[ubuntu-uk] Routers and printers
Rik_Boland at Btinternet.com
Sat May 9 11:36:46 BST 2009
I with Plus.net and have a bt voyager 1141o modem/router
Harry Rickards wrote:
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> On 05/09/09 11:11, Rik Boland wrote:
>> I got a router free when I got my broadband but shops sell routers.
>> Why and what the difference - r they better?
>> Also is there a way to make my wired printer wireless?
> Some are better, some are worse. What ISP do you use, and what router
> did they give you?
> With regards to your printer, you could get a wireless printer server
> such as http://www.ebuyer.com/product/150600, or setup your computer to
> do it. Will the other computer's connecting to it be Windows or Linux
> (or Mac)? If they're just Linux, you could maybe use CUPS (does it
> support wireless printing?), but if some of the clients are using
> Windows you could use SAMBA. See
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpSamba for help. Thanks.
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> Many thanks
> Harry Rickards (a.k.a l33tmyst)
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