Message from discussion Help printing from WinXP to Linux via Samba...PLEASE :)
From: USMC Sniper <md_u...@nospam.yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Help printing from WinXP to Linux via Samba...PLEASE :)
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NNTP-Posting-Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2004 02:30:47 EST
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2004 02:30:19 -0500
On Sun, 01 Feb 2004 02:09:17 +0000, John Thompson wrote:
> ["Followup-To:" header set to comp.os.linux.networking.]
> On 2004-01-31, USMC Sniper <md_u...@nospam.yahoo.com> wrote:
>> OK, I have set up my network to make Fedora my server. My wife's laptop is
>> running WinXP Home. I am able to see each computer from the other computer
>> and can share files. I also am able to install the two printers that are
>> physically connected to the Linux box onto the WinXP box. I am not able,
>> however, to get it to print from WinXP. I try to print a test page from
>> WinXP and it says that the test page has been printed, but nothing happens
>> at the printer. It's like it just disappears after leaving the WinXP box.
>> Can anyone help with this?
> Is there a compelling reason to use samba for printing? Install XP's
> tcp/ip printer service and you can print from Windows to linux without
> bothering with all that smb nonsense.
I have installed the tcp/ip printer service on WinXP, thanks. As I said,
I'm a novice at linux, so how do I configure the linux side now in order
to use the printer via tcp/ip?