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Questions tagged [printing]

Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Ricoh sp111 printer is not printing in Ubuntu 18.04

I have pasted pstoricohddst-gdi in /usr/lib/cups/filter, but I am not able to print? It says the job is completed before printing any page ! Ricoh sp-111
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Printing using new version of ubuntu

I upgraded to version 18.04, and now cannot print. I am able to scan documents, but not print. I have restarted both printer & computer a number of times, as well as removed and re-added the ...
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Add ipp printer from remote location

I have a printer at my grandparents house. IP is something like "grandparents.dyndns.org". Port is 631. I've forwarded that port in the router and in Windows I can get the printer to work. Its a ...
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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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Printing Issues

I am baffled with a capital BAFF...... I have a Brother black / white printer. I am running Ubuntu 16.04LTS. I have had this combo for two years with no issues. Yesterday I printed a two page ...
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Canon MG 3500 series printer 'filter failed'

I have recently upgraded to 18.04. Prior to this my printer worked fine without any system changes. After the upgrade I get the 'filter failed' message whenever I try to print doc's, test page, etc. I ...
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Openprinting-gutenprint lsb install-info error 127

I am trying to install driver for my printer but this happened.. $ sudo dpkg -i openprinting-gutenprint_5.2.7-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb (Reading database ... 204753 files and directories currently ...
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Can't print PDFs under Ubuntu 18.03

I'm on Ubuntu 18.03. If I try to print a PDF from the default viewer, it displays a message to say that printing completed successfully, but nothing comes out of the printer. If I open the same PDF ...
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Kyocera FS-1120D printer installation

Every attempt to install Kyocera FS-1120D printer driver in Ubuntu 18-4 has failed. Downloading the driver installation from Kyocera's website and attempting to install using 'kyodialog_5.0-0_i386.deb ...
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Uable to print after upgrading Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 (HP MFC-7470DW)

I just upgraded my system from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. Since the upgrade i'm unable to print on my Brother MFC-J470DW. The printer is found when pluged in (USB). But when I sent a test print (...
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Drivers issue on 18.04? Touchpad buttons and printer not working

Recently upgraded to 18.04 on Thinkpad E. 1) the 3 buttons over the touchpad (below space bar). Not working. (while touchpad endeed yes) 2) Installed Brother hl1200 drivers, seems to be perfectly ...
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After latest Ubuntu security install, I can only print images and plain text files

After installing the latest Ubuntu security update, I began to have problems with printing pdf files, LibreOffice files, and gedit plain text. A blank page is printed instead. The situation is as ...
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HP Laser Jet 2035 printer problems with 18.04 [duplicate]

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04. It's all fine, except that my printer, a HP Laser Jet 2035, does not work. I keep getting messages about drivers, but I either can't find them or can't download ...
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18.04 and Brother MFC-7420 USB printer - doesn't print

I did setup my printer successfully on 10.04, 12.04, 14.04 and 16.04, there were various troubles, but I still could manage to resolve it in the end. It's 18.04 (64 bit, after upgrading from 16.04 64 ...
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CUPS + Samsung CLP-325: Print job completed, but nothing printed

I have installed Samsung CLP-325 (USB) with official drivers from the manufacturer. Printing works fine, but print jobs are marked as "completed-successfully" even though nothing is printed yet. I ...
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Printer stopped working after upgrade 16.04 to 18.04

After an upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 my printer stopped working. The printer is an Epson E360-dn. After printing a test page the I get the message Printing followed by Printing Stopped with the ...
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Panasonic Printer/Scanner Installation

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Laptop "Acer Aspire 5750Z" Dual core B950 2.10 GHz 64 Bit 2 G.B Ram I have to install Panasonic KX-MB 1900 printer and scanner but failing I have downloaded and ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 causes network printer (HP OfficeJet Pro 8710) to stop working

Yesterday, I allowed Ubuntu to upgrade it's OS from 16.04 to 18.04. I have an HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 that was working prior to the upgrade, but hasn't since. I can install the printer, and have done ...
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HP printer not connected to wireless

I've been trying this for some time now and I can't get cups to stay or I am doing something wrong please help. This is what I get when I do an HPLIP install. I've had looked through this forum on ...
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Upgraded to 18.04, printers no longer working [duplicate]

10/5/18: Running with HP Pavillion p6110 desktop with Brother laser printer HL-2140 and HP Photosmart all-in-one. Printing worked fine in 16.04, but no longer does after yesterday's upgrade to 18.04....
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How to install Brother MFC-2710DW for wireless printing [duplicate]

I have set Brother MFC-2710DW for local via USB and via LAN printing, but don't know how to setup printer for wireless printing. Could you please help me ? I have Ubuntu 16.10 Thanks.
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Unable to print PDFs containing Unicode

Is there any trick to printing PDFs containing Unicode? I'm trying to print this paper, and although I can view it just fine on my Ubuntu 16 laptop, when I send it to another Ubuntu 16 computer (...
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driver printer bad file descriptor

enter image description here sorry, bad for english when i start sudo service cups start nothing sudo service cups status ● cups.service - CUPS Scheduler Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/cups....
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Ubuntu 18.04: Brother laser HL-L2390DW on USB can't print

I recently "upgraded" Kubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04 and now I can't print anything on my Brother laser HL-L2390DW on USB. The printer shows up in the System Settings Printers page. Trying to print ...
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How to get Ubuntu 18.04 to recognize gutenprint 5.2.14

My printer is a Canon MG2500 series showing CUPS+gutenprint v5.2.13 which worked OK under 16.04 but after upgrading to 18.04 it won’t print. I downloaded and installed gutenprint v5.2.14 which lists ...
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How to repair CUPS need urgent help

I messed up my CUPS files, and I need to reinstall, but I don't know how to do it. It's very urgent,I need printer for my work. Please help! I tried to do sudo apt install cups, but it replied that ...
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Printer “Filter failed”

Upgraded to 18.04 from 16.04. I have a workplace printer connected through appsocket which stopped working. printer status is Idle-Filter failed printing que instantly goes to "stopped" right click ...
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printers not working after distribution upgrade

After upgrading distribution from 16.04 to 18.04.1, both printers I have (Epson L805 and HP 7500A) have stopped working. Cups Log file for epson test page show: ./base/gsicc_manage.c:1244: ...
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Printer Driver installed but when I try to print it say no active jobs?

