Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Is my HP DeskJest 1512 All-In-One printer compatible with Ubuntu 14.04? How do I install it if it is?

I was given an HP DeskJet 1512 All-In-One printer as a graduation gift. I have also recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP Probook 4510s with a 32-bit 1Gb RAM and a Celeron processor. I am still ...
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how to print on both the sides of a page using libre office

I just want to know the procedure by which one can print a documents on both the sides of a paper using Libre office.
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printer configuration failures and upgrade failures

This has become more and more of a problem. I was using 4.8 Kubuntu and could not configure remote printers under system setting printer configuration. I updated to 4.134. I then downloaded print ...
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HP Deskjet 3050A will print but unable to scan.

I was just curious how to set up my HP Deskjet 3050a to be able to scan documents to my computer. I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. I am currently able to print everything to my printer but when I ...
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Why do large files created with a2ps stop printing in the middle on my HP LaserJet Pro 400?

I converted an ASCII file to a Postscript file with this command: $ /usr/bin/a2ps -1 --font-size 10 --landscape --sides 2 --output $HOME/out.ps myfile.txt It is 52 pages long and displays properly ...
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Cannot print from Windows and printer disapears after reboot

I have a home server running Ubuntu 12.04 and have successfully installed my printer (HP Photosmart B109a) on it with hplip. Printed a test page and printed a file from my terminal using: cat ...
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The Scanner Printer HP PSC 1510 All-in-one does not work

The scanner of my HP PSC 1510 All-in-one does not work, is that I should install some drive? The printer prints normally, but when I try to scan a document on the scanner nothing happens. Could ...
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How to use an Apple Airprint compatible printer on Ubuntu?

Recently I bought a "Canon Selphy 910". This Printer is not supported by any CUPS driver yet. But this printer supports Apple Airprint. Is there a generic driver for Apple Airprint compatible devices ...
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generic-CUPS-PDF-printer - Ubuntu 14.04

Printing any document to a PDF works nicely. Unfortunately I want the created PDF file to be saved at a different location. The current default location is: /home/PDF The desired one location is: ...
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Documents stuck in printer queue

I am useless with computers I know but some documents are - I think - stuck in teh queue and thus nothing will print. I have seen other answers which suggest that I should enter lpstat -o in a command ...
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HP Printer recognized but not printing

I have an HP LaserJet 3055, it is recognized by the computer (Ubuntu 14.04), I printed a test page and it worked fine, so I moved on to printing my document, and it doesn't print, it says on the ...
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Compatiple printer list

I have tried to search for a printer to use with my new install and so far, I haven't found a sure thing. Does anyone have a list of compatible printers to use with Ubuntu 12.04?
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Ubuntu Software Center and Software Updater not responding after installing itunes

After installing itunes unsuccessfully,my Ubuntu Software Center crashed and will not relaunch, my Software Updater does not repond and now I was unable to install a new printer on Ubuntu (Canon ...
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Samba server: network printer share restriction

How can I restrict access to only one out of two printers attached to my Ubuntu 10.04 Server? Currently, I am using the default configuration (smb.conf) slightly adapted, however this is standard ...
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Errors after HP deskjet 3070a installiation

I have got HP deskjet 3070a printer at home, which I would like to use via wireless network. I have used Ubuntu Official Documentation website how to install it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04x64 Printing Issues ( Not happenning in the other versions )

I have a Canon iR-ADV C5030 printer, I always had troubles before with Linux, but there is nothing to do with that. Since a while Canon develop the Linux drivers for this printer and they work great ...
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Is the Samsung M2825DW Ubuntu friendly?

Does anyone have any experience using the above printer in Ubuntu? Going by the long list of compatible Samsung printers on Ubuntu's website, I'm sure it's a fairly safe bet, but if anyone can confirm ...
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Ubuntu weird printing issue ( Big Files )

I have been having this issue for a long period of time with different printers. Always that I send something to print that has pictures and the size of the files are a round just a couple of ...
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Why won't .pdf files containing transparent elements print correctly?

I have recently encountered a problem printing .pdf files containing transparent elements. I first noticed it when printing a document created with LaTeX that included embedded .png images with alpha ...
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captstatusui -P LBP3300 Error in `captstatusui': double free or corruption

I tried installing Canon LBP3300 printer in ubuntu 14.04 and I am getting the following error captstatusui -P LBP3300 Error in `captstatusui': double free or corruption (fasttop): 0x000000000175f5e0 ...
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12.04/Gnome Classic/printer prints 1 job then rubbish

After finally updating to 12.04 with Gnome 3.4.2, I find my printer (HP LaserJet Professional P1606dn) is unable to print more than a single job properly. I must turn the printer off and on to print ...
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Error Message when selecting Printers-Server-Settings

I followed the detailed instructions in the post at this link by Luis Alvarado which explained in detail how to share a printer in Ubuntu 12.04. Everything worked as it was supposed to after ...
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HP Photosmart Premium C410b / Ubuntu / scanner function

Is there an easy way to make the scanner function of my HP Photosmart Premium C410 work in Ubuntu 14.04? The printer is connected by Wifi through a wireless router. The basic printing function ...
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CUPS, shared printer, Windows drivers, point and print

