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Questions regarding printing and how to set up printers.

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Okular pdf print preview problem

On ubuntu 20.04, I am facing problems with printing from day one. I don't know where to start from. So I deleted cups and just focus on okular. However, the print preview is coming out bad and when I ...
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I can't get the Canon Pixma All-in-one Printer Drivers to load into Ubuntu 20.04

I spent about three weeks following every piece of advice I could find to get the Canon G7020 to print. Nothing worked. I messed up the computer so bad, I had to remove and then reinstall both FireFox ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 only prints partial pdf's sometimes

Does anyone have a fix for this problem? Try to print a pdf (multiple printers tried from two different computers - Xerox, Brother & HP, multiple documents) Parts of printed page are blank I ...
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Can I print both side using gutenprint driver in canon ip2770?

I am using ubuntu 20.04 version and canon ip2770 printer. I installed gutenprint driver for printing (ran sudo apt install printer-driver-gutenprint in terminal). I would do duplex printing (manual) ...
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Canon TS31775 Printer not printing in ubuntu 20.04

Canon TS31775 Printer not printing in ubuntu 20.04. The printer is detected as CUPS-BRF-PRINTER-2 but when given command for printing the document nothing happens. The printer supports scanning as ...
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How to empty printer queue

I have an EPSON printer but can not print anything. The printer seems to be OK, test page is printed.
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Printer Driver Konicaminolta C250i with authentication mode

Good evening, I need help with the following problem, I have a Konicaminolta printer, model C250i, with authentication system in the print driver, downloaded from KonicaMinolta's official page, but ...
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How to change the IP address of an installed printer?

I installed an HP printer from a local network. Now, for some reason, the internal address of the printer has changed from 10.0.0.3 to 10.0.0.2. I opened the printer setting, but cannot change the IP ...
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The system priting service does not seem to be available - Ubuntu 20.04

The Settings-GUI for printers shows the error message that the system printing service is not available. I have tried reinstalling cups service multiple times. The output for cups status is the ...
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Duplex printing settings ignored when printing on Kyosera network printers via ipptool / cups

I have added several Kyosera network printers on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS via CUPS web admin console. They are all set up and working but double-sided printing settings are ignored and documents printed one-...
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Kyocera network printer suddenly not reachable on ubuntu

After a reset of our local network, the Kyocera FS-C5250DN printer does not work any more. I tried to remove and add it again: When trying to add, the system settings dialogue finds it in the network ...
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How to move PPD file for Kyocera printer

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and trying to print with my Kyocera 1100 printer. Following other advice on here I have got as far as downloading the PPD file for my model from the Kyocera website. Following ...
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Okular can't print PDF

Okular can'r print pdf files. The document viewer prints it but all the fonts look bad (print preview works fine though). I don't know how to debug. So tired of this. What is the cups? Anyone can help?...
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What (bw) laser printer to buy for rare use, brand without driver problems, Ubuntu 20.04?

I've only found information about printers or brands (like Canon) known to cause problems with Ubuntu. Since my parents asked me to buy them a printer now (and I myself have an old Canon printer (!)), ...
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Install Epson TM-H6000III drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or 20.04 LTS

Im facing a problem during test printing with my printer EPSON TM-H6000iii on my ubuntu 20.04 after the installation. I've been lookin for a solution in all forums about it but nothing could helkp to ...
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Error “Filter Failed” Printing on Brother HL1202 with ipp/http on server cups with Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Raspberry Pi with Ubuntu Server 20.04 and I can't print remotely at least in Ubuntu. The server works fine in Windows and after many attempts I came to the conclusion that the problem is cups....
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Downgrade cups / SAMSUNG printer error

With a recent cups update my ML-1640 printer has stopped working. A fresh post from ARCHLINUX offers a fix by downgrading to 2.3.3op1-1 from my current cups:amd64/hirsute 2.3.3op2-3ubuntu3. How can I ...
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Where should I place the CUPS Command File

