Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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updating in termal: location error and my printer not working, and a few others. : 15.04 lubuntu

More issues, but would have taken a lot of room in the title. When I try to update in terminal, it updates all the repos but at the end I get this message: "You may want to run apt-get update to"... ...
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HP LaserJet 1018 doesn't work under ubuntu 15.04

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and an HP LaserJet 1018 connected by USB. Ubuntu has found drivers and shows that everything is OK. When I send test page to printer it shows that it was handled first and than ...
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Printers Localhost - Can add Printer can't ping the IP address

I'm having trouble installing my printer to Ubuntu 14.04 The printer is: Fuji Xerox Docuprint P265 dw It's connected to my wifi router and has IP=169.254.12.34 The printer shows up using the Pirnts ...
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Installing EPSON GT-S80 Workforce scanner & printer drivers

I'm not Ubuntu/Linux saavy at all.. can someone please give me specific well-articulated instructions on how to download and install the drivers for the abovementioned scanner/printer/fax unit?
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Canon MF4140 printing black sheets

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm using a Canon i-sensys MF4140 printer. The printer only prints incorrectly some pages whenever I try to print some specific (but multiple) pdf and jpeg files. The result I ...
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How do I install proprietary drivers for my Brother all-in-one printer/scanner/fax?

Guides on how to install drivers for a Brother all-in-one network printer are either for older devices or are rather complicated as they often involve editing or copying system files in my root ...
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How do I install my Pixma iP 1700 on 14.04LTS?

I know that there are directions to accomplish this on the wiki, however when I follow those directions I get an error message indicating the files I downloaded can not be found? I am new to linux ...
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HP Envy 4500 WiFi printer not found using WiFi

I'm not a 'power user' so please be patient. Wife and I are both running 14.04 on our respective laptops with no problems. We connect to the Home WiFi with no issues. I purchased an HP-Envy 4500 ...
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Dai Nippon DS40 15.04 CUPS “client-error-not-possible”

When attempting to add a Dai Nippon Printing DS40 (DS4Y39050495&backend=dnpds40) using Printers->add, it appears that a driver is found, but upon clicking "apply" CUPS complains thusly: CUPS ...
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printer stops printing ('holds'), continues after reboot (?!)

When printing a multiple-page pdf file sent from Adobe PDF Reader, or a multiple-page ODF text document (other situations not tested), a printing job starts as normal, but gets stuck after one or 1,5 ...
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Ubuntu does not recognize HP envy 4501

Ubuntu won't recognize my HP envy 4501. I have tried plugging in the usb: it won't notice it at all. I tried running setup from disk and it said archive manager is in error. I'm new to Linux. Thanks ...
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Printer keeps ejecting blank pages

Remember this? Printer not printing, ejects a blank page ? Well its back again, ejects blank page after blank page. So, what could be wrong here then? PDF now chucks out blank pages, Libre Office ...
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Use printer via terminal

So, I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and basically I'm trying to use a printer via the Ubuntu termial, but I don't know how to do that. I found on the web some commands that could do the job but I don't know ...
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Cannot install printer driver epson l210 [closed]

I want to install printer driver in ubuntu 13.10. but when I tried to install it, I got an error message like this : Please help me...Thank you.
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How to remove all print packages; configure CUPS with Gutenprint correctly?

Learning the ins and outs of linux and enjoying doing so; I have come across a problem that has stumped me for now; perhaps you kind folk can help. I am trying to get my printer working; it works but ...
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Duplex printing, Brother DCP 7065DN, (K)ubuntu 14.10

How can I do duplex printing on a Brother DCP-7065DN printer in Kubuntu 14.10? When I install the printer as a new printer, there are three eligible choices among the Brother drivers: "DCP-7065DN ...
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Epson xp-610 not using driver properly

This morning I had my Epson XP-610 printer installed. It wasn't printing because I couldn't convince it that I'd installed a new ink cartridge. I decided to try removing the printer from the printers ...
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HP 2545 all-in-one (wifi) not detected after rebooting (HPLIP)

I installed hplip on Ubuntu 14.04 in order to use my printer HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2545. Installing went fine. I did the test print and everything worked smoothly. The problem is that when I ...
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Pronterface will not connect to 3D printer [duplicate]

When I click connect in Pronterface for it to connect to my 3D Printer (a Rigidbot) I get this error message: stty: /dev/ttyACM0: Permission denied [ERROR] Could not connect to /dev/ttyACM0 at ...
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How to get file /etc/init.d/ccpd back?

I was messing with printer settings. And one of the steps was: sudo update-rc.d ccpd defaults 20 It gave an error ccpd file already exists. So without thinking much I did: sudo rm ...
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Terminal And Python console isn't showing Bangla

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I can't print anything in Bengali in Python console and Ubuntu terminal! When I try to print some Bengali characters in console or try to write Bengali in the terminal I ...
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Installing printer Epson SX235W in Ubuntu 14.04

I am fairly new to installing/fixing things on Ubuntu if this does not involve the graphical interface of Software Centre. I want to get my Epson Stylus SX235W working, but unable to do it so far. ...
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Is there a driver for FX CP215 w colour laser printer?

The printer is connected via ethernet and has an IP address; under Ubuntu 15.04 Add a Printer finds and recommends a few drivers but none of them actually work. One of them actually starts the ...
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How can I read printer's data from a COM port?

