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How can I print double-sided with ipptool?

Using ipptool, you can configure a job to use duplex printing by adding ATTR keyword sides two-sided-long-edge or ATTR keyword sides two-sided-short-edge to the job description, depending on the ...
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fprintd-enroll list_devices failed: No devices available

Sorry, Validity VFS491 is not on fprintd's list of supported devices. Here seems to be a separate project that uses the proprietary driver components provided by Validity Sensors, Inc. but ...
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How can I print double-sided with ipptool?

While @StephenKitt's answer of course is correct, I want to add a few details: The line he suggested HAS to appear after the two lines with ATTR charset ... and ATTR language .... The filename can be ...
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Manjaro on HP Laptop - Battery drain while powered off

Alright as it turned out that whatever the bug was, it seems to be fixed in kernel version 4.14.9-2. Upgrading to this kernel resolved the issue.
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Manjaro on HP Laptop - Battery drain while powered off

Presumably some part of your hardware fails to power down. Maybe a driver issue. You've shown us some stuff about bluetooth, and you're already looking at ethernet. Maybe this isrelevant, but ...
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Strange NVMe “BootDevice Not Found” error on HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini

Thanks to A.B.’s help, I was able to recover. 🙌 Steps to recover from “BootDevice Not Found” (see docs) Step 1: boot from debian-11.2.0-amd64-netinst.iso Step 2: select “Advanced options…” and hit ...
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Weak wifi signal in Debian 9

You have at least 3 questions in there; I will try to address those with the data you gave us. 1) Wifi stability Your wifi is a Realtek, which is known to have stability problems. see this link Wi-...
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Installing Gentoo on HP DL380 G4 fails at installing Kernel sources

The relevant line is this: checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables This means that when the configure script for the bc package (...
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How do I boot from a live USB on an Ubuntu system?

You should be able to easily boot your USB by running systemctl reboot --firmware-setup on Ubuntu or by spamming F9 when your computer starts. Also It appears your grub configuration is ordered to ...
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KDE neon desktop becomes laggy after closing applications or applying settings

I'm having the same problem. I'm running a fresh install of KDE Neon 5.21 on a System76 Darter Pro, having just switched over in the past few days from Pop OS with Gnome. Every once in a while it goes ...
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Centos 8 secondary install failed with "Unknown error has occured"

It seems that Anaconda does not like to scan disks with faulty partition tables. In my ignorance I thought "just let me start installing and I'll fix it", but since the installation would ...
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Mute mic button not working on HP ENVY 13 x360 (from 2020)

Create 90-internal-keyboard.hwdb file in /etc/udev/hwdb.d: touch /etc/udev/hwdb.d/90-internal-keyboard.hwdb Then put this into it: evdev:input:b0011v0001p0001eAB41* KEYBOARD_KEY_82=f20 After that ...
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how to list or download BIOS logs from HPilo CLI DL380p

The question is not Unix/Linux related (maybe very remotely, as HP iLO is internally Linux based, and sometimes HP support when troubleshooting issues can give you a special iLO build that allows ...
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Printer is always "waiting for the printer to become available"

Arch had an update that changed the file /etc/cups/cupsd.conf by providing a file at that position called cupsd.conf.pacnew. I replaced cupsd.conf with the "pacnew" file, restarted cups and ...
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Using Tandberg LTO5 and Debian 10 Buster

To write on tape, usually on Linux/Unix we use tar or cpio. If you want to use LTFS, unfortunately on Debian there is no easy way. All the pre-compiled binaries on Quantum, Tandberg, HP, IBM websites ...
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Using Tandberg LTO5 and Debian 10 Buster

On Unix-style systems, the basic tool for tape control is mt; the corresponding package in Debian is mt-st (mt with support for SCSI tapes). You can use that to retension tapes, erase them, print the ...
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How to use a x-terminal

Yes, X Terminals get connected to Unix (Linux) hosts via Ethernet. 1) Install the BNC Ethernet card and connect it to the Terminal. 2) Run wireshark on the interface of the BNC Ethernet card. 3) ...
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Dual Boot on a HP Dragonfly Elite Laptop

I'm currently fighting against the same issue as you. At the moment I understand that it is impossible to change the boot order due to UEFI, if you want to disable UEFI you have to disable HP's secure ...
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On installing driver for HP Laserjet Pro M15a

You should install the packaged version instead: sudo apt install hplip The version available in Ubuntu 19.04 includes full support for the M15a. The canberra-gtk-module is a warning related to Gtk ...
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How to load a modified EDID into RAM after boot to fix defective monitor's EDID report?

Prelimary answer: 1) Look into /var/log/Xorg.0.log to see the decoded EDID that is received. Use ssh or a virtual console to get at the information if the display is blank, or connect monitors both ...
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Trouble configuring the ant_sel option for low WiFi signal on HP laptop, Linux Mint

I get the same problem sequence with my HP 15-ay188nb (wifi module rtl8723be). I go to the store (it was still under warranty) and I receive it back with the 2 antennas operationnals (without ...
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Cannot connect to Wifi on Linux Mint Version 4.15.0-45

To get the WiFi chipset working/build the necessary kernel mode, run in the command line: sudo apt-get install git build-essential dkms git clone -b extended https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new....
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Headphones recognised but produce no sound on antergos

Make sure your headphones are plugged in Run: $alsactl restore I generally have it mapped in my ~/.zshrc as alias fixaudio="alsactl restore"
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hpsa_allow_any=1 and centos7.5

You can permanently add this to boot options by editing /etc/default/grub file. You have to add this at the end of line which starts from GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=. Then recreate grub config file using ...
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Where to get PostScript printer driver for HP OfficeJet Pro 8210?

Installing the additional package foomatic-db beside of printer-driver-postscript-hp brought the solution. The printer is working completely fine with this!
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hp-setup python3 error: cannot import name '_gobject'

The solution was simple: pacman -S --needed python-gobject and indeed it needed to be installed. The report from pacman -Qi hplip which indicated: python-gobject: for running hp-toolbox [...
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Can I go to the Legacy BIOS on a Chromebook without having to unscrew?

According to the guide here: https://www.howtogeek.com/210817/how-to-enable-developer-mode-on-your-chromebook/ there is a key combination that enables the developer mode (hence usb booting). ...
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Scanning film (negatives) on Linux

The SANE backend for the G3010 is marked as "basic, unmaintained", so that is probably a dead end (unless you're prepared to dig in the source code). For scanners, the only viable non-free solution ...
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Knowing when backups were launched

The ps command can show you the start time or elapsed time: $ ps -O start,lstart,etime PID STARTED STARTED ELAPSED S TTY TIME COMMAND 7827 15:18:42 Tue Aug 1 15:18:...
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NMI watchdog: BUG: soft lockup

I have seen this on HP DL360 G8 servers which were using multiple fiber channel controllers and multipath to attach several hundred SAN disks to a server. The problem was that the kernel was booted ...
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