Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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More Print to file settings?

The settings in print to file option in Ubuntu is limiting and dangerous. All the applications apart from Mozilla print to a file ~/output.pdf, this is dangerous as you can overwrite a previous ...
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How do I get a Canon MG, MP and MX series USB printer working?

Printer MP6150 driver installed itself upon plugging in the printer. Printer is recognized (lsusb shows it) but does not mount. If the printer is recognized, the driver must be working (or?), but ...
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Authentication at CUPS web interface

When I try to perform any administrative task on CUPS web interface I get pop-up window that requires me to authenticate at CUPS. Authenticating both as root and as a my user fail, even though my user ...
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How to install printer driver for HP Deskjet 1000 J110?

One printer has HP DJ 1000 J110 drivers installed and it works. The other printer is another story that requires a little advice. The main driver is hplip-3.11.3a.run. During its installation run ...
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Network printer (Canon) on Ubuntu via remote USB port

I've been playing with cups a bit but I got completely lost. What I want to do is to be able to print from any machine (Window, Mac, or other) on my network via printer that is attached to my server. ...
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How can I setup printing in Ubuntu Touch?

I have a bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition phone, and want to set up printing to my HP wireless printer, connected to my local Wifi network. With my computer running Linux (currently Debian) I am used to ...
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Missing dependency when installing Canon Pixma MX330 drivers from michael-gruz PPA [duplicate]

I am attempting to install a canon pixma mx330 (multi-function) all-in-one on Ubuntu 14.04. I found a page with instructions for installing canon printers, and I have followed the instructions to ...
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Install Network Printer Manually (Router : TP-Link TL-WR842ND)

Router Model No. : TL-WR842ND After reading this article, I carry on the installation but it does not work. This is the properties page : I have attempted to print test page but the status shows ...
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Canon LBP3100B Printer => CAPT driver is installed => when I try to start ccpd, I get this: `Check the DevicePath of /etc/ccpd.conf`

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit Driver: CAPT v2.60 -> debian package 64 bit Printer: LBP3100B Regarding to this "Answer", I've installed the canon CAPT driver on my machin, but when I try to ...
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Parallel port not working with an HP Laserjet 6P

I'm working on setting up an old printer (HP LaserJet 6P) on some old hardware (Gateway E4300) running Precise (12.04 LTS). When I try to select the parallel port in hp-setup -i, it gives me the ...
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Brother HL-2270DW stopped printing

Not sure why my printer suddenly stopped printing. I have a Brother HL-2270DW connected via USB. The /var/log/syslog show the the following when I unplug and replug the USB cord in. The only thing ...
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My Printers only print out blank pages

I've just installed 12.10 - very good - all appears well, network connectivity is good - I can connect to devices on my network without issue. I have two printers - a local HP officejet 4500 and a ...
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Ubuntu 12.x USB printer “Stopped - Waiting for printer to become available.”

My wife was consistently having issues printing to her Epson Sylus Photo R200 USB printer on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Noted the error in the printer properties Printing State: Stopped - Waiting for ...
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PDF not printing on Printer shared via CUPS/SAMBA

I have a Printer (Brother HL-2035) attached to an Ubuntu server (latest version) via USB and shared via Samba/CUPS. On my clients (Win7) I can print from Word, etc., this just works fine. The only ...
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How do I simulate overprinting in Adobe Reader?

On both Mac and Windows when I print a document there is an advanced screen that allows me to select an option called Simulate Overprinting, however such an option doesn't appear on the Ubuntu ...
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Canon pixma iP1600 stopped working when upgrading to 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Canon PIXMA iP1600? Canon Pixma IP1600 won't print I had my canon pixma iP1600 printer working well in Ubuntu 11.04 (I followed what was wrote here ...
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Printer Indicator missing in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Since updating to Ubuntu 14.04 when I print a document the Printer indicator doesn't show in the top toolbar. How do I get it back?
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How do I get a Samsung SCX3200 multifunction printer/scanner working?

I bought samsung scx3200 multifunction printer i think that printing is easy as Ubuntu define the printer by default but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan ...
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Home network printer recommendations

I'm looking to buy a new printer to share between an Ubuntu 10.10 laptop and Windows Vista computer. I'm after something: fairly cheap (<=£100); with either wired or wireless networking; that ...
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Xsane: Failed to open device `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_C5100_series?zc=HP5180': Error during device I/O

Printing from an application works. The hp-toolbox sometimes cannot connect. And Xsane pops the error message as in the title. Connected through the network, I can ping the device, I can print to it. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 cant find printer option Windows Printer via SAMBA

After upgrading to 14.10 I cant find the option "Windows Printer via SAMBA" on the add new printer dialog. The option used to be there in previous Ubuntu versions
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Why don't applications respect a printer's default options?

CUPS has always had a configurable set of "Default Options" for a print queue. system-config-printer also enables editing these. But applications (see below) seem to completely ignore these! I'm ...
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Printing multiple files from Nautilus

I tried to print multiple files. However not a single solution posted on the net works. either a right click using Nautilus actions as described in multiple posts Using the lpr command in the ...
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How do I configure CUPS and change SAMBA setting for no printers?

