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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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Can not start CUPS on Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed CUPS on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver like so $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install cups I checked status of CUPS, and it failed to start $ systemctl status cups ● cups....
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acroread print option “Fit to printable area” no longer works in 18.04.1

Fit to printable area worked ok under 16.04 LTS, but now has no effect, except that the print preview blinks and refreshes. The print string shown in printer "Properties" shows no 'fit-to-page', as ...
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Use CUPS with Chip Print Authentication

I have a Raspberry with CUPS installed. Before printing a print job, I want the user to authenticate via a chip directly on the Raspberry via the built-in chip reader before printing. I have not found ...
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How can I configure local (USB) printers when a remote cups server is specified (in client.conf)?

In our organisation we have a central CUPS server (with Kerberos) for printing. On all Ubuntu clients this server is configured via the client.conf. How can I add additional local printers (USB) to ...
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How to fetch IP Address of a user who gives print job to a printer using libcups API

I am using CUPS protocol and created Ubuntu machine as a print server and added printers on to my ubuntu server machine and shared those printers in the company. Now these printers are visible to ...
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CUPS stopped working: 'orientation-requested' and 'print-quality' has value '0'

CUPS stopped working suddenly. So I opened the settings of my printer in the system-config-printer utility which welcomes me with two error messages. First dialog: Option 'orientation-requested' has ...
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Canon_MF731C_733C Does not accept jobs - 17.10

I recently did a fresh install of 17.10. Prior to the installation, this printer worked like a charm. I am connected via WiFi. Now I can print from the Chrome browser but nothing else. As can be ...
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Multiple printing for .doc/another MS Office format

How i can send to print all documents in directory? I tried to use lp *.doc* *.xls* or lpr *.doc* *.xls* but have only this response: lp: Unsupported document-format "application/msword". ...
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cupsd is consuming 100% cpu and creating large (832GB+) logs

I'm using ubuntu 16.04 LTS.When I was running ambari-server,cloudera image in docker container and apache hadoop the system was not responding anymore.One fine day I observed that my total hard disk ...
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Paper size automatically changes

To add a custom paper size, I changed my printers cups .ppd-file in etc/cups/ppd, using the common name (Oficio 8x13"). While printing from .pdf, the size is automatically changed by Ubuntu to 8x13,5" ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 Network Printer Does Not Accept Jobs

I have an HP printer connected by USB to my desktop computer running Ubuntu 17.10. I can print from any application on that desktop to the printer. When I look at the printer details it indicates ...
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Printer prints the same page endlessly

If I give the print command even for a single page to my network printer HP Leserjet MFP4345, the printer prints the same page over and over again until it runs out of page. Currently I am using ...
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Change default connection string from CUPs

I have installed a CUPs service on my Raspberry Pi and installed several printers there. I want now, that all my Ubuntu clients connect automatically to my Pi as CUPs server without a local ...
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Printer driver windows share connect

I would like to ask about an issue I've been facing: I had a windows print server, while having less than a hundred printers it was working as expected, but now I have more than two hundred printers ...
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Canon Printer job hang on “Processing”

I have Canon LBP-3300 and installed cndrvcups-capt_2.70-1_amd64.deb and cndrvcups-common_3.20-1_amd64.deb without any problem. LBP3300 is showing on Printers: But when I want to print the job hang ...
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CUPS test page successfully print out result in Blank page

I have setup successfully with Epson linux driver. When I try to print test page, it is resulting in a blank page with successful print status. The printer is working properly with Google cloud print....
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Printer driver for Ricoh Aficio 1018

I've gotten two old Ricoh Aficio 1018 laser printers in more or less perfect working conditions. These are A3 B/W office copiers from a long gone era, but since the are still looking good I don't want ...
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Require CUPS printer files coming as anonymous move to separate folders based on sender

I have a CUPS Printer installed.I am not using authentication because I want to connect this printer from windows & I face issues to install Internet printer with credentials programmatically. So ...
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Sending Job ID to Kyocera Printer

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 16.04 to 17.10 (I performed a clean install). When installing the same drive / software (kyodialog3.pt_0.5-0_amd64.deb) used in the previous version, I have not been able ...
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How to install and configure an HP printer on Ubuntu?

I have an HP printer model Deskjet 3516. I remember having deleted some folder from the printer settings by mistake, but I can not remember which folder it was. I tried adding a printer by system ...
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Move slow `udev-configure-printer` from systemd boot to after login prompt

I've been tweaking my boot speed today. The first step was to remove: 6.194s NetworkManager-wait-online.service To remove it I used: systemctl disable NetworkManager-wait-online.service And ...
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Cups Service wont start Ubuntu16.04 lts

Printers have been working just fine until today, the user tried to print some thing and the only choice they geis to save to the PC. Looking at the settings for printers I hit the connect button and ...
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Enable CUPS-LPD on Server 16.04 LTS

How can I enable CUPS-LPD on Server 16.04 LTS? I've looked at the answer to this Ask Ubuntu question Ubuntu 16.04 systemd vs. cups-lpd and it wasn't helpful.
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I need .PPD Cups driver for Canon E410?

The printer have stable driver for Mac, but doesnt have linux driver. since Mac and Linux have same .PPD ghostscript. I think they are available. Where can I find it?
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How to check is printer on / offline with CUPS?

