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Configure Linux as an Airprint Server

To configure your avahi service with your printer you can use this python script: with this simple command


that will automatically look in your linux cups configuration, extract your printers and generate the files for avahi.

After running the script, you will find a .service file for every printer. Now, just copy the files of the desired printers to the avahi services folder:

mv AirPrint-hpcp2025.service /etc/avahi/services

If all works well you should have this on your iOS device.



blog/configure_linux_as_an_airprint_server.txt · Last modified: 2012/04/30 17:34 by brb