Questions tagged [printing]

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 somebody help me also for my Canon LBP2900b printer model? Im searching from decade and still not finding way to run the printer from raspberry pi

Raspberry Pi 4 2gb with Cups installed and Raspberrian Os I have tried this below website but it didnt work https://pruth7.wordpress.com/2020/05/08/canon-lbp2900b-wireless-printing-using-raspberry-pi-...
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HP CP1025 printer needs foo2zjs-z3 {printer driver}

The printer works fine with Ubuntu 18 and linuxMint 20.1 with the foomatic driver. On PiOs The installed CUPS & HPLIP result in a strange colour for Black The result from dpkg is "dpkg -l ...
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Using TTL thermal Printer USB

I was following these installation instruction about configuring a TTL Thremal printer in USB. Thus when I try : echo -e This is a test.\\n\\n\\n > /dev/ttyUSB0 it gives me a bash: no permission. I ...
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How to install Generic / Text Only printer on Raspberry pi 4 with Windows 10

On windows 10 for Raspberry pi (ARM64), all basic printer drivers are present (microsoft, samsung), but "Generic" section isn't present! I need to install a thermal receipt printer (exactly ...
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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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How to hide print$ folder appearing in gui window smb connected to a pi4B based samba server?

On a Pi4B headless remote configuration (hereafter referred to as pi_samba), samba is installed. When at a desktop computer (also a pi4B), after making a samba connection to the pi_samba, any ...
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Is it possible to print to a Samsung ML-1865 printer?

I have read, that Samsung provides just binary drivers for Intel. What I have done so far: I have installed CUPS and added a ML-1760 printer, because a ML-1865 driver was not available. After that I ...
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Missing Driver for Canon Printer

Need to install a driver for a Canon Pixma MG2920 printer to use with a Raspberry Pi 3 as a server. Followed all the steps listed in a few online tutorials, but the printer is not listed in CUPS. ...
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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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Raspbian Buster Chromium how to save as accurate PDF, in color

Setup: pi4B 4G Raspbian Buster on SDcard (128G) Chromium Version 74.0.3729.157 (Official Build) Built on Raspbian , running on Raspbian 10 (32-bit) Be sure to also read the update at the end of ...
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Can I use Raspberry Pi to log into an account and print information from a certain page?

I run a small gift basket business and am always looking for solutions to make my day easier. One thing that slows me down is having to print gift messages for each basket. I was wondering if there ...
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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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Raspberry Pi can't print to wireless printer

I can print to my wireless printer from my laptop just fine, but I'm having trouble getting it to work from my Raspberry Pi. I found some instructions that said to install cups-client, then edit the ...
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How to automatically add any plugged-in USB-Printer to cups and share it to the network?

I'm working on a Raspberry-Pi Project: A universal easy to use print server. The goal is to plugin any USB-Printer and broadcast it to the local network. Now, how can I add this printer automatically ...
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Raspberry Pi Connected to a Pixma IP2770 printer not actually printing

I successfully installed the Cups, follow the steps in the tutorial in the internet with out any problem Then when it supposed to print a document the power of the printer blink ( meaning the ...
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problem installing canonTS9020 on Pi3-b+

I'm new to the rasberryPi / linux scene and need suggestions. After running the command below & launching cups 2.2.1 I can see a list of printers after pressing the "add printer" button as shown ...
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3D printer corrupts Pi when shutdown

I have my rPi hooked up to my printer via USB connection and powered by a power adapter as supplied with the kit from amazon: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07BD3WHCK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?...
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Raspberry Pi as bluetooth printer

I have a project where i need to setup the to appear to other devices as a Bluetooth printer. The reason is i have a portable device the prints only through bluetooth, it searches for available ...
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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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Share Ethernet printer on Wi-Fi

I have an old printer with only Ethernet and USB, no Wi-Fi connection. I therefore want to know if I can use my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ for that purpose, so that the printer is shown up as a network printer....
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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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sharing printer and cd-rom via local network

