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

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Printing in A3 instead of 2XA4 [closed]

At work we have a printer that is capable of printing different paper sizes (A3, A4, A5), and we also have the necessary paper in the machine. However, whenever I want to print a poster in a single A3 ...
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HP Laserjet M283fdw stopped talking to Windows/HP Smart

I have an HP LaserJet MFP283fdw with non-HP toner. I turned off automatic firmware updates a long time ago to make sure HP couldn't stop me using non-HP toner. But recently my Windows 10 PC has ...
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How to disable KDE Plasma automatically finding printers?

I'm using KDE Plasma 5.27 with Debian-12. Everytime I turn on my printer, KDE always add a printer config in its printer list with a strange name, even though I have manually added a config for this ...
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How to print to 3 network printers in LAN from a remote WAN network?

On my LAN I have 3 network printers. 2 printers are connected via StarTech.com PM1115U2 Print servers and 1 printer is directly connected to the LAN as it is a network printer. All printers are ...
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Resend the last print command in Windows

I use a Windows program to print a sheet via a printer using a button. I want to print two or more copies of this sheet, but the button only works once per time period. How can I resend the last print ...
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Epson XP-6100 inkjet printer ignoring first sheet every time

I'm printing some photographs, individually, on A4 glossy paper. Due to my experience with this printing device, I have to ensure there are two sheets of paper in the tray, as every single time I ...
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What drivers do I need to install for an Epson in Kubuntu?

I have an Epson XP-235 and I want to use it with a Kubuntu 22.04 I tried to find the drivers and from the Epson FAQ I found the following page: https://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/ ...
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How can I sniff a USB connection between a PC and a Thermal printer?

I need to develop a hardware and software solution to intercept the communications between a PC - Thermal receipt printer. The protocol between these two is USB, but i don't have any idea of where to ...
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Intermittent false 'paper jam' message on HP5540 series 'Envy' printer

I have an HP Envy 5540 series printer. It has started complaining of 'paper jam' when I send it printouts, but there is no jam. When I confirm that I have cleared the 'jam' (I have in fact done ...
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Printer is printing green where it should be black

My HP Envy 4520 printer (model F0V69A) is printing green where it should be black. What it prints as: What it should look like: Ink levels are good, pictured below. What can I do to diagnose/repair?
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Brother HL-L2325DW Printer on Arch Linux Will Not Print, Despite Showing That the Job Has Completed

As the title says, I cannot get my printer (A Brother HL-L2325DW) to print. It beeps at me a few times once it receives my print job, and CUPS states that the print job is complete, but beyond the few ...
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Emulate a network printer as a USB printer?

I have a very niche problem where I need to set up a network printer for use with an application which only accepts USB printer connections. Is there any way to fool this application that our network ...
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HP Designjet 130, blank front panel, yellow led flashes, no communication with HP System Maintenance Tool

I replaced the electronics module in my HP Designjet 130 (because the existing one was broken). I took the electronics module from another working printer I had (HP Designjet 130nr). The electronics ...
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How to automatically install removed network printers?

By default Windows installs network printers automatically with an IPP or another type of basic print driver. I discovered that when you delete such an automatically installed printer it won't be ...
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How can I make a local printer available over the network via internet printing protocol?

So I have an old Canon printer and a Chromebook I want to be able to print from, The Canon printer has network functionality but does not show up to the Chromebook due to lack of drivers and IPP ...
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Sony UP-DR150 printer setup confussion on Windows 10

I'm at my wit's end after spending days trying to get my Sony UP-DR150 photo printer up and running. Despite the seller's assurances that it works flawlessly on both Windows 10 and 11 (even providing ...
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Libre Office writer How to print only page 2 of a 5 page writer document

My operating system is Windows 10, Printer is HP color laser jet CM1312nfi MPF, LibreOffice 7.5 I have created a Libre Office writer 5 page text document with 1 "picture" a screen shot of a ...
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Computer using wrong driver for network printer

