MF 4730, which works by default on ubuntu 15.10 and ubuntu 14.04.3 with packages sane-backends. The problem is after first scan, I can not scan for second time. I need to ...
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Access network shared printer from wine command prompt

I have connect a shared printer in my ubuntu desktop and I have installed wine 1.6. I ran a vb application in wine and I want to print the output txt file of the vb application. Printer is shared in ...