Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Ubuntu 13.10 - Cannot print with HPLaserJet P1006 - Port USB

Printer HPLaserJet P1006 not working in Ubuntu 13.10.
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serial-port thermal printer communication

I am trying to establish low level communication with an Epson tm-t88iv thermal printer via shell but I can't figure it out. I'm working on ubuntu 13.10 64 bit with a Dell vostro 1510. I have it ...
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Printer doesn't work with laptop

I just recently bought a Canon Pixma MG3550 printer and the disk that was supplied doesn't work with wine, and the driver database doesn't have the model, how can I get it to work with my laptop? I'm ...
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Use udevadm to test for printer offline?

I want to test that a printer on a parallel port is available, that sending a file to it will not fail because it is offline, off, cover open, out of paper. My reading of the udevadm manpage suggests ...
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CUPS - Remove Password Prompt

I have a printer installed on an ubuntu server (12.04 LTS) I can print items with no issue, but it always prompts for a username and password, which is super annoying. I tried everything I could ...
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Installing HP Printer on Crouton, HPLIP says CUPS is missing

I'm trying to get my HP Deskjet 3000 hooked up through crouton on my Toshiba Chromebook. I followed the instructions for installation from ...
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Samsung Printer on Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS

I have been playing with ubuntu for a while now and had everything going including a print server for windows machines. I shared my printers with Samba and managed them with cups. All of a sudden an ...
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Trying to install drivers to get an HP 3512 Deskjet printer to run on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but nothing works!

According to the store I bought it from and the HP website, the HP 3512 is Linux-compatible. But the install CD packaged with the unit did nothing but spin uselessly when inserted in the DVD/CD drive. ...
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need help to install a mfc-7340

I need help installing my brother mfc-7340 driver on my 12.04 ubuntu computer. I need a tutorial of how to install it so i can print things via wireless. Any help is appreciated, thanks
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SLPReg error in CUPS log

As I was troubleshooting a printing problem, I came across the following line in the cups error log: SLPReg of "HP_OfficeJet_G55" failed with status -20! It appears to occur every 30 seconds or ...
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Why can't I install my printer

Have Samsung scx-4521f. Even have the installation desk but can't install correct driver.Best so far is nearest driver selection in ubuntu database. It activates the printer but don't print ...
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Can't print in black with Epson Stylus BX525DW

I have installed an ethernet connected Epson Stylus BX525DW printer. I can print in colours and I can scan documents. Installation was automatic. It took me 10 seconds. However I can't print in black. ...
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Double icons in task bar, other icons don't stay

I am using Lubuntu (Operating System : Ubuntu 13.10). I have double icons for network connections/WiFi on the taskbar by clock. How do I get it to one(merge them), it seems like duplicates? FYI this ...
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How to install and use HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515

How to install and use HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515? I have tried installing hplip package but it does not recognize printer when connected via USB. Please suggest if anyone has came across same ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Stops Printing

I have a Brother HL-2270DW. When I first installed the printer, it printed the test page fine. Later, when I tried to print another document, the printer did not wake up and begin printing. I ...
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How to get canon d1150 printer working on ubuntu 12.04

Installed ubuntu 12.04 just a few days ago. Seems to be running fine (on amd 64 bit system). Also installed driver for imageclass d1150 from canon's website. In printer policies it says printer is ...
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installing printer Canon LBP-1210 on Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04 LTS

I typed the following codes as per instruction from a pdf file from website executed following commands The printer mentioned in file is LBP2900. I changed it to suit my printer LBP1210. sudo ...
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Toshiba Laptop not working printer

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5200 with part #PSCOYU--O18001. Originally it had Windows 7 premium black edition, I decided after testing the dual os system with 7 and 13.04. First of all, it won't ...
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Print with other user on network printer (CUPS)

To start off in case that makes any difference: I am doing this from a live-usb-stick of 13.10 to check if everything works before actually installing Ubuntu and leaving Windows behind. Printing on a ...
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uninstall epson XP205 wireless printer

I have been having trouble with this printer for about 4 weeks now. Submitted an earlier post plus the solution that I eventually found which appeared to resolve the issue. A couple of days later it ...
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CUPS Print Delays [closed]

I am a developer of an open source Java printing plugin for the web browser and we have a client that reports 250ms delay in printing on Ubuntu, but no other OS. He has tested printing on Windows and ...
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Brother DCP-J140W Driver in ubuntu 13.04 32 bit

I need to install my printer "Brother DCP-J140W" driver in ubuntu 13.04 "32 bit" where I can find it & how to install it
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Live CD ubuntu 13.10 is not working with hp printer 1020 plus

I am new to Linux . we have new requirement where in I have to connect HP 1020 plus printer with Ubuntu live cd . I have tried a lot but unable to do . when we are installing new hplib from site I is ...
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Canon IP90 doesn't not work with ubuntu

My Canon ip90 printer does not seem to work with Ubuntu's driver. Is there a solution for this anywhere. Canon's web site says there is no driver for the Linux operating system but that one might be ...
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Mark PDF as Adobe PDF

There are several journal websites (typically Taylor and Francis) that require that all PDF files submitted to it for reviewing should be Adobe PDFs. The submission engine will not accept a PDF ...
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Printer printing light pages

My printer gives out very light (barely recognizable) pages. Forums suggested increasing the DPI, but there was only one option available (300 DPI). The issue is not with low ink or toner levels, as ...
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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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How to setup Canon iR2520 Network Scanner?