We have an HP plotter installed on a print server that is using a particular driver, but when we install it from the server, the client computer is using some generic Microsoft one. I asked the server ...
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HP printer not printing

I am running macOS 10.15 Catalina and have a DeskJet 6940 printer that has stopped working. I can successfully send a job to the printer. It successfully runs through the printer, positioning the ...
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printer keeps asking for date and time when turned on

I've got a Samsung MF2070FW printer that keeps asking for date and time every time its turned on. The firmware version is the V3.00.01.37 (the latest) and i tried to search for something like a CMOS ...
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How to add a LAN printer in Azure VM?

I have an Azure VM equipped with Windows Server 2019 and I want to add a local network printer to this VM. Note that I connect to this VM through an RDP player.
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HP Office Jet Pro 8610 Printer Issue - Defective Cartridge Error

I'm facing an issue with my HP Office Jet Pro 8610 printer, specifically related to a "defective cartridge" error. The printer indicates that at least one cartridge, presumably the black one,...
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Zebra Printer - Missing Always use Driver Settings

We have multiple zebra label printers on a server for printing Crystal Reports. We have some printers that are using a larger 4 x 6 label vs the normal 4 x 3. On the older printers (GK420D) I was able ...
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Unable to Print in Landscape Mode from Excel Document

I'm encountering difficulty when attempting to print an Excel page in landscape mode. Despite trying various adjustments, such as scaling, changing paper formats, and playing with file and printer ...
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How to remove an empty, unselectable printer in Windows 11 that shows "Driver is unavailable"

I've the odd situation that my printer prints somewhat normally, but it appears twice in the new Windows 11 printer's list, one time unselectable and undeletable, and one time normally. The screenshot ...
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Xerox WorkCentre/Phaser, Dell, Fuji printer stuck on 092-651 Code: 2010000

Related but not exactly the same error: Xerox WorkCentre 6015NI - Stuck on 092-651 Code: 2880000 Many people ask the same question regarding this error and no actionable answer beyond vacuuming the ...
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Can't find wireless printer when connected via ethernet cable but can find it when using wifi?

I have a brother printer that I can access fine on my laptop when I'm connected to the router via wifi, but once I connect via ethernet cable directly on the same router, it can't find the printer. So ...
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How to use a thermal printer on a Chromebook?

If I test it using an application called Test Bluetooth Printer which I downloaded from the Play Store, it works, but if I use the Google Chrome browser on my Chromebook, it doesn't detect my thermal ...
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How to recieve print data on Linux from a CN36 cable?

I have a HP 200LX palmtop computer with some proprietary software on it. The palmtop communicates with a printer with a cable from an proprietary 8-pin HP connector (on the palmtop) to a standard CN36 ...
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EPL Cartridges jammed in HP5550dtn

I cannot take out the EPL toner cartridges in my HP5550dtn printer. This is a new phenomena as the printer is out of maintenance contract. All four cartridges appear to be jammed. Unfortunately there ...
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Connect HP LaserJet 1010 to Asus RT-AC87U (router) via USB and print from Windows 11

(To make a long story short: It did not work and then I decided to split the problem into 2: To try to print when the printer is connected via USB to the computer, and only when it works, to proceed ...
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Cannot find Brother printer (MFCJ5830DW) over Wired Network connection

I have new work laptop, Windows 11, connected to my home network. I tried connecting/adding my home printer, a Brother MFCJ5830DW. I found the printer's TCP/IP address (192.168.1.248) and tried to add ...
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HP Printer Envy 5660 Prints Discoloration

asking for some help to troubleshoot my printer before I go ahead and buy a new one. Is there anything I'm failing to consider here? Situation: When I print black/white pages of text it is discolored....
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Epson printer connects to the network that is not listed

I have an Epson L3250 printer. I set the printer connect to network 192.168.1.0 for wireless printing. Then I set static DHCP for IP address. After few days, why does that printer connect to network ...
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3D obj file has a geometric hole

