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Re: sharing a printer with windows

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Silvan <dmmcintyr@users.sourceforge.net> writes:

> On Tuesday 21 September 2004 01:17 am, Christian Benito wrote:
>> I have small network, two windows 2000 boxes and a debian box.  The
>> two windows machines share a laser printer that is attached to one of
>> them. I'd like to be able to print from the debian machine too. Can
>> anybody give me a pointer on how to get that working?
> Remove any eyeglasses, hats, caps, earrings, etc.  Now place your
> forehead flat against any nearby wall.  Pivot your body back at the
> waist a bit, then slam your head forcefully into the wall.  Repeat
> this until you either lose consciousness, or you decide you don't
> want to try to get Linux to print to a Windows printer.

Then install cups, samba, kdeprint.  Go into the printer manager,
select CUPS as your backend, create a new printer, follow the
walkthrough, and if the Gods of Printing have smiled apon you, you're
done.  Otherwise, go back to Silvan's idea.  8:o)
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