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Chasman 08-11-2006 08:43 PM

Network Printing
 
How does one connect to a network printer with Puppy? With Knoppix (I'm using Kanotix live CD as I type) You just search your network, but Puppy only offers local printer options as far as I can tell. I want to use the printer attached to my Kanotix machine. I know it's address. I know it's name (lpstat -a) but is there something along the line of "xxx.xxx.xx.xxx/dev/lpr -Pmy_printer_name" that I can put in the location box?
Thanks

Trobin 08-12-2006 02:40 AM

No guarantees but something here might help:
http://www.murga.org/%7Epuppy/viewto...=samba+printer
http://www.murga.org/%7Epuppy/viewto...=samba+printer
http://www.murga.org/%7Epuppy/viewto...=samba+printer
http://www.murga.org/%7Epuppy/viewto...=samba+printer
http://www.murga.org/%7Epuppy/viewto...t=network+cups

Chasman 08-12-2006 07:21 AM

Thanks. They look promising. I'll give them a try.

kirkpuppy 08-13-2006 08:00 PM

Use the printer wizard to set up your printer. When you start the setup with xpdq, select bsd-lpd as the interface. Then you can put in the IP address and the queue name.

Chasman 08-18-2006 09:42 AM

Puppy Prints
 
just set up printing on the printer down the hall. running off a USB Jump disk at work. Works great. On the net and completly bypassing the company system. Used an unused terminal address to set up my terminal.


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