Printing is the writing of data in a human-readable format onto durable media such as paper.

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Group Policy, Printers and Additional Domain Controller

We have a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 on our network, one is the master domain controller and another is the additional domain controller. When I setup the additional domain controller (with the ...
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printing directly to (not from) php

Would it be possible to create a php script on a local server that could handle printing? I'm not sure it's possible, but am curious.... I'm thinking... create a local printer, use custom port ...
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Setup Printers Based Upon AD Group Membership

I am trying to create a login script for Active Directory that will be used for installing printers on client computers. I have a basic script that we are using now, listed below, that installs a ...
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Local printing from Citrix, job is paused and sends 128KB on each resume

I have a very strange issue that is affecting non-domain admin users. When a standard user within Citrix (Presentation Server 4.0) attempts to print to a local printer (attached via USB to the local ...
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Printer Deployment Issue

I've got some network printers shared on a 2003 server. I set them as deployed in a GPO. All my XP machines get the printer. My windows 7 machines show success in applying the policy, but the printers ...
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Print Server Forgetting Printers

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server setup with the print and document services role installed. From here, this machine is domain attached to a mixed domain environment that has some Windows Server ...
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Restoring Printer Settings

We're trying to standardise our printing environment to provide consistent settings across our various print queues. To do this, we would like create a settings file per model of printer so that they ...
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Need help with local network printing while using VPN on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop

I can print to my HP printer via the LAN when I'm not connected to the VPN. When connected to the VPN, printing fails. OpenVPN 2.1.0 x86_64-pc-linux-gnu [SSL] [LZO2] [EPOLL] [PKCS11] [MH] [PF_INET6] ...
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Not enough storage is available to process this command

I've got a number of users who are complaining that IE8 gives the error Not enough storage is available to process this command when printing very large documents (100's of pages). I found a number of ...
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Install printer drives on multiple VDI's

I need to install one printer driver on multiple VDI's so that the local printer will be redirected (if I don't install the printer drivers, it does not redirect properly). On one of the VDI's I have ...
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Updating the drivers for hundreds of printers at one in 2008

I would like to know if there is a script or program that can update a bunch of printers at one time to a specific driver. We have about 500 printers in our environment and we need some way to change ...
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Printer server drivers for Samsung ML printer series

I have a Printer Server running server 2008. I'm trying to setup some Samsung ML printers on it (ML-3050, 2150 and 2570 printers). The print server is server 2008 and all my clients are Windows 7 ...
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Why I can't se my network printer inside an app accessed via Citrix web client?

I'm using citrix web client to access some apps and from them I can't print to my network printer. Citrix redirects my local usb atached printer just fine, but it doesn't redirect my network printer. ...
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Setting Default Printer via Group Policy Preferences work is XP, not in W7

I have a mixed domain of Windows 7 and Windows XP computers, and a Group Policy to set printer settings based on the Computer being a member of a Security Group. The group Policy has 2 preference ...
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Best method to add network printers using GPO

Whats the best method to add printers for users using GPO? Also is there any way to prevent thjem from adding network printers but allow them to add local printers? Server is Win 2003 RC2, clients ...
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Canon IR Advanced C2020 Won't Print From a Mac

I’m having an issue with a Canon IR Advanced C2020 on the Mac side. We have the printer connected to the network and printing from Windows machines using the UFRII driver but I can’t seem to get any ...
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Win 2003 Terminal Server Keeps Crashing

Welcome to my morning emergency: System is Windows 2003 SP2, operating as a terminal server. There are several printers shared from this system, and users connecting also map their locally mapped ...
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Deploying printers in Windows Server 2003

To deploy printers in a XP/Server 2003 environment using GPO should I use: User Configuration / Policies / Windows Settings / Deployed Printers or User Configuration / Policies / Preferences / ...
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default print settings distribution

If i change the default settings of a printer on the server when do these take effect on a users computer? I've done some testing but couldn't really figure it out, sometimes it changes after logging ...
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Mass change of default printer settings

On our Server 2008 R2 Print server we have ~30 HP Printers (Some CM3530s, M4345s and CP3525s) and I have been asked to convert all the print double sided and, for the colour printers, greyscale. Is ...
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adding remote ssh printer as local printer

I have SSH access to a remote host (FreeBSD) that has a printer set up. I do not have root access on that host or any other special user rights. Now I want to print directly from my laptop on that ...
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How do I configure VMware View location-based printing to use Active Directory Groups?

I am attempting to configure VMware View 4.5's Location-Based Printing, which leverages an included OEM version of ThinPrint, to assign printers to active directory groups. The location-based ...
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How do I find all network clients (WinXp) that have local printers connected?

