Printing is a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on paper, using a printer or a printing press.

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Dot Matrix printer setup in Debian

I am using Debian which is similar to Ubuntu. They have 7 dot matrix printers, some of which are very old (example), which have worked since 1979 and are faster than many inkjets at printing text. ...
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Why is the printer reversing black and white?

I'm printing documents and images to a Samsung ML1630. It used to work fine, but now it prints white instead of black, black instead of white. Text documents come out white text on solid black ...
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SCO Unix run interactive script when sending a print job

I'm working with (read, "around") a proprietary ERP system on top of SCO Unix. It has several "query at print time" reports where you can assign a printer to send your job to. You usually input ...
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How to print specific pages from the command line?

Is there a way to send a PDF file (or files) to the printer via the command line, but print only, say, odd-numbered pages? E.g., lpr -{some option} *.pdf Or perhaps {some command to get odd-numbered ...
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List printer's completed jobs

Is there a utility to inspect the jobs that a printer has completed?
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Connect Windows printer to Linux machine via samba

How can I connect my Windows printer to a Linux (RHEL5) box via samba? I'm looking for a clear configuration file
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Network printer needs to be manually enabled after reboot

I've recently installed Debian squeeze on a new machine, and decided to try out the default gnome setup rather than attempt to do everything myself. I added a printer using System > Administration > ...
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What does “Empty print file” mean and how can I diagnose it?

When trying to print I get this error. What does it mean? How can I diagnose it?