Questions tagged [printer]

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

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Print from windows

My company has lots of different printers. I plan to simplify printing: Using a standard printer driver on each Windows workstation Share all printers on a Linux (BSD?) CUPS/samba server (THE divers ...
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How to pass options to DDST printer with cups

I have a Ricoh SP 112 printer that I am trying to get working. I am using the debian package of printer-driver-foo2zjs version 20200505dfsg0-1 containing the foo2ddst filter needed for the printer. ...
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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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Print PDF from command-line (ExtraData PCL XL error)

I have a PDF file that's pretty simple. It's in A4 format, contains text but also graphics (some lines and a barcode). When I print this from Firefox or the Gnome document viewer, it prints just fine....
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Raspberry Pi USB printer shared via CUPS, seen but not working

I have been going mad over my printer, well, not printing. I have been using Linux for years and a Raspberry Pi for a year. Here is the setup and the issue for which I would really appreciate any ...
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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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Network printer found, but not printing

I'm using Manjaro 19.0.2 and want to print on a Canon TS5100 series network printer. I installed manjaro-printer and the printer showed up in the print dialogue without any further setup required. But ...
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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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Epson scanner issue with GNU/Linux Ubuntu

Just bought a multifunction Epson WF2810. Printing works well. Scanner needs Epson driver named iscan-bundle-1.0.4.x64.deb.tar.gz. Download link is dead. Google was no help in finding a working mirror....
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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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Can't add shared printer from a Microsoft's Windows system to my Gnu/Linux box

I am trying to add a printer from a MS-Windows box shared over the network to my Gnu/Linux laptop (Pop_OS), however it does not accept my credentials or the user credentials of the MS-Windows box. I ...
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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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White borders, when printing from Zorin OS

I have an issue with Brother MFC-J6520DW. When I print (even setting borders to 0, etc) for some reason, it cuts some space from the sides. Just leaves blank space on paper. Everything is set to A4 ...
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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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Debian: LSB package for OpenPrinting driver

I have an old printer which requires the LSB package in order to install the OpenPrinting driver in Debian: Preparation of LSB-compliant distributions However, the current version of Debian no longer ...
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scanner not found on debian

I have debian 10 with gnome, and the printer/scanner HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M181fw. I add this printer using the "graphical mode" (not command-line). The printer works, in the setup I see both ...
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Problems printing via ipp with iptables

We configure the printer in the organization. The scheme of work is as follows. There is a network of computers connected over a closed VPN network. All computers on the network have ip addresses such ...
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Debian: Print via USB-to-Parallel adapter

I'm trying to setup an old Lexmark 1100 printer via an USB-to-Parallel adapter. It seems that Debian correctly recognizes the adapter: root@debian:~# dmesg | tail --lines=6 [ 130.042983] usb 5-1: ...
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PDF fails printing, but .ps file works

Printing a PDF (https://www.gnu.org/software/parallel/parallel_cheat.pdf) from okular give this error on my postscript printer: ERROR: limitcheck OFFENDING COMMAND: image STACK: -dictionary- If I ...
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Default GTK printer is LPR rather than using the CUPS default

I set the default printer in the cups configuration website (and it says that the selected printer is the default), but the GTK printer dialog always select "Print to LPR" as the default instead of ...
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Add Unknown Old Printer to Linux OS

I found a very old never used printer "Canon Cp-220" and i wanna use it with my Manjaro distribution i found out that i need the "Gutenprint" driver collection , i have installed that distribution ...
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Standard Printer Driver, Lexmark e210

The goal is to share a Lexmark e210 printer to the LAN with a Raspberry Pi zero. It would be nice if the Raspberry Pi would share the printer not as a Lexmark e210 (it is old and drivers are not ...
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Canon MF743Cdw on Linux without drivers?

I hate printers. I have terrible luck with them. I just had a Brother HL-3180cdw die on me (right after the warranty expired, of course) in a way that will cost more to fix than the printer cost. That ...
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How to setup Canon wireless printer on Linux

A new Canon PIXMA TS6250 has wifi interface to setup and apps to set it up via wifi network but none of them are for Linux. In the process of first seting up, the printer creates its own access point, ...
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Copy machine refuses my pdf [closed]

I regularly need to convert pdf document in A4 format into US letter format. Following Convert pdf to a different page size (US Letter -> A4), I use pdfjam --outfile out.pdf --paper letter in.pdf ...
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Thermal Printer drivers on Raspbian

