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Questions about using printers with elementary OS.

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How to Install Network Printer using PPD File on JUNO

We don't use USB printers at work, and so I need to add Network Printer using PPD File on JUNO. Thanks, Regards,
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Printer naming in Juno

I've used Freya, Loki and now Juno. From memory, it was the same with each. Whenever I install a new printer through the GUI, the printer name (in print dialogs) shows as something non-descriptive ...
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Where does CUPS-BRF print-to-file write its output? Can I configure the location?

I installed the CUPS-BRF file printer using the Elementary OS Juno printer dialog, but printing a test page does not seem to work. Where would the output be written? Is this the right driver for ...
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Compatibilty Brother DCP-J152W with Linux Elementary

I recently switched from Linux Mint to Linux Elementary, but now I can not use my Brother DCP-J152W any more, is there a solution to solve this problem or should I buy a new printer that is more up to ...
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Cannot find printer on WAN

My HP EliteBook laptop and Cannon MX922 are on the same wireless network but I cannot connect to printer. It works with all my other devices so it is specific to this OS. Thank you
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Hardware Printer, Mouse [closed]

everyone in the elementary Os world, I must say Having come from an Apple background I am liking what I see so far. I am running elementary OS 5.0 Juno 64 bit Question 1 I notice there is no ...
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When trying to print via Brother MFC-L2710DN pages blank

So I downloaded and installed the linux-brprinter-installer-2.1.1-1.gz driver for my MFC-L2710DN Printer/Scanner. Before hand I would use the default recognition of elementary to print via an ...
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Printing a pdf presentation takes a long time or does not work at all

I am not sure if this is the best site to ask this but here it goes: I have 3MB PDF presentation that I want to print using a MacBook and a USB laser printer. The print job takes a long time since ...
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WiFi Printers All Disabled?

My two WiFi printers show up but are listed as "Disabled". I cannot find any way to enable them. Any suggestions? They work perfectly on my Linux Mint laptop.
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How can I remove a printer?

I have a network printer that was automatically added but it seems to be frozen (not functioning from my OS, works from another system). I tried to delete it so I could re-add it but the " - " button ...
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How can I get “Simple Scan” to see my Brother MFC-7362N network scanner?

I have a Brother MFC-7362N multi-function printer/scanner/copier on my local network. The Brother printer/scanner definitely works as I can print and scan from Windows and macOS on other machines. I ...
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The Printer is recognized and installed but it does not print actually

I connected an old HP 1018. The Printer is recognized, installed, but when I try to print, the documents stop in the printing pool. The system (5.0 Juno 64bit) flags them as printed while they're not. ...
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Cannot set up network printer in Juno (worked in Loki)

I have a HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 connected to local network. Worked in Loki flawlessly but I cannot get it to work in Juno. Pics below show my adding it (its hostname is actually "printer") and while ...
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Printer Issues and possible fix/workaround

A little bit of info for my setups, I have tried this with: live USB, bootable USB, hard drive and I was still getting the same issue across all 3. And this workaround has worked with all as well. I ...
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can not install my wifi HP printer 2049

I tried to install my HP 2049 printer on EOS with hplip, but I get the error message that my firewall is blocking it. But I don't use a firewall in EOS. Can someone help me? Thanks a lot!!
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USB Printer not connecting in Juno

Under Loki, my HP LaserJet 1012 connected and worked without any setup or issues but under Juno it doesn't seem to want to connect. Any ideas on how to get it working? I tried the add a printer button ...
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Juno printer error: cups missing filter warning

when i try to connect my hp PSC 1400 printer to juno, i get the error "cups missing filter warning", while in Loki everything went good. I noticed that when i try to add the PSC 1400 driver from the ...
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How to connect HP6700 wireless printer to Elementary Loki

I have a HP6700 wireless network printer and want to connect my elementary laptop using the wireless connection but have not found a way to do this. Does anyone have any advice?
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Cannot make Samsung ML2165 Printer work in Loki

I have a Samsung ML2165 laser printer. When I look at printers two are shown as follows: Samsung ML-2160 Series Samsung ML-2165 Both are shown as ready. Nothing will print. When I attempted to ...
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HPLIP 3.18.4 upgrade

I'm trying to get the latest HPLIP 3.18.4 installed for a new printer that I purchased. My printer requires HPLIP 3.16.11 or greater and Elementary OS only provides 3.16.3 at this time. Going through ...
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Which printer driver should I use when there are many options available with the same name?

In my specific case, I'm using an HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M477fdw. I am having trouble, because depending on which driver I choose, different features are available (eg, I cannot print with duplex ...
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Why does not my printer work?

Please forgive me if this question has already been asked. The fact is that I do not speak English well. What is the problem? The system correctly identified my printer and found drivers for it, ...
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PRINTER HP 3070A HPLIP VERSION NOT SUPPORTED

The HPLIP installed version not supported my HP printer 3070a but Linux Mint, Deepin and other OS support my printer. How do i make it work?
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Is there a way to not record what have been printed in the past?

If i go to the printer settings, i can check the printed history. Is there a way to remove and not store this past printed jobs? Thanks.
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i cant get my pson xp 235 working

For my girlfriend I’ve put elementary on her slow windows computer. It is beautiful but her Epson XP-235 don't work! Of course I’ve tried the normal way to make it print but there are no drivers. I ...
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How to install a Wireless Epson WF3640 Printer on Elementary OS?

