Questions tagged [printer]

Questions about using printers with elementary OS.

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Can't delete printer or add a new one

My printer doesn't work. It appears in the settings but I can't delete it: If I try to add it again nothings happens. Any idea how to make it work?
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Printer doesn't show all menu options

I am writing this post because I need some litte help with a printer. I have an HP Deskjet 2135 that works well, the problem is that in the printer's menu some options are disabled. For example, I can'...
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How to install HP printer on Elementary OS 6 Odin (HP LaserJet 1102W)

If you get this error with hp-setup?! warning: elementary distro is not found in AUTH_TYPES
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Printer pdf in Elementaruy 6

I have tried to install the cups-pdf package to have PDF printer but I can't do it, is there any other way to have PDF printer in Elementary 6? Thanks
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Samsung c430W prints wrong colors

I am new in Linux but not in Windows. Because of Win11 I want to change to Linus elementary. Everything works like in Windows but not the printer.It is a Samsung Xpress C430W. As I have still a ...
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How do I clear the printer queue in Completed Jobs section?

Just successfully printed a bunch of documents but I don't see how to clear these completed jobs. Tried highlighting a job and then "delete" key, right-click, double-click. No response. ...
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EOS 6 old printer cannot be removed

I made a fresh install of EOS from 5.1 to 6 keeping my home partition. Now I have the problem, that I see an outdated printer in the printers settings that I can't remove. Any idea where this entry ...
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Adding Printer Using CUPS

I tried everything I know to add a printer, but I get authentication error when I use CUPS. The other way, system-setting/printers does not work either. I edited the cupsd.conf file, but no luck. I ...
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How can I add my printer( Epson M100) that is not on the printers list on the system dialog? Its linux drivers in Epson site is also gone (404)

I cannot connect my printer correctly. It is Epson Workforce M100, bought several years ago. It can connect to the modem with a data cable and can be discovered by my system(5.1.7), and it is seen in ...
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Canon WIFI printer disabled

I recently upgraded my EOS computer by installing EOS Hera 5.1. I did a normal install on the root directory "/" but kept everything else (other partitions like /home, /opt etc). I have a ...
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unable to get Dymo 4xl printer to actually print its showing but doesnt print

elementary OS shows correct Dymo 4xl printer is installed in settings and have installed cups but it does not print this printer used to work in latest ubuntu LTS i have tried to print from browsers ...
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Disable printing

I installed Elementary OS on an old PC for a disabled adult. First I really love the ability to disable all the apps except the one you need. This person will push every button and try every feature. ...
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Printer Brother MFC-J5730 no longer works

I have a printer Brother MFC-J5730 that has already worked on Elementary OS but suddenly it stops working, I can still control it via windows but not via OS. In cups i have the mention (idle, ...
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Want to install scanner function (Canon MP282 [Pixma])

I have a Canon MP282 multifunction printer and although printing worked out of the box, scanning does not. How can I make scanning possible? Thank you in advance.
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Can't detect scanner Brother DCP-195C

I can't detect my brother DCP-195C printer. When I do a sudo brsaneconfig3 -d the printer appears in the list. But scanimage -L doesn't detect it. Please help. I'm very tired. It's connected via USB ...
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install wireless HP laserjet Pro M102w

I have a new install of Elem OS . Now want to add my HP laser jet pro M102w wireless printer . When asked to select the printer from the list my printer did not appear. which driver will be ...
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EPSON Printer instantly cancels Job

I've installed the EPSON driver from their website and can see my EPSON printer connected but when I print to it I almost instantly get a notification that the print job was cancelled. Anyone else ...
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Can't detect or use Scanner Epson perfection v3790 in Elementary OS

I have a Epson perfection v370, it isn't detected by xsane but in the terminal it does appear. Searching around I got to open xsane as root and then I got it working but it leaves it as a file that I ...
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How To Configure Network Print Server

I'm new to elementary OS. Have successfully installed elementary OS onto PC and have Internet working. Plus local printing to Canon MX320. Now I am wanting to use elementary OS to provide a Network ...
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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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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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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 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 ...