Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Installation of Cannon Printer

I tried to install cannon printer but unable to install it. It show in printer list. but unable to get printing
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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 ...
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FIXED — Problem with HPLIP 3.14.10 install

I borked my install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and had to reinstall the OS. I didn't tinker with my /home partition, just reinstalled the OS to the /root partition. When I download and install HPLIP 3.14.10 ...
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changing printing options doesn't work

I've installed brother printer on ubuntu 12.04, but it prints with horrible default settings. When I change it in cups web administration I can see new settings in the web app but printing is still ...
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Cups admin user and password Saucy

I can't change settings on my cups printer. He asks me for a username and password i already added for me the usergroup lpadmin . But nothing changes after a restart of cups. Still asking me for ...
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Counting printed pages on a network printer

In my company I have a printer connected to a PC with Lubuntu and this PC is connected to internal network. I would like to make the printer accessible via this PC, however, not just make it a shared ...
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Userid and Password for localhost:631 on Lubuntu Live USB Session

(Background) I'm testing Lubuntu for future installation via a live USB. I'm making sure I can print to the network printer (it works fine on my ubuntu 12.04 actual install). When I try to set ...
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monitor printing on wireless printer with dd-wrt router

I'm sharing my wireless printer with the people living in our apartment building. We use a list to keep track of the pages printed so we can split the costs. I was wondering if there is an easier way ...
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Epson xp-225 printer wont work on Ubuntu 14.04

The printer is found but when I go to Epson there is no sign of my model. When I choose generic driver it gives me a long list. Which driver should I use My printer connects wirelessly and has never ...
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How to install Brother HL-3170CDW printer wirelessly in ubuntu

I am having a difficult time trying to get a new Brother HL-3170CDW printer working in Ubuntu as a wireless printer. I've verified that the printer is visible at 192.168.1.132, and despite entering ...
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driver instalation for Samsung M2020W Printer

The printer shows that it is installed but it is "Idle" and will not print. Tried a lot of other typical stuff.
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Printer State: Idle - /usr/lib/cups/backend/dnssd failed

A printer was installed and worked but does not now. A job is successfully submitted, but keeps waiting there for printing (as seen from lpq command). Ping to printer works fine. (The printer is on ...
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HP8610 printer stopped printing from ubuntu

My HP 8610 printer is not communicating with my ubuntu 14.04 system. It is wireless and was working fine until yesterday. Whenever I send anything to print, it goes to queue as pending. Printer ...
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Is there a way I can share a printer on a multi user computer so it is available even if no one is logged in?

I have a USB printer attached to a desktop that several in the family would like to access from their laptops. You never know who will be logged in on the desktop or if in fact anyone is. Every ...
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How to setup Canon InkJet Pixma IP 1300?

I am unable to setup Canon InkJet Pixma IP 1300 on Quantal AMD64. The things I have tried: Shut down and disconnect the printer before installing packages. Added the ppa:michael-gruz/canon ...
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How do I install my new Canon MG5250 printer? (MG5200 series)

I just bought a Canon MG5250 multifunction printer because I thought that it would work well with Ubuntu, but it's hard to get it to work. How do I install this printer?
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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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Printer Brother MFC 7420 on Raspberry with CUPS

The Printer is connected to a Raspberry and on Network with CUPS. Via Windows Client, the Printer works fine. But on Ubuntu 14.04 there are just coming out endless empty pages. Everything i tried ...
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How to install canon ip1980 printer to ubuntu 14

I try to install my printer canon ip1980. But it failed. It didn't recognize my printer. Hope you can help me with this.
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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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How to print in Black and White for Canon Printers

I am using a Canon MP280 printer, which I found a driver from canon on the european site for. The print dialogue does not allow me to print in black and white unfortunately. Does anyone know of a way ...
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I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to install Epson V200 scanner drivers onto Ubuntu 14.10. And I have downloaded the drivers directly from the Epson site for the above scanner. But when I try to install them I get the ...
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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 ...
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Canon mg2550 printer: How to install printer driver?

I'm trying to set up a new printer but the problem is I never used Linux before. It's a Canon MG2550 and the installation CD is only for windows. Firstly it doesn't appear on the list of printer ...
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What's the difference between the various printer connections?

