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Old 12-09-2013, 12:47 AM   #1
rohaanembedded
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Question client printer redirection to terminal server (client server connection is RS232)


Dear sir,

I am using the minicom to open the remote session with rs232 connection with settings below
line /dev/ttyS1
Baud rate 9600
stop bit 1
parity none

i am successfully opening the session on my ubutnu 11.10 with minicom. Now i wanted to take print of the document placed on remote terminal server on my local printer.
i googled about it and got to know about resource redirection that is using local resource while session is ON. but as i am using the serial connection so i cant use the most suggested utility called "rdesktop" which is ip based connection utility which gives us printer redirection

Please give me suggestions how can i use local printer for printing, how to redirect printer in above case to get local printer available to terminal server.

Note:
client is ubuntu 11.10
connection utility Minicom (serially)

server is also ubuntu 11.10
but i have no privillage to make any changes there

Thanks & Regards
Rohaan
 
Old 12-10-2013, 03:38 PM   #2
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I do not know of a terminal program with this capability. Some have a printer pass through function but this is for raw text. You could always download the file to print.
 
  


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