Configuring printer in Ubuntu
tuxebi at gmx.de
Thu Apr 9 13:49:08 UTC 2009
kapil singh kushwah wrote:
> if your Printer is connected to windows PC ( Shared Network) then,
> Before doing that you should check for samba and smbfs packages.
> if you don't have Then you can install it from Synaptic Package
> Manager (System > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager)
> from command line using :
> sudo apt-get install samba smbfs
> Now, Just try to follow this process :
> System >> Administration >> Printing
> Click on the New Printer Tab. and follow the instructions,
> Select Device - Windows Printer Via Samba
> and then Click over Browse Button and try to browse your Shared Printer .
> Otherwise write the location by yourself in this format :
Since Win 2000 (afaik) this is not required anymore. You can very easily
and directly print from Linux to a Windows based Printserver via IPP.
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