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Old 05-11-2009, 07:07 PM   #1
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Share Linux printer with windows machine?

Hi everybody,

On my home pc I'm running ubuntu 9.04 and have a HPdeskjet 960c printer attached locally and printing from my ubuntu pc. I have a dell laptop that connects to the internet through a wireless router attached to my cable modem. The laptop no longer sees the printer since I've changed over to Ubuntu. (It worked perfectly when I was running Win XP Pro.) Obviously I'm missing some steps. The laptop is accessing the internet, no problem, but, does not see the HP printer. What do I need to do to print from the laptop?

I'm very new to linux, so please give me a step-by-step on how to accomplish this, or direct me to the information.

Thanks in advance for your help.
Old 05-11-2009, 08:19 PM   #2
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Instructions are here: take it from post #2.

The file cupsd.conf that you need to edit is located here on your system: /etc/cups

Start a terminal session and type:
sudo gedit /etc/cups/cupsd.conf


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