Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Printer in “pending” mode only, not printing

OS: Ubuntu 13 Printer: HP Deskjet 2540 Problem: Printer worked initially. Suddenly stopped working. Printer cue just says "pending" and printing never happens. How do I get it to go from "pending" ...
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HP P1102 printer not working properly

I had to re-install Ubuntu 12.04. My HP LaserJet P1102 is now printing at a very low dpi (for want of a better description). It prints in a very rough draft quality only. I went into "Settings" and ...
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Printer drivers on KONICA MINOLTA PP 1350e

I had an older printer but can't find drivers. On oficial Konica web they don't have drivers for linux and in google I hadn't found any. Any help? Thanks
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How do I install Brother QL-700 label printer drivers in Ubuntu 12.04?

I recently purchased a Brother QL-700 label printer for printing address labels in Ubuntu 12.04. The Brother website lists Linux drivers, specifically for Ubuntu 8.04+. I have installed the driver and ...
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Ubuntu and a Epson Artisan 835 printer not installing (Install locks up)

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a Epson artisan 835 printer not installing (Install locks up). I use set-up, printers, and choose the Epson. It starts to install and locks up about half way. Is there a way to ...
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Network Printer found and drivers installed, not printing from Ubuntu 14.04

I was able to find and connect to my Canon MG6320 printer from my Ubuntu 14.04 computer using the GUI. I clicked: System Settings>Printers>Add and everything worked fine until I tried to print a "Test ...
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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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What is CUPS server and how to share a printer (Locally or over a network)

The title tells you all, except that it's about sharing printers. How do I connect to a shared printer on the network through CUPS or terminal?
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Setting up network printer Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

New Ubuntu 13.10 Laptop File Sharing is working fine. According to one post: Go to the Printers applet Press the Add printer button Select Network Printer Select Find Network Printer Problem, ...
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How can I connect Ubuntu 14.04 to my wireless printer canon mp620

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS in VirtualBox. Windows 7 is the host. I can get on the web just fine. I can ping my wireless printer just fine. I can login to my printer's administrative web ...
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How to get my hardware working for Kubuntu 14.04?

I have a webcam, mic, and printer I want to get working (if possible) on Kubuntu 14.04. The webcam is the highest priority for what I want to get working. Currently, it works in cheese, but isn't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 CUPS problem

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 on my laptop and I am not able to print on a network printer via CUPS anymore. If I run system-config-printer I get the error There was an error during the ...
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lsb-graphics in very bad inconsistent state

I was trying to install the printer driver for Brother HL-2280DW, but I had to stop it due to the printer not appearing to any of the PCs anymore. After I stopped it I noticed this error when I ...
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HP Laser Jet 1020 plus installation

In Ubuntu 12.04 on switching on the printer the system automatically recognized the plug in but in Ubuntu 14.04 this would not happen. I wish someone would show me the method by which I can install ...
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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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No print option is available with document viewer!

I am using ubuntu 14.0.1 on my dell vostro 1015. As stated in title i have an inactive print option that i can't click. How to enable it again? Thanks in advance for any help.
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Printer Nightmare!

I need help with setting up a wireless printer. It is a canon MG3522 and it seems impossible to set up. Please I need help! This is the printer I have.
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Installation of a Canon MF8380Cdw on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am trying to install a Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw in a 64-bit installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I was able to download the Linux drivers here: ...
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How to Force Ubuntu to load and use my .ppd printer driver instead of the default one?

I have a Dell 1815dn printer and a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Ubuntu recognizes the printer automatically and installs a default driver. But this driver lacks the option to bypass the toner-saver ...
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Printing Coupons - I need a 2014 Ubuntu answer? [on hold]

As a 2014 Ubuntu user, I'd like an acceptable answer or work around to the problem of printing coupons. I was hoping for some code or an application that might do the trick. I really don't want to ...
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How to print from sites that normally require OS X or Windows?

I have been trying to get the Target (retail store) website to print coupons. When I click print, it tells me it does not recognize my operating system and I need Mac OS X or Windows. How do I get ...
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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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How to install Canon LBP3300 & LBP2900B in 14.04LTS

Can any one tell how I can install Canon LBP2990B & LBP3300 printer in 14.04 LTS. I have downloaded and install .tar file from canon website and after ward its installing but I am not able to take ...
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how to delete permanently printers in the printers list in ubunto 14.04

I've got the same problem of onother user I want to remove some printers I edited the file /etc/cups/printer.conf and it removes it temporarily, but when I reboot the machine it seems that it adds ...
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Remove printer from the list permenantly

I want to remove some printers which I see in system settings->printers section. I edited the file /etc/cups/printer.conf and it removes it temporarily, but when I reboot the machine it seems that it ...
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How to install the drivers for a samsung ml-1670?

