Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Paper get printed in wrong position

I've recently upgraded to xubuntu 14.04 from xubuntu 12.04 but this problem presented itself a few months before the upgrade. I have a laserjet 3330 MPF printer copier scanner. For this I use hpcups ...
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Draft mode not working on Epson XP-211 printer

I've installed the available drivers provided by manufacturer but I still can't print in draft mode. I am able to select the option "Plain Paper - Speed" but would still print in quality mode. I also ...
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Samsung ML-3310nd stopped to work after updates

at the university where I work as a system administrator, we have a Samsung ML-3310nd which already worked for years, but last week it stopped to work on some of our Ubuntu 12.04 machines (those with ...
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Can't install HP 1515 printer [duplicate]

I'm not a technician and find most Ubuntu instructions are incomprehensible. I bought a printer for the first time in my life today, an HP 1515. I eliminated all Microsoft stuff from my computer last ...
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Canon MG3100 series printer asking for authentication

I have set-up a Canon MG3150 printer on my Ubuntu machine, using USB. It seems to detect it fine, but when I try to print it asks for authentication. I haven't set up any security measures on the ...
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Printer status is not updating, so it won't print after update to Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 64bit (upgraded from 12.04), Samsung ML-2015 (ML-2010). When I first send printing job to the printer, it prints okay, but then printer status still says "Sending data to printer", while ...
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Package is of Bad Quality Error when installing Lexmark Printer Utility downloaded from Lexmark website

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 getting a Package is of Bad quality error The printer utility is for Lexmark Prospect Se Pro208 The package is of bad quality The installation of a package which violates the ...
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How to install printer epson lx 310 in ubuntu 12.04

What is compatible printer driver on epson lx 310 on ubuntu 12.04
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Fix for HP 1012 printer error message “unsupported personality: PCL”?

Ubuntu 12.04. HP Laserjet 1012 prints error message "unsupported personality: PCL". Causes every job to print an extra page, otherwise prints fine. Apparently problem is this printer does not fully ...
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Image viewer that allows printing more than 100%

Eye of gnome can print images at different sizes than original, but it can't go more than 100%. I was wondering if there was any image program that could print more than 100% (namely, page size.) ...
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How to completely delete and reinstall a printer driver?

The printer has some issues and I believe that if I delete completely the printer driver and then I reinstall it, it will work. How can I do this? Removing the printer and then adding it again ...
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HP OfficeJet printer won't print LIbreOffice documents

My HP Officejet Pro 8600 won't print any documents from LibreOffice. If I print a trial page from the Internet, it prints perfectly fine although it doesn't print the documents themselves. I've tried ...
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How do I install Dell 2150cdn printer

Love Ubuntu but cannot get printer to work. It's a Dell 2150cdn colour laser printer. I went to settings and tried to add printer and tried all various options but they alll jang for over an hour. ...
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Canon MP237 can print but CANNOT scan

I have this Cannon MP237 (3-in-1) printer and I can print properly using the software on Ubuntu 14.04. However, I cannot scan with it. I even tried GIMP Image Editor but I still cannot do any ...
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Print Manager in Ubuntu 14.04 automatically adds all network printers to print view

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 the print manager automatically added all network printers to my print view. Under 12.04 only those network printers where shown which I actually added manually. ...
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How can I add this USB Printer (`/dev/usb/lp0`) to printer list when print command is given in any application?

I have made a USB thermal printer which generates the /dev/usb/lp0 nod in /dev folder. Printing using echo "Test PrintSlip" /dev/usb/lp0 works fine. I would also want to print from text editors using ...
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How to install canon ip1980 printer to ubuntu 14

I try to install my printer canon ip1980. But it failed. It didn't recognize my printer. Hope you can help me with this.
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Trouble with printer canon lbp2900-Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04. I installed the printer Canon LBP2900 following the guide and did all steps and now the printer works. I added CCPD in Startup Application (with command: sudo /etc/init.d/ccpd ...
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Vanishing printers under Ubuntu 14.04

What causes printer to 'vanish' from the CUPS printers.conf file under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I have a network of DRBL booted workstations and one of the network served printers keeps 'vanishing'. Here is ...
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Is it possible to print multiple (and different) photos from Shotwell?

I know how to print multiple instances of the same photo, but I need to print 4 different pictures on one sheet. Does this functionality exist? Thanks a lot! G.
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Konica Minolta bizhub printer does not print under Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits

I have a network printer Konica Minolta bizhub C20P. Until yesterday, I'd been able to print for the past couple of years. I had Ubuntu 10.04, I upgraded to 12.04 a couple of days ago (both 10.04 and ...
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Hide/remove network printers from printing dialog

I have four printers if I go to dash and then printers. However, if when I print in the dialog there are many printers (100?) that show up that I have never seen/installed. I'm guessing they're ...
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Can't get Lexmark Pro901 working in 12.4. Says job-stopped

Pinnacle Pro901 Printer is installed and has a green check, is enabled,accepting jobs and shared. When I try to print in windows it works. When I try ubuntu it says processing and then stopped. I hear ...
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Problems with printer RICOH in ubuntu 12.04

I have a trouble when I use a Ricoh 2500 and Ricoh 2000, in ubuntu 12.04. When I try to print a document with an picture (like a logo) and put the orientation to landscape, do not prints the logo, ...
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Printing Off Center or Images Offset After Upgrade to 14.04 LTS (Brother HL-2240)

