Questions tagged [cups-lpd]

cups-lpd is the CUPS Line Printer Daemon ("LPD") mini-server that supports legacy client systems that use the LPD protocol.

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Windows clients unable to connect to print server using samba?

I stood up a print server using samba and cups. When I connect to this printer using a macOS machine or a Ubuntu 18.04 machine, I have no trouble printing. When I try to add the printer on a Windows ...
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Why am I am getting a CUPS scheduler install error on fresh Ubuntu 20.04 installation?

I am getting a CUPS scheduler install error on fresh Ubuntu 20.04 installation enter image description here
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lp failing to print

I've reinstalled my laptop by deleting my previous Ubuntu 20.04 install and fresh installed Ubuntu 21.10 (updated to latest available updates). Now that I'm trying to print a lot of PDF files with a ...
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CUPS authentication with other accounts

When I want to login to CUPS (through localhost:631) or add a new printer from the user GUI, I can't use any account other than the account I created when installing Ubuntu. I have another user ...
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Unable to work with Brother HL-L2370DW printer after the Xubuntu upgrade

My printer Brother HL-L2370DW is connected to my desktop directly via the USB port. I used the Brother hll2370dwpdrv driver in the past, and it worked fine with Xubuntu 18.04. After the Xubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 Cannot Print From WINE Application

Since one of the recent Ubuntu updates, WINE applications will no longer print. There are no on-screen errors but nothing happens either when I send a document to the printer. I can print a test page ...
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Trying to print from mobile with CUPS return 545 validate-job client-error-not-found in access_logs

So I made a printer server with CUPS on my old laptop and of course, I use Ubuntu as OS, it works fine with printing from a computer (excluding HP Smart app doesn't detect it), I also wanted to make ...
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DYMO 4xl missing Cups share and local folders

I am trying to install DYMO and it assumes that cups is installed at the following folders: '/usr/local/lib/cups' '/usr/local/share/cups' But it seems after a fresh install Cups is only installed at ...
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Printer Issues With Epson Models

I have three Epson printers of different models and features and none print properly on Ubuntu. They used to be fine but over time and through system updates, no more. First, If I select two-sided ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 guest is not starting in VirtualBox due to "Failed to start CUPS Scheduler"

VirtualBox guest of Ubuntu 20.04 is not starting. It is repeatedly trying to start CUPS scheduler and failing. I tried the recovery mode. But drop to root shell is not working and showing the ...
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zebra printer and cups "Printer drivers are deprecated" - how to solve?

I have a Zebra ZTC ZD421-300dpi ZPL printer, connected to a Raspberry. I initialize the printer as follows: lpadmin -p zebra421 -E -v "usb://Zebra%20Technologies/ZTC%20ZD421-300dpi%20ZPL?serial=...
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"Failed to add new printer" while trying to add network (CUPS) printer on 18.04

I am trying to add a CUPS printer via settings/printers. After clicking "Add..." the printer isn't listed until hostname is given. Then selecting the printer results in this error: "...
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CUPS lp command fails with "stopped - Filter failed" with all the printers

My CUPS runs well from applications like gedit, Open Office or GIMP, but using command line fails. Example: lp -d MFCJ470DW adeu.txt request identifier is MFCJ470DW-40 (1 file (s)) Then, in ...
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Printer doesn't print after data received but scan works on Ubuntu 20.04

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and I have a DCP-1612W printer. The scanning works fine, but it doesn't print some specific files. A notification pops up with title Printing completed and the printer does ...
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CUPS-PDF Help figuring out which configuration file is being used

I cannot seem to figure out which configuration file is being used. My printer keeps working. This is a remote setup, I don't have the admin interface setup. I have just done a batch find on my ...
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Restricting some sudoer users's printer behaviours

I tried modifying /etc/cups/cupsd.config to restrict some sudoer users' behavior on adding printers. However, the sudoer users are actually in @SYSTEM group. If I move some sudoer users from the @...
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how to set default media (paper size) for a printer using lpoptions

