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Printer recognized but not printing. CUPS

I'm using a HP 1000 J110 connected to a server which I access via ssh. I use lsusb and it appears there. Then, I Pasted the PPD on the /etc/cups/ppd/ folder... Is the ppd my pc uses to print when ...
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How to monitor printer host status with zabbix

I need to monitor host status of printers from zabbix. I managed to monitor the inklevel via SNMP. Any ideas to monitor printer reachable or not ?
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Initial connection to static IP is slower

We have a simple printer running a jetdirect service on 9100 listening for incoming characters. It is sits behind a modem that serves a static IP to a router. I can telnet in and print arbitrary ...
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Way to ungroup printers when multiple printers share the same IP/port?

We have a print server that contains roughly 30-40 printers. In the past they have created a new printer name, but direct it to the same IP/port so we can have as many as 5 or 6 printer names all ...
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Can I find a print job's spool ID to find it in the spool/Printers directory?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server we are using as a print server. We are encountering issues with some print jobs and I need to be able to look at a print job in one of printers and then go find the ...
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Network printer - Print direct or via shared printer on Server?

It has occurred to me that a workstation can connect to a printer in either of two ways: Printing directly to the IP of the printer with the print driver installed locally. Printing to a ...
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Group Policy deploying printers

We moved our print server to another computer and IP. The Servers are all running Win Server 2008 R2. All clients are Windows 7 Pro 64bit. I was under the assumption, that 'Replace' will either add ...
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WinXP How to Tunnel LPT over USB [closed]

I have a windows program that accesses a device connected to a LPT (1-3) 25 pin port. The communication is bidirectional, and I suspected the control lines are also accessed directly. I would like ...
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Upgrading HP Printer Firmware

Is there a quick way of upgrading the firmware on HP Printers? Some have instructions for upload the files via FTP, some through visiting the printer and uploading the firmware from a USB stick, and ...
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Is it reasonable to put all printers to another subnet?

I have a network of about 90 PCs and about 25 network printers. In near future i will promote one server to DC. However, now PCs on my network have static IP addresses. It is a real mess now with ...
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How to add multiple printer profiles for a network printer on Windows XP?

I have several computers connected to a single network printer. I want to add a second profile for the network printer so that I can give it different printing properties (landscape vs portrait). We ...
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Brother 4150 CDN “Deep Sleep” How do I disable? [closed]

We own a Brother 4150 CDN printer which has a "deep sleep" feature that makes the printer stop working until someone pushes a button. The maximum wait before deep sleep is 210 minutes. Is there a way ...
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Hardware needed to make office printing as easy as possible?

I'm currently in an 100 person office with about 10 network printers. I'd like to have it so that any new employee who comes into the network won't have to spend time connecting to all 10+ printers to ...
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How to limit usb 2.0 port to work as usb 1.1 in ubuntu?

Ive got problem with kvm usb forwarding and printing (windows xp guest goes BSOD when i try to print something). Ive been adviced to change usb to 1.1 version. That only kvm works with 1.1 not 2.0 ...
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smtp relay only works on gmail accounts

I have a client who has a server but does not host their own email. They have just purchased a MFC and want to scan-to-email. I have them set up to send mail to gmail, however if they try to send to ...
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Sharing a USB printer with IPP (internet printing protocol)?

I have a small server (Linux 2.6.x) with one dedicated USB port only for printers. And I have been asked to configure a software to automatically share via IPP (Internet Printing Protocol) any printer ...
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Power Conditioners and Laser Printers [closed]

Is it safe to plug a laser printer into a power conditioner? In this case, it is a Brother HL-2170W plugged into a Panamax M5400-EX.
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Error when attempting to install network printer/driver using PrintUI command

I receive the following error when attempting to install a TCP/IP printer using PrintUI: "Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000705). Windows cannot locate a suitable printer driver. ...
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Install HP Laserjet 3015dn x86 drivers on X64 Win2008R2

I have a X64 Windows Server 2008 R2 which I installed my printer on. All X64 clients can without any problem install the printer on their machine, but not the X86 (WinXP) can. I have tried to add X86 ...
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How can I delete LPR port from win2008 R2?

In win2003, "Printers and Faxes" - "Server Properties" - "Ports", I can delete previously added LPR port, but I can find nowhere in win2008 R2 to do it. How can I delete LPR port from win2008 R2?
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Limited user requires admin rights for plug and play printer?

I have a small fleet of laptops that aren't part of a domain running Windows XP Pro SP3 as limited users. They are used for printing different shipping documents. I have a script that runs when they ...
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how to view log files for printing made by different users on LAN

I have a windows 2003 server and have attached a printer to this server. This printer is installed on the server and shared to all computers on the local area network. I want to check to see which ...
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Use Nagios to monitor toner levels of local USB printers

I have a bunch of computers with local USB attached printers. I'd like to be able to monitor things like paper jams and toner levels with Nagios but all I've been able to find involves using SNMP. ...
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HP Printer compatibilty for Citrix PS 4.5

Any ideas on finding out what HP list as a compatible model with Citrix? I used to use this: http://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetPDF.aspx/4AA0-8465ENW.pdf (or the page it came from, and now it's gone, ...
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SAMBA CUPS Samsung ML-191x two printers exact model both wont distinguish which is connected on which port

I have installed a version of Cent0S 6.02 with SAMBA and CUPS 1.4.8 installed, I have two Samsung ML-191x that I need to install in the server so anyone can access the, both printer, if installed ...
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Local printer redirection problems in Terminal Services

I have several WinXP clients that are connecting to a Win2003 Terminal Server. I've had trouble getting them to map their local printer into the Terminal session.I have tried so many things but only ...
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Citrix query over snmp for a virtual printer that does not support snmp

I need a suggestion on how to make this to work. We have a print server which has some "pcl to pdf" converter application that listens on port 9001, collects PCL jobs and creates PDF from PCL. The ...
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can we use a HP JetDirect in reverse?

