A printer is a device used for printing text and/or graphics from the computer.

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Should I buy ink cartridges for my Epson printer?

The flat I moved into had an Epson DX4450 printer. It was left behind by the previous tenants as they did not need it anymore. So rather than throwing it away I wanted to get it fixed for my own use. ...
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Printer setup incomplete because of a metered connection

I tried to set up my HP Deskjet 3510 printer on my Dell Inspiron Windows 10 laptop. The printer is connected with the laptop with a USB 2.0 cable. Laptop is connected to a home WiFi network. After ...
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Enable JavaScript in Toshiba Printer's embedded browser

I am trying to set up my Toshiba e-Studio 287 printer to be able to upload its scans to Dropbox. The easiest way I have been able to find so far is to use the embedded browser to go to the Dropbox ...
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How do I successfully network computers together using Windows HomeGroup?

I am trying to network a normal USB printer so that all computers on my network can print from it, but no computer on my network can see my HomeGroup... I have a router connected to a switch, which ...
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The PGBK text when printing is blurry, how do I fix it?

The PGBK text when printing is blurry, how do I fix it? all other test patterns are fine! Have a Cannon MG 5560 printer
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Printer freezes when the paper go into the heater

I have Hp 1018 laserjet, It gets freeze when the paper go into the heater and the red light stays on (not blinking) until I remove the paper and restarts the printer again. I thought it may be because ...
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No fax detected with HP MFP

I'm trying to set up a HP LaserJet MFP (multifunction fax printer) M476dw as a fax machine. It's connected to a Linksys PAP2T analogue telephone adapter (ATA) with VoipVoip as service provider with a ...
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brother printer firmware update password reset

While trying to update my brother printer (DCP-8080DN) firmware, the java program asks for a admin password, and says that it could only have been altered by a BRadmin program, otherwise the default ...
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Most secure way to print on local printer while in remote sessioin

First of all a hello to everyone. I am trying to work a solution for my client. The client wants to access a machine at SITE-B remotely. The client wants to access the files at SITE-B using a ...
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My wireless Epson printer appears offline, often. Why?

I've got an Epson WF-3540 printer. It is connected to our network wirelessly. It used to not give us any problems until I had to reset the router. Now the printer hardly ever works for us, because it ...
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Linksys WRT1900AC or Asus RT-AC68U as NAS and Print hubs

I'm considering buying one of the mentioned wireless routers: Linksys WRT1900AC or WRT1900ACS Asus RT-AC68U They both have two USB ports. I'd like to connect a USB hard drive (Seagate FreeAgent ...
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LibreOffice Impress: printing causes slide content to shift and bad fitting to printable page

I am composing a simple presentation slide with LibreOffice Impress (v 4.2.8.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2)). Here it is required that the objects in it have the same position both in the file and in the ...
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Change content after user has print document [closed]

I have printed a specific document from my Laptop (windows 7) to a shared printer. This document has "document name", "username/computer name" . Is there any way to remove these meta data from being ...
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Windows Photo Viewer Some Picture Printing Result Invert Colour

I have a quite interesting problem of Windows 7 photo viewer. I noticed the program printing some of images in inverted state. Do not know the cause, I tried print it using other program without ...
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Duplications of printers in printing and unable to stop cups-browsed service on Ubuntu14.04

I have configured EpsonTM-T20 printer in ubuntu 14.04. Well its Working fine but the issue is, if I restarted the machine I can see lot(7) of duplications in printing with the same name as well as ...
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Install network printer with batch file

I have one printer connected to a RaspberryPI and many clients. To save time, I want to create a batch file, that installs the printer and its driver automatically. Here is what I have by now: ...
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Printer works only after changing static ip and reboot

I have this setup, X-Lable printer and X-cutting machine. X-Printer network settings : Sub net : 255.255.255.0 IP: 172.24.15.90 X-Cutting machine : Sub net: 255.255.255.0 IP: 172.24.15.110 ...
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Dell 2335dn printer extremely slow on Windows 10

I recently updated my PC from XP to Windows 10. Everything is okay, but the Dell 2335dn printer is very slow. I press the print button in e.g. MS Word and wait about 5 minutes to start printing, ...
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HP Laserjet 1018 paper jam on output

The issue is a constant jam on output, the paper exit the fuser and stops just 3 mm before the sheet is released by the fuser. I don't know what causes this problem: The paper gets stuck on the ...
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How to set the minimum margin in CUPS / foomatic driver?

I have a Dell 2130cn laser printer which has no PPD print driver for CUPS, so I used the generic foomatic PCL6 (/pxlcolor if that matters), and it's not correctly recognizing my printer's print ...
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What does the red light on the printer mean?

The printer is a Sharp AR-M160. There are It works fine, but the red light worries me nonetheless. It is shaped like a repairman - does that mean it needs to be repaired?
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Why can I only print on one Windows 10 machine at a time?

A colleague of mine has two identical Windows 10 PCs that we have recently setup. We added our network printer (Canon imageRUNNER 4025) to one PC and it was working... then the next day we tried to ...
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Different color scheme for monitor and printer with gedit

When I use gedit (the Ubuntu default text editor), I like to use a dark color scheme like Oblivion. A problem I'm facing however is that when the documented is printed the result is not very ...
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How do I get my wife's PC to print to our network printer?

