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Questions tagged [printing]

Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Can't Use Wireless Brother Printer (2270DW) Ubuntu 18.04

I can't get my Brother HL 2270 DW printer to work wirelessly in 18.04, from a clean install on a Dell XPS 13 9360. I've tried for hours, days, using all the methods I can find in various forums, ...
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Samsung MFP (Multi Function Printer) Driver software, .ppd file

Does anyone have any working LINUX driver software links for Samsung MFP printers? In particular, the MFP 2885-XAA? The supposed all-in-one driver packages on Samsung's Support site either do not ...
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Can't Detect HP Printer with HPLIP

I'm having issues detecting my printer (HP Deskjet 3630), OS Ubuntu 18.04. I've installed HPLIP and when I try to detect the printer via "Network/Ethernet" I get the following answer: HPLIP cannot ...
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printing from Ubuntu 16.04 to HP Officejet Pro 8620

I am trying to print from Ubuntu laptop to my HP printer and after printing the first document perfectly and without any delay, other jobs are not coming through. Printer report says "Held - may not ...
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Canon BJC 4100 & Ubuntu 18.04.1

I installed Canon-BJC-4100-bjc600.PPD. If the document is two pages long, the first page prints ok, but second page stops at two-thirds. How do I get page to print completely and eject?
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Brother Printer drivers not getting installed correctly due to broken packages. How to solve this?

I have a Brother printer HL-L2321D. I tried installing driver installer tool from here. Earlier, these drivers were not giving two-sided print option. Now, with new Ubuntu install, these drivers are ...
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Epson Printer Utility - cannot find printer on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, and I am having issues with the Epson Printer Utility. I installed it using the epson-printer-utility_1.0.2-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb package from their website, after ...
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Kyocera FS 6700 printer

I wasn't expecting this to be easy. Even on Windows I have often had to pick a different print driver and fight. The printer has an RJ45 card and I can connect to its IP address and sometimes print a ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS — Printing Service Not Available

My printer no longer shows up in my Settings -> Devices GUI menu. Instead it says "Sorry! The system printing service doesn't seem to be available." I tried searching the 'net for ideas and I ran ...
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How can I connect Ubuntu 14.04 to my wireless printer canon MG5520

The problem I have is the connection with my Canon Wireless Printer MG5520. I made sure it is in the right connection. I even read some other questions here, trying to see if the answers will help me, ...
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Canon Pixma MG8200 Printer Drivers on 18.04

I have a Canon Pixma MG8200 printer- are there drivers for 18.04 LTS? There were drivers for older versions of Ubuntu ~12 or so. The usual "Add Printer" route can't find drivers.
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How can I install canon mx360 on ubuntu 18.04

I try to get my Mx 360 working on 18.04. I got the driver downloaded from canon, extracted but there is no install.sh. What do I have to do? In the meantime I managed to download the right driver from ...
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install driver for Canon LBP 3300 [duplicate]

I need to install a few numbers of Canon LBP3300 printers in ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04 for my office. Please help
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I can't get simple-scan working on Xubuntu 16.04 with Canon Pixma MG4250 [closed]

My system is Xubuntu 16.04 LTS upgraded from 14.04. I've read every (or almost) tutorial about setting sanebackend for my printer to be recognized by simple-scan then perform a scan. My printer is ...
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Ubuntu 16 print screen keyboard button does not work

I am on Ubuntu 16 and I have been facing delays in taking screenshots. That seemed to be a bug in Ubuntu 16. I resolved it by adding a keyring restart at system boot as explained here. Then the ...
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Network Printer KONICA MINOLTA BIZHUB 250 cannot print & scan using UBUNTU 18.04LTS

Good day. I am currently testing Ubuntu 18.04LTS alongside windows 10. The printer/scanner works in windows 10 but NOT in Ubuntu. I searched this forum but nothing was mentioned specifically about ...
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Brother MFC-290C printer for Ubuntu

Can someone instruct me how to install the Brother MFC-290C printer driver for Ubuntu? Thank you.
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Printing to ubuntu from windows 7 server

Running 18.04. I connect to windows 7 server using RDP for work and trying to print files to my computer from server. It doesnt see my printer. How can i correct this. Printer is HP envy 5000 ...
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To install canon printer [duplicate]

I brought a canon pixma G 2000 printer.I can't install it. Please help me to solve the issue.
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I need a Canon Pixma Ip1800 driver for Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

This is a duplicate, but given links in original post don't work anymore. I would comment asking for new link, but I do not have 50 reputation... So only thing I know I can do is to make a new ...
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18.04 will not delete printer - keeps returning

Just installed 18.04, my wireless printer appears in Settings > Devices > Printers but doesn't connect/print. I have therefore downloaded the printer driver from the manufacturer, Pantum, and ...
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Parallel port not working with an HP Laserjet 6L

I have laser hp printer but HP setup cant access LPT even I added my self to group. sudo gpasswd -a slobodan lp HPLP $ cat /etc/group root:x:0: daemon:x:1: bin:x:2: sys:x:3: adm:x:4:syslog,...
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Any other service like CUPS-pdf for Lubuntu?

