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Old 03-24-2005, 08:31 PM   #1
YellowFin
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Question printing over network setup


i am trying to set up a printer on lan when i use kde printing wizard, it finds the lan printer, i install the driver, then it asks for a password, i enter my username and password, ((( from my linux account ))),, then it freezes and evthing gets laggy.

any thuoghts ???

thanks

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Last edited by YellowFin; 03-24-2005 at 08:34 PM.
 
Old 03-27-2005, 11:50 AM   #2
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I presume you are trying to configure a printer connected to a linux machine from another linux machine on the LAN...you will then need to provide the username and password of a user with root privileges...so username=root and password=<root password>...and if the printer is connected to a Windows machine, then you need to provide username and password of an account that exists on your windows machine and has permissions for sharing printer.

hope that works!

--amit

Last edited by coolamit78; 03-27-2005 at 11:53 AM.
 
  


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