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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Retrieve printing data from old security system via DB25/LPT with Raspberry Pi

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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Raspberry Pi / Android Thermal Printer

I'm looking to build a very basic printing solution that lets me print shelve edge labels (like the ones you get in supermarkets) I hate the idea of having A4 sheets that are fed into ink/laser ...
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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 documnetation 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 ...