Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

0
votes
0answers
8 views

Install Canon printer lbp6030w

Hello I been trying to install Canon Printer LBP6030w I download the driver . It does not work . I try generic driver it does not work . I try synaptic package manager it does not work. I download ...
0
votes
1answer
343 views

Epson Expression Premium XP-700

How to install Epson Expression Premium XP-700 printer into Desktop Ubuntu 13:10. It detects the network printer but then looks for a driver but does not find one.
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Canon MF8380Cdw Still Not Working

I'm new (and know nothing) so unfortunately can't comment on this post. I've tried everything @Fabby and @user3541816 have suggested: I've uninstalled the drivers, installed the generic ones when ...
8
votes
3answers
8k views

Problem with printing (hplip) in Ubuntu 14.04

Earlier when I run Ubuntu 12.04, It prompts to install printer on detecting by XTerm (It automatically download and configures hplip) and my hp-laserjet working fine on Ubuntu 12.04. Now, I am ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Ubuntu 12.x USB printer “Stopped - Waiting for printer to become available.”

My wife was consistently having issues printing to her Epson Sylus Photo R200 USB printer on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Noted the error in the printer properties Printing State: Stopped - Waiting for ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

How to diagnose half-printed pages / spooling hickups?

Using 14.04 (and also before in 12.04) printing multiple pages of PDF documents (image-heavy), everything usually works fine if nothing interupts the spooling and both PC and printer are left alone ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

A printer have only the windows and mac driver

The situation is this. Our office has a printer lenovo LJ2650DN, it has no corresponding linux drivers. So I can't print in ubuntu, which is very frustrating. I search the web, people suggest using ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Printing from command line

Please can anybody explain what exactly these commands and options do: find /home/mike/Duck/ -type f -iname '*.txt' -print 0 | while IFS= read -r -d '' f; do lpr "$f" && mv "$f" ...
1
vote
1answer
620 views

Evince printing problem

I have a fresh install of Ubuuntu 13.10 and have been having problems printing pdf files from evince. Many files (not all, but the vast majority of them) won't print correctly from evince. I can ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Adding Canon Pixma MX860 to Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Canon Pixma MX680 all-in-one hard-wired to my LAN. Trying to add a printer using Settings | Printer | Add Printer | Network Printer gave me a whole bunch of choices--Find Network Printer, ...
0
votes
2answers
603 views

Xerox Workcentre 6605 drivers

I am searching for xerox workcentre 6605 drivers to get our office printer to work in various ubuntu versions, but mainly 13.04. Do you have any idea of how to do it? I have been researching this. ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

HP Laserjet 1020 loses its configuration after every reboot

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS and have a HP LaserJet 1020 printer. I have set up that printer in Ubuntu with the command sudo hp-setup -i. At first, everything was fine and I was able to print ...
0
votes
1answer
517 views

Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
11 views

Canon MG5522 printer won't turn on [on hold]

I have been using this printer for a few months and then it stopped working. It was giving me a message that the ink was low but it was printing fine with no fading so I didn't change the ink. One day ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

printer status “Offline” how to change to on line status [closed]

how to change my printer status "Offline" to "online" in ubuntu 14.04
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Print again the last printed paper using command line

The scenario : I want to print again the last printed paper in my printer... Is't possible... I've came to some commands such as lpstat, lpr , lp but can't find if such option is really exist. Any ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

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.
-1
votes
1answer
46 views

Ubuntu Print via LAN using USB 2 to Fast Ethernet box to USB printer

Ubuntu 14.04 Printer HP OFFICEJET K7100 (wide format) USBNETBOX1 by KONIG, based on ASIX AX88772 chipset Installed HPLIP-3.14.10 version was installed on 19-01-2015 - Ran test print connecting my ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
24 views

How do i install hplip plugin on a pc without internet connection

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a PC with which I have connected HP Laserjet 1536dnf MFP. The problem is that calls for installation of missing plugin. Now I don't have internet connection and ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

USB Printer: unable to enumerate USB

I have issues getting my canon MP540 to work on my 14.04 machine. They Printer is not recoginzed at all. tail -f /var/log/syslog when plugging in: May 15 21:18:53 Notebook kernel: [ 1218.970245] usb ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

How to add Konica Minolta 215 network printer on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am newbie on Ubuntu . I want to install my konica minolta 215xps on Ubuntu 12.04. I tried generic as well as other models of konica while installing drivers but not successful in that so. Does ...
2
votes
5answers
8k views

How to install Canon MP610 printer on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu, but my canon printer driver's only come in 32 bit. How can I install a Canon MP610 in 64-bit Ubuntu? I've tried: Adding repository like it is written here: ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Canon MG3250 Printer Colours

I have just purchased a Canon MG3250 printer for it's wireless functionality. Unfortunately when printing from Ubuntu the colour profile is way out. Can anyone guide me through calibrating this at ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Espson Stylus Workforce 320 SX218 Lubuntu, Need to clean print head/nozzles

