Raspberry Pi as remote print and scan server for SCX-4200

I am a happy owner of a Samsung SCX-4200 printer/scanner combo. It’s already pretty old but serves me well and I’m not going to replace it only because of its age.
However useful it is for me, I have no place on my desk for it. It’s simply too big. So I’ve put in the corner of my room with other stuff. The downside was wherever I wanted to print or scan something, I had to take my laptop there to connect it via USB cable. Enough is enough, let’s make the Raspberry Pi useful 😉
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Migrating Raspberry Pi to version 2.

Logo of Raspberry Pi 2Back in 2012 I’ve bought myself Raspberry Pi model B. I’m not really keen on playing with electronics and all those GPIO pins could be non-existent as far as I’m concerned. The only thing I wanted was a low-power linux server to manage my network and provide some additional services. My router has been pretty much useless as it forced me to choose between static IP configuration and DHCP. With RPi I’ve got both and more.

Just about a week ago I’ve read about Raspberry Pi v2. has been released. Quad-core and 1 GB of RAM should make my GitLab installation usable at the very least. Without much thinking I’ve bought it and today I’ve decided to replace the hardware.
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