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

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Printer mapping takes 20 minutes

I work for an MSP. One of my customers has a setup that looks vaguely like this: The "source of truth" for their users is an on-premise Active Directory domain They sync their users from ...
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A hospital WiFi network is stopping a PC from finding a printer. Will another router fix it?

Background Info I have a quadriplegic client who lives in a hospital (long-term living) and has his own room. He has a laptop running Windows 11 and an HP printer. The hospital provides WiFi for the ...
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Fedora 35 cups-browsed doesn't completely start HP 8600

Linux Fedora FC 35, on a local WiFi net with an HP 8600 inkjet printer. Printer queue gets set up, but goes offline for not having a host. Rather than hardcoding this printer (named in its own onboard ...
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How to add an HP LaserJet P1102w to Linux for CUPS printing?

Client has a very old Java app running on Linux. They've upgraded the server and client hardware over the years but till recently were still printing to line & dot matrix printers. All output is ...
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Printer Point and Print restriction GPO not working

As a fix for the Print Nightmare, I've disabled the need for administrator privileges to install print drivers (this is working). This is effectively the same as exposing oneself to the Print ...
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Printers Sharing Ubuntu Server

I need to share 3 USB printers on a network, I installed a Raspberry Pi4 with Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS with CUPS e smb services configured. From windows 10 I'm able to access \ip of the server and I ...
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Memory limit of LaserJet Printers: stick to the spec or okay to surpass memory size when choosing Memory Expansion modules?

This is a technical question about what would happen if one adds a 512MB memory expansion module to the HP Color LaserJet CP5225, or any other recent current modern Laserjet, while the manual states ...
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Unable to deploy printers via GPO User Configuration after Windows update KB5005033 got installed ("Do you trust this printer?" issue)

Recent (2021-08-10) KB5005033 Windows update actually brings this issue back to life by forcing admins only to install printer drivers (and thus, not allowing printer distribution via User ...
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Detect printer in VPN client

The problem is based on a simple restriction: The server which holds the business logic is not connected with the printer in the same network. The printer is located in another network which does not ...
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How to make printers installed by GPO/GPP have server-side settings?

I have a Windows Server 2019 domain controller which has some network printers installed using TCP/IP Port 9100 and publishes all of those printers as shares. The important thing to note is that while ...
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Azure AppService and Printing

Is is possible to print to an on premise printer from an Azure AppService or Azure Function? I don't mean printing via the browser or user agent. I mean the server side code connects to a printer and ...
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Docker-Compose Logs From Interval Process are Queued?

I've got a Docker Container setup that includes two python programs running at the same time. Process A is a web server supported by flask that selects data from an SQLITE DB and puts it on a static ...
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Print spooler needs monthly restart

I've got a print server that manages a few printers of the same model. Every few weeks a printer will refuse to print until the print spooler service is restarted. It doesn't seem to be a problem with ...
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Allow User's to clear print queue for themselves but not other users?

From what I understand, enabling allow on "manage documents" on the printer security tab will allow users to clear the queue for themselves and others... Is there a way to have them retain ...
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is it possible to append the filename to the job-id of all jobs submitted to a CUPS printer?

as the title suggests, I want to append the filenames of files I print to the actual job-ID in CUPS. so if for instance i ran: lp some-file.pdf the job-ID would be: d00001-001somefile.pdf The reason I ...
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What should I do about my print server with an OS that is no longer supported?

I am in charge of a print server at my medium size business. There are one-thousand two-hundred printers on the print server and most of them are HP printers, along with some Zebra printers. My ...
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(Citrix) Printers not updating on switching Wyse

At our company we are using Wyses connected to XenDesktop. People are changing working places all the time. What are the best solutions so that Printers are always updated correctly if user switches ...
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Multiple independent NIC - slow network print (printer discovery?)

I have a network printer (Samsung) connected to WiFi router, printing from notebook (Win7) connected to the same router using WiFi worked well; DHCP - network 192.168.8.0/24, gateway 192.168.8.1, ...
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How to automatically print from Windows server to local printer

I have a Windows desktop app that runs in EC2 and works perfectly for user-related things (using the app through remote desktop), including printing to local printers. However, the software has a ...
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network printer setup on win10 domain clients on a LAN

I have a computer work lab, it is a simple LAN with no real internet access. It started out as only a few PC's (years ago) and when it was just 4 or less the admin's did everything local on each pc ...
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How to Fix Issue: Printer Will Not Print, Gets Stuck at 40%?

I have a user who came across this issue recently with their hp officejet 8620 printer. The Printer will not print. No matter what we seem to try on the Mac it will not print. When printing is tested ...
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Command Line Control of Printer Preference Defaults

I have a set of (Ricoh) printers I want to deploy to my users on Windows 10. (As local TCP/IP Printers). The Computers are not part of any domain. I want to use the locked print feature so that my ...
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CUPS Processing - "Waiting for printer to become available."

