Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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hp wireless printing not working

I can print from my laptop via usb with hplip. but unable to print wirelessly (over wi-fi). Printer model : HP Ink Advantage 3545 e-All-In-One Printer. Ubuntu version: 14.04 (trusty)
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Installing CP400 printer gives 'client-error-not-possible' error

After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 and knowing that gutenprint 5.2.10 now supports Canon SELPHY printers, I've tried installing my CP400 through Settings > Printers. It finds the printer fine and ...
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Printer Brother MFC-7360N can't print on LAN

I'm trying to set my network printer 'Brother MFC-7360N' on my LAN. All laptops are using Ubuntu 14.04, and I've installed the cups and lpd drivers from Brother, but I can't print on LAN. The printer ...
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how to make canon LBP 6000 printer work on ubuntu 14.04?

how can i make my printer (canon LBP 6000) work on ubuntu 14.04 ? should i seek help from a programmer?
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Can the installation of a pdf printer make a Canon printer not to print?

The Canon printers under Linux have been constant sources of pain. The issue of not being able to print using a Canon printer has been discussed a number of times. (Actually, the issue of Canon ...
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How to install an HP C4700 Photosmart printer

I'm trying to install an HP C4700 Photosmart printer. It came with a software CD which I have in my CD drive, but I'm not sure how to use it. As with Windows it just popped up and I believe a wizard ...
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Epson XP-212 does not print

I've been trying to get an Epson Expression Home XP-212 printer/scanner working on Ubuntu 12.04. From Epson's website I have downloaded and installed the following drivers: ...
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Unable to print to Brother printer by wifi

I have 2 computer with these configuration: KUbuntu 14.04 64 bits and these Brother printer: MFC-J6910DW The printer has wifi capabilities. I've setup a fixed IP address: 192.168.1.191. The ...
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How can i setup a network Lexmark MS812dn?

I have installed the drivers but i don't know how to setup the printer itself to actually print something. Do i have to plug an ethernet cable to the laptop or to a network connection? Which address ...
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Printing from Ubuntu to Windows server 2008 R2 over IPP generates print errors

I'm printing from Ubuntu 14.04 to a Windows 2008 (R2) and 2012 (R2) IPP print environment. Why do I see following message in the printer queue: "processing - print error" while the print job is ...
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Ububtu Server 14 with Cups LPD/LPR support

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Lamp, Samba and Cups installed by server media installation. I would like to also set this up as a print server with cups and lpd/lpr support. I have a similar setup in ...
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Modifying HPIJS-PC.PPD for Brother printer

I have a Brother HL-2270DW printer and I am not entirely happy with it. Attempting to edit the PPD for the Linux driver I found I could not. Posting the problem to the CUPS mailing list, I ...
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Working with official Canon print drivers (Canon MF4870dn)

So after following the tedious process of manually installing the .deb drivers provided by Canon for linux, my network printer doesn't give anything except a beep when first trying to print. The ...
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Lexmark Printer stop working after Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

My parents have a Lexmark Pinnacle 901 Pro Printer/Scanner. Since their Ubuntu 12.04 was out of date I updated their laptop to Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. Printer stopped working after that. I did a lot ...
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How create symbolik link /dev/usb/lp* and permission change to raw print? Xubuntu 14.04

i want use a symbolic link from usb printers but i can't write to this device: $ ls -l /dev/usb/lp* crw-rw---- 1 root lp 180, 0 jun 25 14:17 /dev/usb/lp0 crw-rw---- 1 root lp 180, 1 jun 25 14:17 ...
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Network Printer Not Printing

Ubuntu 12.04.4, Canon Pixma MG6350 as a network printer on Ethernet LAN. Printer appeared to install ok, but when attempting to print (anything - even a test page) the printer panel displays the ...
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Pentax PocketJet 3 Plus - Add printer

I have a Pentax PocketJet 3 Plus that I want to use with my linux machine but I can't find a linux driver, only windows one. Is there anything that I can do to make it work or should I just forget ...
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Can't find Printer in the Printing program Officejet 6500

I have the following problem: I can't find my HP Officejet 6500 Pro to connect it with my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. Before it worked perfectly, but since I use an extra router I cant connect to my printer ...
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CUPS - Print Job is received but not printing

