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Epson xp-225 printer wont work on Ubuntu 14.04

The printer is found but when I go to Epson there is no sign of my model. When I choose generic driver it gives me a long list. Which driver should I use My printer connects wirelessly and has never ...
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driver instalation for Samsung M2020W Printer

The printer shows that it is installed but it is "Idle" and will not print. Tried a lot of other typical stuff.
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Is there a way I can share a printer on a multi user computer so it is available even if no one is logged in?

I have a USB printer attached to a desktop that several in the family would like to access from their laptops. You never know who will be logged in on the desktop or if in fact anyone is. Every ...
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Printer Brother MFC 7420 on Raspberry with CUPS

The Printer is connected to a Raspberry and on Network with CUPS. Via Windows Client, the Printer works fine. But on Ubuntu 14.04 there are just coming out endless empty pages. Everything i tried ...
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Canon mg2550 printer: How to install printer driver?

I'm trying to set up a new printer but the problem is I never used Linux before. It's a Canon MG2550 and the installation CD is only for windows. Firstly it doesn't appear on the list of printer ...
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Any help installing a Samsung m2020w driver 14.04

Cannot find a driver for the Samsung 2020 laser jetin the db... The ppd causes a error requiring software component that is not in the base install. Is there a driver install that will work?
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Connecting Dell 1660w printer to wifi in Ubuntu14.04

Can anybody help to connect my Dell 1660w colour laserprinter to Wifi with Ubuntu 14.04? I tried a lot of solutions that I found in askubuntu but the only result, when printing a testpage was the ...
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Brother printer doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Brother DCP-357C printer, but it doesn't work with Ubuntu. It just doesn't seem to get detected. I have tried following instructions in other people's questions, and looked up help on ...
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Brother HL-L2360DW printer installation

I got exposed to Ubuntu Linux at the local public library and liked using it very much so I had it installed on my new Model 19-3013w HP all-in-one PC. Problem is, I am basically computer ...
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printing in 2 printers at the same time

Hi I am having 2 printers with same name/ driver Samsung c460) and both are shared, if I am giving print job to one printer it is coming through another one also which is printing in both the printers ...
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I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10. And I have downloaded the drivers directly from the Epson site for the above scanner. But when I try to install them I get the ...
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Printer issue on Ubuntu 14.04

How can I add a Canon IP2770 Printer on Ubuntu 14.04. I've already tried using the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Printing line-drawing chars from dosemu

I'm running an old DOS office suite under dosemu in Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to work fine except that I can't manage to print the line-drawing characters which form part of the cp437 character ...
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Which thermal printer is comaitable with ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to use thermal printer with Ubuntu 14.02. is there any thermal printer working with Ubuntu?
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Can't print PDFs from windows 7 to ubuntu 14.04 print server

So I recently setup a headless print/media server using Ubuntu 14.04 on my home network. I can't seem to get PDFs to print using one of my Win 7 laptops. I've tried printing them from the web, and ...
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If my HP880c deskjet powers off and I power it back on: how can I get Ubuntu send the rest of the job without having to reboot Ubuntu?

HP deskjet 880c connected HP 110-220z desktop with up to date 14.04 Ubuntu. This usually happens if the printer fails to feed a sheet. Often the printer feed button allows a multi-page job to ...
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Printing service not available

Sorry if this question looks familiar: I tried solutions proposed by google searches but they either are not working or are too technical for me. I messed with cups a few days ago, I don't recall ...
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Canon printer MP630 no longer works after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 bit

I have used a Canon MP630 with Ubuntu for the past 4 years connected with USB. However, after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 I cannot not get it going any more. I have trawled the sites and tried many ...
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How to install Canon Pixma E400 on Ubuntu 14.10?

Fair warning: I am a complete noob to Linux and Ubuntu. I have been trying to install the Canon Pixma E400 printer but have not succeeded so far. I tried: locating the driver through the ...
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Xerox WorkCentre 5335 - Out of Paper Error

Trying to print from a Xerox WorkCentre 5335 because the office insisted it was Ubuntu compatible (nobody else has figured it out yet, either. The higher-ups use Windows, so they don't care). I've ...
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CUPS service not working, can't find any logs

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and when I open up the Printers dialog, I get an error message "Printing service not available. Start the service on this computer or connect to another server". The start ...
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printer OKI B430dn worked on Ubuntu 12.04, doesn't on 14.04

In our office we have several pc's with Ubuntu and a network printer OKI B430dn. The double-sided option worked well with Ubuntu 12.04 driver (OKI B4300 footmatic/pxlmono) installed with CUPS (via ...
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Is it possible to set default printer on a program by program basis?

Is it possible to have different printers as default for one program to another. Currently my default printer is my A4 Black and White printer, thats great for most programs but not for when using ...
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How can I install a Pantum 2502W laser printer on Ubuntu

Attempting to add with the printer application doesn't list the manufacturer. lsusb output before plugging in is: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 004 Device 001: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Dymo LabelWrtie 450 orientation

At work we have a Dymo LabelWriter 450 printing on multi-purpose labels. Today I installed this on a computer running Ubuntu 14.04 with no problems. I've installed the drivers from Dymo, added the ...
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How to add a network printers attached to a windows machines

I recently downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14 on my machine. I have never used Ubuntu before nor do I have knowledge of Unix, we have about 60 computers on our network, 10.xx.xxx.xx IP range. This ...
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How to update hplip to 3.13.8?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The synaptic package manager says that the latest hplip version is 3.12. But there are more updated versions. I bought a printer HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515 All-in-one ...
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Install Brother MFC-7860DW in Kubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just installed Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Brother printer, model MFC-7860DW, attached through the modem connected to my computer. When I attempt to install the printer via the OS, the OS "sees" the ...
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How can I fix the Lexmark x5650 driver package on Ubuntu 14.04LTS so that it will install properly?

