Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Ububtu Server 14 with Cups LPD/LPR support

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Lamp, Samba and Cups installed by server media installation. I would like to also set this up as a print server with cups and lpd/lpr support. I have a similar setup in ...
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change default printing settings

Is there any way to change the default printing settings in the dialog box? For instance, I would like the paper format to be always A4. Now it always appears as US letter by default and I have to ...
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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 does not work on a Sharp MX 2310U

Help please with a little printer probem. I am using a Sharp-MX-2310U printer on the network with Ubuntu 12.10. Followed all the normal setup and looking at cups localhost:631/printers/ I see the ...
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Problems to run lexmark x2600 printer installation file on ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to install my lexmark x2620 printer. I found and downloaded the file lexmark-inkjet-08-driver-1.0-1.i386.deb.sh If I run it in a terminal, it starts with: Verifying ...
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Printer supporting ubuntu 14.04 lts

Scope: Ubuntu 14.04 lts 32bit, installed from DVD (onto an old Shuttle computer) Hello, I am looking for an ink or laser home printer, working without problems for ubuntu 14.04. My search for a list ...
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How do I connect printer : Canon PIXMA MG3222

I couldnt find anything on it so thats why I asked. Please dont give me negative feed as i again couldnt find anything on how to connect it. I have the printer here and the CD to install the ...
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Espson lx 310 installation

How does one get an Espon Lx310 to work with Ubuntu 14.04? Already tried using generic drivers for dot matrix in linux.
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How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04

How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04. No help from Canon who say they support linux but don't even have a driver download on their site!
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hplip documents held but never print

I have hplip-3.14.4 with an HP Photosmart b210a and recently it has stopped printing properly. The issue is that it tries to print from the photo tray (which we don't use). I've tried setting this ...
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Can't print web pages (12.04) HPLIP installed

The printer is and HP 2540 AIO. It prints test pages fine, photos, docs, but NOT web prints. I've attempted to print emails, articles, and return address labels and it will print portions of the page ...
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Accessing CUPS web interface administration with a non-root user [on hold]

So firstly, I'm not an expert in servers. I'm using Ubuntu Server 13.10 and I want to make this file server a print server as well. So I'm trying to get CUPS working however I've encountered some ...
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Unable to locate printer

I have 2, completely different, network printers on the LAN, Xubuntu can not wake either of them from hibernation, Windows computers wake them just fine. What's the trick?
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Can't use network printer via samba, how to debug the problem?

I've got a network printer available through samba and I'd like to use it from my Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately simply adding it through Printers is not enough. If I try to use it it says: Connection ...
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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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Canon LBP 2900B printer Installation [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 32 bit os. Please could someone provide a step by step solution to install Canon LBP 2900b laser printer. I have gone through all the threads of canon asia web site but ...
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Epson L210 printer is non recognised

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and have already downloaded and installed the driver for my Epson L210, but the printer is not recognised. When printing any document, the L210 does not appear in the printer list. ...
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How to troubleshot a printer failure? [on hold]

After a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install, the Samsung Laser Monochromatic Printer (ML-1860) fails to print intermittently: sometimes it prints and sometimes it says that it is printed but it is actually ...
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Printing PDF file doesn't work on a random basis

I have tried printing from Chrome, Firefox and Document viewer. On a random basis (means 20 papers go fine, 1 doesn't, 1 does, 2 don't, etc) instead of the file I sent to be printed, I get this: It ...
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Unable to print to my Canon ImageClass MF4700 in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

I am just a user of the Ubuntu... so my knowledge of Ubuntu is very basic. I just acquired a new Canon ImageClass MF4700 All-in-One printer. I researched on the web and found a link to download this ...
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Printer (Epson WF-3540) driver install consistently freezes on 13.10 but not 12.04

When I try to add my printer, the system detects the driver but freezes partway through installing it. How can I add the printer? Some details: The printer is being connected over wifi and works ...
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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 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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Fetchmail: html version of mail

I am trying to read mail from a pop3 server and print it through cups. I want to keep the html formatting of the email as it was received and that is where I am having trouble On seeing header of ...
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How create symbolik link /dev/usb/lp* and permission change to raw print? Xubuntu 14.04

i want use a symbolic link from usb printers but i can't write to this device: $ ls -l /dev/usb/lp* crw-rw---- 1 root lp 180, 0 jun 25 14:17 /dev/usb/lp0 crw-rw---- 1 root lp 180, 1 jun 25 14:17 ...
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CUPS Problem - Printers stop after print several RAW jobs

I have three thermal receipt printers connected to Xubuntu 14.04 with Model Generic / Text only driver when print command three jobs, one for each printer, sometimes one or two printers stops are left ...
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Stuck print jobs

How do I fix print jobs getting stuck in the queue and never printing? I have an HP Color LaserJet CP1518 connected to my network. I used to be able to print on Ubuntu 12.10 perfectly. It ...
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Printer not found

