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Questions tagged [printer]

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

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CUPS “Unable to get printer status”

Recently after a system upgrade I can no longer print from local networked HP printers. The error message on the CUPS Jobs webpage is "Unable to get printer status". When not printing, the output ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to use a network printer without installing any driver? How

I´ve a shared printer on Raspbian and I want to use from my Windows 8.1 without install any driver on the Windows OS. I can see the printer, but when I try to configure it, windows is asking for the ...
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Limit available printers for a MS Word Document, or define a “Default printer” in a particular document

I've a lot of printers (or specific printer's queue with particular setup for each queue) configured on my PC. Each have a unique "Printer Queue Name". I work with a software which generates Word ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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Trying to install i386 package libc6:i386 on Raspberry Pi 3 B+ fails

The end goal is to get my Raspberry Pi to work as a print server providing AirPrint for a Brother DCP-195C printer they already have. I'm trying to follow this answer on how to achive that. So I ...
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Change network printer name in Windows 10

In our company we have a network printer which has an ethernet connection and a web based interface for configuration. If I have installed drivers for this printer on two computers, A and B, and on ...
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Canon iP7200 shows constant orange light and does nothing

At home I have a Canon iP7200 printer which refuses to work. As soon as I turn the device on, the white power light comes on as well as the orange status light. The orange light does NOT flash (so ...
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Win10 won't detect HP Laserjet by IP addr

I have an HP LaserJet 400 series printer installed on 192.168.1.25. Wired PCs on the subnet can print to this printer just fine. However, my wireless subnet is 192.168.20.0/24; Win10 PCs on 192.168....
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Windows 7. Remote printer access

I have 2 computers on local network (comp01, comp02). On comp02 I have installed printer. Now on comp01 I am adding remote printer (the one I have installed on comp02) onto the computer. Printer is ...
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'\\' style printer address on Mac?

My company has poor support for mac. When I try to add a network printer, all my info is that all the printers are under an address like \\server\allprinters and I should go there and choose the one ...
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HP OfficeJet 4655 prints B/W only

HP printer (HP OfficeJet 4655) under Ubuntu 16.04 has started printing B/W only. No color. -Prints test page ok, except B/W only. -Copies in color so ink cartridges and mechanism are OK. -...
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hp Laserjet printer M477-toner stuck

We installed the replacement Laserjet toner for the HP M477 printer the salesman picked out for us, but it was the wrong cartridge, now it's stuck and we can't pull out the cartridge rack to remove ...
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CUPS installing using repository

I want to get printer state from CUPS. To do that , I am trying to customize CUPS's source code. So I can send a message to my front-end. I have downloaded CUPS repository from gitub Apple's Cups ...
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lpr says “unknown printer” but lpstat shows printer correctly

I'm configuring a USB printer in Debian 8.9 and am running into issues. I have configured the printer using the CUPS web interface and named it "elise". I have run lpstat which shows : $ lpstat -p -...
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Where is, and how do I clean, the waste ink absorber in the Canon PIXMA MG2910 printer?

My dad's Canon PIXMA MG2910 printer is having problems with the waste ink absorber: it's so full the cartridges were jammed and the printer ceased to work, citing a 5B00 error. Can somebody tell me ...
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Connecting a printer directly to the Google Cloud Print server

I want to connect my printer directly with google cloud print server, so I won't need to have a pc 24/7 open to print orders, the printer should directly communicate with google cloud server. My ...
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Printer needs to be “awaken” before printing

Background info: Xerox Phaser 3140 laser printer connected to a 7th gen. Core i5 desktop computer running updated Linux Mint 18.2 x64 using a USB cable. Symptoms: The first print (after turning the ...
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How to force disconnect status to a mapped printer on Windows?

I know using NET USE LPT1 /DELETE can "disconnect" the printer but it doesn't show as "disconnected". I need to force a mapped printer in the LPT1 to show that the printer went offline.
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Connect two printers over two ISPs

I'll try to make it as clear as possible. So, I have two Different ISP connections, with their own wireless routers, which I used to create two independent networks. Lets call them Network A and ...
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Printer will not print from any PC

I am having an issue with a printer on our network. It is a Sharp MX-2310U printer. Our network can see the printer and we can access the printer's webpage but it will not print whatsoever on any ...
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How to export large report to text file in SAP

Goal Save a report from SAP to a file (that was produced by background job) (which runs for about 5 days before finishing) 1. option 1 [has issue]: via Generic Printer Driver I have installed the ...
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Printer not working using USB to parallel printer cable

I have an old EPSON LQ300 printer which seems to working perfectly connected to my desktop PC... It has LPT port no USB.. So i wanted to connect it to my laptop. I bought a USB to parallel printer ...
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How to find the printer url on linux (debian)?

There was a problem during installing some packages for the printer server on debian. I used the commands: apt-get install task-print-server apt-get install cups And I got following errors: Do ...
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How to connect wireless printer to dd-wrt AP with WPS?

I recently updated the firmware of my router (Netgear WNDR4500) to dd-wrt. I am not sure about the version I have, but everything is working flawlessly, and since I did it the day before yesterday (21....
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Speeding up CUPS + Gutenprint

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Lite and a printer connected to it. It is controlled by CUPS with Gutenprint drivers. This configuration is working very slow, it takes about 7 seconds to print ...
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How to detect the computer which sent data to printer?

We have an HP printer at the office. It is connected to Wireless + LAN, so there are a couple of computers which you can send data to the printer to print. If there is a suspicious acitivity like ...
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Brother refuses to print claiming there is no ink, but there is ink

My Brother printer (MFCJ4420DW) does not want to print. It says that "there is not enough ink to maintain print quality" and shows that the black and yellow ink cartridges are empty. I took them out ...
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Duplex printing issue - multiple copies print back-to-back rather than separately

I have a Dell H625cdw printer and currently have 2 up and doubled sided printing enabled. The issue - When we try and print 2 copies of a 5 page document, the second copy will start on the back of ...
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Can Epson Stylus Photo 800FW print in black if any ink cartridge is empty?

I want to buy Epson Stylus Photo 800FW . Can it print paper in black n white even if any of the ink cartridge is dry or empty? Sorry, I have absolutely no idea about printers and the things to take ...
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Plotter HP DesignJet T520

I have a user that is having issues printer to a T520 designjet in A1. The printer is set up correctly and has been tested, however on occasion, he receive the following message: requires to be ...