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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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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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How to get work Konica Minolta bizhub 423 printer working?

I am trying many times to install the driver of Konica Minolta bizhub 423 on ubuntu but I have not succeeded to get a printout. Although communication can be established, it does not print. There are ...
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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 ...
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Batch printing from Unity? Shell?

Is there a way to batch print some files (PDFs)?
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Install i386 printer driver on an amd64 system?

According to this topic, it's possible to install these i386-drivers for my Pixma MP560 printer on an amd64 Ubuntu. Unfortunately, I cannot install the drivers: sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture ...
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Alternative printing method(s) for an unsupported printer

I have in my office, a Konica Minolta bizhub 211 multifunction printer, it works well with windows workstations... It has a lot of good features, like duplex... I haven't found any drivers for ...
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How can I print in black and white in Evince?

What option should I select in the (Evince) print dialog to print in black and white using only the (cheaper) black ink cartridge - not black as a composite of other colours? The options I see in the ...
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How to print more than 600dpi with CUPS

My printer (Canon Pixma IP5200R) is capable of printing up to 9.600 x 2.400 dpi. However in 10.04 CUPS with Gutenberg installed lets me choose not more than 600 dpi in the settings. Is there a way ...
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What is the command getweb?

I found on this launchpad bug (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/foo2zjs/+bug/96454) the command: sudo getweb 1020 I don't know what getweb is, so here is the question.
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 usb printer HP DeskJet AllInOne not detected

I bought a new HP Deskjet 1510 AllInOne printer. When I connected via USB, it appears as an un-recognized device in dmesg output. usb 3-2: device not accepting address 27, error -71 usb usb3-port2: ...
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How to zoom a pdf with centering?

I am using Document Viewer 3.10.3 in Ubuntu 14.04 I want to zoom a pdf and print it to a file (another pdf). I am able to zoom it but the issue I am facing is this : the pdf is getting zoomed ...
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print xlsx file from command line using ghostscript and libreoffice

I have been searching on how to get libreoffice in headless mode to print to a ghostscript PDF file on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Can somebody tell me how to do this or if there is an easier way? I tried ...
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How to install a HP LaserJet P1102w?

I just did an install of the hp laserjet P1102w printer and its not working. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04,and I went to see if I had hplip installed and it said I did. How do I do this?
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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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“Dependancy is not satisfiable” in trying to install two drivers for my Epson NX420 printer/scanner

I am trying to get the wireless scanner part of my Epson NX420 printer working over wifi with my ubuntu 12.10 desktop computer. I went to the epson website here ...
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How can I print a webpage to a PDF in a single, *continuous* page?

I have an ipython notebook that I would like to print without having the page breaks cut through my figures. Any suggestions? I tried the "awesome screenshot" extension for chromium, but it was ...
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How can I remap usernames when printing to a shared printer?

At work my group currently use self maintained network printers. We also run our own self contained Linux network for some members of the group. It all works beautifully. The management has decided ...
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Set default printer settings libreoffice

Although I set the default printer settings through the "printing" manager to NoTumbleDuplex, the LibreOffice print dialog properties isn't defaulted as NoTumbleDuplex. How can I set the ...
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How do I install drivers for the Panasonic MB1900CX All-in-One Printer/Scanner?

I bought a new Panasonic Printer/Scanner/Copier, I am going to to install it, but Ubuntu cant find It`s driver! I find a driver in Panasonic website but it is 32bit and can not run in my laptop! ...
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How to add frames to images (in shotwell)?

I will be a photographer at an event and part of the deal is we offer on the spot editing, which includes cropping and photo adjustments. The organizer insists we offer adding frames to the pictures. ...
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Upgrade failed… Kinda, now cannot install some packages

When trying to upgrade my server (using do-release-upgrade -d, as one currently has to when going from 10.04 to 12.04), the script froze, and I was forced to cancel it. I was left with a half 10.04, ...
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Add New Printer disabled - grayed out using Gnome Shell

I'm running Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 11.10. When I go to Gnome Control Center and click on printers, the Add New Printer button is grayed out (disabled). When I logged into Unity, I added the network ...
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How do I add HPLIP version 3.12.2 to my repository?

I've an HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus 910g all in one wireless printer. I've downloaded from HPLIP version 3.12.2 which supports this model running under Ubuntu 11.10 - 32bit version on one machine and ...
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Installing LBP 2900 printer -> libs folders wrong?