We have a simple peer-to-peer network at home. We've got a Netgear router. Both my wife's PC (a Windows 10 desktop) and my PC (a Windows 10 Pro desktop) have connected via a RJ-45 cable to the router. ...
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Onenote crashes Lenovo Power manager which crashes explorer

Everytime that I restart windows on my Thinkpad it resets my default printer to OneNote (part of microsoft's bloatware). The problem is, if I forget to change it back to the actuall printer then when ...
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Network printer - visible on network, no error messages, just… won't print

I have the following network set-up at home: two laptops (one running Windows 7 Home Premium, the other Windows 10 Home) Samsung CLP-320 printer a network drive (in case that's relevant) ...
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HP 4250N Printer Rear Bin issue

I have a Dell running Windows 7 with an HP 4250N Printer. All of a sudden paper started exiting from the rear bin instead of the usual top bin. If rear door is closed, paper jams at the rear. There is ...
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No printer drivers installed on OS x el capitan

I'm trying to install printers shared by an Ubuntu CUPS machine on an El Capitan Mac. According to Apple and HP's website, it should 'just work' - drivers should be provided through the OS. However ...
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HP Office jet5740e all in one Printer to Dell Computer

How can I check my computer for a burnt USB port? Friday everything worked fine. Early Saturday morning we had a severe thunderstorm. Lightning all around, and struck next door. Our power was ...
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How to print to CIFS/SMB printer from linux with spaces in the share name?

I am trying to print to a printer shared from a Windows 7 host that has spaces in the share name. The output of smbclient -L 192.168.1.2 is as follows: [ariel@e11 ~]$ smbclient -U " "%" " -L ...
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Custom papers are not being recognized

My workflow requires me to work with custom paper sizes. I have about 12. I just bought a new HP computer, one of the first things I did was setup these paper sizes. I created them using the "Print ...
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How to monitored Network Printers and dedicated printers?

Im using a some network printers. there around 10 network printers around me. Some printers are shared through the Print Server and some printers are Dedicated. Im trying a solution for Monitor ...
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Is it possible to connect this printer to this specific router?

I have a problem with connecting my printer to network. Router is Technicolor TC7200 (low-end default UPC ISP device) and printer is HP LaserJet P2015DN. Here's simple image how connections in my ...
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Star TSP100 - From Windows sent print Job will not Cups forward to Printer

I have compiled the Star TSP100 Drivers v3.5.0 for Cups 1.7.2 and installed it without any Errors. The Printer is connected by USB to my Ubuntu 14.04 Server and can print Test Pages over Cups without ...
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Cannot upload drivers to Samba : printer name is empty string

I use CUPS web interface 631 to create a printer, reload samba, then try to upload driver to it. Unfortunately, even if printer name appears on the server root, it does not appears as an empty string ...
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HP printer officejet pro 8100 not working

We recently bought a HP officejet pro 8100. We have already sent it back once but we still can't get it to work. The problem is unknown by me. The only symptoms is dat the screen kind of turn off ...
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About printer name

I have a printer installed and sharing on a server, which is having a meaningful naming When I right click the printer and connect it then go to Device and Printers, it becomes the printer model ...
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MS Word, printed content is smaller since updating to Windows 10 (Larger borders)

I have regularly printed out the same MS Word documents for months and the printed area has consistently been the same over this time. Since updating to Windows 10 about 1 week ago, the printed area ...
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Canon Pixma iP5200 gone haywire

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and decided to move my printer to the server. I did install CUPS, but didn't try installing any drivers. I tried printing the test page but it got stuck during "Sending ...
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Postscript option to print face-up

I would like to print a single-page pdf face-up on a Sharp-6240N printer, but there doesn't seem the option to do that in both the Windows drivers and the PPD file we use in the Mac. With 'face-up' I ...
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Why laser printer cartridges cost more than the printer itself?

My boss was kind enough and gave me an option for buying a new printer for future from now available funds. I suggested him to buy rather new cartridges because the current printer has been used very ...
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How to print from a different IP address on a different subnet?

I have two internal networks: 172.xxx.xxx.xxx, this is a wireless network, and the devices on this network are not able to print to the printer on the other network. I have another network that is ...
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Cups printer “sleeping” for the first 10-30 minutes after computer power on

I have an HP Deskjet 1510 connected via usb to an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I have turned off the "Automatically power off printer after 2 hours to save energy" feature by connecting the printer to a ...
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how to install refilled hp 3545 printer ink cartridge

Unfortunately I bought hp 3545 printer without knowing that this printer doesn't allows us to install refilled cartridges by install I mean we can put it at the right place but it just won't print. ...
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Sharp MX4101N trouble, Kubuntu 15.10 Printer Setup

I'm having trouble specifically adding a Sharp MX-4101N printer to my Kubuntu 15.10 install. This printer is networked but is not recognized as similar networked printers are on my machine. Most ...
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Canon IP7250 upper tray

Hello users/printer techs. Today bought IP7250 from Canon. There 2 trays. Upper tray everywhere written is for photo paper. But can i use it for printing on cuted simple paper? Or it will cause jams? ...
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Share home printer over VPN

I've got the VPN server on XP all setup and File and Printer Sharing is turned on. The printer is also being shared. When I connect from a remote client to my VPN via the WAN IP it connects ...
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Refilling Epson printer cartridge with genuine Epson inks

Epson's latest printer inkjet series finally replaced cartridges with external ink tanks that users can refill with their ink. This is great, as it pushes ink prices as low as possible while ...
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How to share a USB printer? [duplicate]

I have a USB printer connected to Windows XP Pro and I would like to share it on my network. However, I'm not sure whether it is possible or not. If it is possible, please advice me the instruction. ...
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Laptop can't ping (or see on arp) network printer. All other devices can

I have a small home office network. Two laptops connecting to the router wirelessly and the printer (Sharp MX2301N) is connected to the router by ethernet cable. The Faulty Computer (FC), running ...