Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Able to detect a network printer, but not able to print

I am following this tutorial to install an HP LaserJet printer on Ubuntu 14.04. The printer prints fine on the local machine and the printer is published and shared. The remote machine (also Ubuntu ...
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What is missing?

Trying to install a printer driver for Canon MB2320. Have downloaded the driver and am executing the following command and receiving the response shown below: ...
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How to add a network printer on Ubuntu 15.10?

I need to setup a HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125nw on my Ubuntu 15.10. As you can see from the screenshot, I can see the printer from my network and add it. After this dialog it install the drivers and ...
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How to install Canon Maxify MB2320

Greetings and thank you in advance for your assistance. Although new to Ubuntu, I worked on Unix systems for years, years ago and slowly things are coming back and looking familiar. All the same ...
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How can I print from Vim to pdf?

I would have thought this is rather simple, but I don't get it done: I use gVim and would like to get the text as a pdf-file. In other applications like Firefox the print-dialog shows me available ...
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Network Printing

In our office we all use Windows operating system. We have a network printer (Canon LBP 3300) connected with a windows pc. If I use Ubuntu alone, how to give print with the network printer?
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Understanding Linux printing systems

I have a HP Laser Jet 1020 connected by USB to my Laptop running Linux. How does printing work on Linux? More specifically what are HPLIP, CUPS and Foomatics; their differences, the ...
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Install Canon Printer IR C5035 on Ubuntu OS 14.04 Computer

Does anybody know how to install the printer in a Ubuntu computer? The printer is the Canon IR C5035 and the Ubuntu OS is 14.04. I've already downloaded the printer drivers from the Canon website ...
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Sharing local printer with Windows, printer offline when windows restarts

I have a local printer connected via usb to my ubuntu desktop. I've have shared and successfully installed it on windows 7 desktops on my network. Printer works fine, but everytime the windows pc is ...
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init: cups main process ended, respawning [ubuntu 14.04]

this issue gives me headache , I could not find proper solution , see my problem When try to run cups using sudo /etc/init.d/cups start it produces following message on console cups: unable to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not publishing printers on network

I have two ubuntu machines. One has a usb connected printer and works fine from the computer it is connected. I set up a remote printer on the second machine with a url of ...
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No Drivers Found for Brother MFC-J470DW

So, I've followed the instructions on Brother's website, I've got the installer and I've tried running it. I've seen this question: Brother MFC-J470DW Printer Driver Installation , and the answer ...
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Disable color printing from `Document Viewer`

In Document Viewer version 3.10.03, is the color printing capability a function of the driver or a function of Document Viewer itself? I want to print black only but when hunt for a way to disable ...
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HP printer spooling problem on new HP laptop

HP printer on new HP Pavilion prints small number of bytes, then quits. Prints more after printer is powered down and back up. Printer works perfectly on old HP laptop. Both computers are running ...
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Broken Cups install, able to access http://localhost:631/ but not any other page

I seem to have broken my cups install, I can access http://localhost:631/ which shows the standard cups welcome page but if I try to visit any other page all that is displayed is "Not Found". cups is ...
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How to change font size when printing from Firefox?

When printing a page from Firefox I only get a very large font so even the smallest web page needs two or more pages. Scaling the screen font has proved to be ineffective. Thus my question. TIA.
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HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw: previews and prints in colour instead of grayscale

This is my hardware/software configuration: HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw HPLIP 3.15.11 HPP0053.PPD version 19.12, freshly updated last week. I want to print some pages from a pdf file with images ...
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how to install brother mfc-j4420dw?

show me please how to install brother mfc-j4420dw on Ubuntu 14.04, thank you! i tried to open the cd but it showed me an error. and i didn't understand the guide on their website.
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Manufacturer vs generic printer PPD

I'm setting up a new printer on my desktop, and a dialog has opened asking which PPD I want to choose. It says the generic version is recommended, but it also has one from Canon, the manufacturer of ...
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HP Deskjet F 4180 combi works with Ubuntu 14.04 but not Lubuntu 14.04

HP Deskjet F 4180 combi works with Ubuntu 14.04 but not Lubuntu 14.04. My MSI K9VGM mobo is quite old, about 8 years, but want to keep it as I use XP dual boot. Lubuntu print settings ...
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Installing printer driver on Ubuntu 14.04

Canon has a Linux driver available for my printer on their website that I downloaded and now resides in my "Downloads" file. How do I install it? LBP7110Cw. 2 files- Debian and RPM- I tried loading ...
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Installing a printer in Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I am running a SWAT samba file server on an old computer, so I used the "headless" 12.04 LTS server on it so that it might run a bit faster and be able to update to later distributions later on and ...
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How to install lbp-810 driver

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and i need to use my printer but Ubuntu cannot find the printer. My printer is canon lbp-810 printer.
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CUPS connection refused

I have been printing with cups for about 2 months(nothing expert, just add driver/print) and today I wanted to install driver for printer EPSON Stylus Photo PX730. I have installed it firstly through ...
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I get a Solid black page when printing some pdf files

I know that there was already another person who has made the same question, but until today I didn't find a solution. When I print some pdf files I get a hole black page made of black lines. I ...
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How to connect my printer on the parallel port of my pc (Ubuntu 14.04)?

