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Questions tagged [printing]

Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Driver for Canon Pixma G2010 for Ubuntu 18.04

How to download and install driver software for Canon Pixma G2010 for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?
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How do I setup an Epson XP-446 printer to work with Ubuntu 18.10?

I got a new Epson printer, but it doesn’t have drivers to setup in Ubuntu. I don’t know where to start. Used a USB cable to connect, the printer also has wifi. When I added the printer in settings. ...
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I have installed hplip-gui but when running hp-toolbox it says Command 'hp-toolbox' not found

I have installed hplip and hplip-gui but when I am running hp-toolbox from terminal it says: Command 'hp-toolbox' not found, but can be installed with: sudo apt install hplip-gui Before this, ...
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Printer install on Ubuntu 18.04

I've been using Ubuntu ever since my 69th birthday which was about 2 weeks ago so I don't know much. Been trying to install printers -- a Canon PIXMA MX340 and an HP Laserjet P1006 in Ubuntu 18.04.1. ...
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Epson Printer Driver

I want to download and install a driver for an ET-2750 Epson printer. The instructions indicate I need to download and install lsb first. When I try, I get this response; Reading state information... ...
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Save each pdf file of a directory as another pdf (operation similar to print a pdf as a pdf)

Consider the following procedure: 1) Open a pdf file using the (ubuntu) document viewer. 2) Goto File 3) Goto print 4) Choose print as file and check the mark "pdf" Yes, I am printing a pdf as ...
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Ubuntu Print Server - Keep needing to disconnect/reconnect USB Printer

I am trying to use an old Advent 32bit netbook running Ubuntu 16.04 as a print server with a Brother LASER printer. The Windows 10 computer finds the printer using Bonjour, connects and installs ...
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Problems with Dell B2360dn printer on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having trouble with my Dell B2360dn laser printer since the operating system upgrade. I cannot find drivers for it. The printer is connected and can print some jobs, but at the moment I cannot ...
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Printer over samba inaccessible

I am using ubuntu 18.04, and unlike version 16 I can no longer access the shared samba printer. I am using the same drivers still, and the same printer configuration, but I am getting the following ...
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openprinting key for ubuntu 18

I'm trying to add openprinting repo (http://www.openprinting.org/download/printdriver/debian lsb3.2) to my computer for some reason the key I downloaded (Release.gpg) is not working. I keep getting ...
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Brother DCP-L2530DW won't print

I've been following this guide to get my printer working with Ubuntu 18.04: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/15 I've been through the process and my printer settings screen looks ...
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HP 4500 Using Libreoffice will not print black ink

I received an email that I wanted to print. Only way I could get it to print was to modify FONT color from Automatic black. Left at default my thumbnail profile picture printed? That had black in it?.....
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lpr not printing

I have an HP inkjet printer connected to an lubuntu laptop with a USB cable, installed under CUPS as "inkjet". I can print with AbiWord OK, and a printer test page prints OK from the printer ...
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Can't print and can't install hp-plugin [duplicate]

Am just trying Ubuntu and have the latest (18.04). After install I can't print. After going through several steps it says I need the plugin. After running hp-plugin here's what I get: Checking for ...
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Is there an environment variable like PRINTER but for a remote server?

I've had to uninstall cupsd and cups-browserd because I couldn't print to a remote printer when they were running (and gave up after 3 hours). Printing works great now from applications, but from the ...
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Installing HP Laser Jet Pro MFP M130nw

I am trying to install an HP Laser Jet Pro multifunction printer (MFP M130nw) on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, but no success. After connecting it to my PC, there's no printing and scanning. Launching a print ...
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How can I get my printer, a Canon i-SENSYS MF633Cdw, to work on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm new to using Ubuntu. I have a printer Canon i-SENSYS MF633Cdw. My problem is that there are no drivers for this printer. Canon has Linux drivers - but for Debian. What to do? Is there some ...
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I cannot install my Brother HL 1212 w printer on Xubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install my Brother HL1212w printer on Xubuntu 18.04 (64 bits) (notebook Lenovo ideapad 110-14IBR). I'm not trying the WiFi connection. I wouldn't know how to install it. Just the USB. I ...
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Brother printer MFC-L2710DW not working

I've connected my new printer, a Brother MFC-L2710DW, via wi-fi to my home network. It works smoothly on Windows, however I am encountering problems, on my Ubuntu 18.04 distribution. Whenever I try to ...
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Crash when using cupsfilter, no crash when printing normally (Zebra ZC400)

I'm trying to produce a raw output that I can send as raw to my Zebra ZC400 as follows : $ cupsfilter -e -p zebra4pihyve.ppd -m printer/Zebra ~/Bureau/test.pdf Full results here : link However it ...
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Brother printer margin problem Ubuntu 16.04

Our Brother DCP585CW printer decreases top-margins and increases bottom-margins. Noticed this with paper-sizes A4, A5 and A6. Same documents printed to same printer from OSX or windows10 does not have ...
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How to send a zpl-file directly to usb printer

I have a ZEBRA ZT230 300dpi ZPL printer to which I m trying to send direct commands (without driver). I have the following simple zpl file: ^XA ^LH30,30 ^FO20,10^AD^FDHello World^F5 ^XZ I have tried ...
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PCL to PDF with colors

I need to convert .pcl files to .pdf files. I did some searching and found that gplc6 (from the Ghostscript family) is the tool I need. I ran the command like this: gpcl6 -o test.pdf -sDEVICE=...
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Brother DSP-2550DL Driver Issue and Ubuntu 18.04

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and have a Brother DSP-2550DL Laser Printer connected to my WiFi. Prior to two days ago, everything worked fine with the only issue being that there was a weird pause ...
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How can I set up my Canon Pixma TS5150 printer?

