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

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How to reset Fuji Xerox laser printer memory? (laser printers comes with fake toner level warning)

I'm printer newbie. I have 2 models of Fuji Xerox printer: CP105b and Phaser 3124 When using CP105b for hundreds of printing output, the black toner level warning LED blinking. I refilled it with ...
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Printer Sharing - Ubuntu and Windows 7

Here is a description of my setup: I have a Brother DCP-7020 USB laser printer hooked up to a desktop computer running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Xubuntu desktop, if it matters). In my room is a laptop with ...
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How to print a long PDF page on a receipt printer?

I have an Epson TM-T88IV thermal point of sale printer and I print receipts with it. The receipts are given in PDF format. I have the problem that since some weeks the printer can only print receipts ...
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What does this ink level indicator mean

I am using a Canon MX922 printer through CUPS on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18. When I open the Printers dialog under Settings, I see an ink level indicator. There is 3 sections of the bar: ...
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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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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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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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Scanner is only detected and not the printer

OK. I have a new Epson L210 printer, a multi-function printer. But whenever I connect it to my Windows 7 64-bit computer, the only detected function of the printer is the scanner. There is no ...
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How to find unused printers in Windows (or the last time a printer was used)?

We are looking for a way to find unused printers in windows (Windows 7 / Server 2008 and later). We tested this VBScript How To: List all unused printer drivers , and although on the system are ...
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OWA printing nearly blank e-mails from Firefox

Trying to deduce an issue in my office department: when printing e-mails from Outlook Web Access (Office365) using Firefox, some e-mails are coming out nearly blank (the headers--date/url/page numbers ...
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GPO printer allocation

scenario: AD domain with multiple remote OUs with fairly robust communications. I allocate printers per location via GPO. Some of the Work Stations in the OU allocate the printers on login (5 of ...
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Print leaves queue but does not physically print

I am printing from Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) through a TCP/IP printer which is hosted on Windows 8.1 (64-bit). The remote network is connected to use with VPN. The problem is that the print ...
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Dell V725w Driver for Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell V725w Printer and I wanted to print a document from my Ubuntu 13.04 laptop. The driver for the printer is made for Ubuntu 11.10, but would it work with Ubuntu 13.04? If not, is there ...
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Printing to physical printer via a PDF printer

I am looking for a solution to print to a physical printer via a PDF printer (eg. Bullzip). I would need this because Bullzip has the possibility to use a predefined pdf document as the background of ...
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Can't see my wifi printer anymore

I have a Windows 7 laptop, connected to my wifi network. I also have an Epson Stylus Photo PX730WD connected to the same wifi network. Since few days (or weeks? as I don't print often), I am not able ...
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HP e6500 “Printhead Missing” error - How to ignore and still use Scanner

I have an HP Officejet e6500 All-in-One printer that has been giving me the "printhead missing" error, even though I have already replaced the printhead. I cant seem to cancel out of the message or ...
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Epson TM-T88V formatting issues

I set up a little machine running Ubuntu Server 12.04 with an Epson TM-T88V plugged into it directly. At first I was able to print fine (using lp) but the auto-cutter wasn't working. I realized it ...
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Windows 7 will not release ports until printer is uninstalled

I have Windows 7 installed on about 45 PCs, and about twice a week this happens to someone. The symptom people come to me with is that they suddenly cannot print to one of their printers. If it's ...
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How do I get different printer margins for different printers to stick?

