Questions tagged [printer]

Questions about using printers with elementary OS.

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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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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 Now I have the problem, that I see an outdated printer in the printers settings that I can't remove.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Canon d440 is not working

I'm trying to print with my printer Canon pc-d440. I plug in it into the computer and it install the driver without problem. However when i try to print something, nothing happend. The status of ...
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Wireless Canon MG6250 printer not found

The Add Printer dialog under Printers is unable to find my Wireless Canon MG6250 printer. I know the IP address but still it's not detected. I can surf to the web-interface of the printer on the IP. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?