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Re: [opensuse] printing to a printer on a windows XP machine
  • From: Verner Kjærsgaard <vk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2007 10:59:09 +0100
  • Message-id: <200701201059.09805.vk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Lørdag 20 januar 2007 10:54 skrev John Andersen:
> On Saturday 20 January 2007 00:19, Phil Burness wrote:
> > I want to share a printer on a windows XP machine with my LInux machine.
> > Although I can see printers on the Linux machine from the Windows machine
> > I can't see the windows printer from the Linux machine....
> >
> > How do I set it up?
> >
> > Phil
>
> You add the the printer to cups. (I've always found the cups
> interface easier to use than yast for this) by pointing your
> web browser on the linux machine to 127.0.0.1:631
> and define the printer via the add new printer link.
>
> You select smb or windows printer as the protocol
> and give it the //machinename/sharename etc.

- remember to setup a superuseraccount on CUPS using lppasswd (man
lppasswd)...otherwise you will not be able to install a new printer using
CUPS.

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Med venlig hilsen/Best regards
Verner Kjærsgaard
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