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Old 10-24-2004, 03:44 PM   #1
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Red face How to share printer under GNOME environment???

First I have to repeat again I am a newbie.

I has successfully install vmware on my MANDRAKE LINUX 10.1 COMMUNITY.Although now Linux is my major OS,but sometime I have to use Windows to complete my job.

So,what should I do ?

Old 10-24-2004, 09:09 PM   #2
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:me raises a brow inquiringly...

Right click on the printer icon and pick "Share" or "Sharing?" Or is that just a little too obvoius...
Old 10-24-2004, 11:03 PM   #3
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not much info was given....
could be anything.

are you using cups ?
does your firewall allow tcp connections to port 631 ?
are the other machines set correctly to use a CUPS printer ?

or are you shareing the printer with samba ?
Old 10-25-2004, 04:09 PM   #4
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Oh my god...where is the printer icon?I really can not found it ... -_-~!(GNOME,Mandrakelinux 10.1)
What is cups?
The printer is setup correctly ,I has already printed a test page...and I am sure the printer wasn't shared with any machine.
(the guest os is windows 2000 )

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