:) I have a very frustrating problem with my Brother HL-2240 under Ubuntu 14.04. Bear in mind this was working perfectly under Ubuntu 13.10. In Firefox, when I print a webpage, all of the images are ...
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Printer prints half of page

The printer (Canon PIXMA MP190) prints pages successfully - very clear - but I need to wait about 5 minutes for each page to be printed. It prints normally (fast) about one half of page, then it ...
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Printing pdf files from firefox

Got a brain teaser for everyone. :) I recently needed to turn in paperwork for insurance reasons. I found the pdf file for the form I needed online, however it would not let me print the file. When ...
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Shared printers published on 14.04 cannot be seen by 12.04

I have a laser printer connected via USB to my new 14.04lts 64bit desktop installation. It is set as shared and server settings are set to publish. It prints fine from 14.04 desktop. I have a laptop ...
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Printer installation problems under ubuntu 14.04

I moved from 12.04 to 14.04 and I am no more able to print. This is a network printer and if I try to print something the printer completely freezes (one need to restart it by unplugging the supply ...
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Lexmark E240 printing issues

I have Lexmark E240 laser printer. I have been using it with 12.04 (32bit) for 2 years with no significant issues. Since lexmark does not support this printer on linux, I used alternatives drivers ...
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How to get working cups command line tools on Server 14.04

It looks like some of the commands like lpr and lprm have broken versions that don't work with cups. These commands worked properly on 10.04. lpr for cups has an -o option, but no lpr is intalled ...
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Brother DCP-135C on Ubuntu - cannot change print quality

Changing 'print quality' doesn't affect on print quality ;) Printed documents are the same quality no matter what quality I'm choosing on computer. If I choose "fast" it's the same as "normal" or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04:LTS , HPLIP loses USB connection to HP laserjet

This is my first post, so please let me know if i have inadvertanly broken any rules. Problem There seems to be a problem with HPLIP and USB connections in ubuntu 14.04LTS. After upgrading i ...
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“Dirty files” failure printing with Samba

After several attempts with two thinkpads to get my hp-printer running under Samba I gave up. I followed all instructions for adding a new printer. On my two thinkpads, one with newly installed ...
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Intall new printer ubuntu 12.04

I want install a Zebra TLP 2844 on Ubuntu 12.04, but i need change the model of text-only to raw file. How I configure this?
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Printer not printing but recognized by computer

I currently have an hp laserjet 1022 on my ubuntu 14.04. When I tried to print from pdf is said usr/lib/cups/backend/hp not available. Is there a way to fix this?
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canon imageclass mf3110 printer wont print

I set up the printer but when I click print it doesn’t print I tried it on scan and on copy and nothing happens what do I do
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Making Canon LBP6000 printer work under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

Previously, I have successfully used this Canon LBP6000 printer under Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit). Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Already several hours have been wasted making this printer ...
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system-config-printer broken after update to 14.04

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 the dialog system-config-printer in gnome runs into problems when called from the command line: sudo system-config-printer Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Canon iR 2420 L printer driver

How to install Canon iR 2420 L printer drivers in Ubuntu 14.04? There are no printer drivers available for Ubuntu 14.04. The same printer drivers were working in Ubuntu 12.04.
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Intalling Panasonic KX-FLB 802 Multi-function Station in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Where to find drivers for Panasonic KX-FLB 802 Multi-function Station in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit Nandakumar
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PPA removal problems

In an effort to use my printer, I installed a PPA but in the end, this PPA was not necessary. Now, this PPA causes an error when updates are loaded. The update error message is the following: ...
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Can't scan with xsane, or simple scan from HP Deskjet All-In-One 4625

I found this related question, where the OP is trying to connect to a Printer/Scanner via a network: Xsane: Failed to open device `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_C5100_series?zc=HP5180': Error during ...
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Xerox Workcentre 6605 drivers

I am searching for xerox workcentre 6605 drivers to get our office printer to work in various ubuntu versions, but mainly 13.04. Do you have any idea of how to do it? I have been researching this. ...
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how to install Canon printer driver 2.80?

Setup: Canon MF4150 printer, Ubuntu 14.04 or 12.04 I am new to Linux so I spent the past few weeks playing with Ubuntu. The most important issue I had was getting the printer to work and share on ...
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generate printer logs

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an EPSON WF 2540 printer. The printer drivers come from the Epson Linux download centre and so far have been working ok. The question here for me is how to log every ...
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How do I get a Panasonic KX-FLB 802 multi function printer working?

I am unable to make the PANASONIC KX-FLB 802 attached to the pc work. Any suggestions ? Searching for the it in the Printers tool results in "No matches found"
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Xerox Driver - Only Color

At my University, we have Xerox WorkCenter 7545. So I downloaded this driver and installed the printer via "Provied a PPD file". Then I configured everywhere Monochrome printing. The problem is, ...
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HP Deskjet 1050 worked with Ubuntu 13.04 but not printing with 14.04

I have a HP Deskjet 1050(All-in-one) which previously worked fine on Ubuntu 13.04 but since upgrading to 14.04 I'm having problems. I re-installed hplip, now on version hplp-3.14.4. All seemed to ...
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Canon LBP2900 printer installed, but does not print, only piles up in print queue

I Installed canon LBP2900 printer on Ubuntu 12.04, 32 bit machine, 14.04 also does not work. I used following documents as reference while installing. How to install Canon LBP2900 printer in ubuntu ...