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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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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Can't add custom media format for a Label Printer on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS using CUPS 2.1.3

I'm currently working on a Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS 64bit (aarch64) hosted on a Raspberry pi 3 running a CUPS 2.1.3 server, using a label printer Brother QL-820NWB. I'm trying to add a custom media ...
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Prevent embedded fonts from being rasterized when printing PDF

When printing PDFs on my Brother printers, e.g. HL-4150CDN, the fonts are often noticeably rasterized. This occurs even when, according to the document information, the fonts are embedded within the ...
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USB port specific printer installation

I have an HP USB printer that works properly, but I connect it to one of two USB ports on my laptop. Ubuntu recognises it as a different printer depending on which port it is connected to. I noticed ...
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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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LPR print to windows server with authentication

I configures an LPR printer to delivery jobs to windows server. I want to authenticate every time I print but I want the user who witch I authenticated to be the owner of the job. Where can I find ...
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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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Network discovered Printers are printing wrong Fonts / Glyphs

I'm standing within a problem, I can't find a solution to in a proper way. In our Company we are on the way on creating our custom Ubuntu Images based on 20.04 LTS. We deploy them as Stateless clients,...
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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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CUPS Error Printer Job Always Failed

I tried to print a doc in LibreOffice then got message, Could not start printer.Please check your printer configuration then i check into cups log , the log contains this : E [12/Nov/2020:08:53:39 +...
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How to generate ppd file for CUPS [closed]

I want to add my printer, HP Laserjet Professional M1136 MFP, to CUPS utility on raspberry pi with raspian OS. I have got the relevant printer driver for debian OS from HP website which is a file with ...
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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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Cups Administration Unable to Add Printer

I'm new to Linux and command line. I've setup a Ubuntu 20.04 server, where I installed Samba and CUPS print server. The problem I'm having is in the web interface when trying to add a printer. After ...
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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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system-config-printer failes to launch

When I try run the program through terminal i faced with this issue. Ive Installed and restarted the cups service and i still at a loss. Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/system-...
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CUPS not printing after the first print

I’m having an issue using CUPS network printing trough a little Ubuntu server which my Ricoh printer is connected to. After the first print, nothing is printed anymore and I do have to reboot the ...
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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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I have broken the cups web interface only the default page will display

I attempted to add a new printer back end and something went wrong in the process. I un-did my changes and even purged and reinstalled cups. Printing works but the administration web pages are broken. ...
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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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lpoptions: unable to set instances

I have installed a network printer and would like to setup instances of this printer. To install these instances, the commands I used are: lpoptions -p my_printer/a3booklet -o PagePolicy=On -o ...
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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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Problem printing from cups

I have connected printer Brother HL-L2310D to server on Debian. I can print all from server i.e. test page from cups. Printer is shared in network and on PC with Windows 10 there sending job to server ...
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How can I resolve issues connecting to HP-ENVY-5530 printer via CUPS in 18.10?

I hope you didn't click here thinking I had the answer. I'm so lost right now. I upgraded my system to 18.10 and I've been loving it, except now I cannot connect to my printer. It is a Wireless LAN ...
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What are the files with the “.O” extension in `/etc/cups/ppd` used for?

I would like to know what the duplicate files in /etc/cups/ppd with .O suffixed mean and what they are used for (opposed to the ones without suffix). For example: $ ls /etc/cups/ppd -rw-r--r--. 1 ...
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WPS Office has not found any installed printers

Installed WPS Office in two computers (Ubuntu 18.04 x64), one through snap and one though apt. I have a printer connected to another server, which is published using cups, and works fine in other ...
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How do I resolve Epson Stylus SX415 communication issues on 18.04.1 LTS?

Printer seen. Print queue seen. Stays in processing mode with no output. The Epson Printer is a Stylus SX415 (410). But cupsenable doesn't resolve. Any solutions?