How to set up a network-attached printer

Erich Dollansky oceanare at
Sat Oct 13 23:26:48 PDT 2007


did you consider using CUPS?

It also should work with LPR but I never tried it.


perryh at wrote:
> Where would I find a specific method for setting up a Samsung
> ML-2571N network-attached PostScript printer in FreeBSD 6.1?
> I'm hoping for something less generic than what I've found in
> the handbook.
> It "just works" from MacOS X, as did the old LaserWriter IIf
> that the Samsung replaced, so I suppose one approach would be
> to use the Mac as a print server; but I would prefer to print
> from FreeBSD directly so that the Mac does not need to be up
> in order to print from the FreeBSD machine.
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