Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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 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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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 a CUPS server and how to share a printer 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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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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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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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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Getting my brother MFC-J825DW working as a network scanner

I've been attempting to set up my new brother multi-function device to work as a printer and scanner using the following steps. It is connected to the network as a LAN device, not directly connected ...
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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?
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lpr not working - scheduler not responding

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on my computer at work, which has networked printers. I have previously been able to print using the lpr command, but recently this has stopped working. $ lpr test lpr: Error ...
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Stuck starting cups-browsed

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell XPS630i with no success. There's two problems: bootloader does not install via ubuntu installer. Resolved this with the help of repair-boot. Mentioning ...
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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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“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 ...