Printer config - KDE Control Module
frmrick at aapt.net.au
Thu Mar 8 21:30:01 GMT 2007
I negelecting to make clear that when using IPP protocol I did not need to set
up a SAMBA server. That was the major attraction for me and I would suspect a
much simpler option.
Rick Miles is a darn nice person I don't care what anybody says!
> I haven't been paying attention to this thread but I just had a quick
> glance. A while back before we dropped dual booting and installed cxoffice,
> I had my daughter's workstation connecting to CUPS on a Linux box using IPP
> protocol when she was up in windows.
> I was using win2k but I understand it can be done using XP as well. This
> was back around slack-9.0-9.1 so I'm sure more recent versions of CUPS have
> the same if not enhanced IPP capabilities.
> Here's the link to page that I used as a reference, it's still there:
> John is a darn nice person I don't care what anybody says!
> > Hi
> > I've read the kde documentation and a number of other cups things on
> > setting up printers but I'm still hopelessly lost.
> > I have a printer running on this machine and I want to enable my son's
> > windoze laptop to print to it over the network. His school work has to be
> > done under windoze unfortunately. (Wife's too !!!!!!!!)
> > The best way of doing this would seem to be to establish a named raw
> > queue to the printer in addition to the one it already has. The printer
> > is a samsung clp500 laser so the driver isn't open source but is well
> > supported under Linux.
> > Can KDE control module do this and if so how do I do it. Alternatively,
> > if anyone anywhere knows just how could I do this using cups? I'm not
> > keen on the samba root.
> > This link may be of interest
> > http://www.owlfish.com/thoughts/winipp-cups-2003-07-20.html
> > but suse yast doesn't seem to offer the same facilities.
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