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Questions tagged [cups]

CUPS is an open-source printing system for Unix and Unix-like operating systems.

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AirPrinting to Wireless Print Server on the Raspberry Pi Zero W

I've setup my RPi Zero W as a Wireless Print Server (with cups, samba packages) for an old HP LaserJet and it works great. Prints from my Windows laptop are nearly instantaneous. I then installed ...
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Catching Printer Errors in CUPS

Well, I am new to the Raspberry Pi, and I would like to ask how we can catch errors in a printer? Like paper jam or no paper available in the printer? I am currently printing documents using my ...
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CUPS with Epson XP-6000

I'm a new raspberry pi user. I'm trying to install an Epson XP-6000 printer using CUPS. I don't see this printer model listed on the page to pick drivers and googling around hasn't turn up much in ...
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How to access a Windows shared USB printer from Raspbian

I have a desktop box with Windows 8.1 with a Brother MFC-2740DW printer. I can access that print from mu laptop with Windows 10 without any problem. Now, I want to be able to do the same with my ...
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Choosing a distribution and packages for a print server [closed]

I'm helping out someone who's not very tech-savvy replace an older desktop computer, whose only current use is as an SMB print server, with a Raspberry Pi 2B. I've never worked witha Pi before, but I'...
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printer appears in cups but not in applications

I am setting up a brand new Raspberry pi 3 B+. The OS is Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.4 (stretch). I want to print from the Pi applications (web browser, Libre Office etc). I have managed to make the printer ...
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How do I use a network printer?

I have an Epson WiFi printer on my LAN that I would like to be able to send text to print. However, everything says to install cups. Problem.... Package cups is not available $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Install EPSON TM-T88V printer with CUPS in Raspberry pi 3

I am trying to install the EPSON TM-T88V printer with CUPS in Raspberry pi 3, but I can not make prints, the status of the printer says "inactive". I tried the PPD file "tm-ba-thermal-rastertotmt.ppd" ...
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How to print RTF from cups/python

I'm trying to print a .rtf using python and cups to a thermal Epson-TM-88V I can print but my printer is printing the formatting with it. here is my code import cups conn = cups.Connection() ...
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CUPS Printing with Brother MFCJ430W

So I'm having trouble getting my printer to work, I installed CUPS and it seems to be working correctly. I downloaded and installed the drivers for the printer from the Brother website from here: http:...
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How to solve Rpi3 usb problem while printing?

I am printing from an rpi3 using nginx+php7.1+cups, connected to a canon printer, which downloads pdf files through https requests. From the rpi3, i issue the following command when something needs to ...
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Epson L310 filter compilation problem in CUPS from github on raspberry pi

I am having a problem in compilation of filter for epson L310 printer in raspberry pi using CUPS. I uploaded the .ppd file for the printer and my pi recognize the printer driver but the ...
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Why does my pi using Cups print test pages fine, but nothing else?

I installed cups onto my pi fairly smoothly, printed the test page on cups, all good. Locate the printer (HP deskjet 960c) which is located inside the RASPBERRYPI network folder, all connects fine, ...
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Printer driver issue with Officejet 2620 series and CUPS for wifi print

I am setting up wifi print on my Officejet 2620 series printer and my raspberry pi, but am unsure which printer driver to use from CUPs. I already used the "Officejet 2620" one, but to no avail. The ...
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Connecting a printer to pi zero w

I am trying to convert my aspberry pi zero w into a printer server. I understand how to setup the software to make it into a print server via cups. But what has flummoxed so far is how to connect the ...
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CUPS print server only prints the print job

tl;dr: CUPS print server only prints the print job itself, not the actual document. Background I have been baffled with a CUPS problem for about three weeks now. I am attempting to set up a print ...
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RaspPi and DYMO LabelWriter, CUPS driver, landscape orientation

Did anybody win the struggle to install a DYMO LabelWriter 450 on RaspBian successful (presumably using apache2 and CUPS for external configuration) ? And did anybody print landscape orientated ...
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printing speed, CUPS, Epson TM-T88IV, PI 3

I need to setup a RasPi for some hardware things in a p.o.s. environment, like scanners, scale and printers (3 printers). So I took a brand new RasPi, did a complete new installation with apache2, ...
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Epson PictureMate 100 not printing on Raspberry Pi 3

I am attempting to get an Epson PictureMate 100 working with a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspian (Jessie). According to Open Printing the PictureMate should work perfectly with Gutenprint 5.2.7. I chose ...
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CUPS authentication issue when printing to thermal printer connected to Pi

I have this Adafruit Mini Thermal printer connected to a Pi running Raspbian Jesse. I have CUPS installed on the Pi and can print directly to the printer without any issues. But when I try to print ...
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Installing thermal printer on raspbian jessie (make failing)

Raspbery (in general, linux) newbie here. I want to install a thermal dot printer in raspbian, and I've only gotten as far as the first step, which is to run make for the cups filter, which is this. ...
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Installing Epson TM-U220 on Raspbian Jessie with Pixel

I'm using Raspbian Jessie with PIXEl version March 2017, 2017-03-02, kernel 4.4. I'm already installing CUPS and trying some methods. The methods that I already try and still did not work : ...
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CUPS server not working properly from source

I recently tried to install the latest version of CUPS to my raspberry pi, which, the only current way to do so is to compile it. After doing the usual procedure (./configure, make, sudo make install),...
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Nano Thermal Printer

I recently bought a nano thermal printer from adafruit to complete a project but I am having troubles with the printer. I though I had wired it up right on my Raspberry Pi A+ but wasn't able to get it ...
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CUPS - install windows network printer in raspbian

OK, I just got my RPI 3 model B. And success in installing the Raspbian. Now I would like to ask about how to connect my printer (canon ip1880 and Canon LBP6030 in WIN10CPU) into my raspbian. I ...
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CUPS Printer failing to print out any paper

I have a Samsung printer that I have been trying to make Google Cloud Print compatible. The GCP CUPS Connector is working well, but my printer is not sending out any paper. It acts as if it is ...
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How to compile gutenprint in Raspbian?

The official README from SourceForge said, ./configure make make install From the SVN exported files there is no ./configure and INSTALL, but with ./autogen.sh, Makefile.ac and configure.ac present ...
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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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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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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 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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Scanner not found through SaneTwain/SaneWinDS/XSane

I've setup my Raspberry Pi B as print server and also wanted to use it for scanning over network. OS: Raspbian Wheezy (debian-pi/raspbian-ua-netinst) uptodate Printer/Scanner: HP Deskjet 2050 J510 ...
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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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CUPS referencing old Gutenprint version

I am trying to get the new Gutenprint 5.2.10 driver to work with CUPS 2.0.0 in my Rasberry Pi, using Raspbian8. I'm still kind of new to the Linux environment so please bear with me if I use the wrong ...
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Fail to print using python-cups: “client-error-document-access-error”

I am trying to Print to USB HP printer through python. I was successfull in printing a text file using Ctrl-P command through gui after setting up CUPS using the WEB method. Now I am trying to print ...
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Samsung Printer in CUPS rastertospl failed

I've installed an Rasperry Pi with a standard Rasbian image. Now I want to use my printer with cups (Samsung CLX-3185 - connected via USB). I've installed the drivers from the Samsung webpage and the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...