I have the following situation I have an Ethernet only HP Printer which I need to connect to a parallel port PC. Could I use an External JetDirect card to connect my Ethernet printer to a Parallel ...
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How can I set up Nagios to Monitor a Canon iR 3035?

I've been googling for how to set up printer monitoring - especially for Canon printers. This is because I have a Canon iR 3035 that I want to monitor for toner problems, paper jams, and paper ...
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What are the basics of laser printers and their maintinance? [closed]

Printers are mysterious Pandora's boxes from Hell, of which I know little about. I turn to you demon-tamers for your knowledge. What are the key parts of a laser printer? What are the typical print ...
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How do I automate the installation and configuration of a local printer?

I'm running Windows XP SP3. I have a fleet of laptop computers that I'm creating a master clone for. Each of these computers will have a different function when deployed so I've created a series of ...
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Brother 5980CN updating recent firmware

How to update a firmware when the current one is already a recent one? I need to do that in order to change language. I bought a Brother 5890CN printer. Unfortunately, it has only Scandinavia ...
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HP 9050 printer web admin pages extremely slow and often unresponsive

Our HP 9050 printer web admin pages are extremely slow and often unresponsive. The printer is on our LAN, on a different subnet. Users can use it without problem. I can ping and telnet to the printer ...
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Scanning on Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS? [closed]

Fellow SF Linux users, I have a question for you. I'm currently trying to set up scanning with a HP LaserJet 3330, but I'm having a tough time. I was wondering how I can get Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS ...
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Tricerat Screwdrivers alternative [closed]

Is there another solution I could use instead of http://www.tricerat.com/products/screwdrivers I have used them but the maintenance expired and now we have to move our servers from 2003 to 2008 ...
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Scripted printer configuration changes

I've got about a dozen Windows XP machines that I need to make a couple specific printer configuration changes to. The printer is local "virtual" printer connected to a program for an electronic ...
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Generic text only printer on Windows Server 2008

How do I add Generic / Text Only printer on a Windows Server 2008? Or is there a way to create a dummy printer on a Windows Server 2008 that flushes everything sent to it to nul?
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Load all printers drivers on a custom Debian CD

I am building a custom Debian CD to install a Debian web server with our software, and it have to handle a printer, which can be any existing printer. How can I add all printers drivers, and how CUPS ...
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Multifunction printer scan to SSL SMTP without SSL

We often find ourselves setting up multifunction printers which include to email capability. Until recently virtually all ISPs that we encountered did not force SSL with SMTP. More recently we are ...
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Is there a Windows 7 64-bit printer driver out there for the Tally T2024/24 dot matrix printer? [closed]

Is there a Windows 7 64-bit printer driver out there for the Tally T2024/24 dot matrix printer? I've looked all over the place for the right driver, but it's got me stumped! Thanks in advance! :)
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printer not showing up on network

Simple setup, should not be a problem, yet Im stumped. Small office, Xerox 5050 wired directly to a linksys router. Windows 7 machines connecting wirelessly to that router. Add printer in win 7 ...
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Limiting which printers a Remote Desktop Services user sees

I have an RDS server with about a dozen printers installed. Is there a way to remove all buta few certain printers for a particular user? I don't mean that I want to "secure" the other printers to ...
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Print one file on multiple network printers (Windows)

In my office, there are several PCs running Windows. Each of them has its own printer. Is it possible to print a file from my laptop simultaneously on those printers, using IP address/lpt/whatever? In ...
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HP laserjet shows offline on server but is pingable

We have three HP Laserjet 9000n printers, in addition to others, networked on Server 2003 R2. The three printers are wired through a Linksys mini switch. All three printers have appropriate drivers ...
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Repurcussions to installing printer as SYSTEM?

sigh We have an app that runs as a service as the SYSTEM on a 2K8R2 server but, the account used to run it needs to have a printer installed in its profile for certain functionality to work ...
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Must I install every possible printer driver for RDP clients?

I have users connecting with remote desktop and some have things like Quicken which has a PDF driver installed on their machines at home. We want them to be able to redirect to print at home, but do ...
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How to script printer creation on a Windows Server 2008 R2 clustered print server?

As per subject. I've found some ways of scripting printer creation on Windows print servers using WMI, but it looks like WMI doesn't support clustered print servers (or clustered servers at all). ...
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Postscript 3 emulation

A college needs to print multitudes of documents in a Mac environment. They get quotes for similar devices from two network digital copier competitors - one boasts an Adobe PostScript 3 print driver, ...
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Will a gigabit JetDirect card make a difference?

We have a HP Color LaserJet 4650 running a JetDirect model J3113A JD33, ROM G.07.19, Revision G.08.49, connected at 100Mbps. The memory has been maxed out at 544MB However, this particular printer ...
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Printing cuts off part of the page with redirected printers in terminal services

I have looked this issue up extensively and have i have came across a hot fix, KB959442. Where i am having an issue is trying to apply this hotfix. It says this is for Windows XP SP3 machines but i ...