[ILUG] Printing from a W2k machine under CUPS
john.allen at dublinux.net
Fri Apr 2 08:54:01 IST 2004
On Thursday 01 April 2004 13:33, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I have a little local LAN based on my Linux desktop,
> to which is attached a printer (and the internet).
> There is a Windows-2000 machine on the LAN,
> which accesses the web through the Linux box.
> IIRC, I used to be able to print from the Windows machine under RH-7 or 8,
> using CUPS but without using Samba.
I think you are recalling incorrectly.
> But it seems that under Fedora-1 I have to use Samba.
> Is that correct?
> (I'm able to print from my Linux laptop without problem.)
> Ps I don't know anything about Windows settings,
> and might perfectly well have unset something vital.
> Also I think I was probably using NT-4 when printing worked.
A default samba install will export all your cups printers
> Timothy Murphy
> e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
> tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
> s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
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