I cannot install my Canon Pixma TS5150 printer under Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 32-bit. Can someone help me? I am far from being a "specialist" and I would need very simple explanations!
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Unable to print after update

I have a Samsung M2020 laser printer that I've been able to print to from Ubuntu forever, but after a recent update, I'm no longer able to print. The printer still shows up in the "Printers" dialog, ...
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Cups-Driver: Printer randomly prints blank page

I have a ZEBRA ZT230 300dpi ZPL label printer that is connected via usb. I have cofigured the cups driver (Version 2.2.1) for that printer on my linux ubuntu. My problem is that the printer sometimes ...
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How can i install Canon Image Class MF235 all in one printer driver and scanner driver in Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I cannot install Canon Image Class MF235 printer in Ubuntu 16.04. I would appreciate a step by step procedure for installation.
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Unable to get Samsung M262x 282x Series printer to work

I have a Samsung M262x 282x Series mono laser printer which has worked perfectly well under Ubuntu versions up to and including 16.04. I recently upgraded to 18.04 and cannot get the printer correctly ...
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Airprint not working on IOS Devices

I am running Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS I have a Canon Image Runner Advance C5035 I have setup CUPS and can print to the printer via: Mac Mojave Windows 10 Galaxy Note I can't print via any iOS Device so ...
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URF-II driver for 18.1

Updated from 16 to 18.1 and lost my printer. It's a Canon LBP151 and it's a great little workhorse. I can't seem to find adequate drivers for it, and I know Canon is closed source and into extortion ...
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Barcode Printer taking 8 seconds to print next job

I am using TSC TA210 barcode printer. It accepts job prints, everything is ok but when i submit 10 jobs at a time then it takes 8 second to complete single job (taking total time 10jobs * 8 sec per ...
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Cannot print from LTS 16.4 to newly installed Brother MFC-L2700DW network or USB

I installed an existing MFC-L2700DW printer on my Ubuntu. I used deb package at https://support.brother.com/g/b/downloadlist.aspx?c=eu_ot&lang=en&prod=mfcl2700dw_us_eu_as&os=128 I ...
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HPLIP setup doesn't detect older HP printer through a printserver

I have a HP Laserjet 6p printer connected through an Airlink 101 printserver. The setup was working fine until I updated HPLIP to fix my multi-function printer (HP Photosmart Plus). I have already ...
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18.04 LTS and HP allinone issue

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and an HP 6930 all-in-one printer. No mattter what size font I want to print a document in, it prints in size 1 font, so a document that should fill a page is in a minuscule ...
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Brother MFC-L2710DN printer and scanner for Ubunto18.04 - How to install?

I have the multi-functional printer/scanner Brother MFC-L2710DN. But I cannot install its drivers on my computer with Ubuntu 18.04. The USB-cable is connected. I could not find drivers for MFC-L2710 ...
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Why is the CUPS printer not printing anything when too many jobs are active?

I get the following error message: /usr/bin/lpr: Too many active jobs. and nothing prints I can hit Cancel and then it starts working again How should I proceed?
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Is there a driver issue for Photosmart C4500 on Ubuntu 18.10?

I have an old Photosmart C4500 and I would like to print a pdf from Ubuntu 18.10, yet it seems there is a problem with the driver as far as it seems to be stuck processing : I already tried to delete ...
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cups server error client-error-not-possible ubuntu 18.04

Fresh installation with all the updates suggested, yet I cannot connect to my printer. My previous Ubuntu (16.04) was able to. So it's not about the printer and whatnot. I tried literally all options ...
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system printing service not available ubuntu 18.10

I have a problem with the system printing service: My usb printer used to work just fine, and then I tried to a setup print-server - the whole system hanged up, and after reboot, no matter what I do, ...
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Create CMYK PDF from Inkscape SVG with 100% Magenta “cutkontur”

I designed a sticker to be cut free-form. The printer asks: Please note: For the contour cut we need a vectorized contour line from you in the pdf > print file. Please color this line with a ...
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Hp Scanner and printer is not working despite installing hplip

My question is different as I already employ the method installing the driver as mentioned in the above link. Still it didn't work. So it is not the duplicate as I asked it after utilizing the ...
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18.04 printer keeps returning

I recently did a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04. I installed my wireless printer using hp-setup. It functions correctly. I deleted the auto discovered printer in settings>devices>printers. The ...
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lpr command does not print multiple copies

After my PC was upgraded to xubuntu-18.04, lpr command can not print multiple copies to my brother HL5450DN printer, connected via network. It can print single copies and the other lpr options seem ...
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HPLIP SysTray icon is broken, crashes on every login - why?

I'm using Ubuntu MATE 16.04.5 LTS with all current updates and HPLIP from official Ubuntu repository: $ dpkg -l | grep hplip ii hplip 3.16.3+repack0-1 amd64 HP Linux Printing and Imaging ...
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How to differentiate between identical printer drivers in settings list?

While trying to setup HP LaserJet Pro M501 (m501dn) in KDE I'm getting a list of multiple (8) identical drivers in the driver selection dialog, named "LaserJet Pro M501 Postscript (recommended) (en)": ...
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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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cups-pdf disappeared with update to U 18.04

The virtual PDF printer is no longer available. It was based on cups-pdf. Since 18.04 it is gone. No error message. Just disappeared in GUI for printer control. Worked fine before the upgrade. New ...
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Not able to set up “Draft” printing quality in Canon TS6120

I have installed the Canon TS6120 driver from the official website but I have not been able to set up the "draft" printing quality. Link to the printer settings In Windows, I was able to print in ...
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How to create manual paper size

I like to create custom page size to print in my printer , connected in ubuntu.l like to create 7inch width and 3 inch height. How it possible.