I'm attempting to get Brother HL-L2301-D printer running under Gentoo. I've downloaded the RPM and installed it under Gentoo. The device is detected and I've set up a udev rule to make it available ...
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CUPS - how to list all detected printers from command line (Linux)

In the CUPS web interface, when adding a printer, the interface displays all detected printers, both local and networked, and the user can pick which one they want to add to CUPS. How can I get this ...
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CUPS lp freezes when a printer is offline

I'm running CUPS 2.2.10 (Raspberry Pi). I have two Zebra label printers connected to USB ports. Each is configured in CUPS. They print fine with no issues unless one printer is turned off. Then if ...
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Locked Print Settings Preservation When Updating Driver

I have a set of Ricoh printers on a print server. When I want to deploy a new version of the driver, it erases the printing preferences of all users mapped to the queue share. Example, if someone uses ...
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Synchronizing Installed Printers Across Windows Server 2016

We have two Windows 2016 servers. A primary and secondary on the same network. We want to keeps the installed printer for the primary in sync(names, divers, configs) with the secondary. Right now it's ...
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Getting CUPS and printing working on Ubuntu with Windows Subsystem for Linux [closed]

I'm building a cross platform printing app and need to test it on various Linux. I could use VMs but I've got WSL just sitting here working and it will be a lot more convenient, at least initially ...
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Unable to remove deployed printers from workstations via GPO

I have about 40 printers which are were deployed in old method (GPO - user - deployed printers) Each printer have a security group in Permissions tab users whom can use it. For now i have a problem ...
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Demo infrastructure faisability [closed]

I would like to ask if it's possible to use an Android Phone as Hotspot and with the VPN enabled ? My aim is to connect by WIFI a printer and in the other hand to have connectivity to an Azure VPN ...
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How to use printer without permision from admin?

My scenario is: I'm an admin of a window server 2012 R2. I create 2 group: "student" and "teacher", "student" can access to "studen" folder only and teacher access to "teacher" folder only. Also ...
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RDS: Redirected printers not showing up in Control Panel or Settings app

I'm having an odd problem with our Remote Desktop Session Host that's running on Windows Server 2019 (version 1809, build 17763.805). I am connecting to this server from my PC (running Windows 10, ...
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CUPS printing very intricate PDF files

One source of PDFs that we need to print periodically, are specifications. The PDFs have very intricate backgrounds, and the rendering is slow. But the problem is that the document ends up being 80 ...
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Can't get Zebra ZM600 on my network

I have a new-to-me zebra ZM600 thermal printer that has been reset to factory defaults. I can't get it to pick up a DHCP address when plugged in to wired network, nor does it pick up an address when ...
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Error when exporting printers and drivers from Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to copy the printers and drivers from a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine to another server. I went to the Print Management console and right clicked on Print Management, then clicked on ...
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Only one user is having its print jobs deleted on Win2012 R2 Spool - everyone else prints

I've got a hairy one for you. We have a small office with an IT infrastructure solely based on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (not my fault...) and less than 50 users. All users are on AD, we do ...
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What happens if you "print" an application or program in Windows?

What happens if you right click on an application/program in Windows, and click "Print"? I accidentally almost did this when I right clicked a program icon to open from the desktop, but accidentally ...
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How to print across subnets with CUPS?

I am running Ubuntu Server 18.04. I am printing from a Non-AirPrint Printer to iPads, which is why im using cups. I can find the printer if I'm on the same vlan as the server. I need to be able to ...
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What would be the most reliable way of capturing print jobs over a network?

I work for a retail store in a small town. We have charge accounts for workers and truckers to come by, get what they want, sign the papers and then get back to work. That's not really a problem, but ...
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Printing oversized PDF to HP printer

I am using an HP E60055 laserjet printer and using Red Hat Linux Cups version 1.6 to print to it. Previously using a Samsung SCX-483x - with which I had no problems with the default settings. When I ...
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Domain printer group policies not applying or duplicates

We have two group policy issues that has been plaguing us for two weeks and I bit the bullet to ask the field. We recently changed print servers from 2008 to 2012. We have group policy objects for ...
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0x80070005 Access is denied - Group Policy - Printers

We've been running into this error across our network: The user 'NameOfPrinter' preference item in the 'NameOfGroupPolicy' Group Policy Object did not apply because it failed with error code '...
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Printer vs RDS server - Jobs forever stuck in the print queue

Sysadmins, i need your aid! My colleague f*ed me over and assigned a ticket that we're all stumped about for a few days, i hope you guys could help me survive it. We have a Windows Server 2016 RDS ...
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Best way to migrate user print mappings through OS upgrade?

folks. We are preparing to migrate thousands of PCs on our network from Windows 7 to Windows 10. I'm looking for an elegant way to preserve, or else backup and restore, user printer mappings (i.e. to ...
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Printing to a local network from a cloud based application, without using a VPN

I need to be able to print to network printers on a LAN from a cloud based web application, without using a VPN. This network is firewalled and the servers are Windows servers. If I could use a VPN ...
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Spooler stops printing when more than one file is sent

I have a problem that I am pulling my hair over! On Windows Server 2012 R2 there are several shared, new, Canon printers. Drivers are installer a new, and all is dandy. Or should be. However, when ...
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Disable Ability to Print or Install Printers via UNC Path

Is there a way to disable printing or installing printers via UNC path? If a printer is added via UNC path in our RDP environment, it shows up for every user on the same collection. If the printer ...
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Printing from Windows Service instance - can't see printers

I'm banging my head against a wall with this. I'm trying to call an external app (Foxit Reader) in order to print a PDF to a network or locally installed printer (I've tried both) from a windows ...
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Setting up IPSec/Firewall for printer with ipv4 address, allowing ipv6

I have an HP P4014dn printer with a publicly accessible static IPv4 address. It's also enabled with a link-local FE80 IPv6 address. I've setup the IPSec/Firewall settings to allow traffic from only ...
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NoDeletePrinter not stopping deletion of printers

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer NoDeletePrinter REG_DWORD 0x00000001 (1) GPUpdate. GPUpdate /Force. Log out. Reboot. All that jazz - still able to ...

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