CentOS 5 :: Slow Printing On HP Laserjet 2100?

Aug 25, 2010

I just installed CentOS on my Compaq desktop pc with HP laserjet 2100 printer on parallel port.However it takes an extremely long time to print.

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Ubuntu :: Installation - Getting Laserjet 2100 To Connect ?

Mar 15, 2011

I'm trying to connect Ubuntu (wubi installation on Windows) to an HP LaserJet 2100M printer via a USB cable which worked on Vista (I'm migrating away from Vista into Ubuntu).

System > Administration > Printing..I could not see or add any printer.

I searched around and followed these instructions ..

How to Install HP Printer Driver onto Ubuntu 10.10


I downloaded hplip-3.11.1.run but in following installation instructions I think I may have needlessly removed a previously installed hplip driver ..3.10.6 .. and various dependencies were loaded with these errors ..

Now when I go to System > Administration > Printing

In troubleshooting there is no connection to CUPS server. The "Add" button is no longer green as before I started dabbling. No discovered printers.

How do I start again to get HP LaserJet 2100M connected (USB cable) .. and printing?

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Ubuntu :: HP LaserJet 1000 Not Printing On Lucid?

Aug 17, 2010

I'm converting my coworker to Linux (who loves it) and I've gotten everything working but this %$#@ printer! I've tried the various solutions posted on these forums (over the past 4 or 5 years). But none of them seem to work.Has anyone solved this problem with Lucid (10.04)? Are there some new steps that pertain to 10.04?

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Nov 2, 2009

Inherited an old Laserjet 6P that was working fine XP. No matter which printer driver I use all I get are pages and pages of garbage during the test print. I have tried the hplip, gimp, ljet4 drivers without success. I have tried sending text files from the command line as well (cat /etc/passwd > /dev/lp0) with the same result.

Fedora 11 64
cups 1.4

Anyone using this printer with cups 1.4? Any ideas which driver to use?

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May 29, 2011

i recently installed fedora 14 xfce and i have a printer laserjet p1007 hp connected. the printer gets detected but there is an error while installation (i.e when i run hp-setup) it gives an error that some binary drivers missing. i refreshed the package list also. but still the driver does not get installed..

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Oct 20, 2009

I am using gqview as an image viewer (under Debian Lenny). When I use gqview to print files to a HP LaserJet 5P printer, the dithering of graphics is quite coarse (click for view of printout scanned at 300dpi): gqview.jpg

On the other hand, if I use gimp to print it, the output is normal (click for view of printout scanned at 300dpi): gimp.jpg

I have tried changing the CUPS resolution settings for the printer (they are set to grayscale 600dpi), and the resolution setting in gqview (also set to 600dpi), but this doesn't help. Printing to a different printer (HP LaserJet 2605) does not exhibit the same behaviour!

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Feb 21, 2011

At work I've got a HP LaserJet P1505n printer that is used as network printer. It has an ethernet port and is plugged in directly into the network. Everybody in the office is using Windows and has no problems working with it. After a few hours of google-ing, I also managed to set it up with CUPS as a LPD printer, with some problems: every time I send a document to it, it goes into the "error" state, and I have to press the "green" button for the printer to start printing. Is there a way to work around these errors? I tried to google for these kind of errors, but couldn't find anything useful.

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Mar 4, 2011

I got a Centos 5.0 and just purchase a HP Laserjet P1102. I check Hp website and got to know that they supported linux except Centos. Anyone out there, Is there anyway to install this printer?

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May 17, 2011

I have an HP LaserJet 2100M.Printing OpenOffice documents is o.k. no great delay but when I print out from browser pages (html) each page can take up to 10 minutes to print.I don't know how to troubleshoot this.

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Apr 8, 2010

OpenOffice 3.1 is extremely slow to print. One page of labels takes 20 minutes.

This is only with Openoffice. All other applications print without difficulty.

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Dec 23, 2009

I have recently replaced an older server with a new Intel Xeon quad-core processor. The old machine was running FC6, the new machine is running FC11 64Bit. The problem that I am having is that printing to networked printers prints 2-3 pages, then waits 8-10 seconds and then prints 2-3 more pages. This repeats until the printout is completed. My first thought is that FC11 (or somewhere between FC6 and FC11) introduced some way to limit activity to devices? The confusing thing to me is that I went from a single CPU to a quad core machine, increased the memory from 1Gb to 3Gb, moved from a 32 bit machine to a 64 bit machine and I am running the same applications... they just run slower now...

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Ubuntu :: Slow LPR Printing - Sharp AR M205 Connected To Network

Nov 4, 2010

We are attempting to convert our entire office over to Linux, however we are experiencing some printing challenges. We have a Sharp-AR-M205 connected to our network that handles the bulk of our regular printing needs. Linux picks this up from the network and installs the driver (Sharp AR-M205 Foomatic/pxlmono (recommended)) without difficulty. We can print from gedit & OpenOffice without difficulties. The difficulty is when printing images, webpages with image content, or PDFs.

