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Ubuntu CUPS printing

I've been fiddling with the for the whole day and couldn't figure out what the problem is due to my lack of knowledge about Ubuntu. It all started with me trying to set up a network printer in the ...
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Network printer prints gibberish

Throughout the day my network printer spits out a page that has a single line of characters at the top of the page. I used the navigator on the printer to pull up the print history and for all the ...
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Shared printer refuses to work on Windows 7, but works on Windows 8

I've spent hours trying to get a Oki C8600 printer working using Windows printer sharing. Let's call the three computers involved the following: WinXPserver - The Oki printer is connected to this ...
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How to add network printer remotely without knowing the IP?

Assume your friend from over 100km away asked you to add a network printer to his computer since you're so tech savvy. How would you add network printer remotely in this case? You would need: 0. ...
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Printer properties of network printer (SAMBA) takes a long time to load on Windows 7

Whenever I open the printer properties of a shared SAMBA printer (to change the paper size, orientation, print quality, etc.) the dialog box takes a long time (approx. 1~2 second "choking" delay) to ...
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How can I install HP network printer in Windows 8?

I have an old HP LaserJet printer connected to the home LAN, which I would like to use over the Jet Direct protocol. How can I connect it to a Windows 8 device? Windows now seems to only allow to ...
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When printing to Dell 5130cdn, document shows up on LCD screen but nothing prints

I have a user who is unable to print to a Dell 5130cdn. When she tries to, the name of the document will show up on the LCD screen and the rollers will start spinning as if it is going to print, but ...
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A Printer that has multiple MAC Addresses?

I have a Lexmark printer that for some reason shows multiple MAC addresses when its connected to a switch. Thats so weird. Anybody had the same problem? How can I solve it and how come it has ...
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152 views

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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254 views

Printing problems with libreoffice and (remote) cups server

we have cups running on an ubuntu server managing all printing jobs. on the ubuntu clients the server is set in client.conf Printing works from every tested program, but not from libreoffice. (tested ...
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Print leaves queue but does not physically print

I am printing from Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) through a TCP/IP printer which is hosted on Windows 8.1 (64-bit). The remote network is connected to use with VPN. The problem is that the print ...
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439 views

Testing IPP Printing with ipptool

I'm trying to send an IPP print job using the ipptool. Using the sample .test files, I can send commands to the printer, but I am unable to successfully use the print-job.test file. Here's an example ...
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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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No job routing in cups

I have just bought a new printer Lexmark C950de and i have instal a hardisk of 320 GB in it. I have in the past configure printer HP to do job storage from cups but now on Lexmark printer, i don't ...
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106 views

route print jobs to different printers based on page count

Is it possible to route any job X pages and under to Printer A, and have any documents over X pages go to Printer B? Preferably at the workstation itself, and not at the router/network level. ...
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284 views

CP1515n printer prints images in color but text in greyscale

I am trying to diagnose an extremely strange problem. We have an HP Color Laserjet CP1515n network printer. We need to connect to it from 3 computers; 2 of the computers run XP, 1 runs Win7. The ...
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84 views

Printer only works after switching it off and on every day

We have an older printer, an hp Laserjet 1300. The printer is installed on a windows xp (32 bit) machine. When trying to connect over the network to the printer, my machine (windows 7 64 bit) cannot ...
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How to backup printers driver?

As a network administrator I sometimes have to do a clean windows install on a system and I want to know if there is a way to backup up printers driver that were installed in on old version of windows ...
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Kyocera printer preferences dialog box shows different options for different users

I am working with a software vendor trying to configure their software to print a certain type of business form to a Kyocera laser printer. We are having some problems with page registration which we ...
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Mac Laptops do not see printer anymore

I have a bunch of laptops that run OSX 10.4 and whenever I go to add the IP of the printer I get the "can't find the software/drivers". What are some debug steps I can take to get the printer added ...
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104 views

Save printers from current session - Windows 7

I would like to ask if there is a way to save printers from current session in Windows 7 through script? I have added some network printers through "Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname". ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
89 views

Xerox D95 support on linux?

I failed to find any official or unofficial driver for this printer. Usually for my brother and canon printers i can get away by using a close model (e.g. using the driver for DCP-8060 to print on a ...
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684 views

Cannot change default paper size in CUPS

I'm running suse 12.1x86 (Gnome 3) with cups 1.5.x (guessing, I'm not at my pc right now). We have a network-connected Xerox printer and recently we changed its IP. Connection to the printer was ...
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82 views

use linux printer configuration in windows

I'm having the following problem: I have a ubuntu 12.04 lts machine and a network printer. The network printer is correctly configured in ubuntu, so I can print from my ubuntu machine. Furthermore I ...
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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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188 views

Remove “On Server-Name” from network printers

I'd like to remove the on ServerName from network printers. The name becomes rather long when it is fully qualified IE "Color Printer on someserver.someverylongdomain.local" instead of just "Color ...
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5k views

How do I use Brother software to scan to Email?