I want lp to print to a default printer and can set this using lpoptions -d , but I can't find a way to set the default media size. Is there any way to do this with some lp... command or do I need to ...
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Errors deleting printers

I have a bunch of network printers that were auto-discovered that I am trying to remove, but unable to do so. When I first created this workstation, I plugged it into the network before editing CUPS ...
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Okular pdf print preview problem

On ubuntu 20.04, I am facing problems with printing from day one. I don't know where to start from. So I deleted cups and just focus on okular. However, the print preview is coming out bad and when I ...
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The system priting service does not seem to be available - Ubuntu 20.04

The Settings-GUI for printers shows the error message that the system printing service is not available. I have tried reinstalling cups service multiple times. The output for cups status is the ...
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Okular can't print PDF

Okular can'r print pdf files. The document viewer prints it but all the fonts look bad (print preview works fine though). I don't know how to debug. So tired of this. What is the cups? Anyone can help?...
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How do I find a printer uri?

I'm trying to install a Cannon IR-ADV C5035 printer and have been unsuccessful. I believe that the problem is a combination of issues, but one item I know i'm missing is the device "URI". ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Network Printer Stopped Working in Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Brother HL-2270DW that worked fine in Ubuntu 18.04, when I upgraded to 20.04 it stopped working. The printer can be seen on the network, and I've tried removing and adding it. Whenever I try ...
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How do I disable automatic printer discovery in Ubuntu 20.10+?

How do I disable automatic printer discovery in Ubuntu 20.10? I already tried this suggestion that includes these commands: sudo systemctl stop cups-browsed sudo systemctl disable cups-browsed But ...
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Job Control in CUPS printing

I've recently moved my laptop from Windows to Ubuntu and I'm tryinig to configure my work's network printer. I'm configuring it by configuring CUPS in Ubuntu. Every time I try to print anything, it ...
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Need to turn off and then turn on the printer for printing

I have Kyocera-TASKalfa-1800 connected with my ubuntu server for remote printing. For printing any file after giving the print command I have to turn off the printer and then turn it on which is ...
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Every reinstalling from scracth this warning keep showing. dpkg --verify [duplicate]

dpkg: aviso: cups-browsed: não foi possível abrir /usr/lib/cups/backend/implicitclass para o hash: Permission denied ??5?????? /usr/lib/cups/backend/implicitclass ??5?????? /boot/vmlinuz-5.8.0-31-...
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installing non-postcript printer

I want to install a HP DesignJet Z6100 (not Z6100PS) on Ubuntu 20.04 The driver provided by hplip is for the postscript version of the printer: Z6100PS. If I use it, the printer replies "error 61:...
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Hp printer not printing correctly after ubuntu 20.04 install

I have an Hp printer which was working fine with ubuntu 18.04 through USB cable without installing hplip as I faced problem with it previously. When printing through wireless the documents were ...
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LPR Error "Unknown Printer"

I am trying to complete the final step for install my Brother QL-1060N printer in terminal. The command works fine in Ubuntu 18.04: lpr -P QL -1060N -o raw pdt5030a.bin According the man there is no ...
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Using two printers with different paper formats alternating

I use one ordinary ink jet printer with A4 paper size and one thermo label printer with 4x6 inch paper format. I configured those standard paper format in each printer device's settings. Nevertheless, ...
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Identify my network printer in serial port

I have a Zebra printer that works fine in my network, all fine with CUPS install. Now, I have a legacy software that prints only on serial ports, so I need to create - in some way - a redirect from my ...
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Allow Remote Users to Add/Remove Printers

This is driving me up the wall! I feel I'm so close, but I'm probably missing just one tiny detail. I have a Ubuntu desktop setup to be a CUPS server. I need to add printers via the GUI interface, ...
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"Add printer" does not work for canon mp560 in 20.04

On 18.04 MP560 is listed in available printers but not in 20.04. What alternatives are there?
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Anyone else lost Software Manager after the recent ubuntu-base update? [duplicate]