Then the printing spool goes into "LPR ..." printing mode and takes between 5-20 minutes to print a single page. This is particularly problematic as each week we put out a simple publication for our organization, designed in Scribus, outputted to PDF and sent to the printer from 200-300 copies. Our workaround has been to leave a workstation as an XP machine to print the PDF each week.

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Hardware :: Slow Printing To PICA Label Printer From RH Enterprise Release 4

Mar 18, 2010

Printing bin label reorts to a PICA 104 stores printer is slow, only prints a label EVERY 5 SECONDS ??? (see log below from /var/log/cups/page_log). Have tried to sus it out but am unable to find what's causing ths. Is this a Linux issue or the printer hardware causing this ?

auslab01 126014 ... [18/Mar/2010:12:40:11 +1100] 1 1 -
auslab01 126015 ... [18/Mar/2010:12:40:16 +1100] 1 1 -
auslab01 126017 ... [18/Mar/2010:12:41:44 +1100] 1 1 -


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CentOS 5 :: Administration --> Printing Dialog Freezes Centos 5.6

Aug 10, 2011

if I choose Administration --> Printing and then try to select a printer from the list of available printers (to delete a printer for example), the dialog
freezes and needs to be terminated forcibly. It seems like I can hit "New Printer" and add a printer without anything freezing. All of the printers on the list are
network printers.

Possibly related- if I use evince to view and document and then attempt to print by going File --> Print, it gives me a printer selection box which also freezes if I try to choose a printer from the list.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Vga Not Supported Ati 2100

Apr 3, 2011

i have tried to install via usb ubuntu 10 - but after the boot menu my pc monitor says vga not support - i know some ati 2100 cards have a problem with ubuntu (onboard), is there anything i can do?

At the moment i am trying wibi install -- circa 64hrs remaining for download lol

ps my pc runs fine on xp.

specs amd x2 4400+ @ 2.3GHZ Brisbane, 1Gig ram, ati onboard 2100, i think a amd 740G chipset.

ps i used unetbootin to get the iso onto usb

i think the iso i used is called Lucid

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Apr 3, 2010

my laptop gets really hot on warzone 2100

its weird because it doesn't get hot on anything else i do. i play urban terror all the time and it stays plenty cool, along with typical usage such as word processing and power points and web browsing.

I'm using a Gateway E-475m I have an upgraded western digital 320 GB HD I upgraded my ram to 4 GB (it only picks up 2.7) I am using ubuntu 9.10

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May 23, 2010

I have an old compaq presario 2100 (amd athlon) laptop that came with windows xp. it can't deal with xp any more so i put mandriva on it and let my mother in law use it for card games. now it won't even boot mandriva.

it says something about a 1720 SMART error. i ran the hdd test and it gave me a code: 1# imminent failure.

it will run mandriva off the install disk but I want to make this as easy as possible for my mother in law to play her games. I don't think she'd like to deal with all the steps involved with running it off the install disk. the problem with that is that the install wizard runs every time i turn it on.

will i be able to do something to the effect that my mother in law will be able to easily boot up and play her card games on the laptop?

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Ubuntu :: Compaq Presario 2100 Won't Load On Normal Boot?

Mar 20, 2011

I'm trying to breathe life into this old laptop; so I installed Ubuntu on it and ran into a problem loading it in Desktop mode.

When I want to start into it normally, it gets to the home screen and does a quick frame skip, kind of like an old VHS tape, and then fails to load the toolbars on top and bottom.

Loading into safe mode works great, but no wireless option seems to be available in safe mode?

The normal boot even gets to the "Ubuntu!" welcome sound, but... then nothing. I looked up a few Linux keyboard shortcuts and none of them function. So.

Also did the updates in safe mode. Update Manager did NOTHING when I clicked "install updates" button, so I did it through the terminal sudo get-updates/upgrades.

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Mar 24, 2009

I used to be able to print pretty, two-pages per side using a2ps, but lately, I can not do that. It would print with wrong orientation and/or with much bigger font.

I compared /etc/a2ps.cfg and /etc/a2ps-site.cfg files from another working CENTOS machine, and they are the same, but a2ps command still doesn't print nice and pretty. I don't have any other config files that control a2ps

a2ps is 4.13 and my linux kernel version is 2.6.18-92.1.22.el5.

Has anyone experienced this weird behavior from a2ps?

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Feb 26, 2010

My Dell Latitude 2100 worked fine with the pre-installed Ubuntu 9.04. I upgraded to 9.10 and the touchpad stopped working. Restored to factory condition and it again worked fine. I re-did the upgrade, this time asking it not to delete the obsolete items.

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Mar 28, 2009

I have a recently installed dual boot system with Centos 5.2 and Fedora 10. I connect across a LAN to a network printer HP Laserjet 1320n I have been through the printer installation / setup on both systems Fedora works fine, Centos doesn't want to know. Sending anything to print just adds it to a queue that is never printed.

