printer queues

Jay Ridgley jridgley2 at
Sat Mar 18 23:48:48 UTC 2006


How do I name a local printer queue and allow it to be used by other 
systems in my network?

I have tried to create a network printer and it apparently does not take 
on the local system.

I have created a local printer and that works. That printer is not 
named, however. Can I name it?

What I would like to have is a unix style printer queue. For example on 
the local system the printer would be named sysps. As a networked 
printer, from another system it would be host:sysps.

BTW printing a test page forces A4 paper, hard to do when I have a US 
letter printer and have defined the printer settings for that.



Jay Ridgley
jridgley2 at

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