I have a Brother MFC 6490CW and we recently installed the software for it on Windows 7. Before it automatically opened Outlook 2010 when we told it to scan to an email because it was the default mail ...
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How do I share a printer that is attached to a Fedora computer?

I have a computer running Fedora 17 with a Xerox Phaser 6360N attached to it. I need to share that printer to a LAN computer running Windows 7. How do I do this? Preferably without Samba.
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Cannot access network printer from windows 7 PCs

We have several printers in the office - 2 are connected to the network via ethernet cables, and another is connected to our "server" (which is actually a Windows XP machine). The problem is that none ...
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1answer
143 views

Adding net auto-discovery to legacy printer

I have a HP 2300dtn laser printer (PCL/PS) connected directly to the network and I would like to add "airprint" capability to it so that client computers can find it automatically. The printer claims ...
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How can I use network printer while Bitdefender firewall on?

After I installed Bitdefender Total Security 2013, I can't print. I found that I can print only when I turn off firewall (from Bitdefender) How can I print with firewall? I think I should give ...
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wireless printer - entering WPA - is there a quicker way?

I have a wireless printer (Brother DCP-585CW). The wireless setup instruction says I should enter the WPA key to the printer. The key is entered using up and down buttons on the printer. So, I am ...
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Windows refuses to believe printer is online unless I delete and re-add it

I have a Canon MP560. It is online, in the sense that I can connect to its internal web server. If I delete and reinstall it, Windows (Windows 7) will then recognize it. In all other cases, ...
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How to obtain printed page count if no web-gui or driver-gui is available to show it

I am curious if windows print servers can keep a count of the printed pages sent to it? Can an individual PC (WinXP+)? Is there some secret command you can send it (with telnet, dos, etc)? I searched ...
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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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686 views

USB Printer - Scan to network?

Although this may seem like a (stupid) question - if we have a USB printer, hooked up to a host machine and shared out. The printer has Scan to network facilities - would you be able to scan to ...
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494 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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102 views

Printer Drivers on a Server

It's a query more than a problem. As we know Windows Update houses lots of drivers for Printers by default, and when adding a local printer, you can merely select from that list, point it to an TCP/IP ...
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How to print on both sides (Duplex printing) using HP ePrint

I am using HP LaserJet Professional P1606dn. I just started using HP ePrint, and I don't know how print on both sides of the paper using the HP ePrint. Please help me.
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HP 4015 printer randomly printing blank pages?

I have an HP4015n printer (networked) which has been working great for about a year. Recently, we've noticed that the printer will occasionally print a blank page in place of an order. So, lets say ...
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1answer
760 views

PowerShell script to re-install printer, set to default if it was default

We have a printer at work that is giving us problems. We have tried a few different solutions but when a user goes to print to this printer Windows 7 will sometimes display something like: Windows ...
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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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1answer
5k views

How to flush printer queue via command line on Windows 7?

How can I flush the printer queue with cmd.exe on Windows 7?
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How do printers receive documents from computers? Internal Queueing?

I have had trouble finding any actual information of how printers actually handle printing data. All OSes as far as I know have a "print queue" which seemingly buffers printed documents out to the ...
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1answer
260 views

Sometimes need to turn printer on/off to process print queue?

I've got a rather annoying problem. Our laser printer at work (HP CP3525) will only print one document at a time. After that, it needs to be turned on/off to process the next document in the queue. ...
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Send Email through sanono machine

I have canon advance running advance c5045 machine I'm try to setup my machine to send copy of scanning items through my gmail account. suppose when i scan any file and click send items through ...
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1answer
84 views

How-To Build a Printer Setup

My Current Printer Photosmart C3100, with a inbult scanner. I plan on upgrading it. I want to build a Printer Setup. Something I can attach to the printer, via thin pipes or tubes to the Ink ...
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214 views

Sharing Canon Inkjet IP4000

Let me first start by acknowledging that this question has been asked in very similar ways previously, I am aware of them but none of them have been resolved in a way that's relevant to me or that I ...
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Samsung ML-2850 Series Printer & Win 7 - Miscellaneous and Vague Errors

I could bore you all to tears with an elaborate story of my hardships, but here's the deal: Small office (15 users) Windows 7 Professional Samsumg ML-2850 Series Printer Printer shared on a server ...