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I have been controlling my HP printer from Ubuntu command line, I have been able to print and scan, but I would like to photocopy too. Is there any way of achieving that?. I know I could scan and then print the file but I would like a kind of direct way.

Than you everyone

  • First scan then print == photocopy! – user68186 May 5 at 17:32
  • I personally don't know much about the matter, but it would probably help if you described your system a bit more and added what version of Ubuntu. what printer model etc you have and how you are currently printing/scanning. – Byte Commander May 5 at 17:33
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    Doing a photocopy is putting your paper on flatbed or document feeder and then pressing Copy button. I don't see advantage of using terminal. – WinEunuuchs2Unix May 5 at 17:43
  • This ^^^ Reason why I think such feature - computer managed direct scan to print - was never implemented in the drivers in any MFP I know. – GabrielaGarcia May 5 at 22:35

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