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# Phomemo-printer for macOS
Inspired by
If you're on Linux, use the above repository which utilizes CUPS.
If you're on macOS, the Python pybluez Bluetooth drivers don't work (well) on the latest iteration of macOS (tested on Ventura 13.2). Instead, this repository uses [TinyGo's Bluetooth package](, which wraps Apple's [CoreBluetooth]( to be able to communicate with a Bluetooth device.
2023-02-02 08:55:47 +01:00
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# Building & Installing
`go build`
The script checks a folder for files (intended to be set up as a cron job), if there are any, sends them to the printer (if detected), **and deletes them**.
See `main.go`, you'll probably want to edit some variables. I hacked everything together in a day for our specific case.
To inspect the possible command-line options, use `phomemoprinter --help`:
- `-dir [dir]` customize the dir to scan (by default `~/Downloads/phomemo`)
- `-file [file]` print only that image
If `-file` is used, `-dir` will be ignored.
## Launchd service
To install as a `launchd` service (mac's "cron"), copy the binary to `/usr/local/bin` and the file `com.brainbaking.PhomemoPrinter.plist` to `~/Library/LaunchAgents`. Then, in a terminal, type `launchctl load com.brainbaking.PhomemoPrinter.plist`.