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After 10 years, Google Cloud Print will finally be out of beta... straight into ad giant's graveyard

Phil Endecott Silver badge

Re: Printing from Android tablets

> If you are on the same LAN as the printer, it will show up, and you can print to it.

Unless you bought an ethernet switch that has a slightly wrong set of address ranges for multicast built in, so the mDNS broadcasts disappear. Took me ridiculously long to debug that. No firmware update for the switch - they did fix it, but the hardware had changed internally (same model number!) and the fixed firmware wouldn’t run on my device.

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