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Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Recieved socket error when trying to connect 3D printer

I am trying to run a version of the EZT3D S2 foldable printer, similar to the artillery printers, there are lots of copies and "versions" of this printer under many names, from China, so it ...
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How to stop automatic printer detection?

I have a desktop computer running Ubuntu 20.04 on a LAN. Thus automatically adds all the printers it finds in the LAN which are in other rooms/offices. How to stop the automatic addition of printers? ...
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Printer says printing complete but doesn't print

I have an old Epson SX400 printer. It worked on my old ubuntu 20.04 laptop. Got a new laptop, same OS, but now the printer doesn't work. It works fine as a scanner, but when I try to print it tells me ...
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no printer driver for Canon Pixma MX860 multifunction printer / scanner ubuntu studio 22.04?

Canon Pixma MX860 no printer driver found also Seiko SLP-200 smart label printer - no driver found both use usb & worked with Linux Mint I upgraded to Ubuntu Studio 22.4 hardware detects both ...
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How to get an EPSON L355 printer working on Ubuntu and How to install epson-201207w?

I was investigating and according to Open Printing, it is a printer that should work perfectly, however mine does not, I added it in settings and nothing, it does not print, I discovered that there is ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 access network printer attached to windows 7 computer workgroup

I have two laptops running Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04. Both these were able to locate the network printer attached to my windows 7 computer using the samba option in printer set up. I loaded 20.04 on ...
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I am operating a DELL optiplex 210L with UBUNTU 22.04. A BROTHERS HL-L2320D is attached by USB cable. Want to make it my network printer

My printer is attached to my desk computer running ubuntu 22.04. Computer attached to router by cable. Printer attached to computer by usb. Windows 11 computer attached to same router by wi-fi. I ...
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URP Error using HPLaserJet M101-M106-IPP printer on Ubuntu 22.04

After installing Ubuntu 22.04, instead of the print test or any other print job, I get this on the paper: URP Error Subsystem: PARSER Error: NotImplemented File Name: urp_urf_processor....
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Printer driver not working in 22.04 lts

Successfully installed CANON CAPT Drivers on the updated Ubuntu LTS. Printer not printing even after giving print command several times. Even "Print Test Page" failed. Please help.
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Network printer not printing from Ubuntu 20.04.1

I really need some help. I'm very new to Ubuntu and have stumbled my way through for the past 4 months after updating to a desktop that won't run Win7 and trying, but hating win10. I have a network ...
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How to use windows printer in Ubuntu

im trying to configure printer in my Ubuntu 22.04. Printer is connected via USB to Windows 10 machine, SMB features are enable on it as well. At Ubuntu machine I have installed samba so I have an ...
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How to print on Kyocero TASKalfa 356ci in color on Ubuntu 22.04

Printing on a Kyocero TASKalfa 356ci from Ubuntu 20.04 worked after specifying an official .ppf file from here. However, printing from Ubuntu 22.04 using the same drivers results in black and white ...
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Does HP Smart Tank 750 work on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS?

I have a plan to buy HP Smart Tank 750 All-in-One inkjet printer. Does HP Linux Imaging and Printing support this inkjet printer under Ubuntu 22.04 LTS ?.
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where can I get PSU_1.10.tar.gz no longer on Samsung site?

Cant get my Samsung ML 1640 to work because I can not find a copy of PSU_1.10.tar.gz Thank you for the answer you are correct https://support.hp.com/gb-en/drivers/selfservice/samsung-ml-1640-laser-...
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hpijs unable to locate package

I am very new, so please go easy--lol My OS-Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS I'm tapped out WRT installing my printer for scan (i can print but not scan) Running the hplip utility--(Cannot locate printer) purged ...
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Canon Printer(Imageclass MF246dn) issues with ubuntu 22.04

In ubuntu 22.04, canon imageclass MF246dn printer installed automatically, but cannot print.so I download driver from canon official site but it also fails to print.is there is any way to properly ...
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This output means a security failure?

$ dpkg --verify dpkg: warning: cups-browsed: unable to open /usr/lib/cups/backend/implicitclass for hash: Permission denied ??5?????? /usr/lib/cups/backend/implicitclass ??5?????? c /etc/...
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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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Install Printer software [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu, and am trying to install a Samsung M2020 series printer. I have downloaded from the web site, but have no idea where to go from there.I am using 16.04 LTS
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How can I put terminal output on both machines in ssh?