I have managed to install EPSON WF 3640 printer over USB driver. But how do I install EPSON WF 3640 printer over wireless please ? Any help or pointers pls. Thanks S
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HP 3520 has stopped working. Which print service does eOS use?

I have used my Deskjet 3520 printer on Elementary OS in the past - I don't print frequently so the OS will have had update patches applied (0.4.1 Loki). I have the printer connected via USB to remove ...
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Windows shared printer not shown

I have installed Elementary OS loki on my T400 notebook.(old but works flawlessly lol ) I have a NAS server which has virtualbox installed. There is a virtual machine with windows installed and my ...
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Brother MFC9130CW Network Printer not Working

I am trying to install the MFC9130CW printer that I have on my wireless network. FOllowing the instructions on the brother website, I have installed the necessary drivers via their deb files. However, ...
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MF227DW printer driver

I am new to Linux so please ELI5. I have installed the Canon MF227DW Linux drivers off the manufacturer support page. The file I downloaded was this linux-UFRII-drv-v340-02-usen.tar.gz I unpacked it ...
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Install printer driver 32 bit

because most of the available printer drivers do not support 64 bit, I'd like to know, how I can install my brother driver in Loki. Many thanks. Regards, Dragomrak
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Printing error - forever occuring

I have an Epson WP-4535 printer and every time I try to print, it comes with a notification saying "Printer error" (this notification comes again every five seconds) and no matter how hard I try, I ...
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Unable to add printer

I am unable to add a printer as the 'Add' button is greyed out. Its an HP Deskjet 3520 - I'd like to connect to it wirelessly.
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What kind of printing system used by elementary OS?

What kind of printing system used by elementary OS?I used Manjaro Linux on some of my computers on the local network, and Manjaro used CUPS as printing system, without GUI, configure through web-page ...
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error turning off default printer please help

hi guys i think i found a bug with latest elementary os release under system settings printer if i click the i (information) button it pops up with a option to print test page and a check box saying ...
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Installing Canon MG2555 this happend:

I'm not a big linux wizzard. To me it looks like the installation script wants me to perform the command by hand because it cannot find the canonmg2500.ppd file. Which makes total sense as it is not ...
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How to use a printer on a Windows PC from Loki

I have just installed eOS Loki on a PC that is on a LAN with a Windows 10 PC. I can see shared folders on the Win PC from eOS, but haven't been able to work out how to print to the printer that is ...
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Printer does not work

My printer is a Canon iSensys MF4010. Once connected elementary automatically installed its driver and informed me it's ready. I clicked on the info icon in the printer settings and in the drop down ...
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Does Elementary OS support HPLIP for HP printers?

I just learned of Elementary OS. I might like to try it. Does Elementary OS work with HPLIP drivers for HP printers? If I use Elementary OS, I must have compatibility with my networked HP Officejet ...
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Missing Epson printer driver

I started using Loki 0.4 and wanted to install my Epson XP-415 All-in-one printer. It got recognized and the OS wanted to install the driver but a message appeared: "Missing printer driver, no printer ...
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loki: reinstall the cups package

Me: total noob. Experience: unix system and network manager 30 years ago. Have not used unix or linux since then. Installed loki a couple weeks ago on an old PC box. A few days ago my printers ...
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Network printer add Loki system settings printers [duplicate]

I have installed Loki 64 bits a couple of days ago in my Dell Inspiron 1501. I used Ubuntu for more than ten years, so I think I could install the network printer the same way. The problem is that the ...
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How can I setup a printer with own ppd file?

I want to setup a network printer and I have the ppd file for it. How can I point to my ppd file in setup process? I tried cups web interface at localhost:631 but I got "Connection refused" answer. I ...
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Loki: Canon Pixma MG 5250 Scanner not working/detected

I am using a Canon MG 5250 wireless all-in-one printer/scanner. While the printer is detected without any problem and all printing functions work out of the box, the scanner is not working at all. I ...
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HP-LaserJet-P1006 does not print and shows completed

I open Printers in Settings. I click Print Test Page. The tasks are updated. The task is marked as completed as seen in http://localhost:631/printers/HP-LaserJet-P1006?which_jobs=all Nothing is ...
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Install Epson printer

How can I install my Epson xp 322 printer? The regular way doesn't work. After the pop up "lookng for a driver" nothing happens. Stefan, Norway
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How to install printer drivers for Samsung Printer SL-M2830DW? [closed]

I do not understand as to how to do this and the website for Ubuntu with this information is not helping me. Could anyone please help me learn how to install this driver? I have already downloaded the ...
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How to can I print emails in Geary?

I cannot seem to find any option to print emails from Geary.
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Where is the printer sharing setting dialog?

HP Laserjet 2100 with parallel port connection connected. Freya sees it fine and prints fine. But I want to share it with the LAN, but I can't find any settings to make the printer discoverable. CUPS,...
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Can't print to HP Officejet 5740 using elementary OS Freya

I installed hplip, and then attempted to set up my printer using a variety of methods including the built-in printer app, the HP device manager, the system-config-printer command, and the CUPS web ...