Printing is the act of transferring data from a computer to another medium. The most common act is transferring data from a computer to paper.

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Can't get Brother HL-L2300D printer to print from Raspberry Pi

I've been trying to setup my HL-L2300D printer. I downloaded the driver from Brother, hooked up the printer via USB, and everything looks like it should work. However, it doesn't print. Here is the ...
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Printing with HP Envy 4500

HP Envy 4500 is a printer that should be supported by the hplip driver. I have a RPi box on a remote site, with the printer connected to the USB port of the box. I also have a top-of-the-bleeding-...
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UART print is not functioning in pi 3 but functions in pi 1 [duplicate]

I have 1.disabled the serial communication using raspi-config 2.edited console=tty with /boot/cmdline.txt 3.wrote python code for both read and write (with 9600 baudrate) in both pi 1 and pi 3 It ...
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Cups Connector on Raspbian Jessie - Google Cloud Print

I have a HP printer, working with CUPS. I can print test pages and they will come out of the printer successfully. Now I am trying to use the Cups Connector to be able to print with my Android device. ...
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Can Raspberry Pi 2 connect to a printer directly via ethernet?

Can a Raspberry Pi 2 use its ethernet port to connect directly to a printer's ethernet port so it can function as a print server? The Raspberry Pi 2 would have a WiFi dongle. How can this be ...
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Is it possible and reasonable to use a i386 rpm driver on Raspbian?

I have a Dell Color Laser 1320c (or Fuji Xerox C525 A; their drivers seem to be compatible) and want to use it in a CUPS server on a Raspberry Pi. Unfortunately, I can only find a i386 driver as a rpm ...
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Printing on thermal printer from Openbravo POS

I've nearly finished configuring my Raspberry PI 2 as a POS terminal with ELO touch display and Zjiang ZJ-58 thermal printer. The final issue I have got is that printing to the ZJ-58 is not possible. ...
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CUPS doesn't work

As the title says I'm having problems with CUPS on my RPi when printing things to paper. The way I have tried is by running lp /home/pi/Desktop/python/car.py with the default printer already set. ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 with Arch Linux not detecting my printer

I have a weird problem. I have installed Arch Linux ARM on it and hope I will install CUPS + Samba server. But I have very weird problem. The system doesn't detect my USB HP LaserJet 1300 printer. ...
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Raspberry Pi CUPS printing canon MG5660 not actually printing

I have an up to date raspberry Pi connected over wifi, and a Canon MG5660 connected over wifi. I have installed CUPS on the Pi. The web interface for CUPS detected the network printer and went all ...
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How to install cups-driver-gutenprint?

I am trying to install cups and gutenprint on my Raspberry Pi (VERSION="8 (jessie)"; all updated/upgraded). When installing cups-driver-gutenprint (with apt-get install cups-driver-gutenprint) it ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 and thermal printer

I try to print some text with python and a thermal receipt printer by a Raspberry Pi 2 model B. I use the library developped by Adafruit and the printer sold by Adafruit too. But it fails. The only ...
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CUPS print error

Im building a print system with some raspberry Pi2. The system is downloading a spacial paper size pdf and converts it in DIN-A4. Then it prints on special sized paper. It works with the old system ...
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Install network printer to Pinet on Ubuntu

We're having two issues: 1) We are having a problem installing printer drivers to a Pinet installation on a Ubuntu 15.04 virtual machine. The printer is a Xerox Fujitsu DocuCentre-V C3373 There is a ...
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Sending image to a Bluetooth thermal printer using python

I am currently attempting a project which involves one of my companies existing thermal printers (Star Micronics SM-T300i) and a raspberry pi board. I am attempting to communicate with it via ...
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A suitable OS for running a Java application which captures photos and prints them [closed]

I have developed a Java application, which captures photos from a webcam and detects faces (using OpenCV) and prints only the facial area on paper. Now I have to run this app on a Raspberry Pi. I need ...
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Retrieve printing data from old security system via DB25/LPT with Raspberry Pi [closed]

As a volunteer for a charity, I've been tasked with managing an old security system for the building. The security system outputs the security logs to an old dot matrix printer continuously. This has ...
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Paper printable case for Raspberry Pi 2?