We have some windows box on the network, and shared printers on them. I've added them through the CUPS web interface, and all of them works like a charm, we can print to them by php: exec('lp -d ...
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Can no longer set printer duplex option (but `lpr` works with duplex)

I can no longer set duplex and other printer options (Kubuntu 16.04). I have a Ricoh Aficio SP 4310N printer, with the matching driver selected as in the screenshots below. The only option I have ...
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“Unable to get printer status” error with network printer installed with CUPS

In an Ubuntu PC, I added a network printer through the CUPS web gui (it is an HP LaserJet Professional P1102), with the following url http://my_host_name:631/printers/HP_LaserJet_Professional_P1102 ...
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i am getting error with dependcies in apt-get

Whenever I try to install any package then following code is received: further, if I am also trying to fix the dependencies it is also providing me an error. I have already tried installing locale ...
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ubuntu 16.04 printer is no longer available

Today i found that printing is no longer possible. 1. i can only print in pdf 2. Cups says CUPS SERVER ERROR there was an error during the cups operation, failed to connect to server 3. did the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 systemd vs. cups-lpd

Ubuntu 16.04 uses systemd for initialization. For CUPS, they have three files - cups.socket, cups.path and cups.service to configure printing services. Does anyone have the files for configuring ...
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Utlimate slow printing solution

I've been under ubuntu for nearly 10 years now, there are some problems that have thick skin! One of them, the slow printing delay problem, I never could solve! Today I start printing 20 copies of a 1 ...
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Sending Raw Commands to Connected Prnter

I have recently connected a Bixolon SRP-350 Receipt printer to my Ubuntu box via parallel port. I was able to use the CUPS server to get the printer installed with the associated .ppd file. ...
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space on disk running low error logging /var/log/cups/error.log

I have Lubuntu 16.10 installed on my disk mounted as /. The problem is that the CUPS log file( /var/log/cups/error.log) grows all the time until I no have free space left on the disk... So when I ...
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Printing to a USB Label Printer with CUPS

I am trying to print a simple text file to a USB label printer connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 system. The text file is simple : echo "Test Passed" > file.txt I found my printer as follows : ...
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Printer status stopped and doesn't print

I have a Canon Laser Shot LBP6200d and am running Ubuntu 16.04. The printer did not have a driver in the database therefore I installed the 64 bit Linux drivers from the canon website and once I did ...
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where are Authentication Credentials for printer

My office has a Cannon Image Runner Advanced 4245 Printer, I am trying to set up printing to. I know the IP address, host name, port and my user credentials(username,and password). I found the ...
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Canon MP280 Not Printing On 16.04 LTS - But Simple Scanner Works fine

I'm totally new to linux, (3 days old Ubuntu user), and can't solve a problem with my computer: I have Canon MP280 Printer, but can't print. The Scanner works just fine using simple scan. Here are ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 has experienced an internal error /cups/filter/hpps

Ever since upgrading to 16.04, I have been getting repeated internal errors pointing to usr/lib/cups/filter/hpps. I am unsure how to correct the issue. The traceback indicates a crash with a "broken ...
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AppArmor audit logs … what does this mean?

1 Time(s): audit: type=1400 audit(1473854574.089:113): apparmor="STATUS" operation="profile_replace" profile="unconfined" name="/usr/lib/cups/backend/cups-pdf" pid=31430 comm="apparmor_parser" 1 ...
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Printer stopped working after uninstalling image-magic

As I was unable to remove imagemagick via the software center I uninstalled imagemagick via the command line with sudo apt remove imagemagick and sudo apt autoremove After this My printer stopped ...
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How to discovery available network printers from Ubuntu CLI

I've been looking for a way to discovery existing network printers from Ubuntu command line with standard tools. The IP addresses of printers are unknown. So far I've managed to do this with nmap -p ...
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CUPS web interface problem

I'd like to know how we can get information about the work of every printer (like the name of the user, how much pages were printed, and the date of every work printed) from the web interface of cups ...
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CUPS what command do we use to get information about the user?

I'd like to know if there's a command that let you get information about the user of the printer like how much pages he had printed ...etc ?
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Adding Page Quotas to the network printers

I want to set up a daily page quota , for all the printers connected to the network ( not for one local printer ). I know that there is a CUPS option to achieve this (-o job-page-limit=value), but I'm ...
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Can one change the output path of cups pdf printer dynamically

One can call lpr to use cups-pdf printer to print a file to pdf, for instance foo.txt lpr -P PDF foo.txt When calling, the printer creates a directory called PDF in the $HOME directory and creates a ...
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How to disable CUPS printer server permanently

Lately i have to reboot my system because ,CUPSD -f loads lot of log files and consumes lot of space , I have tried all options with lot of frustration i have to reboot my system again. I have done ...
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Brother QL 570 will not print

I've set up my Brother QL 570 label printer, installed all the drivers using terminal and verified that they've been installed correctly using the 'dpkg -l | grep Brother' command. I've tried ...
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Samsung ML1915 USB printer not detected by cups

My Samsung printer stopped working. I tried to remove it from installed devices, but I'm unable to add it again since it isn't detected anymore. The problem seems CUPS related since the printer seems ...
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Extremely slow printing for Kyocera FS-1320D on Wily Werewolf (15.10)

I have been experiencing slow printing issues with my Kyocera FS-1320D printer ever since I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The printer is connected via USB. The problem usually arises when it comes ...
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CUPS and OS X - client-error-not-authorized for Create-Job

Cups running on Ubuntu 15.10 server and so far so good. When an OS X device tries to print through the ubuntu cups server, I get this error: IPP client-error-not-authorized for Create-Job On the OS ...