Yesterday Software Updater reported that there were a few updates to install (64Mb worth) which I set running. However, after a reboot, I'd lost my CUPS drivers + Software Manager. The first was easy ...
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Raspberry Pi Print Server with CUPS printer detected but not printing

So I set up my Brother DCP-J125 on my Pi, had to install external drivers (which work on my notebook) installes and configured cups. enabled network sharing choose the driver. I even found the printer ...
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Dialog box does not accept input, stays on-top and hides everything under it. Ubuntu 20.04

Upon rebooting, I get dialog box Authentication Required Authentication is required to start 'cups.service'. I can type in the password and click Authenticate, but then nothing happens. I can't ...
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Brother PT-P950NW Print Quality

I have developed a piece of software for asset management that prints it's own barcode labels, this software works perfectly on on macOS with CUPS but I want to use an Intel NUC with Ubuntu for ...
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How to use CUPS PDF to create a network PDF printer

I'm using https://github.com/hanazuki/docker-ubuntu-cups to run cups PDF on an ubuntu docker. I mapped like this: sudo docker run -it -p 6310:631 -e ADMIN_USERNAME=admin -e CUPS_ADMIN_PASSWORD=admin -...
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Printer Filter Failed error while printing files with long filename

Whenever I try to print the files with long name like ACFrOgDqkhn2LRDLIxz0Zvdexu6R-mu4b0RDo5SRtmYs.pdf it will not print but when I rename it to 1.pdf it will get printed. On checking the /var/log/...
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Cups can't find file to send to Printer

I am running on Ubuntu 19.10 and I am trying to print a file with an Epson-ET4750 via WIFI. When I print a test-page: all goes well. When I try to print anything else: I see the job being sent and ...
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Ubuntu cups-pdf print from windows 10 output file not in /home/xxx/PDF but it's in /var/spool/cups-pdf/ANONYMOUS/

I print .docx from Windows 10 to cups-pdf printer on Ubuntu. After printed, pdf file output is not in /home/xxx/PDF_folder but it's in /var/spool/cups-pdf/ANONYMOUS/. If I print on Ubuntu same ...
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How to Setup a printer over a Speedport router (Telekom)

Since I moved to the German Telekom as provider I have not been able up to now to print over WLAN through my home printer. I find nearly no help in the manual of my router (a Speedport W724 V type B).
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Brother HL-L8360CDW printer installation failure on 18.04 LTS

I am trying to install a Brother HL-L8360CDW printer. My ASUS PC w/ 16 GB RAM, 250 GB SSD, and Intel UHD Graphics 620 runs Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS x64. I have downloaded many drivers on recommendation, ...
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CUPS Passcode PIN

I'm trying to set up a networked printer (a Konica Minolta Bizhub c558) that uses a four digit pin to authorize printing. I've set up the printer (using ipp://) and edited the printers.conf to try ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 cups printer get deactivated and print jobs hang

Every X time the network printer (using HP LaserJet 2055dn) get deactivated with cups. When you see the job list you see a list of jobs hanging. The printer status (computer is configured in German ...
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CUPS wont´t print

When I try to print using command lp -d Printer file It writes : request id is Printer (1 file(s))and nothing else happens. How to start printing ?
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“No suitable Destination Host found by cups-browsed”

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.2 Desktop on my laptop. I have installed CUPS to a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. My Mac will consistently print to this printer without any problems. From Ubuntu Desktop I ...
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How do I remove printer that is no longer used?

The MG2220 printer is no longer connected to my computer. Yet lpstat is still showing it. How can I get that removed? $ lpstat -p printer Canon_TS9100_series is idle. enabled since Mon 11 Mar 2019 ...
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Printing: wrong number of copies (N square copies)

I just upgraded to 18.04LTS, I print over a network printer using CUPS. Since my upgrade, when printing N copies of a PDF (through Okular or Evince), I get N^2 copies printed. However, when I use a ...
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