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Creating a raw printer queue in CUPS (host) and adding them through CUPS (client)

I want to make my RasPi act as a little print and file server in a small home network consisting of three Linux clients. Unfortunately, Brother provides only binary drivers for x86, so I cannot run my ...
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Why would CUPS successfully print when lp is invoked on a PDF or ps, but not when it's given a format from earlier or later in the filter chain?

I'm setting up a Konica-Minolta BizHub C452 for use through CUPS. At the moment I am able to print plain text, postscript, and PDFs beautifully, but not other formats. For instance, the printer is ...
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Printer on a ARM Linux (CUPS) - general theories/questions

I have a theory and I kindly ask the skilled linux users to confirm/deny it (I am not a skileld one at all). Im running: Raspberry Pi model B+, Raspbian OS and CUPS 1.5.4 And I bought the SEWOO ...
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How to share a printer from Linux without a server side driver?

I'm trying to share a Canon printer from Raspberry PI running Raspbian. Unfortunately, the precompiled drivers provided by Canon don't work with the RPi's armhf architecture, and compiling the source ...
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Centralized Printer

I have a question and would want to ask for suggestions. I have a diagram of a centralized printing service. Stations stn 1, stn 2, stn 3 are raspberry pi stations that has libre office installed. ...
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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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Why do print jobs to a /dev/null printer hang on the gziptoany filter?

I have a /dev/null printer set up for testing: lpadmin -p Testing -E -v file:///dev/null but whenever I print to it lp -n 1 -d Testing -t "This is a test" some_text_file.txt The job just sites ...
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Problems With CUPS, a printer and ARCH

I've 2 linux machines, a ubuntu and a recent installation of arch linux. I also have an IP printer MFC-J280W. My ubuntu machine prints fine using cups. I've tried to setup the printer the same way on ...
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brother mfc-495cw cupsd issue on Ubunutu 13.10

I'm trying to install the Brother linux drivers for my MFC-495cw. I followed the directions at the brother linux download site. lpr and cupswrapper files are confirmed installed. I cannot print to ...
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Cups Network Printer

In a Linux station with cups serivicio active attempt to add a network printer. When I do this with Windows only asking for the IP address, but also calls me cups a protocol. Is not it possible to add ...
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Unable to print to print using CUPS on Xerox WorkCentre 5755 from Solaris

I am trying to print on network printer Xerox WorkCentre 5755 from Solaris with CUPS 1.4.5 installed. Due to lack of any Solaris related information I have set the printer up with manufacturer ...
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CUPS: HP Designjet 755CM prints empty A0 pages if page in spooler

I'm currently playing with an old HP Designjet 755CM A0 plotter, and having a weird problem where I have no clue where to start researching. I'm using the printer via some noname USB to parallel ...
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Sending text files directly to a printer hooked up to OSX from Win 7

We use Zebra label printers for printing out barcode labels. We have them set up such that (for example) all of the computers in the shipping area know to print their barcodes to \\UPS3\Barcode ...
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CUPS Auto-Discovery Not Working on FreeBSD/FreeNAS

I've set up CUPS within a portsjail on my FreeNAS 9.1.1 (FreeBSD 9.x) system. In the jail, I have installed the ports for cupsd, avahi, mdns and hplip. Unlike when I setup CUPS on a Linux system, when ...
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CUPS and Foomatic fail with “Cannot allocate memory” on Arch Linux ARM

I'm trying to print to my Brother MFC-7820N via network printing on a Pogoplug with Arch Linux ARM installed on it. I'm using the BRScript3 CUPS driver that came in the distribution. When I try to ...
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AirPrint and AirPlay on FreeNAS

I would like to add AirPrint support to a legacy Brother network printer and, if possible, also have AirPlay audio streaming to a stereo on the same shelf. I ran across a great tutorial on how to do ...
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Linux Cups raspberry pi offload processing to server

I am interested in setting up a raspberry pi as the local end of a printing solution. In my testing the pi chokes on acting as a complete cups based print server. It seems a little underpowered for ...
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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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How do I get the name of a network printer?

If I have the IP address of a network printer, how can I get its name using the command line? With the GUI tool system-config-printer the printer's name and IP address shows up in the list.
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Printing on a Raspberry Pi

I've been working on this for a few days now, and it's become quite a head-scratcher. I'm attempting to connect a SATO CL408e printer (it's a label printer) to it. Because the Pi lacks an LPT port, I ...
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Extremely slow printing (1 cps or so) on linux

I have a generic printer (text only) connected to a linux PC via parallel port but suddently it will just refuse to print at a normal speed. Form a cople of pages per minute I'm stuck at a couple of ...
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Recognized printer not printing

I connected an HP 1000 J110 to my server which I access via ssh. Listing the USB ports it recognized it. Also I Pasted the PPD on the /etc/cups/ppd/ folder... Is the ppd my pc uses to print when ...
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Brother MFC-7360N has misaligned prints

I need to print from a Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) box to a Brother MFC-7360N. The resulting printouts are all shifted 1cm to the right and 1cm up. This is particularly annoying if I want to print labels. ...
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Where are the print filters stored in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to backup my printer configuration to use it on another machine. To do this I copied the /etc/cups folder. For some printers it says: There is a missing print filter for printer ...
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lp vs lpr. What to use in case of CUPS and what historical difference?

