Questions tagged [printer]

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

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check status of network printer in linux

I need to enable/disable print button in my application based on status of available printers. For USB drivers, I am checking sysfs ( /sys/class/usbmisc/lp0/dev ). But for Network drivers I didn't ...
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How to make CUPS show a USB printer as disabled when it is disconnected?

I'm using CUPS on an ARM single-board computer to share a USB printer over the network. To conserve power, the printer is usually powered off via a remote-controlled power outlet and only switched on ...
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What connection should I enter for USB printer? (HPLIP)

I am trying to add a HP LaserJet 1320N printer to CUPS. The printer is connected by USB. in the CUPS web admin interface, I selected HPLIP, then on the next page I have to enter Connection. According ...
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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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How do I install a network printer without being dependent on the IP-address of the printer?

In Linux I want to install a HP LaserJet 1320n that needs to be power up and down. It will get a new IP-address every time it's powercycled. How can I install the printer on a Linux machine and not be ...
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Script to do periodic printing

I have a networked inkjet printer (HP all-in-one photosmart 5510), and currently I have a simple script that reminds me periodically to send a small job for printer so that the ink doesn't dry up. I'm ...
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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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How to add shared Printer on Redhat

One of the customer requested to enabled Printer Sharing between Redhat Linux Server and the Printer which is shared on one the Windwos 7 Machine. The path they provided is \192.168.16.105\...
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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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Cannot print text via /dev/usb/lp0 on recent printers

I have a strange problem, when I connect an old printer (HP, Epson, at last 4 years old printers) on my linux embedded board, when I type the command echo test > /dev/usb/lp0 it prints correctly. ...
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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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Gnome-manual-duplex in Gnome 3 on Arch linux

I installed the gnome-manual-duplex package from the AUR. In Ubuntu this used to add a virtual printer that you could print to. No printer was added when I installed this package on Arch linux. The ...
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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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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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How to install Canon PIXMA MX882 using CUPS 1.4.8 in Puppy Linux Precise 5.7.1

I need help installing my Canon PIXMA MX882 network printer using the pre-installed CUPS 1.4.8 in Puppy Linux Retro 5.7.1 (Full Install) on my Gateway Solo 9100 (Pentium II 300 MHz with 160 Mb Memory),...
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Linux drivers for Ricoh Aficio SP 100SU

Does anyone have a driver for the Ricoh Aficio SP 100SU on Linux? Any directions to correctly install it and have the printer work?
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CANON printer setup with no driver openSUSE

I just bought a new printer/scanner combo and am attempting to set it up with my pc which runs openSUSE 13.1. I went to yast-> hardware-> printers and followed the prompts however, although my ...
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Device URI for Printer

I have the system printer GUI installed on Centos 6.6. I added the printer (HP LaserJet Pro P1102). The model exists. The problem is that the GUI is asking for the Device URI which I'm not sure where ...
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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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