TeamViewer: Remote Print

To activate the remote printing function, follow these steps:

  • In the Remote Control window, click Extras | Remote printing during a session.  The TeamViewer printing dialog box will open.
  • Click the Continue button. On the remote computer, the TeamViewer print driver will be installed. This only has to be done once.
  • You have now successfully activated remote printing. All printers available on the local computer can be used by the remote computer, too.
  • Once TeamViewer remote printing has been activated, the printers available to the local computer can be selected in the print dialog boxes and control panel on the remote computer. TeamViewer remote printing printers are labeled with via TeamViewer.

To run a print job, follow these steps:

  • Open the document you would like to print on the remote computer.
  • Open the Print dialog box.
  • Select a printer ending with via TeamViewer.
  • Start the print job.
  • The document will print out on the selected printer at the local computer
  • This is from the Teamviewer 8 Manual

Outlook Calendar Issues

Problem:  Calendar changes won’t stick.

Solution: Turn off “Download shared folders” in the Advanced setting


  1. On the File tab, click Account Settings in the Account Settings list.
  2. In the Account Settings dialog box, click the E-mail tab and then double-click your Microsoft Exchange Server account.
  3. In the Change Account dialog box, click More Settings.
  4. In the Microsoft Exchange dialog box, click the Advanced tab.
  5. Click to clear the Download shared folders check box.

Asterisk Error on FreePBX

#tail /var/log/asterisk/full

  • WARNING[16773] db.c: Couldn’t prepare statement ‘CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS astdb(key VARCHAR(256), value VARCHAR(256), PRIMARY KEY(key))’: disk I/O error
  • WARNING[16773] db.c: Couldn’t create astdb table: disk I/O error


  • # cd /var/lib/asterisk/
  • # mv astdb.* /backups

(moved astdb.sqlite3 & astdb.sqlite-journal into a backup location.  FreePBX regenerated databases)

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