Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Brother DCP-7055 printer doesn't work on Ubuntu

I have Brother DCP-7055 and it doesn't print. With default Ubuntu drivers installed "Printing completed" message appears but nothing happens. After installing a driver from Brother's website printing ...
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How can I share my printer on Ubuntu GNOME with a Windows 7 HomeGroup?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on my desktop computer, which has an HP F4100 connected directly to it via USB. My parents' desktop computer runs Windows 7, which has a HomeGroup set up; my school-issued ...
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My Canon LBP6020B printer doesn't forward anything from the printer queue

I can't use my Canon LBP6020B printer on my Ubuntu 14.10 installation. I couldn't use it with 14.04 either. I have installed Canon drivers with a help of GDebi: cndrvcups-capt_2.60-1_amd64.deb. ...
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Epson WF-4630 print output too light

When I print from my Ubuntu computer (lenovo G580) the output looks faded to the point of almost being unreadable. All colors, black and greyscale are too light. I am running Ubuntu 14.04. Today, I ...
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Diagnosing the problem when Canon printer fails to print under Ubuntu

I understand that the issue of Canon printer under Linux has a number of posts. Actually one of these, was started by me. After inputs from others I have successfully printed using Canon LBP6000 from ...
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CUPS service not working, can't find any logs

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and when I open up the Printers dialog, I get an error message "Printing service not available. Start the service on this computer or connect to another server". The start ...
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My Brother printer won't print but says it is receiving data?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my father's computer and also installed his new Brother printer. My first attempts with the printer I was able to install the drivers, but it wouldn't let me push the ...
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Samsung printer ml-2545

I can't find a driver for my Samsung ml-2545 monochrome printer that will work. I tried getting it from Samsung but when I install it it says: missing file /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosplc ...
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Printer prints only once after each reboot or re-plugging of USB cable

I'm trying to get HP LaserJet 600 m602 working on Lubuntu 14.04 machine to which it is connected with USB cable. It prints first job ok, but when I send another job it behaves as if it is ...
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How to configure DEVICEURI on a Brother DCP-9020CDW printer? [on hold]

If you have a Brother DCP-9020CDW printer and have trouble to configure DEVICERI to connect to it using WIFI, this post is for you: To do so, follow the steps below to set up the connection ...
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Laser Printer Scanner Brother DCP-8110DN Ubuntu. What is its URI?

This computer uses Ubuntu 12.10 32bits, and the printer connected with Ethernet. **Note: I had to install first csh and tcsh. I have followed these instructions: ...
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Reinstalling cups on server 14.04.2

I have upgraded a server from 11.04 to 14.04. Everything is fine except cups. So I purged and removed the config files. Now having installed cups there are no config files as per a clean install?? ...
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Cannot print from Ubuntu to Develop ineo 224e in proper format of page - A4

I installed drivers for this printer properly (I think). The testing page is printed as well, but I cannot print on A4, because the printer always issues, that format of page is 8 1/2 x 11 inches. ...
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Envy 4500 printer not scanning

I have an HP ENVY 4500 e-all-in-one printer. It installed & prints successfully. But the scanner function does not work. Simple Scan says no scanner detected. I ran the command sudo ...
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Can not change paper size on printer

I try to change paper size from na_letter_8.5x11in to A4, but settings are not saved. When I press "Apply", the setting goes back to na_letter_8.5x11in. The printer is a network connected Toshiba if ...
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Read lpstat output in reverse order?

Is it possible to make lpstat output print jobs in reverse order, from newer to older? Starting from the end of file? Currently we see in the output the first sent document, then the second, etc. I ...
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How do I add a Canon Pixma MX860 network printer?

I am running Ubuntu Oneiric 11.10 on two computers, one is AMD-64bit architecture, the other i386--same problem on both. In 11.04 I could print and scan just fine, after some tinkering, but after a ...
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Canon LBP 3150 not running in Ubuntu 14.10

I've downloaded the "Linux_CAPT_PrinterDriver_V260_uk_EN.tar.gz" file. But unable to install it properly. What are the steps to install LBP 3150 in Ubuntu 14.10.
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Sharing Printer to Windows Client

My Desktop is running Ubuntu 14.04 with a Canon MP490 printer connected. I am wanting to share the printer to a Gateway laptop running Windows 7. The printer prints fine from the desktop. The laptop ...
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Need help with printer application

I have an Epson WF-3520 printer and Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, and I'm having trouble using the Ubuntu printer settings to add my printer. I have installed the correct full feature printer driver from the ...
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Driver for printer Epson XP-411 never ends intalling

My problem is: I've got an Epson XP-411 multifunctional. My computer automatically looks for the drivers and tells me that the driver Epson-201303 is available for installing. Then, it downloads it ...
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CUPS won't let me authenticate

I have a Brother HL-2270DW printer (really old, 2007 I think), configured through my router with a static ip address. I tried to get into cups to configure the printer, but it won't let me in if I log ...
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Canon-LBP2900 printer not working on ubuntu 14.04

I could not get cannon lbp printer to work on ubuntu (14.04) after trying everything possible on the internet. Packages intsalled - cndrvcups-capt_2.60-1_i386.deb and cndrvcups-common_2.60-1_i386.deb ...
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Can't install Canon 4800 printer . [duplicate]

I got a error message CUPS server error. My printer is running on network. I can access that by Windows PC.
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Install Network Printer Manually (Router : TP-Link TL-WR842ND)

Router Model No. : TL-WR842ND After reading this article, I carry on the installation but it does not work. This is the properties page : I have attempted to print test page but the status shows ...
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Connecting a Canon Printer Pixma MG2500 series

My OS is 12.04.5 LTS and I'm having difficulty installing my printer which is a Canon Pixma, Print, Copy, Scan printer MG2500. I am seeing the printer listed on the Add Printer GUI and when selected, ...
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printer OKI B430dn worked on Ubuntu 12.04, doesn't on 14.04

In our office we have several pc's with Ubuntu and a network printer OKI B430dn. The double-sided option worked well with Ubuntu 12.04 driver (OKI B4300 footmatic/pxlmono) installed with CUPS (via ...
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Installing Dell printer v725w on ubuntu 14.04?

