Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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 to fix SLOW graphics printing on 12.10? Text printing speed is OK

Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit dual boot with Windows 7. Custom PC, nVidia Onboard Graphics. Motherboard: ECS EliteGroup GF8200A Black Series. "HP LaserJet 3015" multifunction printer. Graphics printing fine ...
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Printing in booklet format

In the past I had a printer that had the booklet format option that would print the document two pages at a time ordered in a way that folding the whole printout would produce a booklet, half the size ...
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How can I configure a Canon Pixma MG5300 to print wirelessly?

How can I configure a printer to print wirelessly in ubuntu 12.04 ? I have a canon pixma mg 5300 series, and I am able to print correctly by usb (the drivers were installed). Now I'm trying to do it ...
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Parallel Port Problem in 12.04

I have a “dumb” printer attached to a parallel port in my machine which works fine under the “other” resident operating system (from Redmond) on the same machine. I recently added Ubuntu 12.04 as a ...
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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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How do I get a Lexmark X2600 printer working?

I can't get my Lexmark X2600 printer working. I tried a lot of things find over the net but without any success. Is there a really big brain who can help me? I really love 12.04 release (64 bits) and ...
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How to convert cups to an upstart job? [closed]

I'm having some issues with cups on 10.04 (64 bit). I'm running about 200+ machines with the same image and cups crashes a lot. What I'd like to do is create an upstart job to monitor and respawn ...
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Printing from a Pixma ip1900 printer says “printer stopped” [closed]

I have installed the drivers for pixma ip1900 printer, printed a test page, but when I try to print a document fromm open office I get a message saying 'printer stopped'. I am running 10.10 Maverick ...
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OpenOffice always print a copy for every page [closed]

Openoffice in 10.10 always send a extra copy for each page in my document's (writer, calc) on a HP Laserjet 4250 and HP Deskjet 3920. I double check "Copies" option and is set to 1, but always send a ...
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Adding a Canon PIXMA MX860 wireless printer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a Canon Pixma MX860 network printer? Were do I go or click on to bring up system so I can follow the steps to add a wireless printer. A Canon PIXMA MX860 ?
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OKI-B2540 printer doesn't print? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: OKI B2540 - still doesn't print? There is a driver for the OKI-B2520, and it is automatically selected when the printer is connected. From looking at various ...
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What emulation mode for an epson printer is best? [closed]

I'm looking for a color duplex printer for Ubuntu. My favourites are Epson B-310N and Brother HL 4050CDN. The latter should be work with linux, but I'd prefer the first one, because printing costs are ...
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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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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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What is CUPS server and how to share a printer (Locally or over a network)

The title tells you all, except that it's about sharing printers. How do I connect to a shared printer on the network through CUPS or terminal?
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Printer sharing and Ubuntu

I have a printer plugged it into my Ubuntu desktop machine. I want to access it from Windows 7 on my laptop. Is this possible? If yes, how can I do this?
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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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System boots to a black screen after upgrade to 11.04

I was a similar situation to this user: Dual Boot 10.10 and 11.04 can't boot into 10.10 after an update. Only many more GRUB entres. Natty still worked - and I could still access the natty ...
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To perform Printer maintenance in Ubuntu, is there an application for several types of printers? [closed]

To perform Printer maintenance in Ubuntu, is there an application that is available for several types of printers? I want to get details about Ink levels and do Clean the Printer and Align the ...
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Where can I find the Ubuntu drivers for a Dell 1700 printer.

I have Hewlett Packard Compaq D230 PC running Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS 32 bit. I have a Dell 1700 printer and I want to download the corresponing drivers and utilities for it. Could someone give me ...
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Cancelling print jobs and dealing with printer

Where can I see printing jobs in queue? Sometimes even after restarting the computer, a print is not forgotten and when I turn on printer it begins to print some jobs from previous actions which I no ...
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Install Toshiba e-studio 455 on 12.10

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I want to install network printer Toshiba e-Studio 455, but in Driver database there are only entries for 450, 450s, 451c, 452 and 453. When I used driver for 450 and tried ...
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How do I get an HP 1018 laser printer to work on 12.04?

