sharing printers with Mac - Rendezvous?
Eric F Crist
ecrist at secure-computing.net
Sat Jan 1 15:25:15 PST 2005
On Jan 1, 2005, at 12:22 PM, Timothy Luoma wrote:
> I've been trying to find information on how to setup printer sharing
> so that I can print from a Mac to a FreeBSD machine on the same LAN.
> Everything I find seems to revolve around the announcement for
> Rendezvous, but it's mostly PR and little actual information.
> The question I can't seem to find an answer to is:
> What's the easiest way to setup a printer (USB connected to FreeBSD)
> so I can print from a Mac to it?
> (the FreeBSD machine has a static IP, if that helps)
> Any help, including good pointers? I'm familiar with CUPS from Mac OS
> X so I'm going to try to explore that as a possibility.
I would recommend setting up the lpd daemon. This is supported by Mac
OS X be default, so there's not a whole lot to setup. No Rendevous
Eric F Crist "I am so smart, S.M.R.T!"
Secure Computing Networks -Homer J Simpson
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