I would like to use an usb to com adapter to sniff data sent from computer 1 that should arrive to a printer. I'd connect computer 2 in the place of the printer so I'd have classic com port on ...
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Installing Epson print driver gives 404 on Ubuntu.com

I am installing the generic Epson print driver from Epson here http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/?OSC=LX. When installing with Ubuntu software centre I get an immediate error to check ...
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About compatibility between specific printer and Ubuntu 12.04

Is an HP photosmart P1000, model c6723a compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 OS? I can't find this out from HP or anywhere I have researched. Please help.
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Epson XP-202 driver for Ubuntu 15.04

I did install Ubuntu 15.04 today...my printer Epson XP-202 is not working! Am looking for the driver...Does anyone know where I can find it?
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Partially printed PDF documents via HPLIP on Ubuntu 15.04

I installed the official HPLIP "HP Linux imaging and printing" driver to get scan drivers for the HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fn Color Multifunction Printer. Since the installation, all pdf documents ...
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How can I manage multiple workstations globally

I have 40 new Ubuntu 14.04 Workstations. I have knowledge of locally managed Ubuntu, but I don't know how can I manage multiple workstations globally. Facts I have 40 new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS based ...
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Install Canon printer lbp6030w

Hello I been trying to install Canon Printer LBP6030w I download the driver . It does not work . I try generic driver it does not work . I try synaptic package manager it does not work. I download ...
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Canon MF8380Cdw Still Not Working

I'm new (and know nothing) so unfortunately can't comment on this post. I've tried everything @Fabby and @user3541816 have suggested: I've uninstalled the drivers, installed the generic ones when ...
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How to diagnose half-printed pages / spooling hickups?

Using 14.04 (and also before in 12.04) printing multiple pages of PDF documents (image-heavy), everything usually works fine if nothing interupts the spooling and both PC and printer are left alone ...
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A printer have only the windows and mac driver

The situation is this. Our office has a printer lenovo LJ2650DN, it has no corresponding linux drivers. So I can't print in ubuntu, which is very frustrating. I search the web, people suggest using ...
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Printing from command line

Please can anybody explain what exactly these commands and options do: find /home/mike/Duck/ -type f -iname '*.txt' -print 0 | while IFS= read -r -d '' f; do lpr "$f" && mv "$f" ...
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HP Laserjet 1020 loses its configuration after every reboot

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS and have a HP LaserJet 1020 printer. I have set up that printer in Ubuntu with the command sudo hp-setup -i. At first, everything was fine and I was able to print ...
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Print again the last printed paper using command line

The scenario : I want to print again the last printed paper in my printer... Is't possible... I've came to some commands such as lpstat, lpr , lp but can't find if such option is really exist. Any ...
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After updating to Ubuntu 15.04 all my printers print once then cannot connect

After updating to Ubuntu 15.04 all my printers, Epson Artisan 837, HP Officejet Pro 8500, and copiers, Lexmark XC2100 and Toshiba 287CS print once then cannot connect. I've tried deleting the ...
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How do i install hplip plugin on a pc without internet connection

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a PC with which I have connected HP Laserjet 1536dnf MFP. The problem is that calls for installation of missing plugin. Now I don't have internet connection and ...
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USB Printer: unable to enumerate USB

I have issues getting my canon MP540 to work on my 14.04 machine. They Printer is not recoginzed at all. tail -f /var/log/syslog when plugging in: May 15 21:18:53 Notebook kernel: [ 1218.970245] usb ...
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How to add Konica Minolta 215 network printer on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am newbie on Ubuntu . I want to install my konica minolta 215xps on Ubuntu 12.04. I tried generic as well as other models of konica while installing drivers but not successful in that so. Does ...
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Espson Stylus Workforce 320 SX218 Lubuntu, Need to clean print head/nozzles

It's in the title! =) ;) I'm running Lubuntu 15.04 and can't find out how to clean the printer head/nozzles. I'm sure I've seen it somewhere but I can't remember. And yes, I've got CUPS installed and ...
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Canon MG3250 Printer Colours

I have just purchased a Canon MG3250 printer for it's wireless functionality. Unfortunately when printing from Ubuntu the colour profile is way out. Can anyone guide me through calibrating this at ...
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MFC-L2700DW installation

I recently tried to install a customer's Brother MFC-L2700DW without success. In the end, I tried to install another similar driver from ubuntu but know irt would't just let me go back top the ...
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Can't install printer

After upgradeing my system to Ubuntu 15.04 I can't my printer (Canon 4350d). I add my printer via localhost:631 (cups) but it's not added at System -> Printers. Cups displays all printers on the ...
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Automatically install printers shared on Windows Domain

All of the resources I can find provide detailed instructions for sharing Linux printers with Windows over SAMBA. I would like to do the opposite. I currently have CUPS configured so that it can add ...
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“Filter failed” errors when attempting to print to newly installed Epson WF-M1030

I am very new to Ubuntu (14.04) and have spent the past 3 days trying to get a printer to work. Tried generic drivers using system settings and all five drivers downloaded from Epson support using ...
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I need a driver for an IOGear GUB431, 4 port USB2.0 printer sharing switch

This is my first day on Ubuntu, so I am a total newbie, and don't know where to look for it, if it is already available. Maybe I will have to change to a Linux compatible switch, but I would like to ...
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Printer Share via Terminal

I've configured a printer share in Ubuntu and used Samba to share it with Windows, following this page. Every thing is working fine, but I have a couple of questions. Can I configure the Ubuntu ...
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Cannot see bottom of printer setup screen

I am new to Ubuntu, but it seems pretty straightforward so far, except for this glitch. Intel® 945GME x86/MMX/SSE2 graphics on HP Mini 110C running 14.4 LTS. All other screens work normally so ...
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Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...