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Questions tagged [printer]

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

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Trouble getting USB printer to 'stick' using udevadm

What I’ve got so far $ udevadm info -a -p$(udevadm info --q path -n /dev/usb/lp1) | grep serial ATTRS{serial}=="544336460792090000" /etc/udev/rules.d/50-udev.rules: SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{serial}==...
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Printer on Raspberry (ARMv7 architecture)

I'm trying to do something that might be impossible, but I'm curious. I have a printer (this one) that I need to be able to print images from a RaspberryPi 3b. The main problem here is that there ...
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Installing Brother DCP-195C on cups

I try to install my printer (Brother DCP-195C) on my Raspberry Pi. Due to the ARM architecture, I can't use the binary provided by Brother. Therefore I use the source files. I have installed ...
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Trying to connect to a network printer/scanner

I'm trying to connect to a network printer/scanner and I'm completely lost. I found its IP with fing (its output 192.168.1.200/Ricoh). Disconnecting the network cable makes it disappear from the ...
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Missing a driver for a SMB-accessed Brother printer

I use Lubuntu 17.10. I'm not quite sure which spooling mechanism my own system uses (I think it's CUPS). Now, I want to connect to a printer attached to another machine on a LAN; it's a Windows ...
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Cups and print server slowing down entire system

I am a sysadmin, and my computers run Debian Jessie. (I know, I'm working on updating soon.) When I try to print to a network printer, sometimes it works flawlessly. Other times, however, the program ...
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Logging in or plugging in a USB device wakes up network printer

I just installed Arch Linux recently and have noticed some odd behavior with the network printer (a Samsung C1860FW model). I have CUPS connected to the printer with IPP and am using a PPD from ...
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modify the default options epson xp211 in cups

I just installed an Epson xp211 using the cups web interface, selecting the XP-211-214-216-Series own cups driver, but this one doesn't have the ability to select the resolution and the ink mode of 4 ...
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How can I print on 11x17 paper by specifying the printer tray in the postscript file?

This is a unix question as it may involve changing settings on the unix printer driver, or getting the right printer driver in the first place. Unix: RHEL 5.1 (Tikanga) Printer hardware: Kyocera ...
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Printing to CUPS from Windows

Am running Fedora 23 on a desktop connected to HP Deskjet F2400 and I want to print to it from a Windows 10 laptop. I have cups installed, but I have a few problems: I don't know the username and ...
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lp & Epson WF: set quality of printing

I use Epson WF 7510 printer, and I can print in any quality I choose (draft/normal/best) using system tools (OS X). But I cannot change the quality of printing in command line: lp -o EPIJ_Qual=... has ...
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What exactly is the “Filter” option in CUPS' printers.conf?

I just stumbled over the Filter option that one can add to a <printer></printer> in CUPS' printers.conf. It is described in the docs https://www.cups.org/documentation.php/doc-1.7/ref-...
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Configuring Epson Stylus NX420 Scanner on Debian Wheezy

I'm trying to get my Epson Stylus NX420 printer/scanner combo to work with sane on Debian Wheezy (via USB). I've got cups and saned running, and I've added the printer in the cups configuration page. ...
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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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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 ...
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Virtual PDF printer on the network

I have an application that only allows very rudimentary printer settings. In principle, only the IP of a network printer can be specified, which is then addressed via IPP (port 9100). Now I would ...
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CUPS: use printers in different subnet

I am trying to configure a cups server located in a subnet, that have to comunicate with printers installed in others subnets. For example: cups server ip: 192.168.0.1 /16 printer 01 ip: ...
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How to accomplish print link action of LaTeX in Linux Adobe?

We can create the action which works in Windows and OSX, based on the thread answer How to add print link action of specific pages? The reason why only Windows and OSX is supported is that only the ...
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need to restart cups to reach network printers

Every once in a while (not necessarily after resuming from suspend or booting) I have to sudo /etc/init.d/cups restart to see again the network printers. Is there a way to bypass this process, or what ...
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Brother QL-700 Printed Image Size Reduced

I have a Brother QL-700 label printer that is functioning under Windows and Linux. However, everything printed to it under Linux comes out about 20% smaller than when printed from Windows. I have ...
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CUPS doesn't count the copies of documents

I have a Samsung ML-5515DN connected via usb to a Debian 8 pc, with CUPS installed. This pc works like a printer server and I have connected to it a Windows 7 pc. In windows I have configured the ...
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Is there a way to convert zjsstream to a human readable text file?

