Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Canon 5400 w/ 14.04 Not printing

I am running 14.04 and trying to print to a Canon 5400. Apparently, the Canon driver uses libtiff4 which is not included w/ 14.04 (libtiff5) is. Did some search and found an article which does a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot print through Canon MF8200 series printer

I have recently upgraded to 14.04(64bit). My printer used to work on my Ubuntu 12.04 (32bit), but now cannot print. The printer have all the packages successfully installed, and printer can be ...
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Installing Epson WF-3520

The GUI printer install does not have the driver available. I downloaded the LINUX drivers for the printer from the Epson Website, and used the PPD to install. Returns a CUPS error. Installed the ...
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Kodak Aio esp5250 stopped printing after upgrade to 14.04. Printer seems there and OK

I am logged in to 14.04 with gnome metacity because of older hardware. My esp5250 worked fine in 12.04 using cups (c2esp16). One problem I had before was that there is no gui icon in ...
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Printer Installation Issues

I am trying to install my HP Deskjet 2050 on chroot but the computer does not recognize my printer when it is plugged into the usb port.
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I cannot print from ubuntu because it does not have linux driver installed. is there a way around this?

I am unsure of what I need to do and how to complete this task. I want to be able to print ubuntu 14.0.4 (virtual box) to my company's sharp mx-2615 printer. ubuntu cannot find a driver for this ...
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Canon Multitasking printer: Scanner doesn't work, printer does

Model: Canon Prixma MG2260 I have installed to ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. Now I have the problem by my multi function device. The printer works, but the scanner doesn't! I have downloaded the Linux ...
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How do I get a Samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction printer/scanner working?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I bought samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction. Printer function is working well but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan but it didn't ...
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problem with konika-minolta magicolor 4750en

I am teacher in 12k. In my classroom are 16 pc's and 1 konika-minolta magicolor 4750en network printer. In earlier versions of Ubuntu this printer works fine. But now it has no working. I can see ...
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Installing Samsung network printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Samsung C410W printer on Ubuntu 14.04, however after 2 days of struggling any success. I tried to install it through "Add printer", through adding printer in CUPS and I tried ...
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Sharp AR 153 EN driver

I can't find drivers or ppd files for Sharp AR 153 EN. Does somebody know about it or some alternative? Regards!
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CUPS - Configuring default printer options

I'm using a CUPS printer and trying to set the default options for the printer using /etc/cups/ppd and /etc/cups/printers.conf but I don't see a complete list of available options. Currently I'm ...
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How to install 32-bit Brother drivers on 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10 or later?

The prerequisite for installing Brother's official linux drivers includes ia32-libs or lib32stdc++. Running sudo apt-get install ia32-libs on 13.04 and earlier fulfils this. However, ia32-libs was ...
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I can not print on Windows 7 shared printer

For a while I can not print from my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit pc on a Windows 7 shared printer. Before that everything was ok. The printer is HP LaserJet 1100. The error message is: "File ...
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Install brother dcp195c, receiving data but nothing happens, why?

Can someone please help me to install brother dcp195c drivers on Ubuntu v12? Using the default driver, the printer says that it is receiving data but nothing happens.
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How do I get a Lexmark x4690 printer working?

I m trying to get my Lexmark X4690 working, Everything was ok with Ubuntu 11.04 but since I did a clean install with 11.10, I reinstalled the Lexmark driver but I m unable to print, but the scanner ...
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Kyocera job accounting and document box

I work at school and we have many XP machines. A few machines I have converted to various light Linux versions. The problem I am having is with the Kyocera printers. We use job accounting and the ...
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How to change libcupsys2 to libcups2

I tried to install my Canon Pixma IP2600 in Ubuntu 14.04 using the offical driver from Canon. I can not change the libcupsys2 to libcups2, so i get a failure....
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Connecting to a CUPS server

I'm probably missing something entirely obvious, but here goes anyway. I'm trying to connect my Ubuntu desktop to a CUPS print server. I go to printers menu, click connect and enter the server ...
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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 will not open

I have just installed HPLIP using the Ubuntu Software Centre in to 12.04LTS. The icon has appeared in Unity, but nothing happens when I click on it. I have run hp-check -t in terminal and get the ...
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Adding a 'network' USB printer

I have a HP Deskjet 1050a printer, hence the 'network' in the title. Its a bog standard USB home printer. I have it attached to my router (has a USB port in it). I have got it connected and working ...
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What does the Gradient Stripes section mean in the Libre Office print preferences?