My printer is working under windows. Ubuntu doesn't find it. When installing a new printer, I'm asked to define a device URI. Nothing works... In a terminal, I also tried sudo echo 'hello' > /dev/lp0 ...
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HP Deskjet 1010 Printout Size Is Too Small

Issue - When printing, the image appears to be 1/3 of it's size. File I'm tring to print - PDF File Size - A4 210x297 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit *scaling - I tried 100% to 1000% and the result is ...
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Samsung printer with USB connection

Samsung color laser printer C410 Series, connected by USB is recognized by Ubuntu, printer parameters are displayed, but it does not print. On the same notebook (HP EliteBook) with win7pro (2 OS ...
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CUPS Printer Server

I am in the process of building a print server for my organisation. I want to make it possible for pc's on one subnet to be able to print on another subnet. I was wondering if anyone maybe have tips ...
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how do I make duplex printing the default?

I have an HP Colour Laserjet 4650hdn (not sure if that matters) hooked up to my PC. It can print double sided, and I would prefer for it to print double sided. Every-time I print something from ...
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Divide a A3 document in two A4 documents

I have a house plan in A3 format. In this plan I have the ground floor and the floor. I need to print this A3 in two A4 documents (one with the ground floor and on with the floor). So, i need to cut ...
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Trying to start CUPS service on a Chromebook running Ubuntu 14.04 via crouton

Some background: I'm trying to set up CUPS on my Chromebook running Ubuntu 14.04 via crouton. I've downloaded and installed the necessary files and I am trying to get the CUPS service running. I have ...
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HP printer problem 14.04

There is a problem in ubuntu 14.04 about wireless network hp printer. Whenever i try to print something it starts to print stops at the half of the page and waits about 1min and let the paper go and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install Fuji Xerox Docuprint CP215w

The install seems to go through without a problem, the printer rollers turn, then stop. When I click on View Print Cue, it's says Print job finished.
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Cannot print to network (lpd) printer

The same physical device as in the other question, but connected to using lpd. I created it using the Add dialogue: Device URI: lpd://Sales/BINARY_P1 Printer State: Processing - Unable to locate ...
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Cannot print to network (smb) printer

I added a network printer on Ubuntu 15.10 and it does not print: $ date | lpr $ lpq produces no output (no errors, nothing is appended to /var/log/cups/error_log). However: $ tail -f ...
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Why multiple copies of printer driver for Brother DCP-7065DN?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and I have a Brother DCP-7065DN printer. If I attempt to install it via the installer in System Settings, the installer lists that printer three times: DCP-7065DN, using ...
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My printer in /dev/usb/lp0 always disappear after few seconds, and can't print, how to fix it? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Please, help... I have a 'EPPOS Model EPT-58H' thermal printer. When I plugin via usb, it detected as /dev/usb/lp0 with ls -l /dev command. Then I run echo "sometext" > /dev/usb/lp0 in terminal to ...
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Canon mp270 printer not printing after upgrade to ubuntu 15.10

After upgrading from 15.04 to 15.10 my Canon mp270 printer no longer prints. CUPS shows an error message: "The PPD version (5.2.10) is not compatible with Gutenprint 5.2.11-pre1." The print job ...
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14.04 Evolution 3.10.4 prints attachments when printing email

Just switched to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 and am using Evolution 3.10.4. When I try to print an eMAIL with *.txt attachments, Evolution want to print the attachments as well as the eMAIL. To clarify, ...
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Upgrade Poppler on 14.04 LTS ? (pdf printing problem)

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in a company. But we have some PDF printing problems (too slow, no printing). I would like to upgrade Poppler to the last current version to see if some of my problems will ...
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Printer Missing

After the kernel was updated to 3.16.0-51, the drivers for my Canon Pixma MG6110 were no longer working. I can't see it and can't print any more. I went back to 3.16.0-49, and my problem was fixed. ...
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Printer via USB

I am trying to add my HP printer to my Ubuntu. When I click on the "printers icon" in the settings, nothing happen. I am new to Ubuntu and I have no idea how to fix this. I tried to use hplib and if I ...
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conect to printer on WIN10

I have printer on WIN10 and I want print my dock from ubuntu but i can't connect. When I try smbclient -L I receive: $ smbclient -L 1.2.3.157 WARNING: Ignoring invalid value 'share' for parameter ...
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driver for Docuprint P115b

I need to download a driver for a docuprint P115b printer Fujixerox do not show one available can anyone help please?
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Adding printer, installing and Printing with canon LBP2900 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS! New to UBUNTU! please help!

I am using Ubuntu 14.04L and my printer is a Canon lbp2900b. I have tried a number of methods I found in ubuntu help pages, forums and community! After following some instructions I was able to ...
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View a completed print job instead of reprinting

Is there a way to view the completed print jobs (in the print queue)? I have enabled the Advance Server Settings "Preserve job files (allow reprinting)". I am wondering if I can view the file (as a ...
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CUPS The address wasn't understood on Firefox and External Protocol Request on Chromium

When Im going to manage the printer on CUPS, this error shows on Firefox: The address wasn't understood Firefox doesn't know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (ipps) ...
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Setting up Google Cloud Printer Server via CUPS

I am trying to set up a Google Cloud Printer Server using CUPS Connector on my 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 computer. My two printers are WiFi printers, but does not support e-printing, which is my goal to be ...
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How Do I Install Canon MF8000C Printer in Ubuntu 15.10?

I want to install the Canon MF8000C series Printer as a network printer. I have the 64-bit .deb drivers downloaded and installed from the Canon website, and the printer does show up as a network ...