I have to share cd-rom and printer to network which contains windows and linux machines. For this solve I have got: a rpi 3 b+, hp deskjet 2520hc printer and cd-rom reader/writer (transcend).
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RPI raw write to usb device (printer upgrade)

Is there a way to write directly to EP of USB printer connected to Raspberry Pi 3? When I try to write to usb directly i get write error: Invalid argument: echo 1 > /dev/bus/usb/001/004 -su: echo:...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W + Adafruit Thermal Printer Only printing limited number of characters

I'm trying to set up an Adafruit Thermal printer Mode: CSN-A2-T with a Raspberry Pi Zero W that is running Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.4 (which I believe is Raspbian Jessie). I need to be able to print ...
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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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Unexpected data over /dev/serial0

I'm using a Raspberry Pi B+ to connect to the Adafruit Mini Thermal Receipt Printer using a slightly modified version of their provided python library. I've been able to connect to the printer and ...
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Thermal Printing Setup (Raspberry Pi 3 Paspbian Stretch)

I am using an Adafruit Thermal Printer TTL, if not Tiny, then Mini. I have tried following this tutorial and other tutorials like this one. As for the first tutorial, I am not sure if I should still ...
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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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How do I set up a Pi as a print server for a Canon LBP7010C? [closed]

I would like to have a Raspberry Pi to act as a print server in order to share a USB printer on my home network. The printer is a Canon iSenSYS LBP7010C (colour laserjet), drivers I am told are ...
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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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How to access CUPS web page config from another device in the network?

I've wanted to config CUPS for my printer, but because I'm running a command-only version of Raspbian, I don't have access to the browser on this device. I've followed the CUPS installation and ...
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Autostart Chromium cloud print service on startup

I am using my Raspberry Pi to set up a print station in a remote location, and I am using Google Cloud Print to send prints from my home. Everything works fine when I am booted to desktop on RPi, but ...
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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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Problem with lp command on raspberry pi 3

I have a problem with my hp laserjet p1005 printer on Raspberry pi 3. Actually, for some pdf documents, the lp command doesn't print the document correctly . The printed page is weird (the first ...
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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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poster/inforgaphic explaining what a rasberry pi is

I am looking for a downloadable poster that can be printed on A4 that explains, in an exciting and engaging way, what a Raspberry Pi is and what its potential is. It is for a place where computers in ...
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RPI 3B and Tiny Thermal Printer - Unable to use python library

I'm having trouble hooking up my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B to my Adafruit Tiny Thermal Printer (nb: not the mini thermal printer - this is the one with a mini-USB port built in). I've got it connected ...
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Printing problem

I am a noob on the Pi system. I have installed CUPS on my Pi3. I run CUPS and added a network printer (HP Laserjet 1320). I can send a test print from CUPS to the printer and all is good. The ...
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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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Terminal output to printer and not to monitor

Suppose I don't want to use monitors with my Raspberry Pi. All terminal output should be printed on paper, and all the user inputs should be printed on paper. Something like a typewriter, but one that ...
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How to power Raspberry Pi Zero and other stuff not separately [closed]

Here is the thing, I want to give the 2A and 5V power to my Raspberry Pi Zero and also I have a thermal printer that runs under 2A and 5V. How could I power those two elements without using two ...
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If I connect my USB printer to my Raspberry Pi and share it with Samba do I still need a driver for the Pi?

I do not have the right drivers for my Raspberry Pi. That said, if i connect my Pi to my printer and share it with Samba, will I still need a driver to print via the wireless network? As per this ...
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Can I use r/pi to bridge two networks and provide access to a printer on one of them?

I'd like to provide access to a network printer on network A to users on network B. I'm only interested in forwarding print jobs to the printer from network B to network A (not the other way around). ...
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Print to usb Printer (ql700) from python code

I am somehow new to python coding, I am writing a program that creates barcodes and then prints them to a thermal Label Printer, I currently own a Brother QL700, drivers and all working. The printer ...
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Thermal printer does not react

I'm (now for some weeks) trying to get a thermal printer (ttl) to work without success. I've done every step exactly like said in this tutorial but the printer does nothing. Since I don't know how to ...