I have just re-installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via internet but I'm not able to print anything with my Laser Printer SAMSUNG ML-1670. Where or how I can find and install the proper driver for Ubuntu??
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HL-2240 Brother not printing at margins

It seems like the left margin is fine, but the top and right margins over-run making it seem like the page is cut-off at top and right. It's as if the page were printed too high and too far right. I ...
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How to connect my Wireless Epson WF-2540 to my laptop that is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS on my laptop a couple of months ago. I just bought a Wireless Epson WF-2540 all in one (printer, scanner, fax, and copier) a week ago. I have the printer hooked up to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot print through Canon MF8200 series printer

I have recently upgraded to 14.04(64bit). My printer used to work on my Ubuntu 12.04 (32bit), but now cannot print. The printer have all the packages successfully installed, and printer can be ...
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Installing Epson WF-3520

The GUI printer install does not have the driver available. I downloaded the LINUX drivers for the printer from the Epson Website, and used the PPD to install. Returns a CUPS error. Installed the ...
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Kodak Aio esp5250 stopped printing after upgrade to 14.04. Printer seems there and OK

I am logged in to 14.04 with gnome metacity because of older hardware. My esp5250 worked fine in 12.04 using cups (c2esp16). One problem I had before was that there is no gui icon in ...
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Printer Installation Issues [on hold]

I am trying to install my HP Deskjet 2050 on chroot but the computer does not recognize my printer when it is plugged into the usb port.
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I cannot print from ubuntu because it does not have linux driver installed. is there a way around this?

I am unsure of what I need to do and how to complete this task. I want to be able to print ubuntu 14.0.4 (virtual box) to my company's sharp mx-2615 printer. ubuntu cannot find a driver for this ...
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Canon Multitasking printer: Scanner doesn't work, printer does

Model: Canon Prixma MG2260 I have installed to ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. Now I have the problem by my multi function device. The printer works, but the scanner doesn't! I have downloaded the Linux ...
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How do I get a Samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction printer/scanner working?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I bought samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction. Printer function is working well but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan but it didn't ...
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problem with konika-minolta magicolor 4750en

I am teacher in 12k. In my classroom are 16 pc's and 1 konika-minolta magicolor 4750en network printer. In earlier versions of Ubuntu this printer works fine. But now it has no working. I can see ...
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Installing Samsung network printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Samsung C410W printer on Ubuntu 14.04, however after 2 days of struggling any success. I tried to install it through "Add printer", through adding printer in CUPS and I tried ...
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Sharp AR 153 EN driver

I can't find drivers or ppd files for Sharp AR 153 EN. Does somebody know about it or some alternative? Regards!
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CUPS - Configuring default printer options [closed]

I'm using a CUPS printer and trying to set the default options for the printer using /etc/cups/ppd and /etc/cups/printers.conf but I don't see a complete list of available options. Currently I'm ...
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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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I can not print on Windows 7 shared printer

For a while I can not print from my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit pc on a Windows 7 shared printer. Before that everything was ok. The printer is HP LaserJet 1100. The error message is: "File ...
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Install brother dcp195c, receiving data but nothing happens, why?

Can someone please help me to install brother dcp195c drivers on Ubuntu v12? Using the default driver, the printer says that it is receiving data but nothing happens.
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How do I get a Lexmark x4690 printer working?

I m trying to get my Lexmark X4690 working, Everything was ok with Ubuntu 11.04 but since I did a clean install with 11.10, I reinstalled the Lexmark driver but I m unable to print, but the scanner ...
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Kyocera job accounting and document box

I work at school and we have many XP machines. A few machines I have converted to various light Linux versions. The problem I am having is with the Kyocera printers. We use job accounting and the ...
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How to change libcupsys2 to libcups2

I tried to install my Canon Pixma IP2600 in Ubuntu 14.04 using the offical driver from Canon. I can not change the libcupsys2 to libcups2, so i get a failure....
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Connecting to a CUPS server

I'm probably missing something entirely obvious, but here goes anyway. I'm trying to connect my Ubuntu desktop to a CUPS print server. I go to printers menu, click connect and enter the server ...
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How to install a Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer

I had my Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer working with Ubuntu 10.*. Now that I have upgraded to 12.04 LTS, the printer is still working but my scanner fails.
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HPLIP will not open

I have just installed HPLIP using the Ubuntu Software Centre in to 12.04LTS. The icon has appeared in Unity, but nothing happens when I click on it. I have run hp-check -t in terminal and get the ...
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Adding a 'network' USB printer

I have a HP Deskjet 1050a printer, hence the 'network' in the title. Its a bog standard USB home printer. I have it attached to my router (has a USB port in it). I have got it connected and working ...
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What does the Gradient Stripes section mean in the Libre Office print preferences?

I guess that Reduce Gradient means that it isn't as high quality, but what is the option for Gradient Stripes or Intermediate Colour?