I have about 300 workstations and I want to know which of those computers have local printers connected to them. Not necessary shared local printers, and get a list of the computers and possibly the ...
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Printer Preference Defaults - Duplex Printing

How are default printer preferences, such as the duplex printing option, determined when printing across a network? I printed a multi-page pdf to a locally installed printer from one server on the ...
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What is the “right” way to host CUPS behind Apache 2

I have tried some combinations of ProxyPass, ProxyPassReverse and ProxyHTMLURLMap but I'm still not having much luck. I just would like to be able to hit the printers in CUPS by going to ...
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local printer in remote desktop

I have connected my local computer in remote desktop connection utility. The client machine I am using is windows XP sp3 with .NET 3.5sp1 . I am connecting to windows 2003 server. However when I go to ...
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windows 2008 R2 TS printer security - can't take owership

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with Terminal server role installed. I'm seeing a problem with an ordinary user who is member of local printer operators group on the server. If the user opens a cmd ...
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Win 2008 R2 terminal server and redirected printer queue security

I have a case where I need a non-priv account to be able to make a modification to the redirected printer. I know, its not advisable but we're not giving them access - changes will be made in code. ...
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HP CM2320 Printer crashes windows 2003 spooler in TS/Citrix

I'm having a very annoying issue with an HP printer (CM2320): all of a sudden, any user who has that printer installed locally as default printer would crash any Windows 2003 terminal services or ...
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Print to UNC Path Permissions

I am running Windows Server 2008 (not R2) for a print server and I have a program that needs to write to the UNC path of the network printer. I have found that anyone in the Print Operators group is ...
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Printer irregularly producing garbage output

Every now and then instead of getting the proper output we get numerous pages, mostly with just a single line, of output which appears to be the raw PCL. My theory is that this happens when the first ...
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Can't set up printer

I'm trying to set up an HP OFficejet Pro 8500 A909a on my Windows XP machine over the network. I know the IP address of the printer but it's unclear to me how to set it up based on that. I have no ...
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BSD printer not recognized by Firebird

I am using BSD lpr services (BSD printing on Linux). I WAS using CUPS, but removed it in favour of the older printing system. Now Firebird/Iceweasel thinks that there are NO PRINTERS. What do I ...
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All-on-one-page print view in Plone

We have a Plone 4 document that is in a hierarchy. At each node there's either a document, or a folder. Folders then have more documents and folders. We want to be able to print the entire ...
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Printer Loading on Terminal Services - Server 2008

We have a problem with one of our clients where the default printer he uses isn't loaded by the time the app that he uses over terminal services is launched. If you check again a minute later the ...
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How can I delete a print job that is holding up the queue and monitor it?

I've installed a new printer on a Windows Server 2003 member server. The printer is shared and is assigned the correct permissions. One day when the printer stopped working, I opened the print queue ...
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Printer driver conflicts

On a Dell portable running XP Pro. We've got a HP 7590 all-in-one inkjet printer in the office (over a wireless network, TCP/IP connection) and a 1300 all-in-one inkjet printer at home (attached by ...
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Vanishing Printer Ports

I have a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 print server. This is serving about 15 print queues the problem is just one of these queues is randomly losing its printer ports. What do i mean by losing ...
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Best practices for deploying printers in a Windows network?

I have network enabled printers and I'm wondering what the best way is to deploy 'em I can deploy them using GPOs that map the TCP port with the printer's IP address (how I'm doing it now) I could ...
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Run command before and after printing with CUPS?

this is a home setup. A central printer server (Linux) manages the queue, a HP 2430DTN is attached to it via 100Mbit/sec Ethernet. The printer is hooked up to a managable power source. A shell script ...
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TCP/IP Printing Issue in Windows Server 2008

I am running Windows Server 2008 R2 Entrprise in a VM on my laptop. I am having problems setting up a printer. It's an HP PSC 1355 - drivers were installed automatically when I plugged the device into ...
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Why is there a 10 second delay when printing on Ubuntu Server 10.04?

I've seen tons of posts asking this and similar questions on various forums, but no one seems to be able to provide a solution. The basic problem goes like this: Printing worked fine on [Insert ...
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page limits on Mac printer

How can I set limits on the number of pages which can be printed by a user on Mac OS, or the Server? We have two printers on an all mac network. There are several Mac servers on the network and ...
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Is there a way to customise PPD distribution of printer drivers effectively with Mac Os X server?

we have two network printers shared via our 10.5.8 Mac Os Server machine. They have drivers provided by the manufacturer that allow job logging (printing with a print code). I've installed said ...
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Access Denied when installing Server 2003 server on Windows 7

Having an issue connecting to a Server 2003 print server with Windows 7 computers. I get an "Access Denied" error when trying to connect. A Microsoft article shows the exact problem and solution by ...
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is it possible to restrict printer tray usage on a printer using AD Group membership?

I have a multi tray laserjet printer that has a drawer dedicated to printing checks. I was curious if I could use Active Directory Group Membership to restrict who can print from that drawer to ...
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Should we leave our Xerox Phaser on, or turn them on only when we need them?

Looking for where the cutoff is for keeping the Phaser on, or turning it off. We have a Xerox Phaser 8550 - and we print to it about once a week. However, we feel like it is burning through a ton of ...
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Why is Windows XP freezing when printing to a HP LaserJet 4250?

I have a network of users running Windows XP. Their driver for the office LaserJet 4250 was working fine until a few days ago. The printer is accessible through the web management portal, and you ...
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Print windows print jobs in order of submission

Does anyone know of any setting or third party software which forces print jobs to be printed in the order they are submitted?
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Batch File Printing

I have a user that has to print out about 220 documents averaging 2-3 pages each. When printed using the standard Windows method of Select All - Right-click - Print it overwhelms either the print ...