Problem: When installing the Lexmark x5650 printer driver package for Ubuntu Linux the installation will fail with the following exception: dpkg: error processing archive ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Printer uninstalling after software update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have a Brother HL-2270DW printer that I am trying to connect to my computer via USB. I followed the instructions here to install the printer, and in general, it works fine. ...
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The scanner function in Canon MG 2570 isn't working

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and can't seem to get the scanner function of a Canon MG 2570 all in one printer to work. How should I proceed?
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Pixma IP1900 in ubuntu studio 14.04

I cannot get my Pixma IP1900 to work in ubuntu studio. I've tried: -using the Canon-europe drivers... it didn't work I had problems with licupsys2 -changed dependencies so that libcupsys2 could be ...
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Driver Installation

I'm using Canon LBP3108B Lasershot printer. I have download the adriver from its official website but am unable to install these drivers. Can anybody teel me how can I install these drivers in my ...
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HP printers does not print files

I use printer HP 1010, earlier it was HP PSC 1310, but the problem is still the same. When I need to print something, I click the button "print" (nevermind if it is a .doc file or .pdf, or open office ...
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How to install a network printer in Ubuntu 14.04

When I open the window Printer I cannot use the botton 'add printer', because it is disabled. It seems that the printing is selected on a server of a university where I was some weeks ago (but i do ...
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My printer jobs remain on hold (Canon MX870)

I have tried to install my Canon MX870 printer in Ubuntu 14.10 (x64), but repeatedly failed and need some help. I am not at all an expert in Ubuntu, although I have used it for several years now. The ...
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How to install canon mf4720w printer in 14.04 LTS?

Is it possible to install Canon MF4720W printer driver in Ubuntu 14.04LTS ?
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canon mf8380cdw printer ubuntu 14.04 not working on 64bit

hello i am trying to install the canon mf8380cdw from the Linux driver that is on the canon website, version 2.9. Ubuntu is able to see the WiFi printer and it will install it using the 64 bit drivers ...
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Pretty new to Linux - Not able to print with HP LaserJet 1102W

I invested in a Dell Inspiron 1525N with Ubuntu 8.04 factory installed. I never did much with Ubuntu because XP was working fine. Recently, I upgraded the Inspiron 1525 to Ubuntu 14.04. It has been ...
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Cannot connect to CUPS

CUPS is not working.My printer isn't listed in the printers' program. All it says is, "Printing service is not available. Start the service on this computer or connect to another server." Things ...
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Printing problem with evince on 14.10 - 32 bit - Ubuntu

I prepared a file in LaTeX and wanted to print it. I opened the file with Evince, gave the print command and out came two blank pages with some spots here and there. I opened the same file with ...
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How to install a Canon PIXMA MG3520 Wireless printer

I recently purchased a Canon PIXMA MG3520 Wireless all in one printer. I have tried every way, to install it. How to install this printer?
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Unable to print in Ubuntu - Canon 4450 Printer - Driver installed and the debug info included in the comment

D [27/Dec/2014:21:21:06 +0530] [Client 25] No authentication data provided. D [27/Dec/2014:21:21:06 +0530] [Client 25] 2.0 CUPS-Get-Default 142 D [27/Dec/2014:21:21:06 +0530] CUPS-Get-Default D ...
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Printing from shotwell slow

When opening a an image in shotwell, if I tell it to print, it take s a very ling time (3-4 minutes sometimes) before the printer will actually receive and print the image. Open the same image using ...
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I can not install my printer

I have a Brother DCP-150C Printer. In my prior Ubuntu 14.04.1 installation I installed it by opening the Terminal and running the following: sudo apt-install brother-lpr-drivers-extra. Now, I have ...
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Canon LBP 2900 Printer Problem in Ubuntu 14.10

I am unable to install Canon LBP 2900 laser printer in my Ubuntu 14.10 32 bit OS. I am new to this OS. Please guide step wise details.
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How does hp-setup work when adding a scanner?

We buy brand new printer from HP: HP_LaserJet_400_MFP_M425dn Earlier we used saned and sane network driver, configured via /etc/sane.d/net.conf for scan over network with connected by usb old hp ...
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xerox phaser 3435 dirver for ubuntu 14.04

I am facing problem in installing the printer xerox phaser 3435 on ubuntu 14.04 . and unable to find driver for it , please help
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Printing photos with Canon IP4000R - wrong colors (desaturated,too much yellow…)

I'm trying to use my Canon PIXMA IP4000R printer with Ubuntu. It is installed correctly: CUPS+Gutenprint, and I have no issue when printing documents. However when printing photos (for example with ...
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How to make a Desktop Launcher with Sudo for a Scanner

I have installed ubuntu on a laptop for my mum. Before she had windows and could scan things. Now I did install the scanner software for a Brother DCP-195C. However to Scan I have to start the ...