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Pertaining to peripheral devices which make a representation of an electronic document upon a physical medium.

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A2 on four A4 pages? | Convert A4 PDF to "A2 on four A4" PDF?

Given e.g. pdf (in any size) how to enlarge it to A2 size and print on four A4 pages? (if possible it would be great if pdf having multiple pages we could split like this, so if there is pdf with ...
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How to connect a CUPS printer to a Fedora box through a firewall?

I have bought a new printer and connected it to my LAN/wifi with an Ethernet cable and I can access the printer from my phone. But when I try to add the printer to CUPS on a Fedora box that is also ...
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unable to find Hp laserjet mfp 226dn printer driver for CentOS7

I am unable to find Hp laserjet mfp 226dn printer driver for CentOS7. Kindly help
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how to reflash printer manually

My printer is a HP 1020, and I successfully installed all of the drivers and hot plug, but it still has a problem. When I reconnect the printer, hot plug can upload firmware to my printer, but when I ...
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Is there a way to change USB Printer URI?

I'm on Raspbian and I would like to add my USB printer to CUPS. If I try to add the printer, I noticed, that my USB printer is detected as "Unknown" with device URI usb://Unknown/Printer. # ...
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PPD file Konica Minolta bizhub 185

I want to install my printer Konica Minolta bizhub 185 on raspberry pi (raspbian) using CUPS. When I open administrator page CUPS show me, that printer is connected via USB, but when I want to ...
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How to check if printer is out of paper

How can I check if cups printer is out of paper using commands only (no gui). EDIT: Is it possible to check that using python? EDIT2: I tried it with different printer (EPSON TM-m30). When I try to ...
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Formatting text for printing to laser printers as well as line printers

I have a large custom built application for a client that runs on Java on a Linux system. It produces a number of outputs (bills, etc) that are automatically printed on multiple printers. The way it ...
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FS-1020MFP stopped "Filter failed"

I've already looked at everything about the "stopped Filter failed" problem, but all to no avail. So far the printer was printing fine from the computer and everything was fine until this ...
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My EPSON ET-2710 printer has a USB connection with a GNOME managed computer. I can print documents but Image Scan ignores my connection to the printer

My computer is a recent ACER Aspire with GNOME environment. I have connected it to my ET 2710 EPSON printer through a USB connection. No problem to print a document. But the connection to the computer ...
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Cups "sending to printer"

Since some weeks, i try to get my Printer "HP LaserJet 107a" running via usb. Unfortunately i dont get over the point where cups says Sending to the printer. The Printer starts and heats up, ...
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printer not available

I work on a recent DELL tower with an old Lexmark Optra E310 (Linux Mint 20.2 Uma). cups is installed. I can reach the printer to print as many test pages as I want but no text: Waiting for printer ...
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Getting details on printers with SNMP?

Under which OID is such detailed information on the make, model and features of the printer usually found? I have to answer this question I have been researching and have installed the following apt ...
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lpoptions seem to be ignored

I've been trying to print a pdf file with the following command in a bash script: lp -d MY_PRINTER -o ColorModel=Gray -o print-scaling=fit file.pdf however it consistently prints in color, and the ...
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Printing wine via CUPS PDF

for years I printed a MS Access (via wine) report via the CUPS PDF printer. I used custom margins to make it fit perfectly on 2 sheets of a5 (ledger style / landscape). Something has changed and I can ...
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How do I get faxes to a folder instead of having to print them with an HP printer?

I've got an HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdn which is capable of receiving faxes and save them in a folder. Only when I look at the interface, it tells me I have to enter a "shared folder". ...
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Simple Scan | Printers Not Appearing

I am using Simple Scan to scan a document. It has worked flawlessly in the past. I am getting set up in a new office. Printer shows up in Print Settings. I am able to print a test page here which ...
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How to center an image on a page with lp?

OS is Debian 10. I'm trying to print a batch of images with lp. So far so good. Scaling works great, for example. Right now I'm printing with: lp -d "$printer_name" -o ppi=100 -o position=...
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Epson ET-3760 won't connect to scanner

I have ubuntu studio 20.04 and have been struggling to install the scanner drivers for this printer ET-3760,Can someone explain in a basic way how to do this please? It is urgent and I must be doing ...
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Unable to detect a failed print on a remote system using ssh

Below is my code on linux that prints a PDF on a remote MACOS system. echo "Printing ssh -p 3335 ibrahimince@localhost 'lp -d Brother_HL_L2350DW_series $HOMEDIR/Printed/$NEWFILE'"; echo &...
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Home Network Access Ethernet Printers from Wireless Devices

I have Google Fiber for my internet service provider and use Google Mesh for my home wireless network. All of my printers are set up on the wired ethernet network. On laptops, phones, and other ...
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Canon printer driver: low DPI

My printer (Canon G7050) can print up to 4800 x 1200 dpi. However, the linux driver I got from Canon is set to 600 dpi only: *OpenUI *Resolution/Output Resolution: PickOne *de.Translation Resolution/...
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"The Print Processor Does Not Exist" when Windows PC tries to connect to shared printer on Ubuntu 16.04.3

I have a file and print server using Samba version 4.3.11, running Ubuntu 16.04.3 (yes I know this version has reached EOL, I plan to update it after I get this working, I'm trying to not change too ...
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How to set `export LC_PAPER=a4` to not break apps?