I guess that Reduce Gradient means that it isn't as high quality, but what is the option for Gradient Stripes or Intermediate Colour?
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CUPS isn't allowed to access SSSD for authentication

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. The CUPS server requires authentication for all print jobs. If I send a job as a domain user I get the following errors. Any help would be appreciated. I can't find anything ...
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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 ...
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HP Envy 5530 and Linux Ubunu 14.04

I can't install HP ENVY 5530 using USB Cable in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Trouble using Canon MG 2440 printer in UBUNTU 14

I connected usb serial cable from printer to computer. The drivers has been installed automatically. I printed the test page - it was printed. I tryed to print an image - it stays with status - ...
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Canon PIXMA MG3150 Wireless Connection Setup

Any ideas how to set up Canon PIXMA MG3150 Wireless Connection? On the cannon site it says press WPS button on router... I do not have this button on my router. I run Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I have also ...
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Getting Kyocera TaskAlfa printer working with job accounting

I'm working in an office that has a Kyocera TaskAlfa300i. It has a job accounting system -- when I take a memory stick to it to print that way, I have to input my personal code, which charges the ...
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Can not print after upgrading from 12.x to 14.04

After upgrading from V12.04 to V14.04 I am not able to print. I am using an HP LaserJet 400 M451dn. The printer troubleshooter told me that there is no solution to the problem. This is the output of ...
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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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How to configure a network printer in Ubuntu 14.04

I have 2 printers on a home WiFi network that are accessed by 2 desktops running Windows. I have a new laptop on which I am learning/trying Ubuntu 14.04. How do I configure things to access these ...
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lpr not working - scheduler not responding

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on my computer at work, which has networked printers. I have previously been able to print using the lpr command, but recently this has stopped working. $ lpr test lpr: Error ...
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Driver for Canon PIXMA MG2200 scanner

Does anyone have a driver for Canon MG2200 printer/scanner, since I can't seem to locate one.
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Error Message when selecting Printers-Server-Settings

I followed the detailed instructions in the post at this link by Luis Alvarado which explained in detail how to share a printer in Ubuntu 12.04. Everything worked as it was supposed to after ...
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Dell b1160w not working in 14.04

I originally installed the dell b1160w printer on ubuntu 12.04. It worked as expected. A few months ago I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and now I can't get the printer to work. I looked at the ...
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Configure Canon printer

I have a Canon MG2120. I want to install drivers for the printer and the scanner. I am on Ubuntu 14.04 I am a complete novice and need to be told what and where to go to install...I have the ...
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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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How to install Canon Pixma MP620?

I have been trying to install my Canon Pixma MP620 printer via cable network on my Ubuntu 13.04 64bit OS for two days. Previously I also tried to install the printer on Linux Mint 15, but failed. ...
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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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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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How to install Canon pixma mx300 printer with ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have 14.04 lts. How do I setup my canon pixma mx300 printer?
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Page formatting error in bluej

When I print a program in blueJ, even if I set page to A4 size.All the program comes out in a weird small box. The same goes when I try to print any output of any program. Its the same box of the same ...
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how to install rastertospl in my usr/lib/cups/filter?

For installing my Samsung ML -1676 Printer on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS how should I add filter rastertospl on my usr/lib/cups/filter folder?
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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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Why do I get unknown printer error 0xFA on my EPSON Workforce WF-3540 under Ubuntu 12.10?

I recently bought an EPSON Workforce WF-3540, which I'm using under Ubuntu 12.10 with the official driver provided by EPSON. I am often printing batches of about a hundred pages, duplex. When I'm ...
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Problem installing Epson 645 drivers related to lsb

I previously had this working with Ubuntu 10.x, and just recently upgraded to 12.04 (64 bit). I had installed the driver from Epson: epson-inkjet-printer-escpr_1.2.0-1lsb3.2_i386.deb, and now also ...
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How to install Universal Samsung Printer driver?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I wish to install my Samsung ML-1676 printer. I Googled all possible solutions and tried them, but I'm not getting any success. Please help.
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Epson XP202 will not install

I am using 14.04 which has been great until today trying to print using Epson XP202. Previously the printer worked after installing drivers no problem on older versions of Ubuntu/Lubuntu. Now I have ...
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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 ...