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Old 06-22-2005, 03:53 PM   #1
PadreFabuloso
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How do I get my Suse 9.1 box to print to the printer attached to my Win XP box?


Hello.

Here's what I have

1. Win XP box that has an Epson C64 attached via USB
2. Suse 9.1 box with no printer

Both computers are connected to a Netgear RP614v2 router and can access the internet.

How do I print from my Linux box to my Win XP box?

I have the Win XP box set up for printer sharing and (I think) I have the Unix drivers loaded correctly.

What next?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

-Ray
 
Old 06-23-2005, 08:55 AM   #2
perfect_circle
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http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/...ing_to_windows

this worked on my slackware and a windows printer.
 
Old 06-23-2005, 04:06 PM   #3
sayantan
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Go to Google and search for your printer manufacterer's site or other sites for Linux drivers. I hope you'll get it. I got one for my HP printer, and after I followed the instructions my SuSE 9 autodetected the USB printer, something never mentioned in the instructions! Honestly, I didn't expect it.
 
  


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