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Old 06-20-2006, 11:43 AM   #1
r_s_karthikeyan
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how to connect windows machines to linux cups?


hai.,in our network we configured linux(RHEL4) cups print server.,how to share the linux print services to windows machine?What i need to do?Help me....what is the full procedure to do?
 
Old 06-20-2006, 01:35 PM   #2
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Hi,

You need to be running SAMBA to share your printer with windows. Not to conversant with DeadRat, but it should give you somewhere the ability to start SAMBA as a service at boot time. Then share the printer as a SAMBA shared resource.
 
Old 06-20-2006, 03:06 PM   #3
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No you don't need Samba, plain CUPS will do. In Windows, you configure your printer as "http://<serverip>:631/printers/<cups printer name>", that should do. Have a look at this or google for "Windows IPP".
 
Old 06-22-2006, 12:36 PM   #4
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thank you.,the cups works fine in windows .....

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