[svlug] linux (gentoo) and printing to win2k print server

Mark Nakamura masayang at nri.com
Mon Nov 24 22:48:03 PST 2003


Anthony,

You can specify the Win2k printer as 
smb://user:passwd@address_of_win2k/printer_name or something like that 
in CUPS. You may need to install foomatic as well.

Mark Nakamura


> Hi,
> 
> I need to be able to print from my linux (gentoo) box
> to my printer which is attached to a win2k box (LAN).
> 
> I've seen instructions on how to setup a print server
> for linux, using cups and samba, but I want to have
> linux be the client. Any ideas how I can accomplish
> this?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
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