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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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Failed building wheel for av of OctoPrint-CrealityCloud-With-Video plugin

i've installed the OctoPrint-CrealityCloud-With-Video package inside a RPi 2B based on octopi-1.0.0-1.9.3-20231009154319. When i install it from the Plugin Manager i faced this issue and the plugin ...
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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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How to print from Canon PIXMA G2070 from Raspberry 4 OS? [duplicate]

My printer is Canon Pixma 2070 (CANON PIXMA 2000 series). I don't know how to print from my Raspberry Pi 4. Please give a solution to print in USB (orelse wireless method by Wi=fi as my Pi supports it)...
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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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what is necessary to connect a Zebra printer to Pi 4?

I have a GC420t Zebra label printer and would like to connect it to the Pi 4 for printing information generated by a Python script. It is USB. Have followed this guide https://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/.cs....
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Raspberry Pi Thermal Printer Flow Control DTR or XON/XOFF

I use Rpi Zero 2 and Adafruit Nano Printer (link) for Bitmap printing. I ported the C++ Adafruit Thermal Printer library (link) for my Rpi Cpp program, which was pretty straightforward, but I am ...
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Raspberry PI 4: green led 4 long flash followed by 4 fast blinks

Im trying to install octoklipper onto my Pi 4. I have a 32gb SD card and after the writing of octoklipper my sd card gets split into 3 partitions. one of three partitions is unallocated. I have tried ...
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Why can’t I print to this thermal printer on this python print server?

I'm trying to run a python based print server, based on these instructions, and this code. I have the print server running on a Raspberry Pi Zero. I assume the print server is working correctly, as ...
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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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Printing a image in the mini thermal receipt printer adafruit using raspberry pi

I have opened the command prompt on a Raspberry Pi and typed the command as: lp -d ZJ-58 -o fit-to-page /home/pi/Documents/image_name.bmp which produces the gibberish printing as follows: Could ...
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Thermal mini printer receipt adafruit printing gibberish

I have written a very simple program in python to print the text value in the mini thermal receipt printer adafruit. Code: # On a CircuitPython microcontroller: import board import busio import serial ...
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Wiring an Omron Thermal Printer to a Pi Pico

I'm trying to connect an old Omron thermal printer (PRT-1 Z, companion of the 705CP Blood Pressure Monitor) to a Raspberry Pi Pico. The idea is being able to print something using the Pico. The ...
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OctoPi failed to run camera app

Device: Raspberry Pi 3A+ Peripheral: Raspberry Pi camera v1.3 (probably third party), connected via CSI port OS: OctoPi 5.10.63 Im trying to make a test picture with my camera. I enabled the CSI port ...
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Message printed multiple times when pressing hard button with RaspBerry Pi

I'm trying to print a message every time a button is pressed, and so far it's working fine, but the message is printed several times (somewhere around 4000 times) and I'd like it to be printed only ...
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How can I fix a broken SMB share of a printer with Windows 10

I have a printer connected and configured to my Raspberry Pi. It is installed through CUPS and shared through SMB. For about half a year this worked flawless in printing from my Windows 10 laptop. All ...
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Tiny Thermal Receipt Printer Nano Adafruit issues printing

Note: I have added additional links to the end of the question as I don't have enough points to use actual links. I'm trying to use the Adafruit Tiny Thermal USB printer [UK Link] [US Link [A]] with ...
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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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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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