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Re: Network Printing, from an Apple, to Debian.

On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 08:21:46AM -0400, Adam Scriven wrote:
> Hey all.
> I'm picking up a new computer tomorrow, that will be a fileserver on my 
> home network.  One of the things I need it to do is share files/printer 
> with Windows (samba) and Macs (netatalk+asun).  I've setup and run both of 
> those programs on other systems, so that's OK.  My problem is, I need the 
> printer (Canon BJC-1000) to be available to the Mac as a LaserWriter (since 
> the Mac+ that I have only reliably prints to a LaserWriter, AFAIK).

The Mac+ wants to talk Postscript to the Laserwriter, yes?  If so,
this should be no problem ... I'd use lprng and magicfilter to do the
dirty work on the Debian side, and configure netatalk to share out a
"Laserwriter" (I've not gotten around to doing this with my lonely
Macs at home, alas).

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