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

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Print the IP address of a printer through a USB connection

I am connected to a network printer with a USB cable. Is there anyway to make this printer print its IP address? The printer is an HP LaserJet P2015.
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Is any special maintenance required for an edible ink printer?

Is there any special maintenance required in order to maintain food safety and keep the printer operating correctly? For example, do I need to manually clean the print head periodically to prevent ...
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Aside from higher resolution, what are the benefits and drawbacks of a printer with 1 picoliter droplets vs 2 picoliter droplets?

I'm looking at inkjet printers, and some higher-end models have 1 picoliter droplets. The lower-end models have 2 picoliter droplets. I assume the smaller droplets allow higher-resolution printing, ...
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HP LaserJet P1102w Wireless not working

Wireless printing works when I install the drivers, but the next day when the printer is turned back on the wifi light doesn't turn on and the printer is not connected to network and I have to install ...
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Set Teamviewer Remote Printer as Default

I am using TeamViewer, and need to print something from the remote computer to the local printer to which the computer I am actually on is attached. The thing that I am trying to print does not give ...
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How is a WSD printer different from a non-WSD printer?

I installed my printer today (Epson Expression Photo XP-750) and I saw that Windows 7 was asking me to choose between two different printing devices, even thou they both belong to the same physical ...
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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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What is a fail-proof way to finally set-up and use a printer over the network?

This is how things are; I'm sure most of you are familiar with it: PC A has a USB printer installed on it. PC A is connected to the network. PC B is connected to the same network. It can access PC ...
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Exporting and Importing Printer Settings

Recently we have recently been upgrading label printers (Godex DT4) in our production areas and the printer settings for the label printer are not carrying over to new users who log into the domain. ...
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Why does my Macbook Pro have such a hard time finding my Canon MG5520?

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro, and I have a Canon MG5520 (its one of those pixma models). I have it one my network, and I never have a problem printing from my iPhone, iPad,A Android, PC, etc. Only my ...
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Printerdriver Windows XP for HP OfficeJet T65

Where can I find a printerdriver (Windows XP) for a HP OfficeJet T65? Cannot find at the HP support site and we've lost the original cd.
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Windows 8/XP printing problems

I have a friend that has 2 Windows XP machines, 1 Windows 8 machine, and 2 network printers on his network. The network is all cabled, no Wifi used. The problem he is having is that if the Win 8 ...
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HP USB P2015 printers create new virtual USB ports in Windows; seemingly at random

We have the following scenario: 30 laptops 30 HP Laserjet P2015 printers all coupled via USB The users can sit at a different place, a different printer (though the identical model) every day. ...
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Canon printer constantly forgets wireless network

My Canon PIXMA MX522 wireless printer constantly needs to be reconnected to my wireless network. Pretty much every single day I have to climb under my desk, hold down the router connection button, and ...
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brother printer lan connection to my computer

I have a Brother HL-5250DN that was working through a lan connected to a Windows xp system. I removed Windows and installed R4W which is a Debian wheezy Linux. I can not get the printer to work. Can ...
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Batch Printing TIFF Files in Windows

I am trying to batch print .TIFF files efficiently. I have found that I can drag files from windows into the print job queue window and it will print them right from there. With PDF's of varying ...
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Zebra Z4Mplus with new driver v2.7.03.12 set label length

I've had the Z4Mplus for a while, and have plenty of users using it with the old style driver. Problem is I needed the new driver for a win7 PC. Most of the settings seem straight forward, but I ...
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Printer shows up in control panel but not in office programs

So the printer is setup and working, shows up in the control panel, but on programs like openoffice libreoffice, and another one I can't remember at the moment it's just gone. I reinstalled it and it ...
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Several layer/papertype printer, printing from behind a wall through slits

I'm not sure if this is the right SE network to ask, but here goes: Consider the following picture. This would be a closed closet in which a printer is mounted. Requests can be sent to the printer ...
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tool to see/snoop communication between Java application and printer

I am working a Java application on windows. Customer reports that printing is slow in the very first time after application restart. It works fine in subsequent printing. I used VisualVM to find ...
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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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Convert yellowing background to black & White

Is there an easy way to convert this PDF: https://archive.org/details/nightscenesofcit00talm to this PDF: https://archive.org/details/nightscenescity00talmgoog I print out old books I find scanned ...
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HP Printer does not print from primary account, Windows 7 64=bit

I have an HP Deskjet Printer. At first everything was OK, but recently it has stopped printing. My problem started after pressing on the "Print". the Queue icon in the notification bar shows me 0 ...
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After installing printer windows 7 will fail to boot if printer is not turned on

I just installed an HP Deskjet 460 onto my Windows 7 x64 system. It installed using the default drivers windows found. My problem is that after installing the printer if it is either unplugged or ...
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lost permissions of the printer