I am trying to get my Canon LBP2900 printer to work on Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit. What I have done is try to follow the steps on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CanonCaptDrv190 So I downloaded the ...
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How to install Canon PIXMA iP1600? [duplicate]

I have a Canon iP1600 connected wireless through Win system laptop, I just can't install the printer although I've googled and tried various ways recommended. I'm at my wit's end!
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Hp laserjet 1018 printer keeps asking me to install it everytime I plug it in

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2 from Ubuntu 10.10 on my netbook (a Dell Mini 1012). The problem is I have a HP Laserjet 1018 printer which I had it installed in Ubuntu 10.10 without any ...
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What credentials do you enter to use a network printer?

I've added a network printer. Both the host and guest are Ubuntu. The printer added fine, but the system asks for authentication when I try to print. I typed the host's (the account that installed ...
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“Page Size” and “Orientation” are disabled when printing from some applications

There are many different Print dialogs but one is very common and is used by Gimp, Shutter, Evloution and Simple Scan. In all these apps the "Page Size" and "Orientation" are disabled. The same dialog ...
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CUPS with Google Cloud Print

I have a chromebook and I set up printers today to work with cups... But could I make a Google cloud print server with it? Is there an thing for Ubuntu server I can download through the terminal?
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How can I calibrate my printer using the LaTeX test page?

I am trying to print a LaTeX compiled document but my printer doesn't print the top part. It seems that the top part is outside of the printing range. To debug this problem I have printed the LaTeX ...
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messed up characters in PDF printed from Ubuntu 12.10

When I print a particular PDF from Ubuntu 12.10, I see many garbled characters. I tried printing the same PDF from Mac OS X and it worked. Any ideas of what I should look into to fix this? Here's the ...
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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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Is there anyone who has Canon MX435 printer. No driver for Linux [duplicate]

There is Mac and Windows drivers only. I tried that tar.gz file http://support-au.canon.com.au/contents/AU/EN/0100412601.html Nothing happened. Usb cable not connected. Trying to print over wifi. How ...
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How do I get my Kodak printer to work?

I have a Kodak ESP C310 printer that I tried installing on my computer (Ubuntu 10.04), but it wouldn't even recognize the device. So, I went on the Kodak site and talked to a representative online ...
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Unable to print on a networked Canon printer using 64bit OS

I have a Canon MP970 connected to a machine running Vista. I can address the printer in Ubuntu but selecting print does not produce a print. Checking the print que shows my job as 'processing'. I´m ...
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Installing an HP Laserjet 1000

I've already installed hplip, it printed a test page, but it won't print from any program. It shows the printer in the list of printers, and it's checked as the default printer. I've restarted a ...
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How do I connect to my Brother MFC-6800 over USB?

How can I connect to my Brother MFC-6800 printer over USB? (I have an answer to this question and I'm posting it for the benefit of the next person, but please write a better answer if you can!)
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Where's kprinter in Lucid?

I've been using kprinter for several years as a way to give programs that don't have fancy print dialogs (like gvim) a fancy print dialog. From a command-line sense it looks a lot like lp or lpr, but ...
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Problem installing printers' drivers on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Some time ago I tried to install my laser printer, a Brother hl-1112 and the installation appeared to be correct, but it only prints blank pages. Then, I decided to install my inkjet printer, an Epson ...
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system-config-printer broken after update to 14.04

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 the dialog system-config-printer in gnome runs into problems when called from the command line: sudo system-config-printer Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Driver installation stuck

I am trying to install proprietary drivers for a printer (EPSON L355, driver: epson-inkjet-printer-201207w) on Ubuntu 14.04 by adding a new printer in Printers. The installation is currently stuck ...
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LBP1120 on Ubuntu 14.04

I have cannon LBP1120 with Ubuntu 14.04 (amd64). For previous versions of Ubuntu the guide: How to make LBP-1120 Canon printer work? worked flawlessly, but for this version the capstsui shows me: ...
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Canon printer won't print PDF files

I am stumped with this situation. I have a new Canon Pixma MG5300 inkjet printer which is connected via USB. Anything else than PDF works perfectly fine: Ubuntu printer test page, LibreOffice files, ...
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Permanently pin printer indicator to top toolbar? [closed]

Is there an indicator applet that I can pin to my toolbar which will allow me to view print jobs that are queued for printing?