I have a computer running Windows XP SP3 that has three printers installed. I am printing from an in house web app in Internet Explorer. Two printers can share the same margins, but the third one ...
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Can't connect from Ubuntu to Windows Shared Printer

I have a printer connected to a PC running Windows 7 Home. I added the printer from Ubuntu using the Windows 7 computer name. It prompts for a username and password, I entered my Windows 7 username ...
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PCL XL Error on HP Printer

I wanted to print something but my HP Laserjet 1200 printer gave me this error printed out: PCL XL error Subsystem: KERNEL Error: IllegalTag Operator: 0x34 Position: ...
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Netbios name resolution fails intermittently in mixed environment

I'm hoping for some tips and suggestions for resolving some issues I've run into connecting to our shared printer. I have a network with a network attached storage box, a windows 10 workstation, two ...
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No fax detected with HP MFP

I'm trying to set up a HP LaserJet MFP (multifunction fax printer) M476dw as a fax machine. It's connected to a Linksys PAP2T analogue telephone adapter (ATA) with VoipVoip as service provider with a ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Bad Text Printing on First Page using Scientific Linux with HP 6300 OfficeJet

I have installed in Scientific Linux 7 (fedora variant), cups, 1.6.3-17 and hplip, 3.13.7-6. I have also installed hplip-gui. I am printing to a networked HP 6300 All-in-One. If I print the test ...
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Set Default Printer Option Missing in Windows 10

Typically, in Windows 10, you can right-click on a printer and then the context-menu will provide you an option to set that printer as default. Today, one of my Active Directory users reported ...
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Printer Only Print One Page

I have a printer Canon LBP6230dn and I am on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). My printer is on the network. Other computer with same specs and OS is fine. I can print 12 pages with duplex okay but if there ...
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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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Set printer preferences

I am writing a script setting up printers and drivers. One of the driver I install, contains a bug for old printers used with platforms further than Windows Vista. I need to update the preferences of ...
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HPLIP broken with Acroread, or broken in general?

A HP printer that worked perfectly fine with acroread previously on the same system has stopped working when using acroread. Gentoo stable, running 3.18.11. Printer: HP Officejet Pro 8100 connected ...
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Which PCL 6/PCL XL driver?

I'm trying to setup a print server via CUPS. I've been told that a generic PCL6/PCL XL driver will work fine, but in CUPS there are a million versions listed: Generic PCL 6/PCL XL LF Printer - ...
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PC takes a long time to print since joining domain

I have a computer that exhibits strange printing problems. When I print from a domain account it usually takes a long time (30 sec to +1 min) for an application to send the job to the printer. During ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8600 prints or scans only 1 page under Linux Mint

My HP Officejet Pro 8600 only scans or prints a single page after that the system says that the connection to the printer cant be established. If I restart the printer I can print or scan another ...
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Software Won't Open

I've got a program on my computer, Canon MF Toolbox 4.9. It's used with my printer to initiate scans, settings for those scans, and misc operations, and allows the settings to be changed on the ...
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Factory reset EPSON EXPRESSION PHOTO XP-750

Is there any way to make a factory reset to EPSON EXPRESSION PHOTO XP-750? The problem is that the printheads are really not aligned, and there is no way to align them. The print quality is well but ...
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Canon printer does not print over the network at times

We've been having this printing issue for the last two months where the printer stops taking prints over the network at a certain point. Each and every time we need to reset the printer by powering it ...
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How to control the PFE Mailprinter?

i have here a PFE Mailprinter. It is a device that takes printed documents from a printer (in this case the Koycera Ecosys FS-3750), folds it the letter-way and puts it in an envelope. The problem: ...
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Ubuntu CUPS printing

I've been fiddling with the for the whole day and couldn't figure out what the problem is due to my lack of knowledge about Ubuntu. It all started with me trying to set up a network printer in the ...
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HP t610 plotter disk failure

I have two HP t610 plotters. One of them has a disk failure. Is there a tip to clone the first hard-disk to blank hard-disk? Note that I have tried to clone using active boot disk , but it gives ...
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Going to print multiple cards in fixed size

I need to print out about 80 "cards" for an invitation and to fit the envelope I need to print them in a very exact size. Each "card" has to be 5cm in width and 7.5cm in height. Instead of just ...
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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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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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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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Laser printer pages covered with toner powder. What to replace first?

I'm working on a Dell 2150cn color laser printer. It is only about two years old but the one year factory warranty has expired. Symptom: When printing a page the paper comes out covered in dry toner ...