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Old 09-16-2005, 09:15 AM   #1
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Question CUPS and Shared Printer


I have a Windows XP Pro box with a shared HP printer connected to it. On my other box I'm running OES Linux. How can I set up CUPS so I can print to my shared HP printer. I have tried \\computer name\printer name but that doesn't work.
 
Old 09-17-2005, 06:22 PM   #2
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In a nutshell:
Use the CUPS web interface to add a printer.
http://localhost:631

Select manage printers
Add printer
Add name etc.
Select type of printer.
device: windows printer via samba
uri: smb://servername/printershare
 
  


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