Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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kde 5 plasma printer configuration module not found

does anybody know how I can install a printer in kde 5 plasma ? I cannot find a module for that in system settings :-( os configuration is: ubuntu 14.10, kde plasma 5, x64
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Manual duplex printinting Canon MX475

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have the Canon MX475 printer. I want to print a document on both sides of the paper. I have installed my drivers using the tutorial from this page Drivers_tutorial ...
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Deinstalled LAMP and all its dependencies. Now I can't find my Network Printer

I installed LAMP but noticed it would affect my battery life, so I deinstalled it, with all its dependencies. (Yes this was stupid) Now I can't find my network printer. I tried reinstalling CUPS and ...
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Brother HL-L2340DW printer

I've (perhaps unwisely, it seems) just bought a Brother HL-L2340DW printer and I'm struggling to get it working with Ubuntu. I need to get it working wirelessly, but I can connect it by USB in order ...
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14.04 Lexmark X1240 three in one printer driver

Does 14.04 work better with a Lexmark X1240 printer than previous versions of Ubuntu? I plan to start getting my computers back to Ubuntu and wanted to see if I will need to get a different printer.
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samsung scx-4650 4x21s series printer drivers

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and there is no printer driver for my samsung scx-4650 4x21 series pre installed. How can I install the printer driver?
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How configure Samsung printer! (Add local printer, Cups etc). ML-2010/2015. Ubuntu 14.04

I used tutorial here to get my printer working: http://bchemnet.com/suldr/. Followed all the steps, installed the package. I am using Samsung ML-2015 (same as 2010). Checked that driver works for it. ...
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Cannot connect to remote printer after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I had Ubuntu 12.10 which connected to a printer shared in my network without any problem. but after upgrading to 14.04, I found I insert the username and password for the user on windows, clicks ...
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Visible password in printers.conf

Is possible to hide a password in printers.conf? I know its accessible only by root, but ...plaintext... Or is possible to setup authentication page evertime when i print a page? Thanks # Printer ...
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Canon MG2922 cannot get to work

I have a Canon MG2922 printer that I want get working on an Ubuntu 14.04 desktop installation. I would seem that none of the drivers I tried for it work. When I load them and attempt a test page, it ...
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Printing footers using enscript

I have a working bash script which converts text files to postscript using enscript 1.6.5.90-2 on Kubuntu 14.04. It does several other things to make the output look better like setting margins, ...
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CUPS not starting (Ubuntu 12.04)

I want to install a ppd file to use the network at my university for printing. I use an Acer c720p Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04 (crouton). The problem is that I can't use the printing service. When I ...
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Why does e-cryptfs keep filling up /tmp?

For some stupid reason Ubuntu 14.10 is now filling up /tmp with files. There are millions. dmesg shows me thousands of lines like this, [15686.146977] ecryptfs_create: Failed to create file inlower ...
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Can't print correctly to Brother HL-2140 laser printer from Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and connected to Cups which found my Brother HL-2140 printer. I then printed a test page and the printer began putting out an endless amount of blank pages. Turned the printer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 14.10 Simple Scan + Epson XP-610 printer / scanner loses its mind

Our Epson XP-610 printer / scanner "loses its mind" when trying to scan with Simple Scan at 600, 1200 or 2400 DPI. By "loses its mind" I mean that all the lights on the printer's front panel start ...
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I can not get my Brother-MFC-J4510DW to print on Ubuntu 14.04

The printer is recognised, but when I then try to install the driver it comes up with the Gutenberg suggestion and then just hangs on that one until I kill it after about half an hour or so as nothing ...
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Installing printer on old laptop

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my old laptop. The printer is a HP Laserjet P1005 connected by USB. In the Control Panel, I have installed my printer, but nothing happens. Printer ...
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Error: 'There was a problem connecting to the CUPS server.'after upgrade 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, I can not use my (SAMBA) network printer anymore. Jobs stay in the que forever. When I go to 'Printers' and ask for the properties of the printer, I get the message: ...
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Wireless Printer not found to set up printer when wireless printer is connected in 14.10 upgrade

I just upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 32 bit. I was using my wireless printer with 14.04 with no problem. But after the upgrade, my printer area doesn't see the wireless printer to print to. I can ...
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Brother network printer with users

My office has a Brother MFC-9970 CDW on the network. The printer is set up with users so that each person can be billed according to their printing usage. Everyone can print from Windows, but from ...
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Brother MFC-J470DW Printer Driver Installation

Show me how to install the drivers of Brother MFC-J470DW Printer on Linux Ubuntu software. Thank you.
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Ubuntu 14.10 cant find printer option Windows Printer via SAMBA

After upgrading to 14.10 I cant find the option "Windows Printer via SAMBA" on the add new printer dialog. The option used to be there in previous Ubuntu versions
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Canon MF4010 and Canon UFR II driver installed. Not printing

I have a Canon MF4010 printer, Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) and the correct Canon UFR II version 2.9 driver for the printer installed. The driver is provided by Canon, and is not an open-source equivalent. ...
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Install HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP, connected to a Synology DiskStation

I've got a HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP which is connected to a Synology DiskStation. I would like to install it to print from my Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu discovers the printer with DNS-SD and tries ...
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How to check the ink level in Epson Stylus DX 4400?