It's in the title! =) ;) I'm running Lubuntu 15.04 and can't find out how to clean the printer head/nozzles. I'm sure I've seen it somewhere but I can't remember. And yes, I've got CUPS installed and ...
0
votes
0answers
256 views

Canon LBP 2900 Printer Problem in Ubuntu 14.10

I am unable to install Canon LBP 2900 laser printer in my Ubuntu 14.10 32 bit OS. I am new to this OS. Please guide step wise details.
0
votes
0answers
11 views

MFC-L2700DW installation

I recently tried to install a customer's Brother MFC-L2700DW without success. In the end, I tried to install another similar driver from ubuntu but know irt would't just let me go back top the ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Can't install printer

After upgradeing my system to Ubuntu 15.04 I can't my printer (Canon 4350d). I add my printer via localhost:631 (cups) but it's not added at System -> Printers. Cups displays all printers on the ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

Printing from my Bq Ubuntu Phone [closed]

Is there a way to print from my phone without goung through Google's service. On my netbook I use cups.
0
votes
1answer
44 views

“Filter failed” errors when attempting to print to newly installed Epson WF-M1030

I am very new to Ubuntu (14.04) and have spent the past 3 days trying to get a printer to work. Tried generic drivers using system settings and all five drivers downloaded from Epson support using ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Connecting Dell 1660w printer to wifi in Ubuntu14.04

Can anybody help to connect my Dell 1660w colour laserprinter to Wifi with Ubuntu 14.04? I tried a lot of solutions that I found in askubuntu but the only result, when printing a testpage was the ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
24 views

Entering printer username and password

I am attempting to print to a Konica Minolta Bizhub C220. It requires me to authenticate to print. In other posts I see many people who receive some sort of pop-up asking them to authenticate but this ...
1
vote
0answers
125 views

Driver for Fuji Xerox DocuPrint P115 b?

I'm having difficulty finding a driver to allow me to print with this printer. I've tried installing the built-in drivers for Fuji Xerox printers with similar-sounding model names but nothing comes ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Brother MFC-L2700DW printer does not work

I have just purchased a Brother MFC-L2700DW and cannot seem to install it; it doesn't appear in the list of Brother Printers in Ubuntu 12.04. Does anyone know if this printer is actually supported?
2
votes
0answers
30 views

Automatically install printers shared on Windows Domain

All of the resources I can find provide detailed instructions for sharing Linux printers with Windows over SAMBA. I would like to do the opposite. I currently have CUPS configured so that it can add ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

I need a driver for an IOGear GUB431, 4 port USB2.0 printer sharing switch

This is my first day on Ubuntu, so I am a total newbie, and don't know where to look for it, if it is already available. Maybe I will have to change to a Linux compatible switch, but I would like to ...
5
votes
3answers
11k views

Installing Canon LBP6000 in Ubuntu 12.04

With the release of Ubuntu 14.04, this question may not be relevant any more. This one (Making Canon LBP6000 printer work under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit) might be more helpful. This is really ...
-1
votes
0answers
34 views

ubuntu 14.04 lexmark z645 printer not working

so, in the printers section it finds my printer and recommends the generic driver since in the list there isn't one for a z645. but when i try to print anything like a test page, it just errors. ...
2
votes
2answers
7 views

Cannot see bottom of printer setup screen

I am new to Ubuntu, but it seems pretty straightforward so far, except for this glitch. Intel® 945GME x86/MMX/SSE2 graphics on HP Mini 110C running 14.4 LTS. All other screens work normally so ...
1
vote
1answer
11k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Canon MF4770n driver installation for Ubuntu 14.04

I installed the driver and it seems to be installed fine, since it gets rendered, but it never gets to the printer. It will not even print a test page so far. I would be happy to even use a generic ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

Samsung Ml-1600 printer unrecognized

EDIT: Im using Ubuntu 15.04 (MATE), but from what I can remember, it didnt work on 14.10 (Unity) either! Hi everybody, as much as I dont like asking questions, Im forced to do so... Ive been browsing ...
6
votes
5answers
4k views

Printer sometimes doesn't print

I installed 12.04LTS and have a DeskJet 1125C connected through USB. The problem: Sometimes it does not print - in print jobs is status Pending/Processing but print does not start. I discovered if I ...
0
votes
1answer
139 views

Cant print to Wifi Printer in Lubuntu 15.04

I just updated to Lubuntu 15.04 and now I cannot print to my HP Wifi printer. The printer shows up as a wifi network but I cannot connect to it. It keeps asking for a password when the printer is ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Printer Share via Terminal

I've configured a printer share in Ubuntu and used Samba to share it with Windows, following this page. Every thing is working fine, but I have a couple of questions. Can I configure the Ubuntu ...