A couple of time an hour, these lines show up in syslog Feb 19 09:20:11 KISE-055 smbd[5685]: [2013/02/19 09:20:11.609603, 0] printing/print_cups.c:110(cups_connect) Feb 19 09:20:11 KISE-055 ...
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Can you get a Source RPM to build as a DEB?

The manufacturer of our printer (Canon) does provide Linux printer drivers for most its printers. However, they are all 32bit and only the newer printer drivers are available in both DEB and RPM. The ...
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How do I install drivers for a Canon LBP-2900 printer?

I seen many times how people describe how to's about LBP-2900, and 10-12 steps from start to end of how to download, unpack, build driver, fix driver, make it work... Could be there some .deb package ...
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How do I print CD Cover in Ubuntu? [closed]

I have and HP Officejet 6500 Wireless printer and I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 32bit. I want to print CD covers, what kind of software can i use to do that? I already tried glables, Gimp, and Image ...
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How to install libltdl3 to make iscan work?

I changed my printer from an Epson sx110 to an xp-205. The scanner never worked. Under Windows it works perfectly, but I want to make it run under Linux because I use Linux more than Windows. Is ...
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Working with printers in Ubuntu with the Unity desktop

How to I find my printer and stop print jobs that were not completed in Ubuntu with the Unity desktop?
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Install Canon MP560 Ubuntu 15.04

Trying to install a Canon PIXMA MP560 wireless printer on my brand new Ubuntu laptop: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 15.04 Release: ...
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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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How to print only even or odd pages (HP LaserJet 1018)

Sometimes I print two sided documents. Therefore I first print odd pages then I use the same papers in reverse order to print even pages(I just check reverse while printing). I do this operation ...
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how to hide filepath and page number in gedit for printing

I have to submit report on my project and i need to print source code but gedit includes file path, filename and page number at the top of the page how to remove it ?
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Printer output shifted on a Brother DCP-135C

Whenever I print anything, the output is shifted about 3 cm towards the top. That causes the 3-4 first lines to be "cut off" and it will start printing the ~ 4th line. (And of course therefore the ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA MX350 working on 64 bit?

Anybody successful on installing this printer on amd64 please? Canon supplies 32bit drivers -- as *.deb and also as source: http://www.canon.com.au/en-au/For-You/Printers/PIXMA-InkJet-Printers/MX350 ...
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How to print over ssh?

I have the following configuration: P == U ---------------- W P is a HP Laserjet, connected to U, which is an Ubuntu 10.04 desktop machine with a standard gnome setup from the live cd. I just ...
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Terminal And Python console isn't showing Bangla

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I can't print anything in Bengali in Python console and Ubuntu terminal! When I try to print some Bengali characters in console or try to write Bengali in the terminal I ...
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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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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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kde 5 plasma printer configuration module not found

does anybody know how I can install a printer in kde 5 plasma ? I cannot find a module for that in system settings :-( os configuration is: ubuntu 14.10, kde plasma 5, x64
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Driver Canon LBP 2900

How to install driver for canon LBP 2900 printer in ubuntu 14.04? I already tryed to instal drivers from official CANON support and from other answers on ask ubuntu but so far no results.
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How to install 32-bit Brother drivers on 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10 or later?

The prerequisite for installing Brother's official linux drivers includes ia32-libs or lib32stdc++. Running sudo apt-get install ia32-libs on 13.04 and earlier fulfils this. However, ia32-libs was ...
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Getting a Brother HL-2250DN Printer to work over Ethernet

For 3 years I had an HP OfficeJet G55 running on Ubuntu - great! loved it, all was simple and just worked ... then it broke. I ordered a new printer a Brother HL-2250DN. I've got the drivers from ...
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Why doesn't Brother HL 2130 printer work on Ubuntu 13.04?

I'm facing problems with Brother HL 2130 printer on Ubuntu 13.04. It doesn't print anything and all the loaded papers flow away at the same time from the box. How do I resolve this?
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Is there a driver for Canon MF4800? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit. The machine detected the network printer Canon MF4800, but it can not find a driver. The screen prompts for a driver. I selected Canon but I cannot find the the ...
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How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04. No help from Canon who say they support linux but don't even have a driver download on their site!
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I can't see my ink levels for my canon pixma ip2702 printer

I have a canon pixma ip2702 inkjet printer, and cups doesn't show my ink levels, inkblot is no longer available on the interwebs and mtink doesn’t seem to support my printer, I’ve checked my ...
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Printer Add button not enabled

I am trying to set-up a network printer on my system. Navigated to System Setting>>Printing and viola the Add button out there is disabled. When i troubleshooted using Help it said that the CUPS ...
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Printer State: Idle - /usr/lib/cups/backend/dnssd failed

A printer was installed and worked but does not now. A job is successfully submitted, but keeps waiting there for printing (as seen from lpq command). Ping to printer works fine. (The printer is on ...
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okular default printer settings

In Kubuntu 11.10, Okular does not seem to obey the CUPS default printer settings. So everytime I want to print something double-sided I have to select the option in Okular, really inconvenient. Is ...