edit : already printed on windows-machine Ubuntu 12.04, LJ 1018. I've tried making foo2zjs from sourse. I've downloaded firmware and placed it where necessarily manually from here I've also tried ...
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VirtualBox seems to disable printing in Ubuntu to USB Printer

I am running Maverick on my machine and I have Lexmark X6675 connected to the system via USB. I also have VirtualBox 4.1 running Windows Vista on the system. And I have a very interesting situation ...
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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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HP Laserjet p1005 stopped working after upgrade

I have a problem that's been bugging me since Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2: My printer (a HP Laserjet P1005) have been installed and working in Ubuntu 10.10. After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 1, it still ...
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Printers Always Print Pages In Reverse Order

I have used Ubuntu for many years and this has always been a problem for me on every printer I encounter (HP, Lexmark, and Samsung, among others). Whenever I print, the fidelity is fine but instead ...
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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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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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Would you recommend to install libcupsys2_1.3.9-17ubuntu3.9_all.deb?

Would you recommend to install libcupsys2_1.3.9-17ubuntu3.9_all.deb in Ubuntu 10.10? For getting my printer to work with Ubuntu 10.10 i've read many threads about a suggested workaround.there it's ...
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Why has A4 Borderless format disappeared for HP 6500?

2 months ago I've bought HP Officejet 6500 E709n printer. At the beginning there was a "A4 Borderless" page format and I could print images without white borders. Now this page format has disappeared ...
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How to list all available printers from terminal?

I need a command to list available printers in my Ubuntu. The printers list could be installed or shared? This list also should state the state of the printer . Any Help to achieve my goal?
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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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How to flush CUPS spool

My printer is blocking; there is no relevant message in the error log, but the printer dialog says: "/var/spool/cups/d00359-001 (object 89 0, file position 957134): expected endobj" I deleted that ...
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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

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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Kodak ESP 1.2 Printer not printing on ubuntu 12.04

We installed Ubuntu 12.04 for a friend's mother. She bought a Kodak ESP 1.2 printer in the meantime which doesn't seem to work with it. The printer is connected via usb. She goes through the ...
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ssh tunnel to a remote CUPS server

There is a CUPS server beyond a firewall and I'd like to use it's printers. I have ssh access to computers that can access the CUPS server, and can get at the servers web interface by forwarding say ...
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Canon MP280 All in One prints but scanner not recognized

I recently installed 12.04 LTS after not using any Linux distro for several years. My Canon MP280 worked perfectly as far as printing goes and I was even able to set it up on a Samba share and print ...
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How can I import my printer(s) into Google Cloud Print?

I have Google Cloud Print, how do I import my Ubuntu printer into it so I can print to it from other devices?
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How do I get an Epson 7520 (all-in-one) printer working?

Can an Epson 7520 printer be installed in ubuntu 10.04LTS?
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How do I get a Canon Pixma MG 3150 working?

I've got the new Canon Pixma MG 3150 and so far, I can't seem to find a driver anywhere. I do have the CD for both Windows and Mac, but this doesn't help me, as I have Ubuntu 11.10. I'd prefer to have ...
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HP Deskjet f300 Printer not printing documents

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10 my printer - an HP deskjet F300 series - will no longer print from any word processor, including gedit. The scanner still functions and I can print emails. It was ...
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Batch printing from Unity? Shell?

Is there a way to batch print some files (PDFs)?
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Why is it necessary to add locally attached printers?

I seldom have to print anything on paper anymore, so my knowledge about printers is really limited. Last weekend, I demoed Oneiric to my father, who still prints stuff, and even though his printer is ...
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Evince print to pdf file fails to print [closed]

This is my problem: Open a document in Evince, choose Print Choose "Printer": "Print to file" Choose "Output Format": "PDF" (add a filename output.pdf in the box if not there) Click on "Print" ...
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How to change the default printer in evince?

I have several printers listed in evince. I was wondering how to change the default printer in evince? Thanks and regards!
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how to print a single image in the 4 corners of the paper?

I have an image in tif format and I want to print 4 copies of the image, but the 4 have to be on the same paper. Is there an option available for in Ubuntu 12?