mcontla at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 15:18:02 UTC 2006
norman said the following on 12/04/2006 02:53 AM:
>>> I get my printers listed with a brief description.
>> Even better!! Cups is listening, accepting connections, and your windows
>> browser can get to it.
>> (I'm curious what changed from your previous post when you said your
>> browser returned "Page cannot be displayed". Did you reboot your ubuntu
>> machine??, restart cups??, typo when you entered the url??)
> I think the problem is probably with the laptop which is quite old, slow
> and running windows 2000.
>> Setting up your print now should be a snap. Start the Add Printer wizard
>> on your windows machine, select Network Printer, and type the following
>> address in URL (where ubuntu_server is the host name or ip address for
>> your ubuntu machine, and printer_name is the name of your printer).
>> Don't forget the '631':
>> Finish the Add Printer wizard and install the driver. That should be it.
>> Let me know how it turns out!
> You will not believe it but, having just booted up the laptop and
> followed the instructions, it worked. Thanks to all of you for putting
> up with me and especially Mitch who encouraged me a tremendous amount.
Glad to help!
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