Printing to OSX shared printer?
bg271828 at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 24 17:01:13 GMT 2005
--- Henry Miller <hmiller at intradyn.com> wrote:
> On 6/24/2005 at 07:19 Your Name wrote:
> >i have CUPS set up on my FreeBSD 4.11 box, but i've
> >never used it (i've never printed at all from this
> >i'm looking for the simplest answer to printing
> >this, not trying to do anything fancy.
> In theory Mac OSX uses CUPS for printing, so you
> should be able to plug
> things in and have them work.
thanks, i guess i wasn't being clear. if i bring
another Mac onto the network, and try to print from
it, i'll see all the shared printers and i can choose
whichever one i want.
if I have my FreeBSD machine, how do i see these
printers? maybe its there but i don't know about it.
when i go to the CUPS admin page to add a printer, at
i get blanks for name, location, description. but i
don't know about any possible printers, i just want to
see a list that i can choose from.
the CUPS manual isnt clear on this, it just says if
your running OSX then everything will work. but i have
no idea how to find the name and address of any
printer that happens to be on the network.
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