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

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Linux CentOS 7 printer installation, what is the hpps program?

I just installed Linux CentOS 7 on my laptop. I tried to install my local printer, but it does not work. At the end of the configuration process, the system shows a window stating: Printer ...
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Error 'Printer Settings could not be saved' after driver upload (Samba)

When I upload driver to Samba, I often get the message "Printer Properties" - "Printer settings could not be saved. Operation could not be completed (error 0x0000007a)". Since driver seems to be ...
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Cannot uninstall printer as it claims to be printing, but cannot connect to printer

I am running Windows 7 fully updated on an Acer Aspire using a Intel core i5. When I try to print to Lexmark LX1190 I get a message that I cannot connect to the printer. When I tried to delete the ...
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Can't remove Canon PIXMA MG2900 printer driver

I wanted to remove this printer MG2900 series _76FCE2000000, but failed miserably. First thing first, this is a wireless printer, thus it kept getting different IPs. After I realised the printer was ...
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Can't see my wireless printer in the DHCP client list on my router

I am using EPSON 900WD printer on wi-fi. I changed the router sometime back. However now I cannot see the printer on the router. What I have tried: I tried to open the next available IP on the DHCP ...
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CUPS report “Unable to write print data: Broken pipe”

Note: Similar question has been posted years ago. Yet the debugging procudure provided by the long answer didn't help. And the last posted, supposedly the solution for it is very unintuitive. So here ...
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I have to press a button on my printer to make it print

I own a Samsung CLP-415NW laser printer and I connected it on my Windows 10 PC. I basically did nothing as far as driver installation goes; I merely connected the printer in the Settings app. Now, ...
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Windows 10 - Enable logging for printing

My computer (with windows 10) is not printing on a printer (model: OKI C310dn) and I can not identify the problem. On the manufacturers website there is no appropriate driver for windows 10. I've used ...
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“The specified printer has been deleted” message

Attempting to print or even view printer preferences has been throwing this error all afternoon and there's been no sign of any relevant troubleshooting solutions on a google search. Any ideas what ...
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Treat printer tray as separate printer

A piece of software we use at work doesn't support using separate trays, sizes and colors so I'm wondering if it's possible to set up each tray to as a separate printer accessible on the network?
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How to share a printer on Windows 10 without homegroups?

I am trying to share my USB printer on my main desktop machine to the network so that anyone on my network can access it. Previously, I would just go to the printer properties and enable it in the ...
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Epson advanced printer driver 4 failed to install common modules in Windows XP Embedded SP2

I was trying to install Epson printer TM-T81's drivers in Windows xp embedded sp2 but an error message is displayed during installation Failed to install common modules: Error code 1603. Setup will ...
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How can I decrease PDF's margine while printing?

I have an e-book(for A4 size-portrait) with border and margin of about 2 cm. Since the fonts are a bit big, I want to print two pages on same side of A4 paper(in landscape) and zoom a bit by ...
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HP Laserjet Pro 200 color MFP M276nw Connection Errors

I'm trying to get this printer to work with Apple AirPrint. I logged it onto the main network, and have double checked that the SSID and other wifi information is correct. I have also printed out a ...
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Windows 7 Professional - Dymo 450 Turbo Printer Errors Then Prints - Need To View Error Details

We use Dymo 450 Turbo printers with over 200 computers we support. I have two computers that a customer has that is having issues. The hardware of the systems seem to be refurbished computers and are ...
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How to connect to printer (different subnet)

How to connect Windows XP SP3 (192.168.4.10) to printer attached to Windows 10 Pro (192.168.3.54) Printer is shared, in firewall rules Share files and printers remote range are extended with ...
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Disable annoying pop-up from HP Printer

I have this problem of a pop-up showing whenever I print a two sided document. The pop-up is given below: I do know that my printer is printing in double side and I do not want to be reminded that it ...
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Usb cables marked “CBL”

What does "CBL" marking on the usb cable stand for? I was trying to connect printer (HP1020) using standard USB cable (Type A jack to type B jack). The printer didn't work, there was a message about ...
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How to install the printer in compatibility mode in Windows 8.1?

I have a Lexmark Z730/Z735 Inkjet printer that will not print on Windows 8.1. The install seems to go OK. My printer shows up in "Devices & Printers" as the Default printer. I can get a "test" ...
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“Access denied, unable to connect” for printer sharing

I'm running 4 computers on the same network. One computer has printer sharing on. 1 All are windows 7 home premium. 3 of the computers print with no problem. For one of the computers when I visit ...
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canon d340 printer - how do I get it stay on letter size paper

How do I get my canon d340 printer to stay on letter size paper. It changed to legal size and I can't get to change back.
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How to share usb printer over wireless network?

I have two computers and one printer in room A which are connected to internet over WiFi router which is in room B. There is no way to connect computers or printer over cable to router, only WiFi. Is ...
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Mount USB-Device (Printer) per Script on Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Box 4.33

We have ubuntu 14.04 with Windows7 on the Virtual Box 4.33 running. As the USB-Printer is mounted at the host or the guest and there seems to be no solution to make it on both available, now my ...
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Make a remote printer available as a local printer - Google Cloud Print or Remote Printing without Dialogue box

I want to send a print job to a remote printer in an office in another city. I can achieve this using Google Cloud Print. However, every time I print I have to select my printer from the Google Cloud ...
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DiskStation - Printer does not work any more

I have a USB printer connected to my DiskStation and use it from both a MacBook and a PC. Both were able to print for a very long time. Suddenly, both could not print any more. MacOS X showed the ...
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Motor not working on HP Laserjet 2300 (error 13.01.00)

I have an HP Laserjet 2300 printer and it suddenly stopped printing. Whenever I try to print something, it reports the error code "13.01.00" which normally means that there is a paper jam in one of ...
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Printing “£” on a Star TSP100 usb printer

I am using TSp100 USB printer but every time I try to print a British Pound sign (£) I get a funny ß character printed on the receipt instead when using the Star TSB100 USB Printer. I installed the ...
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Can I set up USB to, for example, allow printers but not harddisks?

