Questions tagged [printing]

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

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Forcing printer configuration from server to client

I work for a large corporation where each client has a server (Windows Server 2012) and several workstations (Windows 7/10). All computers are virtualized and workstations are accessible over RDP from ...
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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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mass conversion of excel and word sheets to pdf

I hope everyone is safe and well. I have a user who has a tree structure with subfolders that contain excel sheets and word files on a file server. He would like to be able to print all the documents ...
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Is it possible to configure Microsoft Print-To-PDF to automatically open the PDF after printing?

Other PDF tools that enable "print to pdf" will almost always open the file after printing it. This is very commonly requested feature request in our corporate environment, and if I could ...
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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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Trouble Printing to Shared Printer Over VPN From Server 2008R2

My Setup: Main office with multiple PCs running Windows 10 Pro, multiple printers (both locally set-up and shared and also a PC to act as a print server for high usage printers) and a server running ...
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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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Unable to print using cups

FreeBSD12.1-RELEASE-p5 cups-2.2.13 cups-filters-1.27.3 ghostscript9-agpl-base-9.52_1 Cups stopped working following the removal of a broken cups-pdf package and attempted re-installation of the older ...
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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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Printing on Canon printers using CAPT drivers, captstatusui

I have installed CUPS and CAPT drivers to print using Canon LBP2900 printer. After a struggle I have managed to get it working (mostly because of capt* binaries lacked some i386 libraries and bad ...
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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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Error registering Canon printer on Debian 10

I'm following instructions https://askubuntu.com/questions/457774/driver-for-canon-lbp-2900 to install printer driver for Canon LBP 2900 on Debian 10.3. However, on second step I get error: make: *** ...
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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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How to enable printing for mobile phone users that are on segregated WiFi network?

We have physical LAN and WiFi that are firewalled one from another. There is a number of Canon printers that we have, which support Google Cloud Print and AirPrint. Additionally, I found that Google ...
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“keep printed documents” re-enabling itself

We have Windows Server 2016 as a print server with roughly 8 printers of various makes (Ricoh, HP, Konica), most of which are deployed via GPO. A few months ago the 'jobs in queue' started filling ...
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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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Printers on RDS server - they disappear randomly

We a have a RDS environment with 2019 Host Session Servers. We also have a print server which has many printers intalled. Every user can add printer by typing \printerservername\printername in start ...
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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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How non-HP PCL print jobs keep PJL-like job control information?

In print queue systems, each job has print job information in print control languages such as Epson EPL or HP PJL; in MS Windows print spools, this information is kept in separate SHD files. Are ...
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Why can't HP Web Jetadmin connect to a remote printer over OpenVPN?

I'm using HP Web Jetadmin to monitor my printer fleet, and one of the features they advertise quite a bit is the ability to monitor printers at remote locations. I have the server running at the ...
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How to configure CUPS to share printers via IPP - and what network interfaces it listens on?

I have Ubuntu Server with CUPS, and a printer added to that server via IPP. I'd like to re-share this printer to other clients via ZeroTier. In CUPS admin, I've enabled " Share printers connected to ...
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Printing when print server is offline

We are searching for a way to allow client computers utilizing a print server (2012 R2+) to still print even when the print server is down? It seems that all jobs try to get sent to the network ...
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cannot send long path filename (UNC path) to printer

i'm using long path names with UNC (UNI), for example: \\?\c:\tmp......\file1.prn but when i try to send the file to a printer on windows command-line, for example with copy/print command, it ...
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https://localhost:41951/DYMO/DLS/Printing/PrintLabel takes 16 seconds

When using the Dymo Labelwriter javascript to print via the service on https://localhost:41951/DYMO/DLS/Printing/PrintLabel, the debugger shows it takes around 16 seconds for the call to print the ...

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