Sharing a printer

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Wed Apr 1 00:52:58 UTC 2009

On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 9:45 PM, Tom <tmccormack at> wrote:
> I am trying to share a printer from my desktop as I would be able to do
> from a Windows computer.
> I am able to find plenty of information on doing so in a mixed network
> but not a soley  Ubuntu network. My printer is not able to be networked.
> Printer: HP Laser-Jet 2100 with out a NIC.
> Connection: Parallel cable

Easy - Assuming you are running Ubuntu, go to System -> Administration
-> Printing and click on your printer.  Under Policies the third box
down is 'share printer'

That's it - other Ubuntu computers should see it.


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