I set up my Kodak printer and it was working a couple of days, this morning I went to print and it couldn't find the printer. I tried to reinstall but it now can't find it at all. Do I have to ...
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Canon Printer prints a test page after every printing job [on hold]

My Canon Pixma has been working for a year now and recently, when I tried printing on photo paper for the first time, it filled the paper with black ink. I tried to fix it by editing the properties of ...
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Canon Pixma IP2600, statuf stopped

I installed my driver for my Canon IP2600 printer, and it was working for a while, but for some reason. Whenever I send a file to be printed I get a status of stopped. I used the PPA from this site: ...
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Configuring avahi

There is a bug in Trusty - when you turn your PC to suspend - the network downs. This is difficult to solve, but I wrote script that runs Networkmanger when PC awakes. The network works well, but my ...
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Cancelling print jobs and dealing with printer

Where can I see printing jobs in queue? Sometimes even after restarting the computer, a print is not forgotten and when I turn on printer it begins to print some jobs from previous actions which I no ...
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Issue with gedit printing

I executed gedit and printed some texts with it in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. But I think that It's not doing it correctly. Perhaps I don't know how to use gedit. Please help me with the way how to ...
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How do I add a network printer in Ubuntu 12.04?

I know the name and the IP address of a network printer, but I can't seem to be able to search by IP address or name. Ubuntu developers love to move things around to make it difficult for users, so ...
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I Need Help To Install Wine, Synaptic, And Samsung SCX-340SW Driver

I need to install wine and synaptic installer.I've tried finding it but no luck.I also need drivers for my wireless printer, it is a samsung scx-340sw.
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Photosmart 7520 set up

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to set up a photosmart 7520 wireless. I have the drivers that's supposed to work. 3.12.9, but the error message says it can't find the printer. The printer's ...
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Installing Brother PCL5 driver

I am deploying a print server with Ubuntu, and would like to know if you have to install this Windows Brother PCL5 generic driver. All of the desktops have the Windows Brother PCL5 driver, and I need ...
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How can I print-screen just one window and not my entire desktop?

I could swear I've always been able to do Alt+Print Screen to get 'just that window' but right now I am getting my entire desktop. Any idea why this would be or what I can do to get my ability to do ...
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Will my HP officejet 6600 print and scan on Ubuntu?

I am on XP ready to try Ubuntu. Will my HP 6600 print, scan and work wirelessly? How about programs like Dragon Simply Speaking, AutoCAD and Garmim Map Updates?
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How to reset HP Laserjet 1102 driver?

I have an HP Laserjet P1102 printer which worked fine until today. For some reason, one particular print job would not print. I deleted the job and tried again with no luck. I ever turned off the ...
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SAMBA in UBUNTU 14.04

I have a small home network consisting of UBUNTU 12 and 14 and Win XP. I was using samba well for local file and print share. Until I upgraded to 14.04. Now nothing works. I have read all these ...
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HPLIP or CUPS cannot Find Network Printers?

I have been searching for an answer for days now, thought it was time to ask! I have just setup my first ubuntu server, everything is working perfect. I have internet connection, I can ping every ...
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Hide/remove network printers from printing dialog

I have four printers if I go to dash and then printers. However, if when I print in the dialog there are many printers (100?) that show up that I have never seen/installed. I'm guessing they're ...
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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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Issues with Canon LBP6000 printer driver

I've been trying to install Canon's LBP6000 printer in Ubuntu 13.04 with no success. I downloaded the driver from Canon's website and tried various solutions across the web, including the radu script ...
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How to install Brother MFC-J6520DW printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having Ubuntu 14.04 LST system in my computer and a new printer (Brother MFC-J6520DW). I can't get them to work together because the Ubuntu's system don't give the driver information to load to my ...
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Printer Manual Duplex Emulation?

My printer have Emulated Duplex Mode under Windows 7. In which it says " Turn all Papers DownSide " . But my Printer Driver in Ubuntu doesn't support long edge and short edge Duplex Emulation. Its a ...
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Can the installation of a pdf printer make a Canon printer not to print?

The Canon printers under Linux have been constant sources of pain. The issue of not being able to print using a Canon printer has been discussed a number of times. (Actually, the issue of Canon ...
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brother mfc-j470dw printer poor quality and adjusting brightness/contrast has no effect

My Brother MFC-j470DW printer produces poor color prints from my Linux desktop, which is running Ubuntu release 14.04. Furthermore, the contrast and brightness adjustments on image viewer interface ...
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Printer Sharing on SAMBA server between windows and linux

am a beginner on samba server and networking. i've installed a printer CANON PIXMA MP230 Series on Windows VISTA , and shared the printer over the network. on my ubuntu pc , am trying to use this ...