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Old 09-23-2003, 12:11 PM   #1
ancient lunatic
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Network Printer on M$ network


I'm trying to configure a printer that is on a windoze 2k pro machine for my RH 9 (shrike) machine on a home network

I don't seem to get a connection.

also...I think the problem is that the Shrike machine is not part of the network....

1) what is the proper way to connect to a M$ network?

2) what is the proper way to connect to a printer on the M$ network?



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Old 10-21-2003, 09:58 AM   #2
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They way I set this up to get all the linux and windows machines to print nicely to printers, is to install a print server with LPD whether its a hardware print server, a windows LPD emulated server, or a linux lpd server. Then on the windows machines you just add "Microsoft TCP/IP printing services." After that you can add the printers using the lpr port. I think in the long run those hp jetdirects are the easiest to set up and maintain.
 
Old 11-21-2003, 11:37 AM   #3
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is there a problem with a space in the name of the printer...?
 
  


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