I'm installing a new printer and I'm given 4 connection options. AppSocket/JetDirect network printer via DNS-SD LPD network printer via DNS-SD IPP network printer via DNS-SD AppSocket/HP JetDirect ...
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Installing Brother MFC scanner drivers, on Ubuntu after 12.04 / Status of Brother scaner support over USB? [on hold]

The Brother download page for MFC (Multifunction Printer/Scanner/Fax) printers: http://support.brother.com/g/s/id/linux/en/download_scn.html reads: When you are using the Distribution listed below, ...
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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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Any help installing a Samsung m2020w driver 14.04

Cannot find a driver for the Samsung 2020 laser jetin the db... The ppd causes a error requiring software component that is not in the base install. Is there a driver install that will work?
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How to install Canon Pixma E400 on Ubuntu 14.10?

Fair warning: I am a complete noob to Linux and Ubuntu. I have been trying to install the Canon Pixma E400 printer but have not succeeded so far. I tried: locating the driver through the ...
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How can I get my Dell C1760nw Printer to work with Ubuntu?

Ubuntu doesn't recignize this model of printer automatically. How can I get it to work correctly in Ubuntu?
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Can't get my Canon LBP printer to run under Ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded Linux CAPT driver V2.60 from Canon and installed both .deb packages, which were listed under the 64bit folder with Ubuntu Software-Center. My Canon printer still won't be recognized. Is ...
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UBUNTU 10.04, in 2 days I lost my configured printers [closed]

2 times I lost from my OS UBUNTU 10.04 all my configured printers, I'm not an expert in this OS, and the developers are configuring one by one the printers again. I want to know: If there a file in ...
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Can't print PDFs from windows 7 to ubuntu 14.04 print server

So I recently setup a headless print/media server using Ubuntu 14.04 on my home network. I can't seem to get PDFs to print using one of my Win 7 laptops. I've tried printing them from the web, and ...
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Printing line-drawing chars from dosemu

I'm running an old DOS office suite under dosemu in Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to work fine except that I can't manage to print the line-drawing characters which form part of the cp437 character ...
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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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Custom paper size = Processing - Not Connected?

I am trying to print a custom paper size of 105.00 inches x 23.39 inches (the GLDT for my office :D). Whenever I try a custom paper size, the job sits in the queue with the message Processing - Not ...
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Add New Printer disabled - grayed out using Gnome Shell

I'm running Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 11.10. When I go to Gnome Control Center and click on printers, the Add New Printer button is grayed out (disabled). When I logged into Unity, I added the network ...
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How to add a printer in gnome-shell

I'm using Gnome Shell (although I'm not sure whether the "Printers" app is part of that or just part of Gnome). I go to "Printers" from the overview, click the + button on the bottom left, choose ...
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Brother printer doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Brother DCP-357C printer, but it doesn't work with Ubuntu. It just doesn't seem to get detected. I have tried following instructions in other people's questions, and looked up help on ...
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Brother HL-L2360DW printer installation

I got exposed to Ubuntu Linux at the local public library and liked using it very much so I had it installed on my new Model 19-3013w HP all-in-one PC. Problem is, I am basically computer ...
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Can't browse samba network after upgrade 14.10 to install printer

With 14.04 I installed a network printer, hosted on a different windows PC. Everything worked fine, but after upgrading to 14.10 I get the error that I can't print. When trying to open the properties ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 cant find printer option Windows Printer via SAMBA

After upgrading to 14.10 I cant find the option "Windows Printer via SAMBA" on the add new printer dialog. The option used to be there in previous Ubuntu versions
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printing in 2 printers at the same time

Hi I am having 2 printers with same name/ driver Samsung c460) and both are shared, if I am giving print job to one printer it is coming through another one also which is printing in both the printers ...
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Printer issue on Ubuntu 14.04

How can I add a Canon IP2770 Printer on Ubuntu 14.04. I've already tried using the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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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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Canon printer MP630 no longer works after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 bit

I have used a Canon MP630 with Ubuntu for the past 4 years connected with USB. However, after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 I cannot not get it going any more. I have trawled the sites and tried many ...
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How do I get my Canon MF4410 printer to work?

I have a Canon i-sensys MF4410 laser printer. I am running a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. The printer works in Windows and Ubuntu sees it when I attempt to add a new printer but ...
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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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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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Which thermal printer is comaitable with ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to use thermal printer with Ubuntu 14.02. is there any thermal printer working with Ubuntu?