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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Permanently pin printer indicator to top toolbar?

Is there an indicator applet that I can pin to my toolbar which will allow me to view print jobs that are queued for printing?
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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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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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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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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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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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Can a printer user code be entered in the printer settings gui?

I managed to get my Ubuntu laptop to do wifi printing at the university in Australia where I study, I was told that only windows using only Internet Explorer can print (not even Mac) as they have a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to print on network printer Ricoh Aficio MP C3001 on Ubuntu 14.04

After a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 I'm no longer able to print using the Ricoh Aficio MP C3001 printer that is accessible via samba on the network. Job completes normally but nothing gets ...
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Printer-Applet missing in Ubuntu 14.04

Since updating to Ubuntu 14.04 when I print a document the Printer-applet doesn't show in the top toolbar. How do I get it back?
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Printer does not work after changing OS to Ubuntu

I changed OS from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. All is fine, but my printer will not print. Settings indicate it is linked. Screen even shows it is transferring data, but no page is produced. Does anyone ...
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PDF files are printed as blank pages.

I'm trying to print a PDF file with Document Viewer. I get blank pages out of printer. When I hit Print preview, I also see blank pages. Images (jpg) are printed just fine. The problem appeared ...
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problem with lexmark pro705 printer in ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a problem with printing with a lexmark pro705 printer in ubuntu 12.04 The properties of the print job for the test page http://imgur.com/j2pahoF I get the message: The Printer cannot ...
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philips MFD 6050 printer installation ubuntu 12.04

I'm experiencing difficulties with the installation of the Philips MFD 6050 printer/scanner on a Lenovo laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Official drivers can be downloaded here. They were for Ubuntu ...
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Duplex Printing with MP495?

Dear Ubuntu Community, I recently switched from XP to Xubuntu, I like it very much but at this moment I have an problem. I often have to print and always use duplex (two-sided printing). I can't ...
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Adobe Reader prints a blank pdf pages, libreoffice prints fine

Whenever I try to print a pdf file in Adobe Reader, it prints a blank page. My cartridge is brand new, and it prints fine LibreOffice documents. How can I fix this? Thanks.
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Print PDF file shows up as garbage

I'm trying to print several PDF files exported from Google Docs. When I open them in Document Viewer, hit Ctrl+P and select my printer, it spews out several pages of garbage which appear to be the raw ...
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printer dissapearing on its own without user interaction

Is it possible for a already installed network printer dissapearing on its own in ubuntu linux, forcing you to reinstall it? This is the third time happening to me. The only other proper reason for ...
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Firefox Print preview in Ubuntu is different than Windows

I need to check print preview using firefox in ubuntu. But the condition is, it should be equal to windows print preview which was shown by firefox. I have tried various paper size and zoom sizes but ...
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Lexmark Pro805 all-in-one printer fails on Xubuntu 12.04 & 13.10

Downloaded and installed Lexmark's Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit driver from ...
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canon image runner 2420l on ubuntu

we are an Indian Government office and working on ubuntu. Recently we purchased canon image runner 2420 printer which was not able to connect to the system , since there is no driver . can anybody ...
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Problem printing from HP Deksjet D2666

i use ubuntu 13.10 and use hp deksjet d2666 printer but only tri colour cartridge work well, so i can't print in black, what should i do to activate the black cartridge? thank you for the answer ...
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Does “everything is a file” apply to network printers?

If "everything is a file," can I access network (IPP) printers like USB printers (/dev/usb/lp0)? If so, where?
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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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USB hardware disappears

I'm just going to use this for an example. I have a Western Digital Passport, external hard drive. I plug it into the USB port on my computer, it shows up immediately, I go through and browse, and ...
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Can't Reinstall Ubuntu-Desktop due to strange error with printer-driver-pnm2ppa

I've been trying to fix this error for hours with no avail. My apt-get seems to be paralyzed by an error I'm receiving with this printer-driver-pnm2ppa. I don't actually need the driver but it's a ...