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CUPS network printing shows success but prints nothing

I have installed a Canon SmartBase MP370 printer to a Ubuntu Server using Canon BJC-8200 - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.9 drivers, as native drivers are not present. I printed a test page from server ...
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How can I add a Bonjour printer manually or via a different protocol in OSX?

There are 6 macs on my home network, 2 of them on Mavericks. The 10.9 macs cannot see my cannon MG5200 that is connected to the router via WiFi but the others can. I experienced this problem with my ...
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Adding a Printer to my Print Server Failing

So, on the Windows Server page I read the following. Step 4: Add Network Printers Automatically Print Management (Printmanagement.msc) can automatically detect all the printers that are ...
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Why can't I map a network drive if I can ping the server?

I have a server running Windows 2003 R2 SP2. I can ping it from any computer on the network. My problem is that it acts as a file and print server, but none of the other computers on the network can ...
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On Windows 7, is there a way to map a printer such that it is available for all sessions?

While logged in as the normal console session user (i.e. no elevated privileges) I can start a custom Windows application the normal way, and I can send a file to a printer by pressing a print button ...
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Wireless printer connected to Raspberry Pi running iptables

My Setup: I have a Raspberry Pi set up as an access point using hostapd and dnsmasq I've got an Android tablet connected and a Samsung wireless printer. I have iptables running on the Raspberry ...
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How to get an HP printer to process print jobs again (TCP window filling up)?

This morning, our trusty HP PhotoSmart C5180 stopped working in a very weird manner: According to the printer's display, all is correct [1] The printer can be discovered correctly (DNS-SD) The ...
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Printer Spooler Error Lexmark X543 Network attached printer

I have very strange problem with my network attached Lexmark X543 printer. It is connected to my router via ethernet cable so it could be accessed from all over the network. All users have the same ...
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Why can this one user not print to a printer that someone else in the same office can print to?

Ok, here's the details guys: I have 2 users in one room Hooked up to an Epson Printer. The printer is relatively old, old enough that it has to be plugged into the Old Printer port in a relay box ...
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Network Printer Prints blank pages if connected to network via router

We have wireless router with ethernet port in it connected to network printer, and user laptops connected via wifi, now if i print one page with some text, i get that paper printed, and loads of blank ...
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Shared printer asking for password

I have set up printer sharing on a Windows 8 machine. The printer is working from Windows 8 as a local printer. However, other clients (running Windows 7) on the network cannot see it. I have tried ...
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Running external commands or batch file after I print something

How do I write a script (or more correctly, a daemon) that will listen for print jobs and run a script when the user prints? Basically when the user prints I want to open a browser window that takes ...
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Redirecting Offline Network printer to a local printer on networked computer

We had a network card go bad in our HP Laserjet 4250, we are trying to redirect the network printer we have on all computers to the computer it is connected to and print as a local job. I'll try to ...
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Windows 7, Printer is unavailable until PC reboot

We are having a problem that I haven't seen before and can find no answers to online. A desktop running Windows 7 is unable to print using network printers. When the user tries, no matter what ...
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1answer
391 views

Brother 8880DN Scanning

We have a client with a Brother MFC 8880DN connected up to their server via USB and shared out, which is printing fine and all is well. It's really a short question more so than anything - in order ...
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Windows 7 computer doesn't see wireless printer unless router is rebooted

I have a Dell laptop running Windows 7. It is directly connected to a Zhone combination DSL modem/router. I also have an Epson all-in-one printer connected wirelessly to the router. Most of the time ...
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Second WAN/LAN in office, want to share printers between them

My business is growing so I've decided to purchase a second DSL line, to separate two departments to allow for more bandwidth usage. Previously I had a network printer that served both departments. ...
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Large documents spool, but don't print

Well - essentially I have a network printer on a Std. TCP/IP port which has been working flawlessly for the last 6 months or so. Recently though it's been (randomly) failing when trying to print large ...
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How to connect computers to a network printer behind a router?

General question: How to connect computers to an IP printer behind a router? Particular question: How to connect C-1 and C-2 to PRI? What? Where? [ISP] | | ...
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Which network drivers to install in which workstations of workgroup with different operating systems?

A network of 8 Windows workgroups contains workstations with MS Windows 98 32 bit MS Windows Vista 32 bit MS Windows 7 32 bit MS Windows 7 64 bit MS Windows XP SP3 32 bit MS Windows XP SP 3 64 ...
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Is it possible to find a printer's physical location in a building by its IP adress?

I am in a school with probably 200+ computers and I did an IP scan among a certain range and found three or four printers. I was wondering if it would be possible to find these printers in the school, ...
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Is a server or DC server required for a network printer?

I'm in the process of building, more like designing a small network for home. We currently have approximately 6 computers that can operate in the house. Unfortunately, all of these computers share one ...
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How can I print from an 'isolated' wireless network to a printer on the LAN?

I occasionally have the need to print from my laptop to a printer in my university's lab, but I can't figure out how to get at it. When trying to ping the printer's IP from my laptop, I can't, and ...
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Prevent Network Printers Automatically being added to 'Devices and Printers' in Windows 7

I think my question is a duplicate of this one, but the original question was never properly answered (the steps described are for Windows XP). I am aware of the option to "Turn off Network ...
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Connecting a wired network printer to a wireless router talking to another?

The scenario: Multi-function printer located in copy room - back of building MFP has network port Existing wireless router near front of building Existing wireless router has internet connection ...
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Network printing — setting up and printing over network using Mac OS X

I've connected a USB printer to a Mac OS X (10.4) machine -- this computer is connected to a network with a registered IP address -- and enabled sharing through the System Preferences setting (under ...
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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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673 views

what makes a printer a printer in a network?

I am scanning a network using nmap. I assume that this network has copy machines and printers with IP addresses. Is there a way I can differentiate the regular computers from the printers? nmap can ...
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Networking: Adding specific route for printer, on Mac Connected to Two Networks

I have a Mac connected to two different networks (wireless en1 and ethernet en0 ). The ethernet network is the preferred (System Preferences->Set Service Order). I'd like to be able to print to a ...
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Virtualbox share guest (windows xp) printer to host(linux)

I have a weird situation. I own a printer that has 0 support in linux, but of course, it works in windows. So I have installed VirtualBox 3.1.2 with guest additions to provide access to my usb ...
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Kyocera Mita KM-4030 Network Printer EXTREMELY slow to print from Windows 7

I have a network with 4 computers and 1 server. The server is running Windows 2008 x64 Standard (Domain Controller). IT IS NOT A PRINT SERVER. The four client computers print directly to the printer, ...
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675 views

Ubuntu install panasonic network printer

I have a panasonic KX-FLB883 similat to this one on the panasonic website and i am trying to install it on ubuntu. The computer detects it but it asks me for a driver or ppd file and i cant seem to ...
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Epson Artisan 800 on Ubuntu/Linux

Update for Ubuntu 10.04: Printing should work 'out-of-box', scanning still needs the newer sane backend. Looking for a known good way to setup an Epson Artisan 800 on Ubuntu specifically or any linux ...