A network printer is a printer that is installed and available over a network.

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Setup daily printing quota

Is there a way to enforce daily printing quota on a PC on a shared printer network. The OS on the PCs are either WinXP or Win7.
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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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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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Sharp MX-4101N MFP for 64-bit

I am having absolutely no luck getting the Sharp MX-4101N network printer drivers to work on 64-bit operating systems (Windows 7 and Windows 8). I had already installed some Windows 7 32-bit ...
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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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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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Is there a limit as to how many clients can use a shared printer shared from an XP workstation?

We have over 20 workstations using a shared printer on an XP workstation (not a server OS). Could the 10 inbound connection limit potentially cause problems here? Or does that only apply to shared ...
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Lock out TCP/IP Printer with username/password?

Is there a method for ensuring people do not print to a TCP/IP based printer that shouldn't be? I am assuming that I only have control over a few computers, but the small group of us needs access to a ...
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Printer driver will not work under Linux

I am attempting to use a Ricoh Aficio MP 2000 printer on Kubuntu 13.04, to no avail. It sees the printer (and other printers) and can print successfully to other printers, including another Ricoh ...
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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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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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Window 8 office 2013 won't print more than 1 copy

I have a new windows 8 dell desktop with windows 2013 printing to a Konica Minolta laser jet printer. I have searched other forums for a solution but can not find anything regarding this. Any document ...
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How to use Canon Pixma PRO over LAN from another subnet (W8x64)

I try to use a Canon Pixma PRO-100 which is located in another subnet from Windows 8 x64. I was successfully able to install a printer driver (via the Windows printer settings panel) and it is also ...
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Printing Over the Internet

I would like to know how to allow certain people, with unique user names, to be able to log in over the internet (not LAN) and be able to print their documents to my printer, which is connected to my ...
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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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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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AE6500 Linksys router Print Server functionality

I recently acquired the AE6500 Linksys router to replace an old switch in order to share 2 printers among 4 computers. My previous method of sharing was the both printers were connected to a single ...
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Printing from Ubuntu through SBS 2003 server

I am having problems printing to the printer connected to my (SBS2003) business's network. I know the IP of the printer and I can ping it and even print files from it by going to 192.168.0.50 in ...
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Network printer won't print from Notepad

I have a network printer (using a Raspberry Pi as a server with CUPS and SANE), I can print fine from any computer to the printer but it will not print anything from Notepad, what is the cause of ...
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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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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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Allowing LAN users to send requests to a printer

I have a Xerox Phaser3500N printer. I have connected it to my PC using a USB cable. I now want users on my LAN to to be able to send print jobs to this printer via my machine. How can I set this up?
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Printing over the network to a Sharp MX-C311 from Windows RT

So does anyone know of a workaround to print to a Sharp MX-C311 using Windows RT (over the network)? I've looked on the website and it has Windows 8 stuff but no RT. It has generic Windows 8 64 and ...
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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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Ethernet Print Server to connect to Multifunction USB device

Any advice about whether an Ethernet Print Server will allow a Multifunction USB device to work and if so is there anything we need to be careful of when buying the Print Server? The actual senario ...
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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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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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Paper size in paper setup of Excel 2010 grayed out

i have a workstation with a network printer installed that i use to RDP to another machine. while the printer works fine on the host, within the RDP session the redirected printer seems to gray out ...
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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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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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Can I share only a printer between 2 different networks? - No PC access

We are sharing one same office space but on a different network. What I want to do is share only my printer between Network 1 and Network 2. I don't want to share any PCs. Network Layouts Network 1 ( ...
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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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Strange network quirk for ethernet-connected Brother DCP Printer, Buffalo Router (DD-WRT)

I have Brother DCP-7065DN all-in-one hooked up to my Buffalo WHR-G300N router, which is running a recent (though not quite latest) build of DD-WRT, using an ethernet connection. For computers ...
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How to connect to network printer with Windows 7

Network printer is legacy HP LaserJet 6MP, plugged into a Windows XP workstation that is acting as our network share and the gateway to our shared storage devices. Others @ office are using the ...
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Can't print to network printer from Windows shell

I have a networked printer (HP DeskJet 712C) that is shared via a Windows XP host. I'm able to print to the printer from applications such as Word, gVim, and Notepad, but when I try and print to it ...
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Windows 7 Network printer is not saved

I installed a samsung clx printer, connected it to my switch. I set the printer to have static ip, all definitions are OK. On windows i go to "Device and printers" and click "Add a printer" After it ...
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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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Printing from Windows machines to CUPS works erratically

I'm trying to construct a Linux print server to be accessed by Windows machines. The setup is as follows: Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop CUPS 1.6.1 Printers shared via Samba 3.6.6 Windows machines are running ...
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Logon failure trying to print using Samba

I'm trying to set up a CUPS print server on a Knoppix system for use by Windows clients in an Active Directory domain. So far, I've had success with printing over IPP. Now I want to explore the ...
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How to do OCR with a Savin 9228 printer?

At work we have a Savin 9228 printer that I read on the website can do OCR. But I looked in the manual and I can't find any mention of OCR. Does the printer actually do OCR or does the printer scan ...
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Which remote printing protocol to use?

My network-enabled printer supports several network printing protocols: LPR/LPD - The "traditional" unix printing protocol "Raw" TCP/IP printing IPP WSD In addition, several network discovery ...
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Adding printer to Windows 7 - Search for printer shows printers that don't exist

I'm using Windows 7. When I add a printer, and it shows me a list of printers that I could add, some of those entries are invalid (printers that shouldn't exist now... did in the past). How do I ...
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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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Auto print files inside a specific monitored folder to default printer (or send file via email)

What I want to do is have a dropbox folder on my computer, which is monitored and any file which goes into the folder gets sent to my printer (and afterwards removed from the queue/folder). ...
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Installing driver 32bit on win7 64bit [closed]

I need to get to work network scanner, printing already works via drivers from canon site, I installed scangear toll as well but when I add scanner from control panel it's not showing canon printer ...