I am trying to add a new command to CUPS for a printer, something that is not standard like sending it a very specific command. I am referring to the following documentation https://www.cups.org/doc/...
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CUPS: `stopped “Filter failed”' when trying to print after ubuntu update

D [15/Apr/2021:02:45:21 -0500] [Job 21] PID 20964 (/usr/lib/cups/backend/socket) exited with no errors. D [15/Apr/2021:02:45:21 -0500] [Job 21] Start rendering... D [15/Apr/2021:02:45:21 -0500] [Job ...
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Lexmark Printer z705 job stopped

I recently bought a Lexmark z705 printer, when I try to print a something I get the error message "stopped: filter failed" I add the logs
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Printer HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M277dw

i'm trying to install the HP MFP M277 printer on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, but i cannot find the correct PPD file. I've upgraded HPLIP to the version 3.21.2, but nothing changed. Do you know how i can solve ...
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How can I compress my .PDF (two pages) to less than 100 kB?

I have a PDF file that I want to compress to less than 100 kB. It has a scan of two pages that I scanned from my mobile scanner. Post scan it is 338 kB (with minimum quality to view the pages). ...
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Canon MF244dw All-In-One scanner does not get recognised

looking for resolution to below mentioned problem. Canon MF244dw All-In-One scanner does not get recognized when "Scan>Pc" button pressed on the printer though USB cable connected between ...
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How to print a pdf file to pdf including annotations and force rasterization from the terminal

What I actually want to achieve is, the result I get when printing to pdf from Okular and clicking on force rasterization and print annotations. However, I would like to do this from the terminal (my ...
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How to install HP Printer on Ubuntu 20.04 using hplip [duplicate]

Searching at Google I see several options to install my HP printer, including starting the HPLIP installation, but I understand that Ubuntu 20.04 already brings HPLIP installed, version 3.20 So I ...
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Brother printer has stopped working with 20.10

My wireless Brother printer has been working wonderfully for several years with my Ubuntu setup, now for some reason, perhaps an OS update, it no longer functions. When I command a print mostly what I ...
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Printing queue stuck with Canon Pixma 2555S on Ubuntu 18.04

I've tried a lot of things without success to have my printer working. summarizing: Once upon a time (3 months ago), my printer, a Canon Pixma MG2555S worked alright with Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop. ...
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Canon printer Unable to write print data - Broken pipe

I would like to ask about issue with Canon I-Sensys printer installation on Ubuntu 20.04 (but I think, the simmilar issue is often, because I found a few threads about it also here in askubuntu). ...
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Installing a Brother HL-L1600DW on Mate 20.10

I installed 20.10 in an effort to get any wireless working. On the previous version, I bought and returned 3 PCI combo WiFi/BlueTooth cards listed as Ubuntu Compatible and several dongles. After ...
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installation of hplip-3.21.2 on Ubuntu 20.04 hangs on dependency check, no progress, no errors

I set my dad up with Ubuntu 20.04 on his new laptop, and his old printer refused to cooperate, so he got a new one. I recommended Brother because they are super Linux-friendly in my experience, but he ...
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What is the simplest way to print a PDF file?

There are several ways to use OpenOffice to print a PDF file, but somehow that feels like using a sledgehammer to swat a fly. So what is the very simplest, lightweight way to print a PDF file without ...
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How to install Canon PIXMA G2010 on Ubuntu 20.10

I followed the instructions at seegatesite.com/driver-printer-canon-pixma-g2010-ubuntu/, but when I try to add the printer at Settings/Printers it says it needs drivers. Is there a better tutorial? Is ...
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HP Officejet Pro X 451dw doesn't work with Focal Fossa, though it did with Bionic Beaver

Half a year ago I was fed up with windows and decided to install Xubuntu. I first tried a live system of Focal Fossa, but my printer, an HP Officejet Pro X451dw wouldn't work. I found out, that it ...
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PDF and other printers don't show in printer list in Quasar Accounting