I have this printer http://www.dell.com/ae/business/p/dell-v725w-inkjet-printer/pd And I have tried to install it after switching to Linux from windows. I haven't had any success. When i do it ...
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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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Toshiba estudio 385s Ubuntu supported?

We have a new device at the office. A Toshiba estudio 385s, which also has a scanner. Their webpresence is rather bad. Are there any drivers for Ubuntu?: ...
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How do I simulate overprinting in Adobe Reader?

On both Mac and Windows when I print a document there is an advanced screen that allows me to select an option called Simulate Overprinting, however such an option doesn't appear on the Ubuntu ...
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Missing file rastertospl for samsung m2070 driver

This is a new printer and samsung support cannot help with the missing file. It is under /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertospl Your answer for an older printer includes adding a "c" to the end of ...
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Unable to install drivers for Linux Brother DCP-J140W printer

I'm not able to install the drivers for dcp-j140w brother printer. Brother page for linux shows four drivers, of which i can install only the last two (scanner). Therefore, the first two (printer) ...
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Want Install Canon LBP 6300fn prinert on ubuntu 14.041

I'm using latest Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install) 64-bit. Every command concerned was run as sudo. I tried installing Canon LBP 6300dn Network printer (connected to my router as 192.168.0.215) as per ...
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Scanning with an Epson xp-310 on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got an Epson xp-310 all-in-one which I'm able to print on but will not allow me scan. It says "computer not found" or simply "unavailable". My guess is that I need a scanner driver. I have tried ...
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Setup USB Printing Ubuntu 14.04 on Crouton Toshiba Chromebook 2

I have an installation of Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity installed by Crouton on a Toshiba Chromebook 2. I would like to know how to setup USB printing, as no forum post or Google search helped me solve the ...
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How to install a HP LaserJet P1102w?

I just did an install of the hp laserjet P1102w printer and its not working. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04,and I went to see if I had hplip installed and it said I did. How do I do this?
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How do I install MeshMixer on 14.10?

I am trying to install MeshMixer 2.7 from their new linux download page. It was originally packaged for 14.04 but I'm running 14.10. When I run the .deb, it complains that it is missing the ...
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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 use two USB printers?

I have two USB printers, both of which have different device and product ID's: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 222a:0037 Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0493:8760 MAG Technology Co., Ltd When I try map them in the ...
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Canon Pixma iP2820 Driver for Ubuntu?

There is no official driver. (I know that. I've spent 5 hours looking) But is there another way to get it to work? I plugged it in, and the driver didn't automatically install, so I searched Google. ...
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Suggestions for Epson WF-1110 WiFi printer?

I'm running Lubuntu-14.10-desktop-i386, and the printer install went seamlessly - system-config-printer found my printer on the network and recommended a driver. Unfortunately, that driver, and ...
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xerox phaser 3435 dirver for ubuntu 14.04

I am facing problem in installing the printer xerox phaser 3435 on ubuntu 14.04 . and unable to find driver for it , please help
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How do I rename a printer in KDE? (KUbuntu, using 12.04 LTS)

the "Printer Configuration" dialogue doesn't offer this. (There seems to be some kind of launchpad bug for it too.)
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How can I install a Canon printer or scanner driver?

I tried to install the MP190 drivers, but appeared a message show me that requires to have libcupsys2. I understand that libcup2 is an update of libcupsys2. How do I solve this? Are there ...
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How do I install a printer on Ubuntu Server 12?

I have Ubuntu Server 12 and I've installed Samba and CUPS. I have also downloaded and installed the drivers for my printer. At this point, I'm unsure of how to actually go about and install and ...
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Error with Canon imageclass D480 driver in Ubuntu 12.04 x64

After installing libglade2 I was able to get the cannon drivers to install per the instructions: dpkg -i cndrvcups-common_2.70-1_amd64.deb dpkg -i cndrvcups-ufr2-us_2.70-1_amd64.deb ...
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Brother mfc-8460N printer support

Want to see how far Ubuntu can take me by installing a fresh latest copy on its own drive. All went well until I tried to install the control center (Windows name) for my Brother MFC-8460N printer. ...
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How do I install HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 2510 All-in-One Series?

Ubuntu 12.04 has the version 3.12.2-1ubuntu3.1 and http://sourceforge.net/news/index.php?group_id=149981&limit=5&offset=5 says that HP DeskJet 2510 All-in-One Series is supported in HPLIP ...
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I cannot install my brother hl-1111 printer

I have a brother hl-1111 I installed a recommended printer driver hl-1070. the printer works. When I want to print printer data it uses it's own databases and prints. But whenever I want to print a ...