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Ubuntu 14.04 'takes over' wireless Brother printer

I have this weird problem with my Brother dcp-J552dw printer. I have installed drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop and everything is working properly (the connection is wireless). Also, there are ...
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Adding another computer's printer

I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Connected to this is a USB printer which works fine locally. System Setting -> Printers indicates that the printer is shared and I have previously been able to ...
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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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How do I remove a phantom printer (driver)?

When I try to print from any app, two printers show up, the working CUPS printer named "Canon_MX920_series" and a phantom "MX920 series", left over from a botched printer install attempt a year ago ...
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There is the problem of printer configuration in lubuntu

I have canon lbp3000 printer and intel celeron 2.4 ghz with 512mb ram, i installed the printer on lubuntu & it shows but it does not work when pass printing command . but it did not work. I ...
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Is it possible to get a Epson AcuLaser M1400 laser printer working?

I have a new Epson AcuLaser M1400 laser printer and I can't print from Linux (my system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.) The Aculaser M1200 can use the use the EPL6200L driver from ...
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hplip 3.14.10, no python-devel

Tech specs: Intel® Xeon(R) CPU E5420 @ 2.50GHz × 8 , 32GB Memory, ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). HP 5660 envy aio richard@Doc:~$ cd Desktop richard@Doc:~/Desktop$ sh hplip-3.14.10.run Creating directory ...
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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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Printer Epson SX218 wont print monochrome && draft mode

I installed my printer Epson SX218 (similar to SX200/210/215) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a lot of problems during installation it works fine but: 1) it won't print monochrome although using ...
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home directory flooded with .o and .lo files

After installing cups and cups-pdf from the Software Center and hplip from the HP Linux Imaging & Printing site, with `> sh hplip3.14.10.run', my /home directory is literally flooded by more than ...
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Can't print colors after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

Since I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 I can't print in color anymore. I have checked all the settings I could think of and tried printing from different applications and printers. Everything is ...
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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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Installation of drivers for Canon MG5300 series fails…

I have a new MG5320 printer, and several ubuntu computers on my local network. I am trying to install drivers to get them to work. The ppa:michael-gruz/canon does not (yet) have drivers for the ...
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Samba - shared CUPS printer not printing

Hello fellow StackExchangers, I tried running CUPS+Samba on a 12.04 to share a printer (Canon MP550) with a couple of windows clients. CUPS is showing the printer, not indicating any trouble. The ...
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Canon printer driver in Ubuntu for Canon image runner 2202n

How to install appropriate driver for Canon image runner 2202n in Ubuntu? In default printer drivers available in Ubuntu I have found Canon IR 2022 and 2200 but not Canon IR 2202n. Please provide ...
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Printer not recognized on Ubuntu Libre Office?

I have an HP Officejet J4660 All-inOne printer and I want to print files with Libre Office but it doesn't recognize the printer no matter what I do, am I missing something or the printer is just ...
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How to install CUPS 1.6.3 on Ubuntu 13.04

We have a CUPS server 1.3 and my freshly installed Ubuntu 13.04 PC has CUPS client 1.6.2. They are incompatible. On the CUPS web server I saw that CUPS 1.6.3 has fixed the issue. "CUPS 1.6.3 fixes ...
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Installing CP400 printer gives 'client-error-not-possible' error

After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 and knowing that gutenprint 5.2.10 now supports Canon SELPHY printers, I've tried installing my CP400 through Settings > Printers. It finds the printer fine and ...
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How to install libltdl3 to make iscan work?

I changed my printer from an Epson sx110 to an xp-205. The scanner never worked. Under Windows it works perfectly, but I want to make it run under Linux because I use Linux more than Windows. Is ...
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Need rip software for a large format printer

Is there any rip software available for Ubuntu to print on my Mutoh or Mimaki printer? It is a large format printer vj-1304.
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Crouton,Chromebook HP 14,Ubuntu 12.04 and a USB printer possible?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my wife's HP 14 Chromebook via Crouton method. The main reason was Libre Office, which she likes a lot more than the "Microsoft Word Online" option in Chrome OS. ...
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How to zoom a pdf with centering?

I am using Document Viewer 3.10.3 in Ubuntu 14.04 I want to zoom a pdf and print it to a file (another pdf). I am able to zoom it but the issue I am facing is this : the pdf is getting zoomed ...
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Printer DNP DS-RX1 doesn't print second file or page, end with error [Job N] Printer Status: Idle

Freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and usb photo printer Printer DNP DS-RX1 (cups + Gutenprint Printer Drivers), print fist page or file in any job and than finishes rest of job/s with error [Job N] ...
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How to scan and print from terminal

I want to scan a file from terminal. What is the command for that? I also want to print the same file on a different printer, thus making a copier. I want to put it together into a shell script. I ...
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Installing HP Deskjet on Chromebook using Ubuntu?

