Sharing a printer

Linda haniganwork at
Fri Apr 3 14:13:27 UTC 2009

Brian McKee wrote:
> 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.
> Brian
If that doesn't work. Post back and I'll find my notes on how to change 
the cups configuration files to share the printer.

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