I have looked at the printer management through Firefox browser localhost.localdomain:631 If I send a test page from here (CUPS) it reports the document as printed, but the printer just sits there blinking an orange light indicating an error.

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Oct 15, 2009

I use pm-suspend (from pm-utils-0.99.3-10.el5.centos.386) to put my CentOS computer (kernel 2.6.18-164.el5PAE) to sleep (power consumption decreases from 66 to 4 W). Hitting the computer power button reactivates the computer. But the parallel port connected HP LaserJet 6L no longer prints. Michael Sweet suggested this sounds like a parallel port driver isn't compatible with pm-suspend. Is there anything faster than shutting the computer down and restarting it to enable its parallel port printer? (After pm-suspend, command "reboot" fails to restart CentOS.)

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Nov 16, 2009

recently i have upgraded my centos 5.0 or 5.1 installation using 'yum upgrade' to centos 5.4 since the upgrade I am unable to print any PDF files as landscape, they get printed but do not seem to be rotated and are aligned a little bit less than when using portrait (test using the GUI and LP)

when printing a text file in portrait and landscape everything goes well tested on labelprinter Brother QL-580N and tested on Samsung SCX-5530FN Laserprinter both using the network I already tried 'yum downgrade cups' this works but with no success

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Sep 9, 2009

I have an MSI K9A2 Platinum mobo, which has a 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet Realtek 8111B built-in, a D-Link DIR-655 Router and a DSL modem. Compared to Windows Visya and other Linux distros ( Fedora 11, Suse 11.1, Mandriva 2009.1 ) access to the internet is much slower. It seems there is a noticeable delay when running CentOS 5.3. before internet access kicks in each time I am surfing the web or updating my system.

Is there any way I can speed things up, or determine why CentOS 5.3 seems much slower ?

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Jul 14, 2010

Anyone know why my fresh installation of centOS server is so slow? Seems like it takes over a minute to execute a command, im not doing anything complicated either. Secondly, how come at times when I type reboot the machine starts to beep, one long loud annoying beep.

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General :: USB Printer Not Printing On Centos 5 Host XP Guest On VMware?

Sep 18, 2009

Centos 5 was set up for me on my server with VMware and XP SP3 as a guest. I have little to no knowledge of centos (or anything Linux) so i tend to leave well alone but i am trying to get a USB printer to work from my networked pcs through XP - Through VMware - Through Centos5 to the USB port on the back of my server. I am reasonably OK with XP but am not a techie so will probably need to be walked through this.

I can see the printer appearing on Centos' equivalent to device manager and when i print everything seems ok with the XP print queue clearing after a few seconds but nothing prints. At a guess i need some sort of software bridge- (is this SAMBA?).

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Mar 12, 2009

I just installed my HP DeskJet 1220C printer on my CentOS 5.2 server, and it's working apart from one GIANT issue: It only prints from my Windows machines via its Samba share. It won't print from any of my Linux machines, not even the machine itself. I seem to be stumped here, I cannot find a reason why its doing this.

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Feb 12, 2011

I have a virtual Linux box with a static IP in the cloud.

I have remote sites that have networked PCs that normally act as terminals but also have more than one printer on the Windows Network.

I would like software on the Window's machine to access the known IP address of the server and advertise the printers on the network so they can be printed to with lpr or cups. I don't have a problem manually setting up the printers on Centos if that is necessary. (But I need to know how to do that as well).

I need to know if I can setup a VPN on Windows without it stopping regular internet traffic and how to do it.

I need to know all the steps (what to install, what to issue commands for) to make this happen without using a GUI if possible and if the GUI is easier I need to know which GUI to install.

I also do not have a problem with using a VPN router at the client side if that makes it any easier. Like a Cisco RV120W.

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Jul 28, 2010

We developed qt based application in linux. I wish to stop ejecting the paper after printing over.How to do it.

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May 31, 2010

I expected more from ubuntu 10.4 with regards to printing with exact size photos and with poor auto colour printing but the situation remains unchanged! for instance .. the photo size configurations for ubuntu/fspot/gimp and others are not compatible with my printers (HP and Brother) .. here in Europe a typical standard size photo (10x15inches or 150x100mm are not even on the Ubuntu listing? I have tried all listed possibilities including "custom" (which does not seem to ever work correctly?)and the result at best is photos with uneven boarders or at worse my printer goes a bit crazy with much wasted photo paper and expensive ink ...even photos selected for "no boarders" still produces photos with the self same uneven boarders.

I have tried pretty much everything over time following advice in this forum and including using HPlip and updating drivers required for my Brother printer but the root problem seemingly lies with the Ubunto photo size setup listing. Working with Ubuntu over the years I have found that it can do pretty much everything that Windows can do except for this dam ongoing photo quality and configuration problem.

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