Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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How to install a “pdf printer”?

Is there a way to install a printer that prints to pdf? There's a lot of discussions about this in the web foruns, but none seens to work.
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Libreoffice Calc refresh many times in print preview

in Libreoffice Calc 4.4 or previous versions when want to check print preview, like zoom in/out ,screen refresh many times untill to show preview! I tried to increase memory size of Libreoffice but ...
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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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Installing Epson printer/ scanner

How can I install my Epson ME Office 535 All-in-one printer/scanner in Ubuntu 13.04? .
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P-touch editor for Ubuntu 14.04

I'm the owner of a Brother QL-500 that worked great when I used Windows 8.1, all the drivers, and the program P-touch editor was there. I have tried to get it to work on Ubuntu: ...
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Sharing printer on Ubuntu machine with Windows 7 machine

I have set up an HP 5610 to print in Ubuntu 14.10. Also have installed Samba, set the printer to be browseable, and set the guest account as OK. It's only recently that I started with Linux and I ...
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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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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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Drivers for a Brother MFC-240C printer, they still exist?

I'm trying to set up an old MFC-240c printer on an older box with Ubuntu 10.04 for a friend. I've found a couple of howtos but they all seem to be pretty out of date. They link to a page on the ...
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Working with official Canon print drivers (Canon MF4870dn)

So after following the tedious process of manually installing the .deb drivers provided by Canon for Linux. My network printer doesn't give anything except a beep when first trying to print. The ...
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How to send to print (many) selected files in a directory instead of one by one?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and succesfully installed my wi-fi printer, but my question is: How to print many files at a time? I mean, I have many PDF or text files in a folder and I want to send them ...
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Printing indicator does not appear in Ubuntu 14.04.2

After some update printing indicator does not appear when I print. To view and stop printing tasks I have to go to System Settings -> Printers. How to return it?
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Canon LBP3300 printer probelm

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I am unable to get the Canon LBP3300 to work. Getting following error message: CUPS server error – Client-error-bad-request. Please find below some more system info: $ ...
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Ricoh SP111 printer setup help

I dont know what to do, Someone said he was able to use his printer with your codes.. I dont even know how to execute check requirments script. I will be thankful if you do make a little explanation. ...
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Brother MFC-6490cw driver?

I have a brother MFC-6490CW printer and I am unable to connect to it through my wireless network using ubuntu 14.04 due to not having a driver available... does the driver exist? if it does, how do I ...
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I want to use Canon Printer : does not setup: PIXMA MP990series [duplicate]

I put in the setup CD and nothing happened. I don't know what else to try?
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How to increase printers buffer while printing via command line?

I have a Epson Stylus P50 usb printer and i need to print many copies (50~100) of some .prn files created via windows. I cannot alter/convert those files; They need to be printed exactly as they are. ...
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Printer sharing and Ubuntu

I have a printer plugged it into my Ubuntu desktop machine. I want to access it from Windows 7 on my laptop. Is this possible? If yes, how can I do this?
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How to share printer form ubuntu desktop to other ubuntu desktop

After 12.10 OEM now I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm facing the same problem. Dear Maythux you told me that in Print menu SERVER, PRINTER, GROUP, VIEW, HELP will appear and click on Server to ...
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Custom Paper size not working

I print some PDF files and would like to force more whitespace on the left side of the Paper because with the current settings, I punch out some information with the perforator. Settings: I opened ...
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HP printer is printing only English part not Hindi one

I don't know why my printer is only printing English part of paper, It leaves blank Hindi part. Anyone have faced this problem? And When I opened the document in Firefox, it was not displaying Hindi ...
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How to print using wireless to a Canon MG6150?

I have successfully connected my Canon MG6150 to my laptop, using the "Add Printer" function. However, the print command only works over a USB connection. The laptop connects wirelessly to my BT ...
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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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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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Cups missing /etc/init.d/cups and cannot be updated

cups package wants to be updated, but the /etc/init.d/cups was deleted before. now we cannot install it. root@server:~# touch /etc/init.d/cups root@server:~# env LC_MESSAGES=EN apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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How to make Ricoh Aficio SP 100 work on Ubuntu 13.10

I bought a Ricoh Aficio SP 100 Monochome Laser Printer, but have been unable to make it work on Ubuntu 13.10. The printer has been detected, but the database doesn't have a driver for it. The closest ...
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Canon Printer Driver PIXMA IP 1188 series [duplicate]

plz tell me how to install printer drivers of canon PIXMA IP 1188 series on ubuntu 15.04
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Ubuntu14.04 setup printer: no choice item pop up

When I open the dialog of setting up a printer, the system prompts out that system error detected. Suppose it should list out available options for me to choose, like using which type of internet ...
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CUPS-PDF prints a blank page

I am a new ubuntu user. I installed cups-pdf to print a pdf file, but everytime I print I get one blank page, no matter how many pages I try to print.
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Where to get the linuxdrivers for my printer Canon PC-D320?