I have at my workplace Canon imageRUNNER 2520 Scan/Print machine. I managed to setup printing but scanning I don't know how. Can somebody help me?
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Ubuntu 13.10 Driver for Lexmark c543dn

I have a Lexmark c543dn that shares the same home network as my ubuntu 13.10 Thinkpad (Z61t). When I installed 13.10, ubuntu found the 543dn fine and automatically installed would appeared to be a ...
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Epson XP-215 installed printer is ready but does not print

I have the following problem with my new Epson XP-215. I have downloaded and installed the drivers from the Epson website. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 (32bit). The printer is displayed correctly and is ...
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Calibrate Printer Color by Hand

How does one calibrate the color of a printer by hand or by eye. More specifically, the printer just has to match the monitor, it doesn't matter if they are both perfect. Is there a way that you can ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - driver for Dymo labelwriter 450 fastest printer

I have this super fast label writer printer which works perfect in Windows 7 but i need to use it in Ubuntu 13.10 because my Python software is only Ubuntu 13.10 compatible. But when i do printing it ...
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Installing Samsung Xpress M2825DW drivers on Kubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble with installing printer drivers. I tried to find them in the data base and could not find them. So I downloaded the linux drivers from samsung.com ...
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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?
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printer simulator for ubuntu

Is there anyway I could simulate a bunch of printers in my system in order to do some printing testing in different printers for ubuntu? I need to test different printers for my software.
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Print PDF file shows up as garbage

I'm trying to print several PDF files exported from Google Docs. When I open them in Document Viewer, hit Ctrl+P and select my printer, it spews out several pages of garbage which appear to be the raw ...
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Error installing printer driver

I am trying to install the driver for my Epson WP-4530 printer. I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My printer is connected to my home network router. The Printer install utility is able to ...
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Canon printer driver MG5420

I went to link that was provided by cochisebt: Search for drivers, manuals and firmware for PIXMA MG5440 Downloaded this file mcp6-mac-mg5400-10_84_2_0-ea13 into my download folder. I have Ubuntu ...
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Getting Epson workforce 435 to work in Ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying to get my Epson Workforce 435 all in one wireless printer/scanner to work in Ubuntu 12.04 and no luck. For now, my OS is running within an Oracle Virtual Box VM. I have downloaded ...
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brother mfc-495cw cupsd issue on Ubunutu 13.10

I'm trying to install the Brother linux drivers for my MFC-495cw. I followed the directions at the brother linux download site. lpr and cupswrapper files are confirmed installed. I cannot print to ...
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Printer Canon MG2120 no color, Ubuntu 12.04, script doesn't detect

The MG2120 runs, but nothing is printed to the paper. I found these instructions in ask ubuntu: Download and install these drivers :http://support-sg.canon-asia.com/contents/SG/EN/0100392602.html. ...
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Printer set-up in Ubuntu13.10: printer can not create temporary file

I recently upgraded a system from 12.4 to 13.10. LaserJet 4p printer connect to LPT1 was working under 12.04, now when I send even test page to printer, job comes up in the printer queue but is ...
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How to install a Brother MFC-885CW printer

How do I install a Brother MFC-885CW printer? The driver does not appear on the Ubuntu list. I downloaded the drivers for Linux to my download file, but cannot get this printer installed.
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Drivers for e-STUDIO 2540 CSE

I've been searching for the drivers of my printer Toshiba e-STUDIO 2540 CSE for about an hour and I haven't found anything. But I think they do exist because right here ...
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printer dissapearing on its own without user interaction

Is it possible for a already installed network printer dissapearing on its own in ubuntu linux, forcing you to reinstall it? This is the third time happening to me. The only other proper reason for ...
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Dell 1160w driver asks for root priviledge?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a Gateway 32-bit laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 which has a Dell 1160w printer connected. The printer is configured under the available default driver Dell 1100. I test printed it ...
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Installing Windows Network Printer on Ubuntu using samba [closed]

I need help in installation of Canon LBP 2900 Network Printer on Windows via samba on ubuntu 13.04 i am totally blank.. plz help.. thanks in advance ...
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Printing from Ubuntu Chromebook to Mac OS X server

I am running 12.04 via crouton. I can print via Google Cloud but would like to print direct from Linux as well. I can enter the IP of the printer but then I get a list of connections of which ...
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Firefox Print preview in Ubuntu is different than Windows

I need to check print preview using firefox in ubuntu. But the condition is, it should be equal to windows print preview which was shown by firefox. I have tried various paper size and zoom sizes but ...
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How to set Canon C5235i printer to staple

How do you set the options to enable stapling when printing to a Canon C5235i printer? I tried looking at http://localhost:631 but I can't see any option for this. I am using Canon imageRunner C6800 ...