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Re: sharing a printer with windows

On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 22:17:28 -0700
Christian Benito <chbenito@gmail.com> 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?

You can install some packages on Debian machine:

 apt-get install cupsys cupsys-bsd \
                         cupsomatic-ppd smbclient

and then create a connection to the printer using "lpadmin" or a web
browser (choose SMB printing):



André Carezia
Eng. de Telecomunicações
Carezia Consultoria - www.carezia.eng.br

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