I am using ssh between two computers, and I was wondering if it is possible to see the terminal output on both computers at the same time. Something like Windows Remote Desktop perhaps. For example, ...
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Printer works for a while, then stops responding. Reinstalling fixes it for a while, then "Printer not responding" again

I'm using an HP Laserjet Pro, and in CUPS picking this driver: HP LaserJet Pro MFP M227-M231 Postscript (recommended) (grayscale, 2-sided printing) This works, the printer responds and prints a test ...
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Printer installation nightmare - Epson ET-2800 'Eco Tank' on Ubuntu

Have had the ET-2800 for two days now, have spent 2 days trying to get a working printer driver or scanner driver, nothing will go. I have about 6 .deb files, rpm files, specific Ubuntu drivers off ...
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"Activation of network connection failed." Always Shows Up

I've setup a print server in our office using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and successfully setup CUPS o be available over the network to all devices. The problem is, every time I'm trying to connect to our ...
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HP Laserjet 1108 fails to print after upgrade Ubuntu18.04LTS to Ubuntu20.04LTS

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu by system-provided do-release-upgrade. Before Ubuntu 20.04LTS was installed,HP LaserJet P1108 worked well with HPLIP installed from apt source.But now it does NOT work.I ...
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Driver for Fujitsu Zerox Docuprint M255z

I am trying to print to my Fujitsu Xerox Docuprint M255z. My Ubuntu 20.04 computer has found the printer on the network and installed a driver but I get a PCL XL error when I print. I am hoping others ...
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Please can someone point me towards drivers for HP printers, in particular for the HP2730e?

Using Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. I was born in 1940 and struggle with some aspects of Ubuntu. My new printer is intended to network using WiFi and Bluetooth (I think). I have the app and managed to recognise ...
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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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Okular not showing installed printers

I have installed all Ubuntu Service Pack/Patches Untuntu: 20.04.4 LTS 64-Bit GNOME Version: 3.36.8 Okular: 20.12.3 I am only presented with one option for printer (File; Print) ...
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Iterate over files containing string in file name and copy to directory, parse date from file

I'm trying to copy all files in a directory with a specific file name to a different directory. However, when I try to print the file name or copy the file over, the file name is printed as blank line ...
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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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Enabling two sided printing causes blank pages on the back of each page

My printer prints OK when two page printing is disabled. When I enable two sided printing, the printer prints on both pages (takes paper back in and prints on the back). However, all back pages are ...
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Older Canon MP600 printer on 20.04

I've had a Canon MP600 printer/scanner running for years on windows and it still works so I'm hoping to continue to use it on linux. Currently the scanner works but I cannot print. I've tried the ...
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HP LaserJet Pro P1106 Printer on Ubuntu 20.04

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04. After upgrading, my printer does not work (HP LaserJet Pro P1106). I keep getting messages about drivers, but I either can't find them or can't download them. The ...
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How do I get a readable printed copy of a man page

I've a largish man page (psql) that I'm trying to digest. I've tried redirecting the output of man to a file, but the output confuses LibreOffice enough that whole pages are missing, even if I ...
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Kolourpaint not finding printer

Just replaced my desktop and have a slight problem with Kolourpaint. I can only save PDF files, there's no printer in the drop down list. I now have to copy stuff into Libreoffice from where it can be ...
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Trying to install a very old printer driver, but there's no configure.ac file

I have an old Epson LX-400 and the only drivers I could find were here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/omniprint/ I unpacked the tar.gz archive, but now I'm stuck. The archive contained one automake ...
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Why is Ubuntu searching for (pritnter) drivers when there is a working driver? (turbodriver)

I have installed a turbodriver for a Canon iX4000 (A3) printer. Each time I print something, Ubuntu starts searching for a (Gutenprint) printer driver. Why? Can I stop this? suggestions? TIA
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Irfanview "No printer installed or can't load printer" 18.04 Kubuntu

I installed Irfanview. Works as expected. Only issue: I can't print. Message on display "No printer installed or can't load printer" I have various work-arounds which I would like to avoid. ...
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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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Usb Share printer(HP LaserJet 1020) with windows not connected with Ubuntu

I have tow version one is UBUNTU 16.04.7 LTS in which we are facing problem with connecting WIFI I am not able to connect me=y WIFI with this. And second I have Upgraded version in which I am facing ...
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Canon scanner not detected in Ubuntu 20.04 desktop [duplicate]

I have configured a new install of Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. I installed the printer and scanner drivers following the instructions at https://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2020/05/canon-printer-scangear-...
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My printer Canon LBP6000 is recognized by my ubuntu 20.04 but it still does not print

So I am on this problem for quite some time now. After setting up my printer it does not print at all! I am putting the necessary information out here for anyone to give me some leads The output of ...
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Is there an easy convertor between dpkg --print-architecture and uname -m for generic scp?

I want to copy files that relevant to my machines (x86_64 / aarch64) from remote machines. I want to use: scp user@host:*$(uname)* . to copy both wheels and .deb files, e.g.: name-x.y.z-cp36-cp36m-...
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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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using cp to print a text file

I have 2 printers (both are "Generic Text-Only Printer") The first one is connected directly to my laptop through a USB. This printer corresponds to a device /dev/usb/lp0. For this one I ...
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Problem printing from acrordrdc via cups

Attempting to print from acrordrdc via CUPS to a printer served by another host fails with a message in the cups error log: Unsupported raster data. The print job hangs, though it appears that the ...
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Can’t get Thermal Printer Drivers to Install

I’m having a lot of trouble trying to get my thermal printer to work with Ubuntu. I’m new to Linux and my driver is in a .zip. It not only has a PPD file but also has a raster-tspl filter file. I can’...
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Missing print filter for LBP2900

I run Windows 7 and Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop. I connect my printer LBP2900 through USB whenever I want to print, else I keep it disconnected. After finding solution online, I was able to print. ...
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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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