The purpose of this post: I'm making some 3D art with an online sculpting tool called "SculptGL". In this program you are given a pink sphere of vertices and faces, with tools to sculpt the ...
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Connect L355 Epson to new router [closed]

Epson no longer supports our L355 printer. We have changed our broadband provider and have a new router. I cannot find on internet how to connect old printer to new router. I did find something to ...
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Brother DCP-L2530DW - problems with duplex printing

I am the owner of a DCP-L2530DW printer and I use the duplex function. If I select the "Long Edge (right side)" option in the "Duplex Print Settings" (in portrait orientation), ...
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Copy quality is good, but print quality is poor. How to fix it?

I can't achieve normal print quality on Canon MF282DW (monochrome laser). I tried changing many settings, but it did not give a noticeable effect. I also tried printing from different OS: Windows 11, ...
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Print raw Postscript 3 Stream to printer incapable of PS3

I have a tool that sends a raw postscript 3 stream to a jetdirect socket (port 9100). Currently i play around with running inetd to forward raw stream to lp and output to a CUPS printer queue. Sadly ...
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Yellow nozzle of my printer is 50% clogged. How to send signal to printer to intense the color by x2?

My yellow water-based ink printhead is 50% usable (print only 50% intensity). I have done a lot of deep cleaning (100+), but it didn't work. I have cleaned it with hot water, alcohol, and soap. ...
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Printer used to work, not anymore?

I have an older HP8600 All-in-One-Printer which has always worked great. For some reason it is no longer working. Having trouble connecting to my WiFi I think. It’ll say I am connected but when I try ...
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Unexpected printing issues with Laserjet Enterprise m607; upside down and out of margin printing

We have a printer (Laserjet Enterprise m607) that has been giving us some weird problems the last few days. The printer usually prints checks and the two people that print them started having problems ...
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Kyocera m5521cdn scanner is busy

I have been using Kyocera Print Center to scan over LAN, and it has worked perfectly in the past. However, recently, I encounter an error message that says, "a problem occurred during scanning.&...
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Printer prints contents only on half of the A4 page

Brother MFC-J44200DW Windows 10 Wlan connection I have issues with my printer. Every time I try to print an A4 page from word or a pdf my printer prints it in on half the size of the A4 page. It looks ...
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Attach USB cable to printer and now the case of my laptop has a voltage - Ouch

With my laptop on battery (e.g. nothing else connected to it), I hooked up a USB cable from my laptop's Dell Dock box to an older Xerox laser printer. And now I am getting tingly zaps from the laptop ...
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Unable to connect "Canon PIXMA MG3650S" to the local WiFi-network. DIRECT-WLAN of the printer is not found in the list of the "Canon PRINT"-app

I have bought the printer "Canon Pixma MG3650S" from Aldi Online Shop. I set up the printer, connected it to electricity, and turned it on. I downloaded the "Canon PRINT"-App from ...
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HP Color Laser 150nw - prints the text on top of the page again at the bottom

I am using HP Color Laser 150nw, it prints the some sort of blurry characters from top of the page again at the bottom, I don't know how to troubleshoot this or which part should be replaced, any help ...
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How to know if hp smart universal printing 2.7.1.1569 supports PCL 6?

I've been searching everywhere but it seems like nobody can explain how to check which PCL version our printer use. I need to know if the HP Color LaserJet MFP M477fdw with the driver hp smart ...
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Remote printing with user authentication [closed]

I saw in one company how an employee sent documents to print from her computer, then went to a printer in another room, swiped an ID card (probably RFID) on it and it immediately printed the documents....
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Can't find cartridge chamber in Canon Pixma MG25775

I have this Canon Pixma MG25775 printer. Lately, it was printing blurred copies so I bought a new cartridge. I looked up on youtube where the cartridge chamber was, and I opened up that chamber. But ...
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