Freebsd Print Server
cyb. at gmx.net
Tue Jun 21 23:22:14 GMT 2005
On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 15:31 -0400, Lord Raiden wrote:
> Hi all. I'm building a Freebsd 5.3 based mini-itx file server on
> my network here and I'd like to also turn it into a print server. Thing
> is, I've got an HP Deskjet 842c printer that connects via USB that is my
> printer. It's not lan capable which kinda complicates things. THEREFORE,
> I'd like to connect it via USB to the new file server, then set it up to do
> printing for the whole network. Now, my questions are this.
> 1. What do I need to do to set this up on the file server? Heck, if
> someone's got a tutorial somewhere on setting up a print server using
> freebsd and can tell me what special configs I need to make my usb
> connected HP printer work off it, that'd be awesome.
> 2. What do I need to do to get my freebsd workstation to print to it? To
> date I haven't gotten around to configuring printing on the Freebsd
> Workstation (it's running 4.10) yet, so I think it's time I did
> that. Again, a tutorial would be welcome.
> 3. What do I have to do special, if anything, to allow my windows machines
> to print to the printer via the print/file server on the network? I'm
> running both 98se and WinXP Pro on them.
> Sorry to bug you guys with something so trivial, but google wasn't
> being friendly to me with this subject, so I'm coming to you guys
> next. Thanks in advance for any answers. :D
> Steven Lake
> Raiden's Realm
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