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Raspberry Pi and CUPS with Canon Printers

I too have a Canon MX860 that I was trying to set up with CUPS. As of September 2019 the bjnp files failed to compile because I was missing the package 'cups-devel' which is no longer available. As ...
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Samsung Multifunction Printer with CUPS failing to print

I realise this is an old thread, but I've beaten my head against the wall looking for a print solution for CUPS on armhf with a samsung printer. I found a solution that works, and does not need a ...
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Raspberry Pi as bluetooth printer

Changing the Bluetooth Device class was what i needed. A useful reference of bluetooth classes with hexadecimal and binary representations can be found here: http://www.question-defense.com/tools/...
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How to automatically add any plugged-in USB-Printer to cups and share it to the network?

This used to be really simple, you could just use a device uri like usb:/dev/usb/lp0. Unfortunately, this has been deliberately removed. It can be enabled again by replacing just a line that signals ...
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Thermal printer does not react

The connector on the pi is in the wrong position. It's starting at the second pin down on the outer row, which is a 5V power pin, so the other two pins connected to the TTL jack on the printer are ...
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Thermal printer with Raspberry Pi 2 outputs only Chinese chars

Question How come my AdaFruit thermal printer prints only Chinese characters, How to fix? Answer (1) The printer seems to have set to talk Chinese. Your "Hello World" sounds rubbish to it. ...
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How to power Raspberry Pi Zero and other stuff not separately

If you are going to use USB plug with two outputs, you'll need at least 4A power supply.
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Share Ethernet printer on Wi-Fi

You have two options to connect the printer to the Raspberry, via LAN or USB. Either should work, you don't need to install drivers if you generate the print jobs elsewhere. There are many options to ...
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Raspbian Buster Chromium how to save as accurate PDF, in color

Make sure Chromium knows to include graphics. Mine was off by default. Alternatively, use Ctrl+Shift+P and maybe you'll get better results.
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Missing Driver for Canon Printer

Regarding recommendations for a new printer, take the time to read this article where Apple (the main developer of CUPS) explained their then-recent design decisions. Modern printers are expected to ...
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Thermal mini printer receipt adafruit printing gibberish

First, make sure the baudrate matches. Your code uses 19200, while in the comments you mention 9600. That alone would explain the garbage you get. Print a test page (by holding the feed button as the ...
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cups or cups-client when using a network postscript printer?

Install this stuff sudo apt install cups cups-ipp-utils system-config-printer printer-driver-cups-pdf system-config-printer is the piece you're looking for that's missing from the September build of ...
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3D printer corrupts Pi when shutdown

The problem certainly looks like it is SD card corruption, which can happen as a result of arbitrarily cycling the power. It shouldn't happen during normal operation. Reboots should be obvious in ...
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How to access a Windows shared USB printer from Raspbian

If you want to print something, you have to solve two problems: You must generate data that the printer can understand. This is usually the task of the driver. You must be able to transmit the data ...
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Share Ethernet printer on Wi-Fi

You can make the Raspberry Pi a router that routes ethernet packages between ethernet and wifi interface. The best solution would be a bridge so the printer will get part of your network. But bridging ...
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sharing printer and cd-rom via local network

Install the samba server: rpi ~$ sudo apt update rpi ~$ sudo apt full-upgrade rpi ~$ sudo apt install samba It description (apt show samba) says: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix ...
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RPI raw write to usb device (printer upgrade)

finally found out myself how. To be able to write raw data to printer usb device (could be also for others not just printer) use the usblp module. modprobe usblp echo 1 > /deb/usb/lp0 Could be ...
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Unexpected data over /dev/serial0

If you are using Raspbian run sudo raspi-config and disable kernel messages being sent to the serial link and disable log-in via the serial link.
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How to access CUPS web page config from another device in the network?

I know this is a rather old post, but I had the same issue. From what I can tell you need to "restart" cups after the changes, not just "reload" sudo service cups restart My guess is at some point ...
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printing speed, CUPS, Epson TM-T88IV, PI 3

I tried the package from plinth666 but the raster wasn't quite proper and the print timing waas quiet long. I used then a bunch of free code from Epson, a PPD file from another printer and modify ...
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Installing Epson TM-U220 on Raspbian Jessie with Pixel

I downloaded the "TM Series Printer Driver for Linux Version 3.0.0 (for Impact Receipt: TM-U220)" from the "TM Series Printer Driver for Linux" here: https://download.epson-biz.com/...
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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?

You're going to need drivers somewhere, but you may be in luck if the drivers are available for the OS on the computer you're printing from. Look under the Adding Your Printer section of the article ...
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Print to usb Printer (ql700) from python code

You can use this solution: Python package to control Brother QL label printers. This solution allows to perform printing without drivers for the raspberry and requires no additional opragramowania. ...
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Connect TTL thermal printer to RaspberryPi2

It seems you bought a rs232 device, not a TTL. You need to convert the level of the TX output of the rpi uart with a transistor or with a max232, no need to connect the TX of your printer.
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Connect TTL thermal printer to RaspberryPi2

You'll definitly have to connect the GND to GND of the pi, too. Then: The voltage level of the Pi is 3.3V, your printer probably has 5V. If you have some 10k (or similar) resistors, put them inline ...
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Printing with HP Envy 4500

You are running a very old version of hplip. Current version in Raspbian is 3.14.6, and the Envy 4500 has been supported by hplip since 3.13.6 from mid 2013. (Source: HP Linux Imaging and Printing)
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Can Raspberry Pi 2 connect to a printer directly via ethernet?

I'd agree that Jacobm001's answer is the simplest solution, but if you're determined to use ethernet you could look at using hostapd to setup an access point through the eth0 interface. This article ...
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Can Raspberry Pi 2 connect to a printer directly via ethernet?

This falls into the realm of being technically possible, but not something you're going to find an off the shelf solution for. You would need to somehow virtualize a network in the RPi's OS, and then ...
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Is it possible and reasonable to use a i386 rpm driver on Raspbian?

No. The Pi has an ARM based CPU. It's not compatible with x86. Even if it were compatible you still might have to do some massaging to get those rpm drivers installed in the correct place, among ...
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How to install cups-driver-gutenprint?

cups-driver-gutenprint is a dummy package containing a single readme document. So installing the actual driver package, printer-driver-gutenprint, is a possible workaround. However, there's no reason ...
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