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Re: Network printing



On Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 12:55:12AM +0100, Raúl Alexis Betancor Santana wrote:
>El Martes, 18 de Abril de 2006 22:40, Gezim Hoxha escribió:
>> Forgive me for I'm a newbie. I'm wondering how would you solve this
>> problem if the network had windows computers as well?
>
>Just installing samba on one of the machines with cups, then enabling the cups 
>printing loading on samba (this is default on Samba Debian packages), that 
>way windows machines will "see" the cups printers.
>
>You could also let the windows machines auto-install the drivers, but
>that is an advanced Samba topic.
>Moreover, Windows 2K and XP machines could use the cups printers
>directly, you could add it as IPP printers with the windows "Add
>printer" wizard

There was an article in the March issue of LinuxJournal that touched on
this[1]. You might find it worth reading.

/M

1. http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8377

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