Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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 install Canon Pixma MP620?

I have been trying to install my Canon Pixma MP620 printer via cable network on my Ubuntu 13.04 64bit OS for two days. Previously I also tried to install the printer on Linux Mint 15, but failed. ...
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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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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 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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Printing problem , Canon LBP2900

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 , 32bit . when I'm printing nothing happen. I actually install my printer drivers , canon LBP2900 from canon site , its contain 2 *.deb file : ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to install Canon PIXMA iP1600?

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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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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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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change default printing settings

Is there any way to change the default printing settings in the dialog box? For instance, I would like the paper format to be always A4. Now it always appears as US letter by default and I have to ...
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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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Is there a driver for Canon MF4800?

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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“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 to get an Epson-AL-CX11 printer working?

I have an EPSON(AL-CX11) printer that used to work with Linux, but at some point, at a Linux kernel version, it stopped working. I can install the printer without errors, but when sending a test ...
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Printing from Firefox to network printer does not work

I just noticed that since using Ubuntu 12.04(.01) or since some update (can't tell it for sure) I cannot print from Firefox to my network printer (Samsung CLX-3175FN) any more. For a very short moment ...
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Is there anyone who has Canon MX435 printer. No driver for Linux

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 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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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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Printing Checks from CLI or GUI

Looking for a program or a way to print onto my bank checks in Ubuntu. I don't want to use GNUCash or KMyMoney as those are bank register program's and it's too much work to open one of those each and ...
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Setting up a Network Printer

I have a Canon MP970 printer and I want to setup network printing and scanning on my laptop. I got it set up on my desktop (running Windows 8 Release Preview x64). How do I start?
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Printer (Epson Stylus Photo RX620) not working after upgrade to 12.04

Since upgrading to 12.04 I have been unable to print. The Printer is recognised and access is available to the SD card plugged into it. Print jobs keep queuing up. In System Tools > System Settings > ...
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Crashplan and samba printing problems after upgrade to 12.04

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 (64bit). after the upgrade Crashplan no longer works. It gives an error of getting "disconnected from the backup engine". Backups no longer take place. I also had a ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA iP3600 printer to work?

I have a printer Canon PIXMA iP3600. Following you steps this was installed without problems, but it doesn't print. The test page is sent to the printer and I can see it in the spool, but it never ...
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Where can I download the drivers for a Canon MP 420 Series?

I'm trying to set up a Canon MP 420 Series printer on Ubuntu 11.10, but for some reason the wizard can't find the corresponding drivers. I looked for the drivers in , but they are not there. Even ...
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How do I get an Advent AW10 Printer working?

Has anyone managed to get any of the Advent AW series printers working with Linux? Advent support states "All-in-one printers do not support LINUX OS at this time. The all-in-one printers are ...
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Activate PDF/X-3 support in Scribus

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with Scribus 1.4.0.rc3 and created a photo book that I would like to get printed now. From what I understand I should be using PDF/X-3 as compatibility level for the pdf ...
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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 install Brother MFC7460DN Network Printer

I am unable to install my network printer in Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit, as the driver is not available in the repository. I am using Brother MFC7460DN. Any help would be appreciate it. TIA!
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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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How do I get a Epson Aculaser C1600 working?

Anyone managed to install this printer? I'd be grateful for any help!
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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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How can I use an Epson Stylus C64 printer?

The Epson Stylus C64 is a USB printer. How can I install this so that I can print documents?
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Stop printing test page everytime on HP PSC 1410

Everytime I switch on my desktop running and start the HP PSC 1410, it will print a test page. I have recently installed the hplip driver (the latest one on the hplip website) and the driver installed ...
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Can't print, CUPS package corrupted and hangs on re-install

When I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.4 (Maverick), the upgrade process got stuck on the post-installation of the CUPS package. I had to kill processes and run several forced updates before I could finally ...
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Updating firmware on a HP Color LaserJet CP2025dn

There is new firmware available on the HP site for my printer, a HP Color LaserJet CP2025dn, but seems to be only available as a Windows executable. How do I upgrade my printer's firmware using ...
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Can't get LexMark x5470 printer to work [closed]

The printer did work in Opensuse, but for some reason it does not print in Ubuntu 10.04! When I go to add printer, it detects the printer but does not print. Does anyone have any suggestions? I know ...
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How to connect my printer to localhost? [closed]

When I try to print, for some reason all the printers I previously had installed have disappeared. I pulled up the "Printing" dialog, and I see that localhost is "Not connected," but when I try to ...