Printing to network printer?
david.hauan at fairchild.af.mil
Mon Nov 29 14:11:44 PST 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Connolly [mailto:tomc at cqg.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 1:22 PM
> To: FreeBSD_Questions
> Subject: Printing to network printer?
> Hello list,
> I have Googled on this subject but as I am very new to FreeBSD, I find
> the information a bit ambiguous. I'm hoping that someone here will be
> able to explain this to me like I am 3 years old.
> I have a Dell Latitude C600 running FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE. I have Samba
> installed and working correctly and I also have CUPS
> installed. I never
> actually installed CUPS but I think it was installed with
> Samba. I need
> to be able to print to an HP LaserJet 5 hooked to a Windows
> 2003 Server
> machine. Could someone please explain to me how to do this? The
> printer is shared as HPLaserJet5.
un-share the printer from the windows box.
add remove windows components -> other network file
and print services. Select print services for unix.
in the apsfilter SETUP follow instructions for
adding a network printer and choose the appropriate
in essance your windows box is acting just as a print
server such as an hp jet direct card or print box.
This is my prefered way of doing things as it is less
> Any help would be appreciated.
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