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

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lxde 14.04 ubuntu canon printer not printing

its a fresh install, printer worked with built in drivers when gnome 3 12.04, now lxde 14.04 the job is queued but never completes or attempts to print, the troubleshooting log is below. I have tried ...
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Debugging LaserJet 200 software installation?

On Windows 7 X64, I am trying to install the latest version of the software package for the HP LaserJet 200 color MFP M276: LJ-Pro-200-color-MFP-M276-full-solution-14057.exe Most interested I am in ...
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Print on Ubuntu via Windows 7 printer share without additional printer drivers

i got a problem: i got a Shinko CHC-S2145 printer and have to print from Ubuntu 12.04 (x86) - i need some special features that are only aviable with a linux machine. I installed VirtualBox and ...
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HP printer changes serial itself

I have HP LaserJet Professional P1102 using CUPS via USB. Sometimes it has serial=000000000Q81E02RSI1c, sometimes serial=000000000Q81E02RPR1a. But this is same printer, with same formater. Hplip ...
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Win7 won't discover network printers

I'm running Windows 7 Pro 32-bit on a desktop machine as part of a wired work domain. When I try to add a network printer through the Add Printer option from the Devices and Printers page I get the ...
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Add a local vs add a network printer — difference?

I'm puzzled as to how "add a local printer" and "add a network, wireless or bluetooth printer" are different. Under "Add a local printer", I can use an existing port or create a new port, under which ...
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How to connect XPHome to printer connected with Win10 Pro

I can see the printer, but got Permission denied. I add everyone, guest, guests, set all privileges for all - always the same - Permission denied.
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Printer not working

My HP 6520 is not working wirelessly from any wireless device. I can only print from the main desktop. I've tried restarting it, and that still didn't work. If you've got any light to shed, please do. ...
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I am getting this message from my Samsung ML-1666 printer “end of life, replace with new toner cartridges - 1043S(MLT-D1043S)”

I am getting this message from my Samsung ML-1666 printer "end of life, replace with new toner cartridges - 1043S(MLT-D1043S)". Also, when the toner is attached, a red light beneath the printer's ...
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Does a laser toner cartridge have to be empty before refilling?

I would like to know if a laser toner cartridge have to be empty before I refill it. Since I ordered a toner bottle online and the description said it had to be empty. I emptied the toner and then ...
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Can't remove toner cartridge from HP Laserjet

I bought a third-party toner cartridge (a "Linkyo") for my HP Laserjet P2050, and now I'm regretting it. The cartridge is stuck and won't come out. I can pull it out an inch or so, and it's loose, ...
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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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Testing IPP Printing with ipptool

I'm trying to send an IPP print job using the ipptool. Using the sample .test files, I can send commands to the printer, but I am unable to successfully use the print-job.test file. Here's an example ...
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Canon Pixma B200 error; what is it and can I fix it?

I have an MG 5300 series Canon Pixma printer. Halfway through printing a page, an error - B200 -came up and it says: printer error has occurred. Unplug the power cord and contact the service ...
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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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Plug and play printer problems

I googled probably the whole web but didn't find an answer that would help. Every new USB plugged printer is recongnized only as uknown device, even after indicating the exact path of the original ...
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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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Low cost Ubuntu/Cups Compatible Laser Printer [on hold]

I am looking for a laser color printer that can be configured with secure ipp printing via CUPS. I had purchased about 45 Dell C2660dn Color Laser printers. They had a nice web interface that I could ...
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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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Prevent Network Printers Automatically being added to 'Devices and Printers' in Windows 7

I think my question is a duplicate of this one, but the original question was never properly answered (the steps described are for Windows XP). I am aware of the option to "Turn off 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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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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Print job leaves queue but document isn't printed

I'm dealing with an HP Deskjet F380 All-in-One printer. It's connected via USB to a desktop running Windows 7 Enterprise x64. If I attempt to print something like a web page or a word document, the ...
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I get U051 Check Ink Error on my MP 220 Canon. Can I bypass or do I need to change cartridges?

I get this error: I changed my cartridges already and I usually refill manually because I have access to free ink. Can I bypass this error?
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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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Connecting printer on different network using IP address on Mac?

I'm trying to setup a Epson XP-320 at my college, however they require that all printers connect to a different network than the one used for computers, so I'm having trouble connecting to it to my ...
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Debian can't communicate with network printer

We have working Konica Minolta Bizhub C224e connected to Wi-Fi. Windows computers don't have problems with it, so I assume that it's configured properly. On my Debian Wheezy I can see this printer ...
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Add a printer in WIndows 7 produces a hidden printer

On Windows 7 Home Premium x64, I've added a printer that uses an existing driver, and named it 'Canon 2-sided'. After doing so, the Devices and Printers control panel does 'not' show the new printer. ...
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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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Location of unidrv.dll in Windows 7

I am trying to install some fairly old printer software onto a Windows 7 machine and I keep getting prompted for the location of "Unidrv.dll". All the sites I googled try to tell me how to fix some ...
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How to keep ink from drying out

I will not be using my HP Photosmart for 2 and a 1/2 months. Should I enclose entire printer (unplugged)in sealed plastic to prevent the ink and heads from drying out?
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Can't remove printer from Windows 7

I am running Windows 7/64-bit (Ultimate). I recently replaced my printer. For some reason, I cannot remove the printer from Windows. I have gone to Start | Devices and Printers, right-clicked on ...
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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 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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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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How to fix incorrect margins when printing from Windows 7?

My printer is a HP Photosmart 2575. When I print from my Windows XP the margins are all ok, but when I print from my Windows 7 laptop the top margin is 2x larger for the same document, and as a result ...
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How to track print, scan and copy from a network printer?

I have recently installed a network printer in my office, which is accessible by all users in the network. I want to track the usages, and i know tracking copy is difficult, but at least i want to be ...
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How to connect Windows 7 64-bit to shared HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP?

I've got HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP. I successfully connected to the printer on Windows 7 x86. I tried the same with Windows 7 x64 but failed. I did steps from HP forums and ...
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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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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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Dell V105 printer and OS X 10.6

I am trying to get a Dell V105 printer to work with my iMac. It is running 10.6 and I have installed all the drivers on the Snow Leopard disk. I believe there is no official Dell driver but I have ...
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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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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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Epson XP-600 will not print properly with all new ink recently installed

I just installed brand new Epson 273 ink cartridges ($64 worth!) in my Epson XP-600 printer. One box had all the colors plus black, and one had the fatter black cartridge. I am not getting ANY black ...
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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 ...