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Old 01-29-2004, 08:38 PM   #1
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windows xp printer and cups

the problem is I have a printer on a windows xp computer, I can see the computer and printer via samba if I scan as user with password. But I need to install the printer via cups (only way I know how) and I cant figure out how to get it to reconize the windows xp comp, since it requires a username and pass to see it.
Old 01-29-2004, 09:21 PM   #2
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May you give us a little more info on the printer itself? Such as the manufacturer, model, etc.
Old 01-29-2004, 09:49 PM   #3
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Its an hp laser jet 1300. I know it works fine in mandrake 9.2 and mandrake has the drivers to print to it, because it used to be hooked up to my computer, but i had to move it to the xp machine. Did a search and noticed a few other people have this problem and i know a few other linux users who would like to get this problem solved too.

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Old 01-31-2004, 10:10 AM   #4
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I am having a problem installing the HP LaserJet1000 on Mandrake 9.1
Its just spitting out blank papers when i print..and it doesnt stop doing that
any ideas?
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I was able to fix the problem by using kde print management ap which allows me to add a user and pass to connect to a computer with.


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