I am printing from windows system to ubuntu print server, the spool file built in Ubuntu system is "Zenographics ZjStream printer data (big-endian)". I have used command "zjsdecode" to convert the ...
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Problem installing Canon LBP7010C printer on Linux Mint

I recently bought a Canon I-SENSYS LBP7010C printer, but I am having issues getting it to work on my Linux Mint 17 system. I installed the drivers from Canon's website successfully, but when I try to ...
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How can I make Xerox Phaser 3020's drivers work in Debian 8, Jessie?

I own a Xerox Phaser 3020 printer wich I want to use from a computer running on Debian 8, Jessie. The drivers available at Xerox's web site support Debian 5.0 - 7.1. So they explicitly state that ...
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raw printing - graphics mode

I have been playing with a 9-bit Epson LX-300 dot-matrix printer under Debian. So far was able to: send plain text to the printer: echo 'Los comandos para configurar > /dev/usb/lp0 change the ...
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junk characters with an Epson TM-H6000 on GNU/Linux

I try to print something readable in an Epson TM-H6000 on a GNU/Linux OS, but I just got junk characters like "?" or black rectangles. I'm using CUPS and because I didn't find my printer in the Linux ...
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Mac OSX, how to auto generate a select box of locally installed printers?

Short introduction into the current architecture of a POS program which I am currently developping: + Web based database server + locally installed Mac Mini (Yosemite, headless) with database mirror, ...
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lp prints blank pages for pure text file

Printing a text file through lp result in blank page while printing same file through gedit works fine. lp is able to print pdf and jpg image files, but not text file. On further looking in to ...
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Bridging/Sharing a networkable printer in freebsd

I'm trying to "bridge" a ricoh laser printer to the rest of my network with a freebsd box, I have some other services running on there, such as mediatomb and have been using it as a file/media server. ...
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How can I workaround or fix a printer offset x0y?

OK, so I have an old office reject printer, the OKI B4350. Works great with CUPS and Evince except for one thing: often it prints the page all messed up: offset from the upper left corner and ...
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get Lexmark Z515 running on Linux

Following this tutorial I was able to intall this driver here in Crunchbang Linux 11. As expected, it didn't work. Lexmark itself offers a driver for OS X and that was it. I've tried something similar ...
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Canon MF4550d refuses to print from Linux server

We have several Canon mf4550d printers at the office directly connected to Windows 7 machines. I need to print from a Linux server to those printers. I have installed the latest drivers for my model ...
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error printing in mint

I have installed mint 13 xfce on my parents desktop. I installed the hp psc 500 printer correctly and the first test page was printed perfectly. However, when they want to print a document now, there ...
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Installation of Canon Laserjet LBP 2900B Printer drivers in Linux Mint-16-Cinnamon-64 bit

I have to "install" Synaptic Package Manager from the Ubuntu Software Center to the above mentioned Linux Mint version. This is the website that i visited: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/07/...
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/var/log/warn and messages get written full with io/hpmud/musb.c 997: invalid bulk out endpoint [SLES11]

A couple of month ago I installed a HP LaserJet P3015 and some days ago even tho the printer worked it flooded my /var/log/warn and /var/log/messages files with the same message over and over again ...
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Hardware independent printer driver

In my experience printer drivers are compiled for a specific OS and CPU architecture. Assume a Lexmark E210 Printer. The files seem to be the C source files for LINUX operating systems. Are these ...
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How to convert xqx files into actual text using a command like xqxdecode?

Let's say I have an XQX file (A printer stream file) that I got from LibreOffice Writer, how can I extract the text from that that file using xqxdecode? After reading the documentation for the ...
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Canon LBP6000 USB printer doesn't print out

We have problems in installing Canon LBP6000 printer driver for Linux (Debian Based) We install the driver and it appears in Drivers, however it doesnt print out. Additionally We have PID error in ...
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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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lsb file listed for printer, but no drv file

I installed the hplip package and when I do lpinfo it lists the correct lsb file for the printer I have: lsb/usr/HP/hp-laserjet_m604_m605_m606-ps.ppd.gz HP Laserjet M604 M605 M606 Postscript but ...
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command-line printing with auto rotate and center

I'm print pdf with command-line lpr -P <printer> <file>. I do not know how to enable auto rotate and center option.
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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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Copy printer settings from one computer to another

I have configured a network printer on one machine. Now I want to let other users with other machines use the same printer using my account. Is there a way to copy my config file to a target computer ...
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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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Found CUPS add-on PPD file for my Printer, not sure what to do next

I am trying to learn how to implement a printer driver such as like CUPS. I found for my printer a file saying "CUPS add-on PPD file for [X] Printer", and in there it mentions it's a raster one. *...