There is the punnet paper printable case, but it's for the old version of the Raspberry Pi. I have a Raspberry Pi 2, does a similar printable case template exist some place for this model?
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Print output not shown when run Python script CRON

I am automatically running a simple python program from start up using cron. The pi boots / automatically logs in, displays the command line and runs the python program but the print output (updating ...
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Share ethernet connected printer with CUPS to Wi-Fi

I'm searching and trying for days now to get a LAN-Network Printer (Kyocera) working. Here is what I want: [Printer] - [eth0| RPi/CUPS | wlan0 ] - [Wifi] Here is what I have: ip_forward enabled ...
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Sharing a DS40 Printer with CUPS

I am trying to set up a DS40 as a shared printer on a Raspberry Pi using CUPS. I have Raspbian and CUPS installed. I tried setting up the printer with the CUPS drivers included for this make/model, ...
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Samsung Multifunction Printer with CUPS failing to print

I'm trying to get my Samsung SCX-3405W printer working on my Raspberry Pi Model B+, running Raspbian and CUPS, and I seem to be running into a wall with "rastertospl" or the corresponding PPD. $ ...
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Get libstdc++5 on Raspbian

I'm trying to get a semi-old printer driver (lexmark z600) from ubuntu working on my Raspberry Pi. When I extract the .deb file and poke around in control it looks like it's marked Architecture: all, ...
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How to avoid page with properties when printing?

I integrated my USB printer (OKI B430) into my network using a Raspberry Pi. Sometimes I get an additional page at the end of a print job. I usually print PDF documents using the Acrobat Reader 11 ...
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Using raspbery pi as print server

By looking at cool project: http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?p=123023#p123023 and remembering that I have occasional problems conecting my old Canonon LBP1120 printer with Ubuntu, I ...
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CUPS Raspberry Pi print server, stops responding after a few print jobs

I am using my Raspberry Pi for a number of different tasks, one of which is a print server using CUPS. I am running Arch Linux as an OS. Using pacman, I got down the latest version of CUPS (Windows ...
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Raspberry Pi and CUPS with OKI C3200

I'm trying to use my Raspberry Pi (raspberrypi 3.10.25+) as an print server gateway to my OKI C3200.I have successfully installed CUPS 1.5.3 and my printer was detected immediately, so the ...
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Does cups work the same for Raspbian and Ubuntu?

Can a ppd file work for Ubuntu and Raspbian Os? Are the ppd files os dependent? Using the same ppd file for TSC on Raspbian gives an error "/usr/libexec/cups/filter/rastertospl failed". However ...
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Raspberry PI as printer

I am wondering whether RasPI can be connected to a Windows PC through USB and appear to Windows as a printer. I wanted to process the PRINT command from Windows differently, say send that data to a ...
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Raspberry Pi and CUPS with Canon Printers

I'm trying to use my Raspberry Pi as an Air Print gateway to my Canon MX860 printer (I only care about printing functions, even though it's an all-in-one printer, it doesn't matter to me to get ...
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Receiving emails to raspberry pi and then sending to print? [closed]

Is it possible to wifi enable the Raspberry Pi so that it could receive emails? They are just photos automatically sent from my photo account, so there is no text. Then it needs to automatically send ...
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How to use my Canon MP210 with Raspbian

I have this Canon MP210 and I would like to turn it to wireless printing and scanning using raspberry. I've installed CUPS (apt-get install cups) and I can find the MP210 in the drivers' list. If I ...
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CUPS is too slow, how can I make it faster?

I'm using CUPS for my Samsung CLP-315. It works very well, but it is too slow. It normally takes five minutes or more to print a single page (from pdf). When it's printing, gs is taking 100% of the ...
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Usb driver development in raspberry pi

I want to connect some 3d printers in a raspberry pi. The printers doesn't have Linux drivers and support, so i want to write my own drivers. Does anyone knows good tutorials or software that can make ...
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OpenELEC as Printserver

As I now managed to run OpenELEC on my new RPi I wonder if and how I can this device use as a printserver. What I have done so far: Created a samba.conf in /storage/.config to use at boot time ...
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How do I connect my printer to the serial GPIO pins?

I've purchased a Mini Thermal Printer from Adafruit. The documentation states: This printer is ideal for interfacing with a microcontroller, you simply need a 3.3V to 5V TTL serial output from ...
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CUPS Printer Stalls at “Sending Data to Printer”

This is related to a previous problem, though the problem has changed significantly so, I have opened a new thread. I'm trying to set up a Cannon iP4850 with Cups (for my Raspberry Pi) running on ...
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3d print host / arduino IDE setup/ 3d modeling

I have a reprap 3d printer, and I'm wanting to make it into an 'all in one' solution. I'd love to be able to mount my Rasp(arrives monday), a small screen, etc on the frame of the reprap. seeing as i ...
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How can I set up a print server?

I would like to use my Pi as a print server. My printer is supported by the computer I want to use as a print server. Is it fast enough and has enough for this? How do I setup a print server with the ...