I am trying to install a network printer just for home use. The printer works fine with my Windows 7 machine. But I thought why not put it on my Ubuntu Server as a network printer and so I did. I ...
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How To Install Canon LBP2900B printer in 14.04 LTS ? I tried the method for LBP2900 but it didnt work

How can I install Canon LBP2900B on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? I tried the method for the installation of LBP2900, but it didn't work. I tried installing the CanonCaptDrv190 as outlined in the Community ...
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Brother printer dpkg doesn't seem to work

I have a Brother HL-2240 printer which I'm trying to make compatible with Ubuntu. I followed the instructions for installing their drivers here: ...
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Shared printer (Linux server Win7 client) doesnt print pdf

I'av been trying to print pdf files from win7 client. doc files are printted. I adjusted the printer using http://localhost:631, enabled the sharing option, and basically I have the same problem ...
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A browser which allows to manually change margins while printing

What I want I have filled a online form for admission. I need to take print of it to a file, but there are certain conditions. There should be no Header or footer Page should be A4 sized. All 4 ...
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How can CUPS dynamically determine the IP address of a network printer?

I am trying to set up CUPS to access a network printer. Its IP address was assigned via DHCP by the internet router, which is also the DHCP server. I understand that this address may change from ...
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envelopes print backwards

I've used 4 different printers on linux over the years and all print the envelopes flipped backwards. This sometimes causes the envelopes to jam because the rollers aren't in the proper location for ...
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Ubuntu CUPS printing

I've been fiddling with the for the whole day and couldn't figure out what the problem is due to my lack of knowledge about Ubuntu. It all started with me trying to set up a network printer in the ...
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Can't Print from image viewer

When i try to print from the image viewer in Ubuntu to a Canon MP250, it does nothing, it creates all the logs and no error. If i try the PDF, it creates the file without any problem, if i then try to ...
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Canon Printer ip 4850\ doesn't print in Ubuntu 14.04

Since I've upgraded Ubuntu to 14.04 my Canon printer doesn't work anymore. I already have re-installed the driver, have followed all kind of information how to solve the problem but nothing is ...
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Canon Pixma MG6150 -Ubuntu 14.04

I am a complete novice as far as Ubuntu Linux having moved to it when Windows XP was no longer supported. I find it so much faster but also very frustrating as I don't know how to do some things. My ...
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Canon LBP7110Cw doesn't print with ubuntu 12.04

I installed the Linux driver for my Canon LBP7110Cw printer on two pc : one with 32bits ubuntu 12.04, the other with 64bits ubuntu 12.04. Here is the download link : ...
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Epson Workforce 435 Printer Driver not installing on 14.04 LTS

Has anyone else had any problems installing the printer driver on 14.04LTS? It worked fine on 12.04LTS but it won't download the driver it just stays an 0% help plz!!!
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Why can't Libre Version: 4.2.5.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2) print in Ubuntu 14.04?

Why can't Libre Version: 4.2.5.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2) print in Ubuntu 14.04lts Intel® Pentium(R) CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz × 2 ? I can print from everything else, I removed and reinstalled Libre upgrade ...
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Error when I try to print a document on my machine

Each time when I print a file, when I have chosed a printer on my desktop, the file closed automatically. My OS is ubuntu 14.04. Anyone else has the same problem?
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How to re-share a printer (adding extra queue?)

I would like to know if its possible and if so how one can (re-)share an already shared network printer in ubuntu? I ask this because a host of mine can not print to one of my printers because of an ...
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Printing with cups in windows 8

I have a usb printer (HP officejet 100 mobile printer l411a) pluged into my Linux laptop with the ip of 192.168.0.11 I hooked it up with cups and selected share and the cups printer name is HP ...
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Opera Print Dialog Not Appearing

Stuck. Please help. Environment: Ubuntu 14.04 SERVER installation sudo tasksel print-server sudo apt-get install xorg nodm opera sudo usermod -aG lpadmin printer_admin_user sudo usermod -aG lp,sys ...
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Ubuntu asks for permission to add a printer, but nothing works

I am trying to install my HP LaserJet Pro 400 color m451nw, got it all worked out using the hplip open-source program (hplip-3.14.6) until I get to the very end where I verify and setup the device and ...
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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. ...