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Old 11-29-2008, 02:48 PM   #1
tonyw
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Question Connecting to printer via LAN


Hi everyone,
Can you help? I am trying to connect my Acer Webbook to a printer that is connected to my desktop PC. The webbook accesses the web via a router and I want to be able to print remotely from it. I am not really computer literate so please not too many acrinims if it can be avoided.
Many thanks
Tony
 
Old 11-29-2008, 03:46 PM   #2
jstephens84
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First lets see if cups is installed. Cups = common unix printing system. Open up a browser and type http://localhost:631. This will take you through a site that will assist you with the setup of your printer. Just make sure that the printer is already shared out on the other workstation.
 
  


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