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Sharing Linux Printer With windows

Abiodun Adisa
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Joined: Jan 17, 2002
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Pls Has anyone been able to share a Linux Printer with a system running windows using Samba
Timothy Sam
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Joined: Sep 18, 2005
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What I did was enable file and printer sharing in windows and install the samba server. I haven't used it yet but I'm able to see the shared printer. Also make sure you enable sharing in your printers and faxes.


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Mr. C Lamont Gilbert
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Joined: Oct 05, 2001
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Yes. im not sure how others do it. On linux I install the printer without a driver, or with a raw printer driver. ON windows I install the proper driver, then connect it to the printer that should show up in network neighborhood.

be sure your linux firewall has the proper ports open.
 
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