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

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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 : printer name is empty string in Windows

I use CUPS web interface 631 to create a printer, reload samba, then try to upload driver to it. I use RHEL 5.6, samba 3.6.21. Unfortunately, even if printer name appears on the server root and ...
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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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Canon 9220cdn factory reset

I need to understand how do you factory default the Canon image class 9220cdn printer without the use of the additional tools button which no longer appear below the LCD display. After I made a ...
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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 ...
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Ethernet Splitter for PC and Printer

I am looking to connect my printer to an Ethernet cable. I only have one Ethernet port and was thinking on buying a Ethernet splitter to connect my pc and printer at the same time. I have been doing ...
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Power on an HP Deskjet 1510 printer from usb in linux

I have an HP Deskjet 1510 printer that is usb connected to an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS machine. In order to power on the server I use wake on lan from my smartphone. However the printer that is ...
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Connecting a scanner directly to printer to “make all-in-one” device

I have an all in one printer/scanner unit that died on me. Actually the whole machine is still working, but printhead is now beyond simple repair and should be replaced. It's an EPSON Stylus Photo ...
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Windows Fax and Scan does not recognize HP3055 Scanner

I am running Windows 10 on a Dell T7600 Precision workstation. My all-in-one HP3055 printer/scanner has been working fine for a long time then suddenly I got an error saying that Windows Fax & ...
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Print preview is not working in Chrome

After adding the items to an online Sales POS system (http://sma.tecdiary.org/pos) It displays a blank page when I try to use the print preview: How do I resolve this?
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Is it possible to sign all print jobs coming out an HP Laser Jet 3015 printer?

Is it possible to sign all print jobs coming out of a network printer? i want to print the user id of the user who requested the print job on the footnote of the every document that comes out of the ...
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Explanation of Bizarre Printer Behavior?

Today immediately before I closed my laptop, I had printed 2 copies of a PDF file. Then about 2 hours later, I opened my laptop again and the printer started to generate a large pile of mostly blank ...
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Why printer leave black marks on paper?

I have a HP Laserjet 1018 and recently when i try to print a page with it ,it leaves several black lines in the paper with a spacific distance from each other, when i print a with image or an image ...
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Brother 5350DN: check how many print with toner

i have a brother 5350DN link with usb cable to my pc, is there the possibility to check how many print have done the toner inside the print ? i try to print the printer information but i can see only ...
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How do I set the “contact” and “location” for a Brother laser printer?

I have a Brother HL-4570CDW laser printer. It stores its location as well as contact information for the printer administrator in the printer memory. The location shows up in print dialogs when I ...
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Is there a setting on an HP P4014n printer to disable printing multiple copies?

There's a shared printer that is getting abused by people printing tons of copies. I would like to restrict them to just 1 copy. I've looked into the "mopier" mode but I didn't seem to have luck with ...
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Canon Printer Ink Life

I have a 'Canon Pixma MG 2570S' Priner. I use this printer rarely. Kindly let me know that for how many days the ink will remain unaffected ?
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Using a PictBridge printer with multiple sources

I have a PictBridge printer with one USB port that is used for connecting PictBridge-capable devices (cameras etc). I want to connect the printer to multiple devices (each of which has a USB output ...
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Xerox Phaser 6022 won't wake up from sleep

I recently purchased 3 Xerox Phaser 6022 units. Two of the three were connected via USB and the third was connected to the wireless network for printing. I was using the latest available firmware ...
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Samsung Printer Scan to Server

There are 4 Samsung Printers with scan function. I would make that all the Samsung printers can scan to a server in a network drive: The document is scanned into the network drive of the server, this ...