I am using Xubuntu 20.04 and I'm having some difficulty with some features for the PDF and Canon printers. The issue is, I installed the printers and they work well to print from the browser and ...
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Printers Settings UI crashes, system printing service unavailable

In Ubuntu 20.04 in the GUI settings, printers - I get the message 'Sorry! The system printing service doesn't seem to be available'. I have a Canon MF643Cdw printer on wi-fi. CUPS seems to be working ...
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Canon iP90 drivers don't seem to work

Ubuntu 20.04.2, Any desktop Over the last couple months, whenever there's a new update to software, I go ahead and install it and usually afterwards something no longer works. A few weeks ago, my ...
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dcp1622we brother printer on ubuntu 20.04

i would like some help in making my printer to work with Ubuntu 20.04. i have the driver, installed it, does not work. i connected the printer to wireless and i can see it on the PC, but does not ...
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Duplex printing no longer works, and blank pages print before each job

I have an HP Officejet Pro 8620 and when printing from Ubuntu it has recently started to put out a blank page before each print job and it will no longer print duplex (both sides of the page). When ...
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Can't add custom media format for a Label Printer on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS using CUPS 2.1.3

I'm currently working on a Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS 64bit (aarch64) hosted on a Raspberry pi 3 running a CUPS 2.1.3 server, using a label printer Brother QL-820NWB. I'm trying to add a custom media ...
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How to configure network printer HP Colorlaserjet M281fdw on ubuntu 20.04

I failed to install network printer for HP Colorlaserjet M281fdw on ubuntu 20.04. The information: hplip version: 3.20.3 hplip, hplip-data, hplip-gui were installed hp plugin was installed (USB ...
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I have a printer but it doesn't work on Linux

So I have a Brother printer and I can print anything from Windows 10 or phone but on Ubuntu 20.04 it only prints: Blank pages or Black pages or Random characters like these: ☺♣1σ7τ♪V╨>ù6ù*√§+▌¶▲ I ...
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How do I resolve a connection issue I'm having between my laptop and my Brother printer? [duplicate]

Brother HL-L2305w Laser Printer for CUPS OS: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, 64 bit GNOME: 3.36.8 Used linux-brprinter-installer-2.2.2-2 to install drivers. Printer and laptop are connected to the same WiFi SSID ...
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Colour management of Epson R2400/Turboprint

I have an Epson R2400, which I run through Turboprint for better image quality, colour calibration, etc. All has gone well for several years, but everything seems to have gone wrong with Ubuntu 20.04 ...
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Old printer keeps showing up

Years ago, I had an old laserjet. I haven't used it in years. Nevertheless, it keeps showing up on my newly installed ubuntu along with my new printer. Any ideas why this might happen?
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convert landscape image to portrait

I;m using the USPS app to generate a shipping label. The app doesn't print the label directly; instead it generates a PDF for it. The problem is that the image is in landscape mode, and I need it in ...
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Error while installing Canon LBP 6030 driver on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I was following this article to install the drivers but I get the following error while running the third command: bash: cd: linux-UFRIILT-drv-v500-uken-18: No such file or directory What should I ...
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Problem with printer Ricoh sp 5210

The first order to print was ok and printing anything in first order, then second and other orders not working Shown as completed job in Ubuntu but printer doesn't print just the printer lamp ...
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Bug Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I can't click on anything else in Ubuntu after pressing the CTRL + Shift + PrtScr keys and making a print with the selected area, but that only happens if you have a Select Menu list visible. LSB ...
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Printing files in a directory along with specific information

I'm a beginner to this. I'm currently within the directory I want to be using and as it has a lot of files within it I want to print only the top 15 files, along with information about owner, date, ...
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How to install printer Canon Pixma iP1800 on (x)ubuntu 20.04

Yesterday I reinstalled my friend's computer from Xubuntu 16.04 to 20.04. He used to print on his Canon Pixma iP1800 regularly. After this upgrade I am unable to find a way to install this priner. ...

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