I have an Epson WF-2530 and I am running ubuntu 18.04. I connected the printer to my laptop and added the printer then it went to automatically install the driver needed. I have tried printing test ...
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18.04 can scan, but not print HP LaserJet Pro MFP M127fn

Note that I have run through all the suggestions at How should I install HPLIP binary/proprietary plugin/driver for my HP printer or printer+scanner? and still have the same problem Running '...
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Printing in Ubuntu For Windows

I have installed Ubuntu on Windows 10 via the store. Is it possible to print using the host machine's printers? Or to print to a PDF?
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How to install PCL 1.8 on ubuntu

I need to install PCL 1.8.1 on a local virtual server. I just found this thread: How to install Point Cloud Library v1.8 (pcl-1.8.0) on Ubuntu 16.04.2 [LTS] for C++? The first command of the answer ...
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How to couple two nets via VPN and access a network printer across the nets?

I like to couple two networks via VPN. The remote network has 192.168.55.x and the local network is on the same private network, so also 192.168.55.x Under Ubunut 18.04.1 I have a working VPN ...
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How to install the printer driver (oki C511dn) on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I want to install a printer on my ubuntu and have a few problems: I downloaded the driver on the oki-page: https://www.oki.com/uk/printing/support/drivers-and-utilities/colour/44951604/?os=ab33&...
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Why is cups sometimes unable to read its TLS key and certificate depending on location of symlink?

I have cups failing to establish a connection over https://. → curl https://possum.int.gg3.net:631/adsf -I curl: (35) OpenSSL SSL_connect: SSL_ERROR_SYSCALL in connection to possum.int.gg3.net:631 ...
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How to check if a printer is compatible with Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I am about to purchase HP LaserJet Pro M15w Printer but the last time I bought an HP printer I had to return it because it wasn't compatible with Ubuntu. Is there a way to check this first? I have ...
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Ist it okay hp-setup asks me for root privileges during plugin install?

While running hp-setup from the hplip package, a dialog asks me to enter root/superuser password in order to install a downloaded plugin. Is that ok and part of the overall procedure? As I understand ...
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Does the “Download Driver” button in the Printer setup dialog work in 18.04?

In 18.04, have you been having success downloading a printer driver if the Add printer dialog says a driver must be downloaded? I've been trying 18.04 on my computer from an iso on usb. I wanted to ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 Java Printing

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04 with Java 1.8.0_181. I have a simple program in the code below that only lists the default printer but should be listing all printers. It listed all ...
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Can't add a printer shared on windows 7 on Ubuntu 18.04

Running system-config-printer and adding a printer shared on windows 7, I can browse the printer shares, it asks me the user an password (no need on windows so I type anything), then I select the ...
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How to extract an information from CUPS regarding the quotas?

I have an app (on C++) that prints through an IP address, associated with CUPS and RPi3. My question is: Does anybody know how I can drive the information regarding the quotas (which user how many ...
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Ubuntu Unity 16.04 LTS - How do I install my Canon Pixma MG3620 Printer?

I'm using the USB cable, not Wi-Fi. Also I have no "Printer" icon in my System Settings. Reply 1. I'm not sure, where should I check? I tried System Settings > Hardware but it says Printer nowhere ...
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How to install Canon LBP 3300 printer in Ubuntu 18.04?

Recently I changed to Linux from windows and I have a printer Canon LBP 3300. which is working fine in windows but in ubuntu it's not working. I can't print anything also there is no option to print ...
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How to send Postscript direct to my printer

I've got a problem using the enscript program with my new Brother printer. Printing through LibreOffice or evince works just fine, but the enscript output is about an inch too low on the page and ...
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CUPS print job taking 5 minutes before releasing job

I am working on Linux mint 19 with a Zebra GTK420D printer and using CUPS on a Linux OS as my print server to handle all requests from a python application that sends raw data to the printer. It ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Okular printing regression? Multiple pages per sheet with page border

In Ubuntu 16.04, Okular had this nice "Pages" tab in the printing dialog: In Ubuntu 18.04, this tab is not there anymore. There is a similar option for printing multiple pages per sheet in the ...
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A particular key not working

One of my key character "v" is not working. It does not print with any combination: "ctrl + v", "caps lock + v", "fn + v". Now currently I am using onboard for printing keyboard character "v" But I ...
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how to set HP Officejet 7110 to ubuntu virtualbox.

Already connected via usb. Printing set up cannot detect the usb connection virtual box ubu8ntu even in windows 10 the printing set up is already functioning
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Canon LBP2900 not printing

I have a Canon LBP2900 printer. Whenever I try to print something, Ubuntu gives me a notification that it is printing, and then says it has finished printing, but nothing is actually printed. I have ...
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What is the output destination of enscript by default?

What is the output destination of enscript by default? I can't find it in the manpage of enscript. I am trying to convert a text file to a pdf file, but don't know where it outputs the pdf file: $ ...