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printing in window 7 client using Ubuntu print server

I want to share a printer under Ubuntu 11.04 with Windows 7. I have installed samba and configured it to allow the printer to be browsed across the network. I have also enabled printer sharing. But ...
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Linux printer setup opensuse no drivers

I am trying to setup a canon pixma mx459 on my opensuse 13.1 machine To set up a printer I opened yast>hardware>printers, however there were no drivers detected. I do have cups installed/up to date. ...
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Redirect output to printer via device file?

Is there a way in Linux to print a file with a modern printer (a Canon MX870 in my case) by redirecting text to a device file? I imagine the command to look something like this: cat my_notes.txt ...
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Getting a USB printer to stop after a line of text (with CUPS)

I'm using CUPS to print to a USB inkjet printer (HP Deskjet 1010) from command line, like so: lpr filename.txt I'm looking to have the printer stop feeding paper through after it prints the text ...
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Error when printing to printer shared from CUPS server

Setup: Raspberry Pi running Raspbian/CUPS/Samba 2 Epson LX300+ dot matrix printers connected via USB Windows XP clients printing via LPT ports The setup was working fine for many months, however ...
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Why do I get the error 'bash: ./install.sh: No such file or directory' when installing driver for printer openSUSE

I am attempting to install a cannon mx340 driver on my machine which runs openSUSE 13.1. When I tried to configure my printer, the driver was not found. I went to the cannon website, found my ...
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Cups line printer skip page after printing one line

I have a cups line printer (Epson 9 pin).Printing works fine but it skips the page after one print. I'm using echo "Hi" | lpr -P myprinter command to test. It prints the message,But when I again ...
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Dell C1760NW linux driver

I got a hold of a Dell C1760NW printer, but unfortunately I can't make it work from Linux, specifically Linux Mint 12 Lisa. In theory it supports PCL5, but I haven't had any success with a generic PCL ...
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387 views

How does HP's “Scan to computer” feature work?

Many HP all-in-ones have a "Scan to computer" function where you can be standing at a network printer and scan all your gubbins straight to your computer without having to load up scanning ...
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275 views

How to set up LPD/LPR printing system for sharing a postscript printer on Linux?

I am new in Embedded Systems, and I want to add a usb postscript printing support such that it can serve request from any computer in the Network(Printer sharing). I went through various printing ...
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Check which printer is online

I have one machine with Windows 7 - Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot, i installed and shared over the network my printer on every two operating systems, naming it printer-windows on w7 and printer-linux on ...
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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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862 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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230 views

Enabling Bold and Color with LPT parallel printer

I know how to echo text to my HP Deskjet 420 printer on lubuntu with bash: echo -e "line of text" > /dev/lp0 Is there a way to print text that is bold or in color? Should I echo some sort of ...
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LPT Printer Indents Text When Printed

I originally posted this at Stack Overflow but I thought it would be more appropriate here: My LPT? printer (HP Deskjet 420) is indenting text when I print to it: echo -e "this is text" > ...
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How to set account and password in Linux for using a network printer

I am using both Linux Mint and Windows 7 on my laptop. I can use the network printer in my office area flawlessly in Windows 7, which seems to use the LPR protocol and requires my ID and password. ...
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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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hplip gui required plugin

I downloaded hplip gui to manage my printer, but in order to set it up correctly, you must click the green puzzle piece labeled "install required plugin." Once you do, you are presented with two ...
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CUPS : Creating a dummy printer directing to dev/null

I used following command , is there anything wrong with it ? lpadmin -p lp0 -E -v /dev/null -m raw
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235 views

Print via terminal without usblp

I need to print in an Epson TM-U220PD model M188D for receipts (without cups support), I used to write in a terminal [text] > /dev/lp0 but now usblp is deprecated. I can use this printer enabling the ...
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Linux drivers for laser printer Konica Minolta Magicolor 4750DN

I would like to install the konica minolta magicolor 4750DN in Linux (debian 64 bits, I know it's not really supported but that's not the issue right now) but all the manual says is "put the CD rom in ...
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570 views

Share a printer between Windows and Linux

I have a Canon LBP2900 printer. I have connected the printer with my desktop PC running windows xp and shared it. I have Ubuntu in my laptop and connected to the local network. Is there any easy way ...
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How do I get the printer name to include in `lpoptions -d`

I am trying to set the default printer on a machine running xubuntu from the command line. It looks like I need: lpoptions -d "printer_name" but I do not know the name of the printer. How can I find ...
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Printer Brother DCP-110C Linux 64-bit drivers

I need 64-bit Linux driver for DCP-110C (for Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit) I found only 32-bit here. http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/index.html I've tried to follow those ...
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How to print to an oldish HP Designjet 600 with Windows 7 and/or Linux?

The HP DesignJet 600 is an older 'plotter' (really a large Inkjet printer) and we have one that's still working great. We're in the process of upgrading workstations to new PCs running Windows7 ...
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How good is Canon printer/scanner combo support under Linux? [closed]

I want to buy a printer/scanner combination. My current choice is the new Canon Pixma MG8150, it has good specs and Canon seems to get lots of praise in printer reviews. But my desktop PC has only ...
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OS X: Printer profiles path?

I need to know where the "printer profiles" are stored. I'm not referring to the drivers or any of that, what I'm referring to is when you add a printer, you can define different profiles (IE paper ...
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771 views

Wireless USB Print Server for use with both Linux and Windows

I am looking for a wireless usb print server that will work with my netbook running ubuntu and my main pc running windows. There seems to be little information on anything that works with both ...
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Manual Duplex printing for Mac (and/or Linux)

My printers don't support automatic duplex printing. I'm looking for a solution for my Mac and Linux computers that I've seen with most Windows printer drivers: Check "Manual duplex" in the printer ...
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Xerox Workcentre 3119 and Linux

I'm trying to get Xerox Workcentre 3119 printer to work on Linux. It's a multifunction device (printer and scanner). I run the CUPS web interface at: http://localhost:631/ and it recognizes it on ...
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Xerox DocuColor 242 printer and Linux

I have a Xerox DocuColor 242 printer, and I'm trying to make it work properly from Linux (Debian and CUPS). When I point my browser to the printer's built-in webserver, it says "EFI Fiery". I think ...
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Looking for a driver for my Canon MP530 printer for Linux (ubuntu)

What can I do if there is no driver for the Canon MP530? I tried the driver for the MP520 but the printed page is messed up. Any ideas? Edit: I run Ubuntu 9.04
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Debugging Samba/CUPS printer sharing with Windows

I've got a HP Deskjet hooked up to a Slackware 12.2 box. I've got CUPS set up and can print a test page from the box just fine. I've also got Samba set up and have a couple file shares that work ...