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Old 01-22-2006, 10:28 PM   #1
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Printing from windows in Linux printer

I have a HP Photosmart 7260 printer connected directly to my Linux box, and works fine. I've shared through samva with a windows machine but there is where my problem begins.

I've printed just a test page from my XP box sucessfully. Then I try to print from word and nothing happens. I check CUPS through localhost:631 and it tells me that impresion has been succesfully but really nothing happens to HP printer.

Any idea would be really apreciated.

Old 01-25-2006, 04:39 PM   #2
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did you tell windows about this printer?

did you tell 'word' about it?

i don't know if this will help..

but good luck anyway.


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