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

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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 ...
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unable to print rpt file in SAGE 100 ERP

Issue I have a use who is trying to a sales order out of SAGE 100 ERP and that user gets unable to print .rpt. Background The setup is simple. The software is installed on the local machine, ...
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Will a WSD Port monitor block the detection of a TCP/IP port?

I have a printer set up on our print server that inadvertently diverted to a WSD port monitor. The intention was for it to be configured pure TCP/IP. When I went to add a local printer and use the IP ...
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Print Spooler service terminated unexpectedly

Every time I try to install a printer on this one PC, the Spooler crashes and the installation fails. PC is brand new. Through troubleshooting, I found out that anytime I try to do anything with the ...
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What is the part of a printer called that holds the ink cartridges?

What is the part of a printer called that holds the ink cartridges? I believe it is called a "carriage," but I have seen other names for it. What is the official or actual term for it? Thanks!
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Unable to connect printer connected to bridge network

My PC and printer are connected to a wifi router operating in the bridge mode. This router is in turn connected to a central router (operating in normal mode) through a LAN cable. Both Printer and PC ...
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How to store away toner powder long time? [closed]

I bought a cheap toner powder 200g in a plastic bottle. I opened it once for refill and it still has enough powder for few more refills. How should I keep the powder bottle stored long term?
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My printer in /dev/usb/lp0 always disappear after few seconds, and can't print, how to fix it? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Please, help... I have a 'EPPOS Model EPT-58H' thermal printer. When I plugin via usb, it detected as /dev/usb/lp0 with ls -l /dev command. Then I run echo "sometext" > /dev/usb/lp0 in terminal to ...
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All applications do not respond when I try to print

I used a broken printer to print now all applications can no longer print. When I hit print in any app, the app no longer responds.
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Force printer policy

Some times my users printers just disappears. If they log off and back on, the GPO printers are re-created and the printers work fine again. Is there a way, I can force the re-creation of printers ...
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How to share an Ethernet connected printer on different home networks via Wi-Fi?

I’ve got the following network system at home: The Wi-Fi devices we use are TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND routers. A little explanation: We have a 3 story high building and instead of using repeaters, we use ...
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raspberry pi (armhf) printing

i migrated my installation of point of sales (basically generic keyboard mouse i/o) from old e2200 pc to raspberry pi. everything going smooth until the driver of the printer cannot be installed as ...
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How do I use my Windows 10 laptop to access the printer connected to my Windows 10 desktop?

My printer is connected via USB port to my desktop PC. A few days ago, I upgraded the desktop from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Prior to the upgrade, I had been successfully accessing my printer from my ...
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Strange printing issue with an Inkjet HP 2600

This Inkjet HP 2600 printer started acting up this morning. I tried resetting / (built-in) cleaning (menu - service), still same issue. What do I need to replace / fix? Here are some sample pages ...
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How do I refill a CD887A inkjet cartridge?

(Question was edited to reflect: Why is a question on Inkjet refill Off Topic for Superuser?) I have an HP Inkjet printer with a CD887A cartridge. How do i refill it? Here's a photo:
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Print Server Role Confusion

I am trying to upgrade to a Windows Server (2012) setup from the current Win 8.1 we are using as a server for our small network of 5 users. Also from a Workgroup based to a domain based network. We ...
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“Print Spooler Service isn't Running”

For some reason, my printer doesn't show up in applications such as Microsoft Word or Libre Office, although I'm sure that it's connected properly to the computer because it still lets me scan ...
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Word 2013 - Landscape / Portrait issue, Word forces portrait on landscape layout

I'm running Windows10 on Dell XPS laptop. I've just bought a label printer from Dymo - the Labelwriter 450. It works great except... If a label orientation is a conventional portrait layout then ...
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Setup postscript printer in Windows 10 to print to cups 1.7.2 on linux system

I am onto 64-bit MS Windows 10 and want to print, double-sided if possible, to an older inkjet printer with no windows support attached to a linux Debian Jessie system. In theory, it would be enough ...
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Re: Samsung MultiFunc M2875FD - Repeating Horizontal Lines Every 7.8cm

This combo printer scanner fax machine was printing flawlessly 1 year ago. I put this printer in its box and stored it for 1 year. Then I connected it to the computer and printed. EVERY page has the ...
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Brand new Epson L210 doesn't print blue at all

I set up this printer last night. It is a model that is continuous ink - there are reservoirs connected to the heads by fine tubes, and you just fill them with ink. It came with a starter bottle for ...
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how to migrate custom printer forms from windows xp home edition win 7

I have old pc running with windows xp home edition in my office and we use it to print special papers with custom sizes. I would like to use newer computers with win 7. I can install drivers without ...
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Windows 8 installed laptops can't see my network printer

To be more precise, I have an MX435 but I don't think that's the problem because my locally connected Win7 PC can see the printer, print stuff and get scanned files as well as connect directly to the ...
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Printing to a Zebra Printer on a Mac running Remote Desktop

I am running Microsoft Remote Desktop on a Mac (OS 10.7) and remoting into a Windows 2008 Server. I am printing a Crystal Report label on a Zebra Lp2844 printer. The driver is installed on the Mac ...