I had to remove export LC_PAPER=a4 from my ~/.bashrc as it was breaking characters display in screen and some other apps : symbols display wrong in `screen` - ascii or utf . Therefore, question, how ...
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Need command-line solution as Brother Printer stops printing unless restarted physically

I have a shell script code that prints any new PDF generated to a Brother printer which is connected to a MACOS as below lp -d Brother_HL_L2350DW_series /var/pdfs/11.pdf After 2 or 3 days the printer ...
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Printer not working on Void Linux

I have installed Void linux which is otherwise working very well. It certainly is a smooth and stable distribution with a great package manager (xbps) which does dependency resolution also. The ...
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Unable to detect print command failure on remote host

I have a remote Mac that is connected to the printer. I trigger the print on my Mac remotely using ssh from my local system using "ssh port forwarding/tunneling" discussed here. Below is my ...
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Is it possible to prevent users to modify printer options in CUPS?

A small family setup... I have a color printer, and a Linux computer, with CUPS installed. I wan to allow the kids to print, but only in draft mode, and only in greyscale. With CUPS I prevented the ...
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Trouble printing to a Brother HL3170CDW printer on Linux

As the title says, I can't print to my Brother HL3170CDW printer. I'm on Artix Linux (runit version) and have the drivers installed from the AUR. system-config-printer detects the printer, and I'm ...
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How can I make my printer actually print, not just accept print jobs and delete them from queue?

I installed a mint Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian and wanted to connect my Brother HL-2240D printer to it. I used the Driver Installation tool provided on https://support.brother.com/g/b/downloadlist....
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HP laser jet M404dn

I have an HP Laser Jet M404 DN printer (USB not Wireless). The printer shows up in the printer memory. It will print a test page from there and will print from emails but won't print anything from ...
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Printer not detected but present on cups server

I have a Brother printer with following configuration: Description: Brother HL-L2360D series Location: localhost.localdomain Driver: Brother HL-L2360D for CUPS (grayscale, 2-sided printing) ...
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Can't connect to printer "Unable to locate printer "877725000000.local"."

I'm using Linux Mint 20.1, trying to connect to my printer over a WiFi network. I found instructions to install CUPS from the terminal and create the printer interface. However, when I try to print ...
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What are the "CUPS" credentials when trying to add a printer via CUPS web interface?

I've supposedly installed the driver for a printer I want to start using on my Linux system (never mind exactly how). Now, I visit http://localhost:631/ to access the CUPS interface. This works, but ...
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Printer is always "waiting for the printer to become available"

My printer used to work very well with CUPS and the named driver. Since a while, it often shows the German equivalent of Waiting for the printer to become available (original: "Warte darauf ...
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Why CUPS prints a blank page when the files contain a barcode?

Recently I installed a Canon UFR2 Printer Driver for Linux I own a iR1730 and I tryng to print a pdf file using lp command. I got to identify a "incompatibility" to read a code bar like this ...
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How to completely uninstal HPLIP

I have this annoying popup every time I start my pc and I don't know how to eliminate it and either the HPLIP. I tried this method without success https://askubuntu.com/questions/1056077/how-to-...
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Linux Printer - retry job on another printer

Suppose a printer is disconnected either by power failure or by network failure, When I give it this command lp -d printername my_file.txt the print job would be on hold, so lpstat -W "not-...
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Are printer drivers still necessary? [closed]

When adding a new printer in CUPS, one can either use a driver for the specific printer model, or use "driverless printing". As far as I can understand, virtually every new printer now supports ...
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Are Avahi and Bonjour compatible?

I would like to set up a network printer on my Linux desktop (Parabola GNU/Linux, derivative of Arch) so that my wife can connect to it with her Macbook. I understand that Linux uses Avahi to share ...
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Very slow printing with Dymo Label-Printer on Raspbian and CUPS

I have a problem with label printing on a Raspberry Pi: When I start a print on a Dymo LabelWriter 450 Turbo with CUPS and drivers from matthiasbock/dymo-cups-drivers it takes about 6-7 seconds until ...
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Debian 9 I am getting "N: Skipping acquire of configured file..." when updating

I have recently been getting the following message when updating. The N: Skipping acquire of configured file... is concerning me. I have looked around to see if there was a solution, but could not ...
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Thermal Printer - Send image via /dev/usb/lp0

I am working with a Raspberry Pi Zero W, and I am attempting to print an image (jpg/png) file to the printer. Currently, I am having success using commands such as echo "hello" /dev/usb/lp0 and ...
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Releasing job in CUPS administration does not work

In the CUPS administration interface on localhost:631 for a local USB printer, clicking on "Release job" button claims that the job is released, but when going back to the list of tasks, the job is ...
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libcups2-dev won't install because of libcupsimage2-dev

I'm running Raspbian and want to install Splix, for which I need libcupsimage2-dev, so I installed it using apt-get, which yielded an error saying it has a dependency on "libcupsimage2-dev" which won'...
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Using two printers with different paper formats in parallel

I use one ordinary ink jet printer with A4 paper size and one thermo label printer with 4x6 inch paper format. I configured those standard paper format in each printer device's settings. Nevertheless, ...
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HPlip cannot find printer/scanner (HP Envy 5010)

Santa brought me a new printer - an HP Envy 5010 but I can't get it working. The paper documentation supplied with the printer was useless (omitted to mention that you need to / how to open the case ...
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Can't find Ricoh All-in-One machines' scanners over network with Vuescan

I'm trying to access the scanner functionality of some Ricoh All-in-One printers from a workstation with Debian Stretch using Vuescan, but none of the means I've used can find any of them: neither ...
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How to install printer properly

I have followed this instructions to install my brother MFC-L2710DN driver. After installing the printer, I can see it in cups: MFCL2710DN MFCL2710DN Brother MFCL2710DN for CUPS ...
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Linux Server to Printer -- Won't Print Color

I'd like to automate a print task. I have a PDF stored on a Linux Server (Ubuntu 18.04) and I'd like to, from the command line, execute a print job of that PDF on a printer elsewhere on the subnet. ...
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