howtogeek — 2013-08-06T11:24:01-04:00 — #1
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/169566/how-to-turn-a-raspberry-pi-into-a-google-cloud-print-server/
Google Cloud Print is a fantastic way to link your printers to the cloud and enjoy print-from-anywhere access but there’s a catch. If you don’t have one of the recent Cloud-Print-Ready printers you need to leave your computer on to enable remote access. Read on as we configure a tiny energy-sipping Raspberry Pi for the task.
nanogeek — 2013-08-07T14:26:45-04:00 — #2
The 'Printers accesible to Pi' Link is broken. My printer isnt set up eith it and I would like to find out how
jason_luck — 2013-08-07T15:44:21-04:00 — #3
Is the Pi connected to the printer by USB or Ethernet?
marcwomack — 2013-08-08T04:00:05-04:00 — #4
Same here, I tried searching the site for Raspberry Pi printer and still couldn't find the article
nanogeek — 2013-08-08T10:00:43-04:00 — #5
I believe it came out today!... Would have liked to been told that !
marcwomack — 2013-08-08T10:47:31-04:00 — #6
Yup, the link works now
mvaneijgen — 2013-08-08T13:30:46-04:00 — #7
My chromium keeps crashing why is this?
sergio_p — 2013-08-08T13:35:52-04:00 — #8
is there a way to do this without installing chromium browser? my Raspberry Pi is running headless and has all GUI-related stuff stripped out.
nanogeek — 2013-08-08T14:15:08-04:00 — #9
marcwomack — 2013-08-09T02:00:37-04:00 — #10
Couldn't find a discussion on the original Getting Started w/ Raspberry Pi article (http://www.howtogeek.com/138281/the-htg-guide-to-getting-started-with-raspberry-pi/) so figured I'd add here in case someone searches for problem/solution I discovered.
As I'm working on command line the wrong symbols were being echo'ing. ~ and @ and # would show up as other symbols.
I figured out my Pi came defaulted to UK keyboard. From command line ran sudo raspi-config, went into Internationalisation Options, Change Keyboard Layout, picked my keyboard, then selected English (US). Saved, rebooted, now everything is hunky dory
hyshai — 2013-08-15T10:35:30-04:00 — #11
This is working for me http://davesteele.github.io/cloudprint-debian/ it's a debian package (dpkg -i to install) should run as a daemon (survive reboots...).
No need to install chromium (and/or tightvnc)....