Re: Printing to appletalk printer?
On 26 Apr, Asher Haig wrote:
> Is it possible to make linux print to an appletalk printer? I see papd
> can spool from appletalk to an lp printer. Can it work the other way?
> I want to print to an HP 6MP hooked up via a Jet Direct Plus to 10bT
> ethernet. It does NOT have a specific IP address assigned to it -- I
> only have 6 IPs on my subnet and they're all in use. They cost money b/c
> they're for my ISDN router for internet access -- I don't need the
> printer on the net, just my internal network. (Although Theoretically I
> could set up a second subnet and put it on that with the printer and have
> the printer have an IP on that subnet -- but I'd rather not if I don't
> have to) What's the best way to go about doing this?
Install the netatalk package, then follow half the directions on this
web page. You don't need the part about setting the Linux box up as a
print spooler for the Macs, just the part about getting your Linux box
to find and use the Appletalk printer. Works great here!
Stephen Ryan Debian GNU/Linux
Mathematics graduate student, Dartmouth College
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