Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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How do I add printers from a windows print server

I am installing Ubuntu 12.10 in a Windows environment. Currently, all of our printers are served. For instance, our main printer is on \SST-DC5\COPIER. I am trying to figure out how to add these ...
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Very heavy .PDF file. How to handle it?

I should print this file on paper, but it is heavy (2,3 MB) and the printing process is very slow. But this is not the whole problem. I should first create another .pdf file (grayscale) with four ...
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HP LaserJet printer not recognized in 12.04 with hplip installed

My LaserJet P1005 used to work fine after installing hplip in 11.10. Now it is not recognized when plugged in. No pop-up, nothing. Any ideas?
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Finding all 11.04 compatible printers?

OpenPrinting.org is a great resource and service. But using it can be cumbersome. It's great for checking the compatibility of certain printers, but doing the reverse is tedious. Is there a way to ...
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How to print a PostScript file in Evince using a brochure layout?

I have an PostScript output from a man page produced by man -t ssh > man_ssh.ps. It opens for viewing in Evince Document Viewer. I want to print it on a printer that supports double-sided printing. ...
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How to connect Brother MFC 255 CW wireless printer?

I just succesfully installed my printer driver. My printer is Brother MFC 255 CW. It works fine when I connected thorugh USB cable. Then I tried to figure out how to connect using the wireless ...
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How to make Ricoh Aficio SP 100 work on Ubuntu 13.10

I bought a Ricoh Aficio SP 100 Monochome Laser Printer, but have been unable to make it work on Ubuntu 13.10. The printer has been detected, but the database doesn't have a driver for it. The closest ...
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Envy 4500 printer not scanning

I have an HP ENVY 4500 e-all-in-one printer. It installed & prints successfully. But the scanner function does not work. Simple Scan says no scanner detected. I ran the command sudo sane-find-...
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CUPS “client-error-not-possible”

I have a network printer and my machine recently stopped being able to print, other machines can print fine. Besides having to use root to change its settings, when I try to change its settings I get ...
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Authentication issue with CUPS 5.3.1 on SMB Printer

I am trying to print to a samba printer via CUPS. I have configured the printer allright, but there seems to be a problem with authentication. The error message I get is Session setup failed: ...
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Printer not visible over network between 12.04 machines, Printer properties reports “Not published. See server settings”

I'm attempting to share a USB attached printer connected to one 12.04 machine to another 12.04 machine (and a 10.04 machine) on the same network. The printer does not show up and cannot be found as a ...
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Unreachable IP on local subnet

I have a network printer at 192.168.2.101 that I can reach just fine with other machines on my network (ping and access the printer web server). For some reason I can't access the printer from my ...
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Samsung SCX-3201 MFP scanner not working

I have a Samsung SCX-3201 MFP multifunction printer and after plugging it into the computer it recognises the printer part, but the scanner is not detected. Since that I've fresh installed and did ...
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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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Installing canon LBP5000 laserjet printer

I have the following setup: Ubuntu Natty (11.04) server edition installed Printer Canon LBP5000 laserjet CUPS, using the web interface because I have no gui. Im operating the system by ssh via my ...
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Same computer, Same Ubuntu, Brother prints from USB key boot, NOT from SSD boot

this is very strange : I have a Printer (Brother DCP-J315W) usb connected to my Desktop. If : I boot on USB KEY (Fresh 12.10 install, 64bits), Install brother printing drivers, Add new printer (...
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How to print file directly, circumventing the print dialog?

How to print in single command/shortcut (like Ctrl+P) without showing the print configuration window?
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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 print....
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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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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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Printer support for Ubuntu touch tablets

Does anybody know whether there is printing support for the Ubuntu touch tablet or phone?
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UBUNTU 16.04 - Asking for password when connecting to Windows network

I'm trying to connect to a Windows network/printer and Ubuntu keeps asking for a username and password authentication. The problem is that the Windows network doesn't have any password authentication ...
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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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How to display completed print jobs with source URL

In the "view queue" GUI of my printer, I can click "show all completed jobs" and get the columns Job|User|Document|Printer|Size|Time Submitted|Status I hunted around for some way of doing this in ...
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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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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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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 version....
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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 to ...
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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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How do I print a PDF file?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Inspiron 9100 a week ago. I have a HP Laser Jet 1100 connected to it. I can print a file from LibreOffice Write. So the printer is working. Now, the question is, How ...
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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 smbd[...
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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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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 viewer....
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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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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 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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How do I install the drivers for my Samsung printer?

I have a Samsung CLP-325w printer. I downloaded the .tar.gz file from their website, but I can't seem to figure out how to install it. Here's the link to the driver's tarball I've been following ...
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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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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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Printer in “pending” mode only, not printing

OS: Ubuntu 13 Printer: HP Deskjet 2540 Problem: Printer worked initially. Suddenly stopped working. Printer cue just says "pending" and printing never happens. How do I get it to go from "pending" ...