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Add Printer requires UAC to admin

I have several non-admin users on my Active Directory domain that need to be able to add printers without an admin entering their credentials at a UAC prompt. How do I use group policies to allow ...
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Changing the font when printing with lpr

I have searched through the internet, and Super User, but couldn't find the answer. Is it possible to change the font used when printing with lpr from Monaco to some other font, like Times New Roman? ...
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Windows lpr implementation not finding printer

I'm trying to port a linux program to windows 7, that receives an lpr command from a websocket and sends the command to a local vinyl cutter. The windows lpr implementation is different and there is ...
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Printer configurations on Linux: Providing privilege to normal users

I am on a CentOS machine. Everything is working fine, I can configure the printer with the GUI System->Administration->Printing. It asks for root password and then I can make the configurations. ...
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Cups line printer skip page after printing one line

I have a cups line printer (Epson 9 pin).Printing works fine but it skips the page after one print. I'm using echo "Hi" | lpr -P myprinter command to test. It prints the message,But when I again ...
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How to print out all non-hidden files recursively in a dir using lpr

find . -type f | grep -v '/\.' lists out all non-hidden files in the current dir recursively. Example of this command given the following file tree . ├── css │   ├── base.css │   └── main.css ├── ...
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Printing slides via lpr: How to get 4-up in landscape correctly?

If I have some pages of text, I can use lpr -o sides=one-sided -o landscape -o number-up=4 -o number-up-layout=btlr -o fitplot -P myprinter to print the text 4-up landscape. The layout is ---------- ...
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Brother MFC-7360N has misaligned prints

I need to print from a Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) box to a Brother MFC-7360N. The resulting printouts are all shifted 1cm to the right and 1cm up. This is particularly annoying if I want to print labels. ...
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lp vs lpr. What to use in case of CUPS and what historical difference?

My Debian distro provide lp and lpr commands for printing from CUPS packages. I am noob to printing in UNIX but (have other tech skills). I try find difference in man lp and man lpr. Only case that ...
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LPR Utility for Windows 98

I'm trying to print to a network printer through TCP/IP in windows 98, however, windows 98 does not support printing to a TCP/IP port, so I read that I can do it through something called LPR. Where ...
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How to setup LPR on Windows 8

I have a Netgear WGPS606 print server. How can I install that printer on my Windows 8 system? I have enabled the Windows LRP feature. However; when I try to add a printer it only searches locally. ...
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Printing from the command line with LibreOffice, lpr commands?

I'm trying to print a word document from the command line, but I need to specify printing options that I would normally use lpr for. This is the command I'm using libreoffice -p "filename.doc" I ...
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printing multiple files with lpr

When printing multiple files using lpr and the -p option, the name of the first file is printed in the header for all files. How can this behavior be modified such that the correct file name is ...
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Specify different username when printing to a lpr printer

My school requires me to use a different username than my Windows username in order to print. With Linux lpr I could just specify -U username, but there is no such option for Windows lpr (and even if ...
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How Can I Print Under A Username Different Than The One I'm Logged In As?

I bring my own personal laptop to school where my login is nickname. However, in order to print to the school's printers the username that sends the print job must match my school's AD login, ...
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Margin problems when printing PDF using LPR on OS X

I'm printing a PDF document using LPR on OS X, to a Canon MP190 printer. When printing the same document (Letter paper size) from the Preview app, the margins are correct. When printing using LPR, the ...
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How do I tell aptitude or apt to offer a particular version of lpr?

I seem to have a weird version of lpr installed (one that doesn't cope with -o, see also this question). On all my other machines that run the same debian squeeze, the proper version of lpr is ...
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Adobe Reader seems to use wrong lpr command when printing to CUPS

On my debian lenny box, printing via CUPS works fine, e.g. using OpenOffice. When printing from Adobe Reader, however, stuff doesn't work. It appears the problem happens during the first step of the ...
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Make Sending Alternate Username to Printer Queue Permenant

I am currently having trouble to print file to a userid protected network printer. The problem is that my username is not what they want. Well, I can print files from terminal: lpr -p [printer name] ...
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lpr on Cygwin appending .lnk to my PRINTER value

I have Cygwin on a Windows 7 machine. In my .bashrc file, I have tried export PRINTER=\\\\myPrintServer\\myPrinter Escaping the backslashes, which, when I type $lpr -D, gives me Windows Printer ...
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lpr: cannot open printer description file

On a debian with cups, I get the following error with an alias of mine cc2ps cms2CompsGlobEnrich.m [cms2CompsGlobEnrich.m (C++): 4 pages on 4 sheets] lpr: cannot open printer description file [Total: ...
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lpr -o page-ranges=1 is still printing all three pages

I need to make lpr print just the first page of my document, however it continues to print everything. Itried these commands: lpr -P <myprinter> -o page-ranges=1 <myfile> lp -d ...
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How to print in Windows (Vista) using a different user?

Is it possible to print as different user in Windows (Vista) without switching user? I don't want to create profile for another user. (I need this because of some printers that are accessible only ...
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LPR Printing: Tumble mode

Apparently this is an option to do with duplex/simplex in lpr, but I haven't been able to find what it means.
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Linux: how to list printer names acceptable for use with lpr?

The lpr man page says a destination printer can be specified with the -P flag. -P destination[/instance] Prints files to the named printer. I have 'added' various printers on local Samba shares ...
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How do I monitor network traffic for IPP (LPD/LPR)?

I'm writing an application that sends print jobs over IPP to an LPR print server. I need a way to monitor the traffic going between that server and my development box. Right now I'm just sending jobs ...
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Finding manuals for lpr

This thread is based on the thread. Where are the newest manuals for lpr? I would like to know where the flags such as "page-range" are documented. I did not find them in Ubuntu 9.10.
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Printing pages from 7 to 17 by lpr

How can you print pages from 7 to 17 by lpr?