I want to know if it is possible to disable USB ports for external HDD & USB drives, but still enable them for a printer. So: the USB ports should be enabled or disabled based on the type of ...
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When two users try to send data to a printer

I have printer server I all user that send print request to this server so I want to know the source of each request that comes to my server and by the way my server OS is Microsoft Windows 7. For ...
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Epson L210 printer

Few weeks ago I bought this printer but only yesterday I unboxed it and start testing it. The problem comes when I want to print something. Firstly, it printed out a blank page. So I thought of giving ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot connect to one specific device on LAN

I just changed out an old Linksys WRT54GS wireless router for a TP-Link TL-WR841N wireless router. I immediately flashed the router to use DD-WRT. Everything went seamlessly except that my Windows ...
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Are off-brand toner cartridges dangerous for laser printers? [duplicate]

I've heard horror stories about off-brand inkjet cartridges, and I'm wondering if similar dangers apply to off-brand toner for laser printers. I've found online stores with good ratings on Google ...
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Printer driver needs to be installed on every reboot

Currently I have a Dell 1815n MFP printer to which is connected to my network via ethernet and a router to which the rest of my computers are attached to as well. I can install the printer fine by ...
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printer error waste-receptacle-full

The image displays an error I receive when trying to print out from the printer. I am running Ubuntu and am trying to connect to the printer for the first time. Here are some settings: I ...
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Different printing options for one network printer

We got a Canon MF6180dw multifunctional printer at the office. It is connected to the network through a LAN cable. Everything is working properly, but we don't want to change the printing options ...
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How to prevent the last page of an odd number of pages to be printed upside down on letterpaper?

I have a problem with my HP LaserJet 500. When I print a single page on letterpaper (pre-printed with a logo in the top left) there are no problems, when printing an even amount of pages in duplex, no ...
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How do I edit the printing margins \ borders of a PDF, in Adobe Acrobat Pro or Soda PDF Pro, in order to print the PDF?

I'm running Windows 7 I have a PDF doc that is a 48 page users manual. I am wanting to print it, but 48 pages would be a waste. So I tried to combine 4 of the PDF pages onto one printed page. I am ...
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Why computer prints random characters if I print more than 5 pages?

Why computer prints random characters if I print more than 5 pages? Whenever I want to print a lot of pages, the printer prints the first 5 pages correctly, but them goes on a rampage an prints non ...
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Save printer drivers locally in Windows 7

I am making an image using Sysprep for windows 7 64 bit. I want to save printer drivers for commonly used printers. Can I just place them here C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository? I want to ...
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Unable to scan with IrfanView (SAMSUNG Xpress M2070)

I have recently installed the drivers from the disc, but i'm unable to scan with IrfanView. I did some screenshots of the problem: How could I solve the problem? Windows 8.1 x64 SAMSUNG ...
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Is DPI over 600 useful for text quality? [closed]

There are many cheap color laser printers. When it is color, the text quality should be worse than a similar monochrome laser printer. I need some color graphics, but my main need is high quality ...
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Paper error HP Officejet Pro 8620

We want to print on company paper (it's got a big dark green block on the right corner) and that blocks the paper sensor. Other paper goes fine.
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Alignment issues with desktop printer GC420d

I am having trouble with my desktop label printer model no: GC420d. When I need to print a label, I make sure to choose the following print settings: Choose correct Zebra printer Choose print size of ...
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Libre Office (Writer) printer setting with HP 300

Am setting out a marketing flyer, and need to print it to prove the format. Somehow Office Writer has set up the printer so that everything printed is about one quarter of the nominal size and in ...
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Order print requests, group print requests

I have a following system in place One of 12 emails arrives between 5 and 7 am, in a random order Outlook rule picks up the email, and runs a VBA script that modifies, and prints parts of the some ...
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Linux printer proxy server

I have an old laser printer I found for $7 at a thrift store (Dell 3100). However, the drivers are not compatible with Windows 8.1, which my main PC runs. (I tried to install it anyways and it ...
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WIFI printer, network security

I have two printers that were connected using the WPS method. I want them to be security restricted but I am unable to stop them being accessed by other people on the network. The computers are all ...
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Dynamically set printer based on page size

I'm looking for the solution for my problem with two printers. One of them is thermal printer, and second one is laser. Is it possible to route documents (PDF) with smaller width to thermal printer ...
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Printer wasn't working. Gave it a Static IP and now it works! But why?

I was toying with my printer to get it to work. Originally, the printer was automatically given an IP of (169.254.248.206) However... I read that manually setting the printer's IP outside my ...
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Adding custom paper size to printer driver

I am attempting to print on an OKI Microline 5520 dot matrix printer. I am trying to print on a custom sized form, however I cannot select any custom paper sizes in the printing preferences. I have ...