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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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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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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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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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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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How can I print particular set of pages like 1,3,5,6,9… using lp command

I am trying to print particular set of pages using lp command, but page-ranges option is not getting me the exact pages. lpr -o page-ranges=1,3,5,6,9 filename
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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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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 non-...
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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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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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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 does not see default printer - why?

I've set my only printer to be the default printer via CUPS, which lpstat confirms $ lpstat -p -d printer MFC-9840CDW is idle. enabled since Fri 03 Jun 2016 09:05:46 AM Online system default ...
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Ubuntu, Seiko SLP 240, Commandline Printing

I have bought an older label printer. The model is »Seiko SLP 240«. I have downloaded, build and installed the driver from the company's website. The printer is working, but it refuses to print the ...
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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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Canon LPB-6020 printer not working in LPR/LPD over ASUS RT-AC3200 router

I just bought ASUS RT-AC3200 and I realized that it does not work with my Canon LPB-6020 printer over LPR/LPD protocol on Mac (Mac OS X El Capitan). I have installed it using this docs https://www....
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Add a remote Linux printer to Windows print dialog

I have this printer that is connected to a remote server that runs Linux. I can print anything to it by first printing to a PDF file and then SSHing to the Linux server, sending the PDF and then ...
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Dot Matrix Printer - Paper Position

I'm trying print on Linux using lp and lpr with an Epson LX 300+II. The overall print works well, but sometimes my user leaves the paper in the middle at printer tray. Every document I send to the ...
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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. ...