I have somehow lost the permissions of the printer even I am the administrator, is there anyway to solve that?
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Printer doesn't get orders from microsoft word or adobe reader

I have HP DeskJet 2540 series. At first, it printed everything but since a few days ago, it doesn't print anymore from Word or PDF files except from the Chrome browser. The driver is up to date and I ...
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An Excel table embedded within a Word document loses color (grayscaled) when printed, while the remainder of the document has full color

I have a Word document with logos, text, etc. in color. Embedded within the document is an Excel table. The Excel table also has colors. When printed from Excel, the colors are as expected. Within ...
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Printers not displayed on list

My colleague has a problem with printing. When he tries to print, in Solid Edge ST3 there are no printers on list. Other applications show all printers correctly (even Solid Edge Viewer from the same ...
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LaserJet prints half of all pages pink?

I have an HP Color LaserJet CM1015 MFP printer that's been in storage over a year. It worked perfectly before putting it in storage, but since I took it out it's practically unusable, since it prints ...
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I have just purchased a canon MG3150

I have just bought Canon MG3150 printer I am trying to connect with my ipad on connecting instructions it says to press the WSP button on my NETGEAR ADSL2 DG834G this does not exist is there an ...
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Smudge in scan mid page when using adf

I have an OKI printer/scanner that needed to be cleaned. I managed to get all the lines taken care of but about half way down the scanned page, and only when using the ADF, there is a smudge. It ...
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can not to connect to my printer on the same access point

I have a router and an access point setup. my access point ( engenius ecb 300) which is located at the second floor is utp-wired to my router which is located at the first floor. My printer is in ...
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What do I lose by disable uPNP in a printer

On my large home network I have a network printer which works well with both Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS and Ubuntu Linux. Recently I added a Windows 8.1 computer to my network, and that caused ...
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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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Wi-Fi printer keeps changing local IP

I use a Brother 7860dw Wi-Fi printer with a Windows 8.1 64-bit PC. The printer is off most of the time to save electricity. When I turn it on, it acquires an IP from the router. The problem is, ...
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Group Policy Confusion (Printers configured under users?)

I'm befuddled. Active directory usually makes a bit more sense than this. The Problem: Referencing the images below (with private info removed), it appears that Printer Connections are being defined ...
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How to print large and complex files without upgrading printer memory

I have a HP LaserJet P2055d printer. Printer memory is 64 MB and printer processor speed 600 MHz. Printing large documents containing scanned images and complex vector objects takes a long time. Is ...
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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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Legacy application and Dosbox

I have a legacy application, that only works in DOS up to Windows XP, but nowadays I'd prefer to use Windows 8 owing to the other softwares. This legacy application uses lpt1 port to print your ...
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Samsung SCX-4623FW Scanner Mac 10.7.5

where are the scanner files stored on Mac Lion 10.7.5? How do I access the application in order to use the scanner wirelessly?
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Brother MFC-J5910DW shows 'Paper Jam' permanently

I have run through the clearing process several times and cannot find even the tiniest scrap but the screen still says there is a jam and it won't change. Do I just throw it at the wall and buy ...
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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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Differences between PCL 5/6 printers? [closed]

What reasons exist to favor a PCL6 printer model over a non-PCL (or "PCL 3 GUI") printer? E.g. the printers HP Officejet Pro 8600 and HP Officejet Pro 276dw which seems to differ only in this feature ...
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How to shrink lines printed by SP300-2 (star micro dot matrix printer)

My old dot matrix printer (Star Micronics sp 300) broke and I bought the same model and plugged in the parallel port as usual. however, the printer prints this instead (the lines are spaced out) : ...
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HP scanner not scanning

I have an HP PSC 1510 scanner-printer which lately appear to have this problem, whenever I want to scan it pops this: The scan cannot be performed because another program has control of the imaging ...
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How to reset Secure Function Password on a Brother MFC-9560-CDW

We set up the Secure Function Password feature on a Brother MFC-9560-CDW multi-function printer, and then forgot the password. How do we reset the password?
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cups printer “Unplugged or turned off”

I install cups 1.5.3 from official repository in ubuntu 12.04 amd64 arch. After I add my usb printer, cups always says "Unplugged or turned off". $lpstat -p printer Legend_LJ2500 disabled since Thu ...
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How print a PDF without the DRAFT watermark

I have this PDF file that has a gigantic DRAFT watermark on every single page. My teacher handed us his version of the printed pdf and it says on paper where it is printed from but on his version the ...
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Toner light on a Brother 2170W

I've got a Brother 2170W with the toner light on, supposedly meaning the toner is empty. It's not. It doesn't mind that I put in there a new unused toner, an empty toner or a refilled, the light ...
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Printing Scanned PDF and DJVU Documents

Earlier today, I was trying to print a scanned DJVU document, but it would always come out too faint. I had the same trouble when trying to print a scanned PDF document. Is it possible to make the ...