I have a Epson Stylus DX 4400. I need to see its ink levels in the 4 tanks it has. I tried MTink but I can't get it to work. The printer can't print anymore. I need to know which tank is empty but I ...
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Sharp AR-5516 printer not working after installing drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I have a Sharp AR-5516 printer that is working with no glitch on Windows XP but not on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I have installed the drivers but it keeps giving printing errors. I have attached the ...
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problems printing

I am running ubuntu 14.04, and am having problem printing. When I print from evince, I get the error message: Internal Error: cairo context error: invalid matrix (not invertible)<0a> Internal ...
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Windows shared HP DJ 4180 installed OK but will not print

I can install a windows shared HP DJ printer all OK. On Unbutu the print process seems to go all OK and sends to the windows printer. The printer starts (making some I'm about to print noises) but ...
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Not able to print using 14.04

I have ubuntu and I love it but I cannot get my printer to print even though its showing that its installed in the printer screen. I am using 14.04, when ubuntu was first installed on my computer I ...
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Adding another computer's printer

I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Connected to this is a USB printer which works fine locally. System Setting -> Printers indicates that the printer is shared and I have previously been able to ...
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How do I remove a phantom printer (driver)?

When I try to print from any app, two printers show up, the working CUPS printer named "Canon_MX920_series" and a phantom "MX920 series", left over from a botched printer install attempt a year ago ...
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Printer Epson SX218 wont print monochrome && draft mode

I installed my printer Epson SX218 (similar to SX200/210/215) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a lot of problems during installation it works fine but: 1) it won't print monochrome although using ...
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Can't print colors after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

Since I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 I can't print in color anymore. I have checked all the settings I could think of and tried printing from different applications and printers. Everything is ...
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Samba - shared CUPS printer not printing

Hello fellow StackExchangers, I tried running CUPS+Samba on a 12.04 to share a printer (Canon MP550) with a couple of windows clients. CUPS is showing the printer, not indicating any trouble. The ...
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Canon printer driver in Ubuntu for Canon image runner 2202n

How to install appropriate driver for Canon image runner 2202n in Ubuntu? In default printer drivers available in Ubuntu I have found Canon IR 2022 and 2200 but not Canon IR 2202n. Please provide ...
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Printer not recognized on Ubuntu Libre Office?

I have an HP Officejet J4660 All-inOne printer and I want to print files with Libre Office but it doesn't recognize the printer no matter what I do, am I missing something or the printer is just ...
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home directory flooded with .o and .lo files

After installing cups and cups-pdf from the Software Center and hplip from the HP Linux Imaging & Printing site, with `> sh hplip3.14.10.run', my /home directory is literally flooded by more than ...
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Need rip software for a large format printer

Is there any rip software available for Ubuntu to print on my Mutoh or Mimaki printer? It is a large format printer vj-1304.
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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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Printer DNP DS-RX1 doesn't print second file or page, end with error [Job N] Printer Status: Idle

Freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and usb photo printer Printer DNP DS-RX1 (cups + Gutenprint Printer Drivers), print fist page or file in any job and than finishes rest of job/s with error [Job N] ...
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How to scan and print from terminal

I want to scan a file from terminal. What is the command for that? I also want to print the same file on a different printer, thus making a copier. I want to put it together into a shell script. I ...
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How do I install a Lexmark X1185 on ubuntu 12.04?

I'm literate in geekese so please be gentle. I'm 62 yeas old. Enough said. LOL What I would like to know is How do I install a Lexmark X1185 (multi function printer) on ubuntu 12.04?
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hplip 3.14.10, no python-devel

Tech specs: Intel® Xeon(R) CPU E5420 @ 2.50GHz × 8 , 32GB Memory, ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). HP 5660 envy aio richard@Doc:~$ cd Desktop richard@Doc:~/Desktop$ sh hplip-3.14.10.run Creating directory ...
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cups loads all printers with browsing OFF

I just installed 14.04 on my new computer and when I go to print cups loads ALL the network printers. I can't try printing anything because the list keeps refreshing and won't stay on my preferred ...
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500 Internal Server Error Apache2 When Opens pdf file

I am doing a simple website using cgi technology. I created a domain name called 'www.myexamp.com' . I have given my configurations my website. <VirtualHost *:80> # The ServerName ...
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Zebra LP 2844-z Won't Print Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to install my Zebra LP 2844-z. I went into system settings, clicked on printers, selected Zebra as the model, and then selected the ELP2 driver. All went well but when I went to print ...
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Printing differnt paper sizes with Libreoffice writer

Printing a document in A4 everything is OK. When I change to A5 it prints the text in a light blue. I never had this problem with the 32 bit release on my laptop. On my PC with 64 bit it happens with ...
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Libre Office won't Print checkbox forms correctly

I converted a $150 chromebook to Lubuntu 13.10 as a gift to my mom, but she has to print these work forms all the time that have checkboxes in Libre Office. However, we have now tried three seperate ...
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Installing HP Deskjet on Chromebook using Ubuntu?

I have an HP Chromebook 14 and have bought an HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515 which cannot be installed on Chrome OS. Can I use Ubuntu to install the printer on my Chromebook?
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14.04: “Printing Problem” — Multiple alert windows

It seems from reading [1] that it was decided that multiple error alerts may be shown when a printing problem is detected: "For now, multiple errors with the same printer should be presented ...