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

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https://localhost:631 insists on login even with lpadmin

is anybody else having trouble with cups wanting my root password whenever I need to fix the printer? I am lpadmin group. This is certainly a bit of a security issue IMHO.
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Brother Printer not in the CUPS list

I am using Raspberry Pi 3B+. I am making my printer - Brother DCP-T300 wireless using Raspberry Pi. But, I am not able to make it run. In the option of choosing the make, Brother was not present. So, ...
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canon CUPS color print is not good

i have a Canon Pixma G1411 printer and I'm trying to print glossy 4x6 photos from my Raspberry Pi. I have already installed CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) and selected the "Canon PIXMA ...
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CUPS HPLIP config problem

I am trying to connect a HP LaserJet 4 to CUPS/HPLIP. Originally, I was using Raspi OS 11.3 and getting nowhere but eventually discovered "hp-setup" which listed loads of missing ...
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cups-pdf - not printing PDF to Pi

I would like to use a Raspberry Pi as a virtual pdf printer. I ran sudo apt-get install printer-driver-cups-pdf and logged into 192.168.1.225:631 which is the static IP of my Pi. Afterwards I created ...
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RPI cups server slow on pdf

I got my RPI acting as a print/scan server and is done by following the guide from [Print/scan server][1] [1]: https://samhobbs.co.uk/2014/07/raspberry-pi-print-scanner-server I am running latest ...
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static IP address for cups browser loading issue

I am trying to set up a raspberry pi-powered print server based off of this guide. So far I have installed CUPS, and am now on the step of creating a static IP address to make my pi discoverable. I've ...
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Splix invalid PPD file version

I have a Samsung M2020 printer and it is connected to CUPS, with a Linux Samsung M2020 driver. When I want to print a test file, this error appears: SpliX Invalid PPD file version: 2.0.0 but the PPD ...
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Rastertospl failed samsung printer

I have connected my Samsung M2020 Series printer connected to RPI with CUPS. The printer is set up and I installed proper drivers for this printer on the RPI. CUPS recognised it and I selected it. The ...
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Install Canon printer in CUPS on RPI3

I'm trying to install a Canon MF4570dw in CUPS on a Raspberry Pi 3, but I can't make it work. This is what I've tried so far: 1. Install the printer from PPD files I've extracted the latest Canon ...
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Where is the CUPS library located in Raspbian?

I wanted to install the driver to my label printer (Dymo LabelWriter 450) on my Raspberry Pi Model B Rev 1 device, but the installation breaks with the error configure: error: Can't find cups library. ...
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HP printer connected but "Unable to add document to print job"

Any ideas anyone? This is all I have: the printer werrs so the connection is there; I'm in group lpadmin; I've looked in /var/log/cups/error_log and there is no more information. It used to work but ...
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Trying to setup a print server but CUPS won't list connected printer

I am quite new to the world of Raspberry Pi, I got my kit (Raspberry Pi 4 4GB) yesterday evening, so sorry for asking a (maybe) noob question. As a first project, I want to setup a print server. I'm ...
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Dot matrix receipt printers compatibility

I'm developing something and I need to work with a raspberry pi 4, the project involves the need of a dot matrix receipt printer. What I have on hand is an Epson TM-U220 but they don't have drivers ...
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Cups: Processing - "Waiting for printer to become available."

I'm using my Raspberry Pi 3 as a print server with CUPS. Everything works fine, my printer prints the job sent by my devices in the same network. Today I tried to print a document, and I see nothing ...
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cups or cups-client when using a network postscript printer?

I am using raspbian, and there is no printer configuration in the Preferences section of the OS. All I want is to print to a postscript printer that is on my network. When reading up on it, some ...
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Printing is slow in CUPS as compared to windows for same printer

I am using Epson-L130 printer with CUPS in raspberrypi for printing files. I recognized that printing is slow when i run through CUPS however the same document is printed faster through windows. I ...
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Unable to print with CUPS

I'm trying to setup a CUPS server on the rpi. I have a Brother HL1110 (USB connected) and installed the ARM driver as per instructions here https://support.brother.com/g/s/id/linux/en/instruction_rp2....
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pi as cups server : pings between pi and win10 laptop => host unreachable

I am a newbie in the raspberry pi world, and I get a problem while trying to use it as a cups server. Raspbian is installed, and I put ssh up, I installed cups, and yesterday, I managed to print ...
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How to setup a Xerox phaser 3020 laser printer on raspberrypi?

I have a Xerox phaser 3020 laser printer and I want to set it up with my raspberrypi 3B running $ lsb_release -rd Description: Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Release: 10 $ uname -a Linux ...
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Can I use only IP address connecting to a USB printer over a Raspberry Pi?

Total noob here. I have an iPad app that refuses to work with any printer that does not have ethernet or Wifi. Is there a way to route the IP address of the Pi to the printer as if the printer ...
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Unable to make Dymo drivers on pi

When I try to make the Dymo drivers on my pi, make fails as per below: pi@raspberrypi:~/dymo-cups-drivers-1.4.0.5 $ sudo make Making all in src make[1]: Entering directory '/home/pi/dymo-cups-drivers-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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