Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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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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Canon LBP3100B Printer => CAPT driver is installed => when I try to start ccpd, I get this: `Check the DevicePath of /etc/ccpd.conf`

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit Driver: CAPT v2.60 -> debian package 64 bit Printer: LBP3100B Regarding to this "Answer", I've installed the canon CAPT driver on my machin, but when I try to ...
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Issue with gedit printing

I executed gedit and printed some texts with it in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. But I think that It's not doing it correctly. Perhaps I don't know how to use gedit. Please help me with the way how to ...
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How to add printers to Ubuntu en masse

I work at a company with many network printers. We're switching many of our computers to Ubuntu 13.04 and I need to add the printers en masse. I figured the best way to do that was through a script. ...
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How do I change default printer resolution in Ubuntu 12.04?

I just installed 12.04. I have a Canon MP970, which it recognized. However, all my programs print at 300DPI Draft. I want to change that to 600DPI Draft. I can do it manually but it isn't sticking and ...
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PDF not printing on Printer shared via CUPS/SAMBA

I have a Printer (Brother HL-2035) attached to an Ubuntu server (latest version) via USB and shared via Samba/CUPS. On my clients (Win7) I can print from Word, etc., this just works fine. The only ...
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How can I configure a Canon Pixma MG5300 to print wirelessly?

How can I configure a printer to print wirelessly in ubuntu 12.04 ? I have a canon pixma mg 5300 series, and I am able to print correctly by usb (the drivers were installed). Now I'm trying to do it ...
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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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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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Cannot print from Windows and printer disapears after reboot

I have a home server running Ubuntu 12.04 and have successfully installed my printer (HP Photosmart B109a) on it with hplip. Printed a test page and printed a file from my terminal using: cat ...
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Ubuntu 14.04x64 Printing Issues ( Not happenning in the other versions )

I have a Canon iR-ADV C5030 printer, I always had troubles before with Linux, but there is nothing to do with that. Since a while Canon develop the Linux drivers for this printer and they work great ...
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Why won't .pdf files containing transparent elements print correctly?

I have recently encountered a problem printing .pdf files containing transparent elements. I first noticed it when printing a document created with LaTeX that included embedded .png images with alpha ...
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Konica Minolta bizhub printer does not print under Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits

I have a network printer Konica Minolta bizhub C20P. Until yesterday, I'd been able to print for the past couple of years. I had Ubuntu 10.04, I upgraded to 12.04 a couple of days ago (both 10.04 and ...
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My HP LaserJet 2550L prints in color only now!

I have had an HP LaserJet 2550L for a long time now. Since I upgraded to 13.10, I cannot print in black and white anymore. Before, the driver would give me an option in the Print dialog. Although I ...
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Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 I am unable to print to my Canon MG5350

The printer worked fine (including scanning) in 13.10, but since the upgrade it has stopped (sits at Idle doing nothing). I have the official Canon drivers installed and have tried re-installing with ...
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Change username in print que

Hi I am using my Ubuntu 13.04 to print to my workplace. Everything works fine, the printer prints ok but the username shown in the print queue of the printer is the one I have on my laptop and not my ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 rdesktop issuse with local printer

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit installed on my machine. I am using rdesktop to remote into a Windows 7 Pro 32-bit machine. I have a local printer that is connected via USB to my Ubuntu machine. The ...
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Double icons in task bar, other icons don't stay

I am using Lubuntu (Operating System : Ubuntu 13.10). I have double icons for network connections/WiFi on the taskbar by clock. How do I get it to one(merge them), it seems like duplicates? FYI this ...
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Drivers for e-STUDIO 2540 CSE

I've been searching for the drivers of my printer Toshiba e-STUDIO 2540 CSE for about an hour and I haven't found anything. But I think they do exist because right here ...
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12.04, Bizhub C360, job successful, but does not print, should require authentification

I am trying to print to a network printer (Konica Minolta Bizhub C360). I installed the printer with the driver supplied as the ppd: KOC360UX.ppd The protocol is JetDirect. Everything worked fine ...
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Printer (Epson WF-3540) driver install consistently freezes on 13.10 but not 12.04

When I try to add my printer, the system detects the driver but freezes partway through installing it. How can I add the printer? Some details: The printer is being connected over wifi and works ...
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Stop Ubuntu discovering printers

I have my machine connected to a large university network which means that Ubuntu has filled up my printers with other people's printers automatically (mostly MacBooks sharing their printers). This is ...
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PDF viewer prints blank pages

I have a computer running Ubuntu 13.04 with a Konica Minolta Bizhub C20 printer that's connected over Ethernet. When I print a PDF using the built-in PDF viewer in Ubuntu, the page will be blank, ...
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How to add a printer for a program using wine?

I use one program in Wine which needs printer to work with. But currently I don't have a printer, and installed cups-pdf. When it comes to print the program says you are using a virtual printer, ...
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print quality for HP mfp 1005 printer

I have installed HP mfp 1005 in my Ubuntu 13.04. But there are no options like 1200 dpi or 600 dpi. Here are only normal and draft options. But in the normal option still print is not good as 600 dpi ...
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How to set up a parallel port printer in 12.04?

