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printing in window 7 client using Ubuntu print server

I want to share a printer under Ubuntu 11.04 with Windows 7. I have installed samba and configured it to allow the printer to be browsed across the network. I have also enabled printer sharing. But ...
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Linux printer setup opensuse no drivers

I am trying to setup a canon pixma mx459 on my opensuse 13.1 machine To set up a printer I opened yast>hardware>printers, however there were no drivers detected. I do have cups installed/up to date. ...
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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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Intercept and modify print jobs

I need to apply some modifications (mostly replace some text a la s/foo/bar/) to everything that gets printed from a specific Windows application. My guess is that most of the building blocks that can ...
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DD-WRT print server is working on Linux, but not on Windows

So I flashed the latest DD-WRT on my router, but I can't for the love of God make printing working on Windows. It works seamlessly on Linux though, with the following settings. When I add the printer ...
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Print PDF as handout

I'd like to print a PDF presentation in the following layout: Is there any tool to achieve this layout? Unfortunately, the presentation is only available as PDF (i.e. there is no PowerPoint, ...
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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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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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Disable “Advanced Printing Features” permanently

How can I disable the "Advanced Printing Features" option (in Windows, go to Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers, right click the printer, go to Printer Preferences -> Advanced)? ...
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Does “everything is a file” apply to network printers?

I asked this question on AskUbuntu and I didn't get any answers or comments, so I thought I'd try here. If "everything is a file" in Linux, can I access network printers (IPP) like USB printers ...
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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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Safe to print sensitive data in Win 7/8, or does it cache plaintext to disk?

I dual boot Linux/Windows 8. In Linux, where I usually work, /home is encrypted, /swap is encrypted, and sensitive files are redundantly encrypted on top of that. Printing, however, doesn't work on ...
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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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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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Black square come out when print PDF contains transparency PNG

When I fired command and see the printing result lpr -P printer-#1 -o fitplot test.pdf Transparency PNG will be go black square. But If I manually convert my PDF to Postscript and fired command. ...
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How can I simulate a USB printer to LPT on Linux?

I have an Intermec printer connected on an USB port to my computer, the computer doesn't have a parallel port. I want to send some raw commands to the printer, the printer interprets the file send as ...
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290 views

DELL B1260dn printer Linux open-source driver

I have a DELL B1260dn printer and it works on Linux. But it works with a closed-source driver. Indeed, my driver seems to be a variant of this one: http://www.bchemnet.com/suldr/ I have downloaded ...
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How to change default “Print to file…” settings

I have a fresh install of Linux Mint 15. In many applications (gedit, firefox, etc.) I can go to "File > Print..." and see a virtual printer called "Print to file". By default, it prints the PDF to ...
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Linux Print Using Command acroread Layout Incorrect

At the moment we are using the command cat file.pdf | acroread -toPostScript -shrink -rotateAndCenter | lp -s -dprintername to print PDF files to a network printer. This is in a Linux (RedHat) machine ...
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How to set up LPD/LPR printing system for sharing a postscript printer on Linux?

I am new in Embedded Systems, and I want to add a usb postscript printing support such that it can serve request from any computer in the Network(Printer sharing). I went through various printing ...
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How can I automatically convert all source code files in a folder (recursively) to a single PDF with syntax highlighting?

I would like to convert source code of a few projects to one printable file to save on a usb and print out easily later. How can I do that? Edit First off I want to clarify that I only want to print ...
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Insert blank page using Print Dialog

Is there a way to insert a blank page anywhere in the document using the print dialog? The use case in my mind: While in print dialog, if it were possible to direct the printer to insert blank pages ...
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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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Missing lines in pdf print taken on Linux

When printing a PDF document on Linux some horizontal and vertical lines go missing. The document contains many lines of the same width but only a few go missing each time. The same document when ...
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1answer
151 views

How can I print two small files on the same page with a2ps?

I'm using Ubuntu Linux 12.0.4.1 LTS and I like the auto-formatting that a2ps does. I just want to print several small files using as few pages as possible. Example: a2ps file1.c file2.c file3.c ...
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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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1answer
639 views

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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Again, how can I get the data sent to printer by attaching linux pc to the printer side of the wire, hen print it somewhere else?

The similar question was asked by davidb, however the circumstances are different. I have a device with the 9-pin RS-232 port and an ancient printer connected to that device. I need to replace the ...
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1answer
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Printing from the command line with LibreOffice, lpr commands?

I'm trying to print a word document from the command line, but I need to specify printing options that I would normally use lpr for. This is the command I'm using libreoffice -p "filename.doc" I ...
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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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Automated printouts from a wireless printer

I have a wireless printer which is always on, and an always on fanless Linux server. Looking at the mprinter project on Kickstarter I started to wonder if there is a way for me to prepare an ...
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Virtualbox: print from Windows XP guest in Xubuntu host, using NAT

I have several network printers at work and at home I'd like to access in a Windows XP guest, under a Xubuntu 12.04 host. I have networking set to NAT, since I take my laptop back and forth to work ...
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Printing: Different pages from different feeds (pdf)

I've got a pdf document and want to print it about 100 times with a Kyocera fs 4020dn printer. I'd like to have the first page on colored paper. Is it possible to tell the printer to take the first ...
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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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Samba jobs disappear from Windows spooler

I searched for similar issues to no avail, yet I have multiple systems exhibiting the same bizarre behavior. Samba jobs printed to Windows printer shares arrive at the Windows workstation, but then ...
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How do I install a brother mfc5895cw printer filter for ubuntu 11.10 64 bit?

I have already installed the pinter ppd file from a brother download, the system recognizes my printer but when I try to print it says it cannot because a printer filter is missing
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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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Remote CUPS Printing, Is It Possible?

I have a RHEL 6 server, and a Solaris 2.6 server. The RHEL 6 server is able to print to a network printer, which is a Laserjet 4014DN, using CUPS. I want to have the Solaris 2.6 server print to that ...
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Why isn't my printer listed?

Why is my printer not listed when using the lsusb command? I've got a HP Photosmart C4780 connected via USB on Ubuntu 12.04. I've installed hplip but I still but this does not appear to have solved ...
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Debian: Firefox or Iceweasel default printer for POS station - web application

Context Using Debian 6.04 "Squeeze" as POS station. Needs to prints to receipt printer from web app. There are two printers installed: Network printer [ default ] and a receipt printer. It ...
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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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Epson receipt printer slow on Linux

I am trying to set up a POS station for web-based software. The receipt printer, an Epson TM-T88V, is slow using Epson's own drivers and prescribed installation method. To clarify, it is slower than ...
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Sending DYMO xml label files directly to printer

Is this possible on either lin or win? I've had this working with a Zebra printer by just using COPY/cat to send the EPL text file to the USB port, but no such luck with DYMO. Under win I can print ...
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Most convenient way to get a “2up” (2 pages per physical page / sheet) option for LPR?

I'm looking for something similar to How to convert a 1 page PDF to a 2 page per sheet PDF?, but that works like LPR instead of a PDF file converter. This institution has a custom version of lpr that ...
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197 views

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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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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How can I get my HP 309G printer to work on Linux Mint 10?

How can I get my HP 309G printer to work on Linux Mint 10? It is not recognized out-of-the-box, and HP doesn't supply drivers.
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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" > ...