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"Out of ink" notification cannot be dismissed

What worked for me: Switch to next desktop (windows key + right arrow) Now you can click the "X" to dismiss the notification Return to your daily business
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Unable to add printer

The Connection field should contain the protocol and the local address of the printer, something like socket://hostname or http://hostname:631/ipp/. There are several ways to try: Use sudo hp-setup -...
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Where is the printer sharing setting dialog?

First open a terminal and launch system-config-printers or search Slingshot for "System-Config". When it's open it looks like this: Right click and check it is shared: Now we have to change the ...
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Does Elementary OS support HPLIP for HP printers?

You can install the package hplip via the command line in a terminal: sudo apt install hplip
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How to can I print emails in Geary?

Open an email, click on downward arrow--> print.
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"Out of ink" notification cannot be dismissed

You can disable notifications for your printer under: System Settings -> Notifications For me there are two entries Printer and System Config Printer Notification. Maybe just toggle them off/on ...
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Juno printer error: cups missing filter warning

I know this post is a bit dated, but I experienced this issue today with the latest Elementary OS and an HP Envy 5660 printer. I tried installing HPLIP but no joy. What did work, however, was: ...
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Brother HL-2030

Brother has an Debian Linux installer (which will work for elementay OS, by virtue of it being based on Ubuntu which is based on Debian) for the HL-2040. The HL-2040 is the closest driver available ...
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HP Officejet 5740 printer random characters and symbols

Accoring to the official HPLIP-homepage your printer needs al least HPLIP version 3.14.10. Unfortunately elementary OS only provides HPLIP version 3.14.3 in it's repositories. You need to install ...
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Where is the printer sharing setting dialog?

Go to http://localhost:631 (web-based-printer-setting), select Administration and then checklist Server Settings as follows ...
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loki: reinstall the cups package

You can (re)install cups with sudo apt install cups
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Printer does not work

I found on Canon's website link to drivers for your printer: Drivers Just select Linux 64bit and download. ;)
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Cannot set up network printer in Juno (worked in Loki)

UPDATE All of the hp-setup and installation was unnecessary. After new install and updated elementary OS 5.0 Juno, just open up http://localhost:631 in your browser, click on Administration, then ...
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WiFi Printers All Disabled?

I had the same issue with my WiFi Epson XP332. This is a wrong configured and delivered CUPS-problem. I solved it by changing the cups authorization in /etc/cups/cupsd.conf. I changed the most the ...
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What kind of printing system used by elementary OS?

You have CUPS as printing system, however you have a nice GUI to configure it in the Switchboard (System Settings) as well:
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error turning off default printer please help

As you have only one printer in the list, you could not set another one as default. I guess this is really rather a feature than a bug.
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Juno printer error: cups missing filter warning

try with: sudo system-config-print -> Add -> search your printer and install -> then click secondary -> properties -> politics -> check activate and accepting jobs Note: if system-config-print is ...
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Why does not my printer work?

Sounds like it may not be sent to the right printer....or the printer needs to be power cycled. In the printer settings, you should note if the printer appears with a green indicator over the printer ...
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PRINTER HP 3070A HPLIP VERSION NOT SUPPORTED

If it's supported in Ubuntu 16.04, it's also supported on eOS Loki. I had a similar problem with a HP printer. When you first plug it in, you have to select it from a list. The names are approximate. ...
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HP 3520 has stopped working. Which print service does eOS use?

Running the following resolved it for me: sudo apt-get install hplip --reinstall I also removed and re-added the printer in System Settings. When selecting the driver via the add printer wizard, ts ...
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Windows shared printer not shown

fixed! You need to install SMBclient (I did it through synaptic package manager) once done you then have the option to look for a SMB shared printer in the printers app.
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Brother MFC9130CW Network Printer not Working

Strange, I have a CDW 9330 printer and it works well. Scanning does not. I gave up on that. So, I can understand the madness. Please breathe deeply and try again. First, test if you can reach the ...
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Brother MFC9130CW Network Printer not Working

This is how it works with scan machine from Brother (all-in-one). Maybe you should just replace scan command to print command? And of course need to replace IP adres and name of machine. Download and ...
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MF227DW printer driver

You can install these drivers via the command line by installing the debian packages you see in the folder. Issue the following command line in a terminal window (right-click on the Files window and ...
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Install printer driver 32 bit

Run sudo apt-get install gcc-4.8-base:i386 libgcc1:i386 libc6:i386 The follow these instructions for your Brother printer. Or in Synaptic, search and install these: brother-lpr-drivers-laser ...
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Unable to add printer

To add to above since I can't comment yet... You also have to fill out the description before the 'Add' button enables. It will have example text, but I thought it would just use that, so I kept ...
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Does Elementary OS support HPLIP for HP printers?

I use HP Officejet and in my case I just plugged the printer and clicked print - It worked without installing any software. :)
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Missing Epson printer driver

You can check at http://www.openprinting.org/printer/Epson/Epson-XP-412_413_415_Series You should install the amd64 deb package from this site, download it and use the command line user@machine:~/...
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How can I setup a printer with own ppd file?

elementary OS doesn't have an option like Ubuntu of loading directly from PPD. I would recommend instead downloading the driver directly from the manufacturer's website with their install script and ...
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Loki: Canon Pixma MG 5250 Scanner not working/detected

To get the scanner to work you have to download and install the drivers from canon. This also supplies a scanner program that should work with your scanner. The installation is done by untarring the ...
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