After the upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 the parallel printer stopped working. It seems that that the parallel port is not detected. I didn't change anything in the bios and before it worked without ...
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After update, my printer will not work

I've been successfully using an HP Deskjet 1000 j100 for some time now. The other day, I updated my system (automatic) and my printer stopped working. I get the error message "Filter Failed" I ...
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How do I install a Livebox USB printer as network printer?

I hope someone has figured this out because I've spent days with google trying to track down the solution. I got fed up with microsoft Win XP and 7 and decided to try ubuntu 12.04 on a spare laptop ...
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How can I connect to a USB printer shared by an Apple AirPort?

I've just moved from Mac OS X to Ubuntu, now I'm running Ubuntu natively on a dedicated partition on a Mac, and I've an Apple AirPort wifi router, sharing a USB printer with my family. The problem is ...
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How do I wake up the printer when it sleeps?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on an LTSP network. I have attached a printer to the server via USB. The printer is an HP LaserJet Pro P1102 with driver Foomatic/foo2zjs-z2 (recommended). Often the ...
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How can I print over network again?

I used to be able to print over the network, but then one day I received this message: /usr/lib/cups/backend/lpd failed This is a printer that I installed myself through the Administration>Printing ...
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problem sharing printer via samba in Ubuntu server 12.04

I have cannon ImageRunner 1133 I want to share it through samba with cups server installed on Ubuntu server 12.04 it works all fine I installed samba and cups server ubuntu and windows clients can ...
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Canon printer LBP6020

Could anyone confirm me if this printer is supported and it is working under ubuntu (any version)? On their website it says it doesn't support linux (is missing from OS list I mean).
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Cannot print from Java application on Samba printer, but can on network printer

I have strange problem with printing from Ubuntu, and cannot figure how to solve it. Running some custom Java application on Ubuntu 12.04, and it have to print some of the content. It can print ...
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KFP file in ubuntu?

My print shop provides a KFP file for checking a PDF for print readiness. It seems that this file can be imported into Acrobat Professional (keyword: Preflight Profile), but is a Kinko's File Prep ...
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Printing takes forever and gives pixelated prints

I have a Brother HL-3070CW printer, which has some serious issues. Printing takes an abnormally long time, and if the file has anything more than text in it, it becomes horribly aliased and pixelated. ...
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Finishing tab missing in print dialog

We have a HP LaserJet 600 M602 Network printer that also includes a stapler, to immediately staple printed documents. In 12.04 in the print dialog there was a "finishing" tab where I could choose that ...
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Panasonic DP-1510P

my issue regards ndiswrapper mainly. I'm trying to setup this printer Panasonic DP-1510P which is setup with an LPR queue on our work network. I went on the Panasonic website and I downloaded the ...
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Does Lubuntu/CUPS support paper size A3?

Lubuntu 12.04 / CUPS / system-config-printer 1.3.8 I have installed an HP Officejet 7000 (using the 7110 driver, because there was no 7000 driver offered). There does not seem to be an option to use ...
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Can't print cd cover to canon pixma ip4800

the printer happily outputs test page accurately but I cannot get disk print to function at all. Any assistance would be much appreciated. Current driver version is Canon IP4800 Canon iP4800 series ...
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How to print to 12.04 from Macbook

I upgraded to 12.04 a few days ago and can no longer print to my shared printer (HP P1006) from my MacBook Pro (10.6). I can print locally. Printer sharing was working acceptably before the upgrade; ...
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How do I configure dual sided printing on a Brother 2270DW?

When I want to print something, I don't get the option to print on both sides of a paper although my printer supports this feature. How can I fix this? Do I have to download a proprietary driver? My ...
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Konica Minolta 4750EN unable to print following 12.04 upgrade

Printer used to work fine in 11.04 and 11.10 and still does from an 11.10 installed laptop on the network. This is a fresh 12.04 install + apt-get update and upgrade as the upgrade from oneiric via ...
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Job spooled to Canon MP140 printer, but nothing printed

I am trying to print documents from my Ubuntu 10.0.4 LTS machine to my Windows XP machine. I have a Canon MP140 printer connected to my Windows XP machine. I followed the instructions given here, and ...
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Installation of a Canon MF8380Cdw on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am trying to install a Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw in a 64-bit installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I was able to download the Linux drivers here: ...
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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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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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printer configuration failures and upgrade failures

This has become more and more of a problem. I was using 4.8 Kubuntu and could not configure remote printers under system setting printer configuration. I updated to 4.134. I then downloaded print ...
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12.04/Gnome Classic/printer prints 1 job then rubbish

After finally updating to 12.04 with Gnome 3.4.2, I find my printer (HP LaserJet Professional P1606dn) is unable to print more than a single job properly. I must turn the printer off and on to print ...
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CUPS, shared printer, Windows drivers, point and print

I know this is a commonly asked question but I'm read up everything I can find, and I think I'm very nearly there! The setup is: Headless Ubuntu Trusty machine with CUPS and SAMBA installed, ready ...