I have an HP Chromebook 14 and have bought an HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515 which cannot be installed on Chrome OS. Can I use Ubuntu to install the printer on my Chromebook?
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LO Printing 3x5 card on a HP 1020 .. ideas? [closed]

The HP 1020's envelope tray centers the paper. Other then playing with the left margin are their any other options available ?
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Libre Office won't Print checkbox forms correctly

I converted a $150 chromebook to Lubuntu 13.10 as a gift to my mom, but she has to print these work forms all the time that have checkboxes in Libre Office. However, we have now tried three seperate ...
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How to choose filename and save-folder by pdf-printing

VIRTUAL PDF PRINTER: Is there a way to tweak cups-pdf in order to be able to choose the generated file's name and default directory where the pdf file is saved (default set to ~/PDF/) ? Background: ...
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How to install and use HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515

How to install and use HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515? I have tried installing hplip package but it does not recognize printer when connected via USB. Please suggest if anyone has came across same ...
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How do I install a Lexmark X1185 on ubuntu 12.04?

I'm literate in geekese so please be gentle. I'm 62 yeas old. Enough said. LOL What I would like to know is How do I install a Lexmark X1185 (multi function printer) on ubuntu 12.04?
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cups loads all printers with browsing OFF

I just installed 14.04 on my new computer and when I go to print cups loads ALL the network printers. I can't try printing anything because the list keeps refreshing and won't stay on my preferred ...
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500 Internal Server Error Apache2 When Opens pdf file

I am doing a simple website using cgi technology. I created a domain name called 'www.myexamp.com' . I have given my configurations my website. <VirtualHost *:80> # The ServerName ...
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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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12.10 Lexmark S605 insecure permissions error

The S605 printer from lexmark is found and there is a provided option for the S600 Series when installing it. However, after the installation process it says it needs the program ...
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Zebra LP 2844-z Won't Print Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to install my Zebra LP 2844-z. I went into system settings, clicked on printers, selected Zebra as the model, and then selected the ELP2 driver. All went well but when I went to print ...
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Printing differnt paper sizes with Libreoffice writer

Printing a document in A4 everything is OK. When I change to A5 it prints the text in a light blue. I never had this problem with the 32 bit release on my laptop. On my PC with 64 bit it happens with ...
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My printer requires “modprobe” and “ccpd” to be started after every system restart.

In each time I start my Ubuntu 12.04 computer I need to type the following commands to get my Canon LBP 2900 printer working. Otherwise the status monitor says "Communication Error". I am using driver ...
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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 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: ...
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Lexmark Printer stop working after Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

My parents have a Lexmark Pinnacle 901 Pro Printer/Scanner. Since their Ubuntu 12.04 was out of date I updated their laptop to Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. Printer stopped working after that. I did a lot ...
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14.04: “Printing Problem” — Multiple alert windows

It seems from reading [1] that it was decided that multiple error alerts may be shown when a printing problem is detected: "For now, multiple errors with the same printer should be presented ...
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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 can I install a Dell printer under ubuntu 14.04?

The place where I am right now has a Dell 968 printer and, as I have found out, Dell does not provide Linux drivers for their printers. I have tried to install a generic driver following the answers ...
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Why does the printer print an extra page containing “p://poppler.freedesktop.org”?

I received an HP 255 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I print a PDF file on my Lexmark T640 it prints a extra page, on which the only text is: p://poppler.freedesktop.org But for me it's a really ...
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Printer in System Settings — how to remove stopped jobs?

For one of the three printers I have set up, the one name t2rm175, claims to have six active jobs. When I click on Show to see what they are, they are all "Stopped". Since these are print jobs I no ...
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How to fix: Epson wireless networked printer aborts after printing half a page

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Epson Stylus TX550W multifunction printer (copies, scans, but no fax): The first time I managed to discover the printer on my wireless LAN. However, when printing the Ubuntu Test ...
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How do I get gedit to print?

I can print from every other application -- Libre Office, gimp, Ubuntu test page, Kate, Inkscape, etc. -- but gedit stubbornly refuses to print, show a preview, or 'print' to a PDF file. When I try ...
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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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No printer icon in Ubuntu 14.04 system settings

When I Upgraded from 12.04 I had a problem booting till I changed RO to RW in boot files. But my current problem is that I cannot see a printer icon in system settings, and How do I fix it.
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How do I setup a Dell 1135n Laser MFP?

Trying to setup Dell 1135n Laser MFP on Ubuntu 11.10 /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosamsungspl failed I copied the rastertosamsungspl from the DVD ...