printing

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    How to install cupsd driver for Lexmark C3224dw color laser printer

    This howto only applies to AMD64 and X86 platform. I have only installed the driver for the printer in the title on AMD64, But the downloaded package contains ppd files for C3200, C3300, CS330, CX330, MC3200 and MC3300 series and binaries for both AMD64 and X64 so they should probably work too...
  2. M

    [REQUEST] LPrint - A Label Printer Application

    Since I have just received the following feedback from upstream concerning the addition of a PPD + patch to rastertolabel.c to CUPS: and LPrint - A Label Printer Application not being available as a FreeBSD port yet, I'd like to ask if anyone is willing and able to have a look, as that would...
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    Solved print/beeprt-label-printer-cups-driver

    I'm receiving a MUNBYN ITPP941 label printer next week, and as it turned out, it's one of the most common label printers available globally under at least three different brand names (Beeprt, Rollo, Munbyn). There is a Linux CUPS driver package available for download...
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    Solved print/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr2

    So print/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr is available as a port, but not print/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr2, which newer Epson printers require. The current RPM source package from the Epson website: epson-inkjet-printer-escpr2-1.1.32-1lsb3.2.src.rpm Anyone willing and able to port that one, which...
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    Recommendation for a Multifunction Printer?

    I am looking for a multifunction printer that works flawlessly under FreeBSD, mainly for office use. Desired features are: LAN connectivity with embedded print server Duplex printing with CUPS support Duplex scanning with SANE support Laser vs ink not decided yet Color vs black & white not...
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    Use of a Linux CUPS driver that contains a binary?

    I am wondering if it is possible to use a Linux printer driver for CUPS that contains a filter program binary in FreeBSD. Specifically this is about the MUNBYN ITPP941 label printer for which the Linux CUPS driver can be downloaded here. That driver consists of a Beeprt.ppd and a...
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    Solved CUPS installation: "Unable to encrypt connection: Unable to create server credentials."

    Hi I did a fresh installation of FreeBSD (FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p6 FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p6 GENERIC amd64). I try to install a printer by the Web interface and it fails: This site can’t be reached 192.168.1.108 unexpectedly closed the connection. CUPS's error_log show this: D...
  8. sidetone

    About Printing on FreeBSD

    Postscript (PS) and PCL (Printer Command Language) are printer languages known as Page Description Languages (PDLs) supported by the majority of printers for interpreting and printing jobs. These two PDLs are alternate models developed by Adobe and HP respectively. ASCII is a printer language...
  9. Snurg

    Cups headaches again.

    I seem unable to get printing via Cups work. What I have done so far: Installed cups after pkg update upgrade. Set up the printer (same settings as on Linux, where it just works). Manufacturer-supplied PPD file is installed in the printer config. I am unable to print, getting the error "cannot...
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    HP4655 Printer Issues

    I just installed FreeBSD: uname -r 12.2-RELEASE-p4 on an old HP ProBook4530s laptop. I'm running twm, firefox, openoffice and wifimgr. All of that is working great. I connect to the Internet over wireless to a cable modem. If I could just get the printer working I would be set! I installed cups...
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    Setting up Brother printer with Airprint

    Hi. I'm pretty new to FreeBSD, and I'm trying to setup a networked Brother HL2280-DW to share it to my iOS devices with AirPrint. After installing CUPS, it saw the printer right away and I added it as a generic PCL laser printer with the connection lpd://BRW0022585FE5F9/BINARY_P1. When I try...
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    Does LPD still work on FreeBSD 12.0?

    I have been having problems getting LPD to work on FreeBSD 12.0 . I must admit it has been some years since I have used LPD specifically for printing but I have spent quite a lot of time trying to get this working on bare metal and virtual machines and I consistently get the same result. My...
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    Printing in FreeBSD

    Lately I've been contemplating on nuking my macOS partition and using FreeBSD exclusively for the foreseeable future, but one thing I need a decent printing experience. I'm wondering a few things; - How does one confirm driver support for my printer? (Canon MG5220) - Any recommended printer...
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    Printer support

    Hi there! I have had a very hard time connecting my Canon printer (MF 4150). Tried several things outlined in the official doc, and some online threads. The printer is connected directly to the desktop which runs Freebsd 11, via USB port. Here is the output of the dmesg. ulpt0: <Canon Inc...
  15. PacketMan

    Looking for network based printer

    Well the wife is nagging me to buy a printer because the kids are in school and printing has become pretty much necessary. So over the next week or two or three I really should buy something. Happy wife happy life. :p I've been reading through the multiple discussion post so I think I got...
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    Solved HPLIP: Trouble setting up printer

    Hi everybody, Having bought a HPLaserjetP1102w, I'm now trying to make it work through print/hplip, instead of LPD, in order to have better support, more features, easy-to-use interface, etc....(also beacuse using lpd, I've never managed to make my old Epson perform really well if dealing with...
  17. Allan

    Automatically Configured Printer prt0

    I have been trying to configure a Lexmark e260DN for use with a workstation I built with FreeBSD 10.3 I've been struggling with this printer for some reason, but in my process of learning lpr I ran across something weird - there seems to be an automatically configured printer (though it's not...
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    PostScript print server with non-PostScript printer

    Hi guys, I have a special gem of a strategic question for you. Lately I acquired an OKI C301dn color laser printer capable of duplex printing and USB/LAN connection. The device was dirt-cheap so I did not do much research, but now I know why it was dirt-cheap: The printing quality is quite...
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    Printer/scanner and Linux drivers

    Hi, I have Brother DCP-1512E multifunction device. I'm not familiar with LPD, CUPS or sane but using Brother instructions I've configured the printer under Linux (Lubuntu) and it is now shared over the network. Both network printing and scanning work properly. But... The Linux is run as a...
  20. uzsolt

    okular: cups and lpd mismatch?

    Hi all! I'm using the standard lpd to print. While the print/cups-client combined into print/cups can't use the standard lpd only from commandline. When I want to print from graphics/okular it prints into stdout (or stderr): lpr-cups: Bad file descriptor I think it calls /usr/local/bin/lpr and...
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