I have recently bought a thermal printer (NPI NP-KV30DK), and I was trying to make it work under linux (Raspbian to be exact). I have already installed cups but I have no idea how to make the printer ...
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On installing driver for HP Laserjet Pro M15a

Does anyone know how to install driver for HP Laserjet Pro M15a for Ubuntu 19.04? I tried ./hplip-3.19.6.run Creating directory hplip-3.19.6 Verifying archive integrity... All good. Uncompressing ...
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Printer is not printing

I have Ubuntu 18.04.2 and I tried to install my printer Samsung M2070 following this list of commands found on this tutorial (that is unfortunately in Italian): sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade ...
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Network printer always printing a single copy

There's an HP MFP M127fn printer on the LAN. Regardless of how many copies the print command is executed with, it only prints a single copy. This issue wasn't always around; I used to run Debian ...
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PDF is printing as random ASCII characters

When I open a PDF file online and try to print it, I get random ASCII characters instead of normal text. If I save it to my computer, I can then open it and print normally. Adobe doesn't have an ...
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Printer found but won't print

I have a network printer, model is Canon MF4890. I have downloaded correct drivers, opened all ports between the printer and the rest of the LAN on the firewall, and can find the printer through CUPS ...
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Print from Peppermint 9 networked through tethered Android phone

I have an 11 year old ACER Aspire One zg5 netbook running Peppermint 9 with a dead WiFi card, so I use an Android phone (Motorola One) to tether via USB to another PC; everything works with no issues (...
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CUPS - Selecting a driver for a HP printer

I have a HP Photosmart Premium C309g-m printer. There is no matching driver in the list in CUPS installed on my raspberry pi. I tried to run sudo hp-setup but the terminal said sudo: hp-setup: command ...
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hp-plugin install issue so I cannot scan

running Ubuntu 18.04 and printing well using my HP printer I have an issue with the scan. I can connect to my scanner (using Simple Scan or xsane), however, that's all. Error shows up saying I have ...
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printer queue stuck with a “unable to find trailer dictionary” error

I tried to print some PCL files directly to my HP printer and that apparently screwed up the print queue somehow. Rebooting the system does not help. lpstat says: printer xyz disabled since ... ...
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Adding a network printer with lpadmin but using gnome keyring for auth

I am using lpadmin to add a printer to the system, Ubuntu 18.04 for this example. The problem is that the file is stored in plaintext in /etc/cups/printers.conf. Is there a way for it to use gnome ...
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How to run a script when ever I send a print job to a specific print queue?

I am running Arch-linux and Openbox. Arch-linux has been fully updated today. I can power on and off my printer, a HP LaserJet 2200, using a shell script & keyboard shortcuts associated with the ...
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Dosemu - Waiting for printer to be On-Line

I´m installing an old accounting program in Dosemu and It runs very well until it’s time to print a report. The program checks that the printer is on-line prior to sending the information and it gives ...
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HP LaserJet Pro MFP m26nw won't print as a network printer on Linux Mint 19

I can get it working over USB, but we really want this on the network. The printer is an HP LaserJet Pro MFP m26nw, the OS is Mint 19.1 64 bit Mate. After installing, the test page job changes to a ...
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How to install a Brother HL-L2395 on Slackware 14.2x64?

Just got a Brother HL-L2395, and am trying to get it printing from a "vanilla" (from an original 14.2x64 dvd) Slackware 14.2x64 install. I first got it connected to my wifi, typing the wifi password ...
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Brother MFC-L2710DW mysteriously stopped printing

I'm trying to use Brother MFC-L2710DW multifunction printer/scanner with my Devuan ASCII machine (which is just like Debian Stretch but without systemd). At first, this seemed to work: I printed a ...
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Duplex printing on Kubuntu by default

When I was using Ubuntu 16.04, duplex printing worked like a charm with my Brother DCP-J4120DW. However, I switched to Kubuntu 18.04. This makes Okular the default document viewer and also my document ...
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How to start a printer driver? [closed]

I am familiar with kernel modules and have heard of the IPP, PPD, PS, PCL, PDL printer drivers concepts. I have read that there are "generic" printer drivers that come preinstalled on Mac/Windows so ...
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How to add a printer using a PPD found using lpinfo

If I run lpinfo -m I get a list of PPD files available on my system: $ lpinfo -m ... lsb/usr/xerox/xrx7855.ppd Xerox WorkCentre 7855 ... foomatic-db-ppds/Xerox/xrx133.ppd Xerox WorkCentre Pro 133 ...