I recently installed CUPS-pdf to export files to PDF in Lubuntu. However it seems that CUPS only exports blank PDF file. Is there any other service like CUPS that exports files to PDF file for Lubuntu?...
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Error installing Canon LBP 2900 on Ubuntu 18.04

error image I've been trying to install Canon LBP 2900 driver on my Ubuntu 18.04 for past few days. I tried following many tutorials such as this and also tried installing via gui by downloading this ...
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How to install canon lbp2900b printer in ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I tried installing referring various sources. I encountered the following problem. It is not printing.
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Brother issues, printer works but scanner is not recognized

I'm puzzling over this one. I've installed all the drivers and packages recommended by Brother and then gone through this entire post (Brother scanner not working in Ubuntu 16.04 though driver ...
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Parsing with Awk

new to Ubuntu so sorry if this has already been asked but I would like a way to parse a text file that has a general format of: -------- step 0 ---- cpu = Time_value ------- Energy = ...
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How to install latest HPLIP on my Ubuntu to support my HP printer and/or scanner?

Let's assume that one has some modern HP printer and/or scanner which is not supported by HPLIP package from official repository. Currently Ubuntu versions have the following versions in universe ...
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Printer HP laserjet pro M15a doesn't work on 18.04

I'm trying to get my printer to work on 18.04LTS. I have both an old laserjet 1018 and a new laserjet pro M15a. Neither are working, the 1018 was working under 12.04TLS. The printers are recognised ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS freezes when printing to HP OfficeJet 8710

I've had this HP OfficeJet 8710 printer for several months and it was working fine until a couple of days ago. Every time I print a document, whether it is a pdf, .docx, or .odt, the computer (an HP ...
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Bad printed text within pages with colour elements (but ok with acroread)

I have some problems printing colour pages with a RICOH Aficio MP3501 network printer (I can't change printer), in the sense that the black text is .. how would be the name in English? "blurred" ? ...
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Trouble connecting to remote printer with cups

I am running two Ubuntu servers at two different physical locations, server-A runs Lubuntu 16.04.4 LTS, and server-B runs Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 LTS. I would like a user on server-A to be able to print ...
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Set default printer

I have 2 printers. I want to select the default printer. Using CUPS, I selected the printer using Set the Server Default. However print jobs still print on the wrong printer. Am I doing something ...
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In Ubuntu 16.04 Lts HP LaserJet MFP M436dn Printer does not include Hplip not support.what can i do?

enter image description here Printer name mfp m436dn not found in hplip 3.18.6
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All files gone in 16.04 after adding write privileges to home

After epically failing to reinstall a printer driver, I can no longer see my files in 16.04. The rough steps that I took to get to this point are Attempting to re-install cups Print jobs held, and ...
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Canon Printer “Does not accept Jobs” on Ubuntu 18.04

My printer is Canon Pixma MX922. Its on my home wifi, and other Macbook computers on the network can access it. However, I can't print to it from my new Ubuntu 18.04 computer. The printer is ...
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Scanner Canon Pixma G2000 not detected on scangearmp

I installed lubuntu 18.04. I search on google, "How to install scanner driver canon g2000 ubuntu 18.04". I was founded this I was did this : sudo apt install libsane-dev libtool-bin libusb-dev sane-...
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Printing not happening but scanning is fine

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTE I was connecting my printer to print Well drivers installed are ok Scanning is working But printing is not happening Printer is quite old Model is Canon ...
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GIMP printing problem on Ubuntu

When I used Linux Mint earlier I never faced a problem with printing on GIMP (because it was installed and configured by default). When I used Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, I installed GIMP 2.10 from the ...
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Setting up HP 3788 wireless printer

I cracked down and got a cheap HP printer for the annoying sake of some docs I had to print on paper like in the stone age, for lame bureaucratic reasons. The printer prints well from my iPad. Now ...
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Virtual Printer

are there any Virtual printer in Ubuntu that can be used during development to print RAW (similar to what most Thermal printer does--but virtual), either print to file or print to display.
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Unable to configure printer in KDE

I am trying to change the configuration of my (network) printer in KDE. It is a bizhub 224e and I would like to configure it to print duplex. However, when I change the setting in Printers--> ...
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Can't turn grayscale on Epson printer

Well, the title says it all. I can't turn on grayscale on my Epson XP-235. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on an Asus Vivo X556UQ. What I've tried: To enable it through Settings>Printers but whenever I ...
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print pages from Dot Matrix Printer TVS MSP250 STAR on ubuntu 16.04

I'm working with a web application which prints receipts reading from a web-server on same machine. As I'm much inclined to open software, I thought to provide the entire pack on Ubuntu. But, knowing ...
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I'm unable to install Ricoh “sp111” drivers in my computer [duplicate]

I'm unable to install Ricoh "sp111"drivers in my computer. Please help me with that.
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16.04 LTS server, how to install CUPS without ImageMagick

My apologies if this has already been answered, I did quite a bit of searching with no luck. Ubuntu Server 16.04, I had to compile/install ImageMagick from source, because the ImageMagick package from ...
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Problem to add paper size “Oficio” in printer.ppd

This is on Ubuntu 18.04. My /etc/cups/ppd/printer.ppd-file should show values for each page size at 4 different places: for PageSize, for PageRegion, for ImageableArea and for PaperDimension But ...
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Printer misses file

How to solve the problem specified as: Printer state message is: 'File usr/lib/cups/backend/usb"not available: no such file or directory'. Warnings are listed below: There is a missing ...
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Compression on CUPS Print Server

I have a server at home with CUPS install and I am using it as a print server (1 usb photo printer and 1 network color printer). Using DDNS & port fowarding on my SOHO router, I am printing from ...
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Cannot delete print job on Ubuntu 18.04

If I print something and the printer is not available, the print job is queued and the queue can be shown, using the global configuration menue (Devices -> Printers). There for each printer device the ...