I know this is a commonly asked question but I'm read up everything I can find, and I think I'm very nearly there! The setup is: Headless Ubuntu Trusty machine with CUPS and SAMBA installed, ready ...
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Ricoh MPC3300 printing sheet per sheet on Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed the Ricoh MPC3300 printer on my laptop. Used the choose from Database option and chose for the MPC 3300. The drivers works but is very slow. It seems to be printing a sheet dan wait ...
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Connect to printer directly / locally via ethernet port

My decision was to get away from windows rigth to the newsest Ubuntu 14.04.1 - so I am new to Linux, but: Trying to connect my locally, via ethernet cable attached printer (an old model Kyocera FS ...
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Why do weird printers show up in the Ubuntu printing dialog?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 the system printing dialog shows printers I never installed: "Farblaser" and "Laser" are printers I installed, the other two show up out of nowhere. ...
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How to get my serial printer to work

I'w tried every tips i have found. I cant get my Star termic printer to work. After my Win server died, i installed a Ubuntu 13.? server with LAMP I have a receipt printer attached to it an here is my ...
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HL-1110 XML Paper Brother printer does not install on Ubuntu 14.04

Have tried installing on Windows and the printer works. It is supposedly Linux compatible. Has anyone else found a printer driver for this printer? I have tried through the console and got a ...
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All Print Jobs Processing Indefinately HP Office Jet Pro

I have an HP Office Jet Pro to which I am trying to network print. All jobs that I send to it never print and if I check with the Document print Status window, the status is listed as processing. I ...
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Used up software Linux Downloads folder?

I`ve been using Linux for four month. Mint Qiana,Peppermint 3, Lubuntu14.04.1. When I set up my printer, I downloaded the following: cupswrapperHL2270DW-2.0.4-2.i386.deb --Archive ...
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Linux driver for the Epson Style Office BX305F printer/scanner?

I have not been able to print or scan with my Epson Style Office BX305F on Ubuntu. I've tried adding a printer and using simple scan but neither work.
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lpr: Error - unknown option “V”

I am getting this error when trying to run the lpr command: lpr: Error - unknown option "V". The full command I am running is: lpr -V -P printer-1 file.txt According to the documentation here ...
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Network printer, Ubuntu 12,04, can't enter Department ID & Password

I decided to install ubuntu 12.04 on two XP desktops and came to a problem, since I know just enough about linux. We have a network printer Canon iR2270 accessed over SmallBusinessServer 2011. The ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - You have held broken packages

This is a very popular question, but bare with me as I have tried teverything you are all about to suggest. So This is what I get: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done ...
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Adding Canon Pixma MX860 to Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Canon Pixma MX680 all-in-one hard-wired to my LAN. Trying to add a printer using Settings | Printer | Add Printer | Network Printer gave me a whole bunch of choices--Find Network Printer, ...
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How to file a bug on Ubuntu GNOME?

There is a cups problem and I don't know how or where I could submit a bug report.
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Which driver do I need to install HL-2250DN?

Brother provides it's drivers here. Which one do I need and what is the exact procedure? Solved.
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Ubuntu and a Epson Artisan 835 printer not installing (Install locks up)

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a Epson artisan 835 printer not installing (Install locks up). I use set-up, printers, and choose the Epson. It starts to install and locks up about half way. Is there a way to ...
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Problems to run lexmark x2600 printer installation file on ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) and want to install my lexmark x2620 printer. I found and downloaded the file lexmark-inkjet-08-driver-1.0-1.i386.deb.sh If I run it in a terminal, it starts with: ...
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Printer supporting ubuntu 14.04 lts

Scope: Ubuntu 14.04 lts 32bit, installed from DVD (onto an old Shuttle computer) Hello, I am looking for an ink or laser home printer, working without problems for ubuntu 14.04. My search for a list ...
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Espson lx 310 installation

How does one get an Espon Lx310 to work with Ubuntu 14.04? Already tried using generic drivers for dot matrix in linux.
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Accessing CUPS web interface administration with a non-root user [closed]

So firstly, I'm not an expert in servers. I'm using Ubuntu Server 13.10 and I want to make this file server a print server as well. So I'm trying to get CUPS working however I've encountered some ...
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Can't print web pages (12.04) HPLIP installed

The printer is and HP 2540 AIO. It prints test pages fine, photos, docs, but NOT web prints. I've attempted to print emails, articles, and return address labels and it will print portions of the page ...
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Can't use network printer via samba, how to debug the problem?

I've got a network printer available through samba and I'd like to use it from my Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately simply adding it through Printers is not enough. If I try to use it it says: Connection ...
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Epson L210 printer is non recognised

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and have already downloaded and installed the driver for my Epson L210, but the printer is not recognised. When printing any document, the L210 does not appear in the printer list. ...
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Unable to print to my Canon ImageClass MF4700 in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

I am just a user of the Ubuntu... so my knowledge of Ubuntu is very basic. I just acquired a new Canon ImageClass MF4700 All-in-One printer. I researched on the web and found a link to download this ...
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Fetchmail: html version of mail

I am trying to read mail from a pop3 server and print it through cups. I want to keep the html formatting of the email as it was received and that is where I am having trouble On seeing header of ...
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CUPS Problem - Printers stop after print several RAW jobs

I have three thermal receipt printers connected to Xubuntu 14.04 with Model Generic / Text only driver when print command three jobs, one for each printer, sometimes one or two printers stops are left ...
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Stuck print jobs

How do I fix print jobs getting stuck in the queue and never printing? I have an HP Color LaserJet CP1518 connected to my network. I used to be able to print on Ubuntu 12.10 perfectly. It ...