My Debian distro provide lp and lpr commands for printing from CUPS packages. I am noob to printing in UNIX but (have other tech skills). I try find difference in man lp and man lpr. Only case that ...
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Cups without webserver

I have a minimal linux system and I would like to print. It seems the usual approach is to install cups. But what I think is very annoying is that cups comes with its own webserver to do the ...
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Printing from Windows machines to CUPS works erratically

I'm trying to construct a Linux print server to be accessed by Windows machines. The setup is as follows: Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop CUPS 1.6.1 Printers shared via Samba 3.6.6 Windows machines are running ...
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Is it possible to print without CUPS?

Having a SOHO printer, HP DeskJet 3940 is it possible to print with lpr/lpd on Debian GNU/Linux? The Debian Wiki says that LPR. The still commonly used traditional printing system is called lpr ...
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Is there anyway to print to a remote client/printer from a cloud-based virtual CentOS machine?

The scenario is that I will potentially be using a cloud based virtual machine and then accessing the machine from a tablet. I then need to send a command to a wireless interfaced printer that will be ...
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Missing characters when printing in linux

I have a pdf that I was printing recently, and on the final printout there is a single character that doesn't print. It is the greek letter phi, and the pdf was built with pdflatex. The phi shows up ...
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CUPS causes printer to click and doesn't print

I'm suffering a strange problem with my Cannon iP4850 when trying to use CUPS on a Raspberry Pi (this is not RPi specific, please do not vote to move it). When I plug the printer into my Laptop ...
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How do I setup a WI-FI printer?

I have a Samsung ML-2168W printer with WI-FI support. Currently it is connected to my computer with a USB cable. However, I have no clue of how to connect it to the network through WI-FI (with WPA). ...
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CUPS : Creating a dummy printer directing to dev/null

I used following command , is there anything wrong with it ? lpadmin -p lp0 -E -v /dev/null -m raw
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CUPS server taking a long time to print certain jobs

I have a CUPS server set up, to which Windows machines can print. Everything seems to work well (Microsoft Office and some other programs I've tried), except for Adobe Acrobat Pro. It takes a long ...
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On a mac can I use CUPS to set a minimum font size?

I am setting up a mac for an aunt who needs large fonts to read, I have set up Safari correctly but there is a problem. When I print the text comes out at the original font size, not the enlarged ...
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Unable to Retrieve Supply Levels in Print Queue

Retrieving the supply levels of my printer in the print queue application used to work fine but now I get an Information Not Available error. In the error logfile it says Unable to query ink levels. ...
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Linux IrDA printing

I have a USB IrDA that I got working with my IrDA printer (SiPiX compact printer A6) on the Windows side, using default 4000000 speed and 1.0ms turn-around time (in the driver config). The USB IrDA ...
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How do I print an entire page in Firefox?

For my personal records (e.g. receipts), I like to print a web page in Firefox using CUPS print-to-pdf. This works great when the page layout is narrow. However, if the page is too wide, the output is ...
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Printable A5 booklet on A4 sheets from A5 pages using psutils, pstops and CUPS?

I want to create a CUPS printer queue which accepts books with A5 pages and automatically arranges them as booklets on A4 paper before printing them. Essentially, this is done wonderfully using the ...
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CUPS install/reinstall causes Ubuntu 11 to hang

I'm having a terrible time with CUPS. I've read every thread about this issue that I can find and none seem to help in the slightest. ely@zaffpants:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a ely@zaffpants:~$ sudo ...
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IPP Printing from Windows 7 Ultimate

I have network IPP working on Ubuntu and Windows XP. On my Windows 7 instance, it refuses to acknowledge the remote server connection. Can anyone suggest how to configure this correctly? My install ...
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How to get filename of job in cups?

I have printed a couple of files and lpstat shows that they are completed. But the output is something like this: # lpstat -W completed -l Canon-1 root 1086464 Sat May 21 ...
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Force scaling when printing an alien paper size

Is there any way to automatically rescale a print job to a paper size supported by the printer even if the application printing has used a different paper size? I have lot of problems with different ...
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Removing an unknown linux printer

Linux printing appeared to be working fine up until yesterday. Today typing lpq gives the following: lpq Printer 'sdst@other.domain' - cannot open connection - Connection timed out Make sure ...
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How do I use my Brother MFC-7440N from Debian or Ubuntu?

I have a Brother MFC-7440N. I would like to print to it from Debian Squeeze over the network without installing Brother's official driver, which I know for sure to be out of date and non-functional ...
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problem with linux usb device permission on reboot

THe below output from my terminal probably should make sense to those able to help: [root@Plugbox ~]# cd /dev/bus/usb [root@Plugbox usb]# ls 001 [root@Plugbox usb]# cd 001 [root@Plugbox 001]# ls -l ...
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printing in linux

I've been a linux user for quite some time. But haven't do printing until now. I just wanna ask how to do printing in linux? I have researched a bit on it. I found some $> echo "print me" > ...
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Printing without a spooler

I have a non-root account on a shared server, on which the system administrators do not support printing because of past experience with stalled and runaway jobs. For the same reason, they do not ...
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Printing to Epson Stylus Photo printer from Fedora

I have an Epson Stylus Photo PX720 inkjet printer, and have installed what seems to be the recommended driver from Avasys as an RPM on my Fedora 13 laptop: ...
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dscInfo dictionary - cups printing

In my .ppd file, i see the following text: *% If the dscInfo dictionary is not set using the printer driver, the *% userlogin and job name are set to "CUPS User" and "CUPS Application" *% ...