I have got a Canon PC-D320 and I would like to print something. But unfortunatly, that drivers aren't listed in the list of drivers in Ubuntu. So I was searching on the internet for that, but I ...
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How can I use mac to print, as an intermediate computer?

Here is the situation: I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, we have a printer(Lenovo-LJ2650DN) in our office's local network. Everyone is printing via the local network, but I can't! Why? Because there is no ...
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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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Network printer makes noise every time i insert/remove a USB device

I know that I've encountered an answer to this question before, but i can't seem to figure out the right search terms to find the answer anywhere. I have an epson WF4630 at my office and an epson 845 ...
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how to install Canon LBP2900B

How can I install Canon LBP2900B on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? I tried the method for the installation of LBP2900, but it didn't work. please suggest me the way
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Does TP-Link TD-W8968 has print support for ubuntu

TP-Link TD-W8968 advertises print server support for Win and Mac OS. Does it support printing with Ubuntu OS?
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Duplex Printing with MP495?

Dear Ubuntu Community, I recently switched from XP to Xubuntu, I like it very much but at this moment I have an problem. I often have to print and always use duplex (two-sided printing). I can't ...
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Barcode scanner Honeywell ms5145 only outputting to terminal

I have this barcode scanner. When I read any barcode (ean-13) it prints this number 056053057052048048051056052053054052050070010. The number is printed only in the terminal. In a text editor or web ...
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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-3.15.6 causes cold-start problems on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit-amd

Since (automatic) installing (and automatic removal of previous hplip version) of hplip-3.15.6 on an 64-bit Ubuntu-14.04LTS platform the USB-port-connected and AC-on HP Printer is not recognized on ...
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HP 1515 deskjet blank pages

My printer's black cartridge has been changed. Now Images print but not .pdf files received by email. I installed hplip 3.14.3 and checked that my model is supported in Ubuntu 14.04. Removed and ...
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Printers Localhost - Can add Printer can't ping the IP address

I'm having trouble installing my printer to Ubuntu 14.04 The printer is: Fuji Xerox Docuprint P265 dw It's connected to my wifi router and has IP=169.254.12.34 The printer shows up using the Pirnts ...
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updating in termal: location error and my printer not working, and a few others. : 15.04 lubuntu

More issues, but would have taken a lot of room in the title. When I try to update in terminal, it updates all the repos but at the end I get this message: "You may want to run apt-get update to"... ...
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HP LaserJet 1018 doesn't work under ubuntu 15.04

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and an HP LaserJet 1018 connected by USB. Ubuntu has found drivers and shows that everything is OK. When I send test page to printer it shows that it was handled first and than ...
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After updating to Ubuntu 15.04 all my printers print once then cannot connect

After updating to Ubuntu 15.04 all my printers, Epson Artisan 837, HP Officejet Pro 8500, and copiers, Lexmark XC2100 and Toshiba 287CS print once then cannot connect. I've tried deleting the ...
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Installing EPSON GT-S80 Workforce scanner & printer drivers

I'm not Ubuntu/Linux saavy at all.. can someone please give me specific well-articulated instructions on how to download and install the drivers for the abovementioned scanner/printer/fax unit?
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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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Ubuntu 14.04:LTS , HPLIP loses USB connection to HP laserjet

I have a problem with HPLIP on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. After upgrading to Ubutntu 14.04 LTS my HP LaserJet 1018 stopped printing (code=12). I found several issues with printitng and HPLIP so I was able to ...
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Is there any driver (64bit) available for Canon LBP6020B?

I've have an i-Sensys LBP 6020B printer and I use Kubuntu 12.10 64-bit. I've a problem with drivers for Linux 64bit because I can't find anywhere capt linux driver - PPD file for LBP6020B. What am I ...
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Canon MF4140 printing black sheets

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm using a Canon i-sensys MF4140 printer. The printer only prints incorrectly some pages whenever I try to print some specific (but multiple) pdf and jpeg files. The result I ...
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How do I install proprietary drivers for my Brother all-in-one printer/scanner/fax?

Guides on how to install drivers for a Brother all-in-one network printer are either for older devices or are rather complicated as they often involve editing or copying system files in my root ...