[ubuntu-uk] Sharing printer with Cups on Ubuntu server

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Fri Apr 11 18:56:04 BST 2008

Andrew Oakley wrote:
> Rob Beard wrote:
>> (possibly 7.10 to start with and then 8.04 when it's released in a  
> 8.04 is as stable as damnit right now. I've been testing it since 
> December, and as of about two weeks ago (Beta), I have had no instabilities.

I guess, it seems fairly stable on my desktop and since it's not doing 
anything mission critical then I'm sure it'll be fine.

I've just had a look at the printer, I didn't realise it's a 

It is supported on Linux (it's a Samsung CLX-2160 Colour 
Laser/Scanner/Copier) which is supplied with Linux drivers.  Sods law 
though I bet installing the Linux drivers will only allow me to print 
from Windows and not scan from the Windows machine over the network.

Saying that though, Samsung do have a networked version of the printer 
so maybe it's possible.

I'll have a look at the Windows driver and see what it says.


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