Sharing a USB printer in 12.04 - broken?

wcj9996 at wcj9996 at
Fri Apr 4 16:29:10 UTC 2014

On 04/03/2014 05:01 PM, rikona wrote:
> Hello Eric,
> Thursday, April 3, 2014, 1:36:19 PM, Eric wrote:
>> On 04/03/2014 11:43 AM, rikona wrote:
>>> I installed a USB printer in 12.04, but I don't seem to be able to
>>> share it with Win boxes. Prints OK on the 12.04 box. I saw a comment
>>> on the net that USB printer sharing with Win is broken in 12.04, and
>>> won't be fixed. Is that true? If not, how does one get that to happen?
>>> Anyone here actually doing that in 12.04?
>>> Considering a net prn adapter as a workaround. Is this the best way to
>>> go?
>>> thanks,
>>>    rikona
>> How are you trying to share the printer?
> A few ways - GUI, config samba, etc
I am using a Trendnet TE-100-P21 print server directly on the LAN with a 
Brother HL-5040.  It works well with CUPS in a LINUX environment.  Does 
not require a online host to print.  Also works with laptops with WIFI 

I haven't tried it with Windows but Windows instructions are part of the 
Trendnet instructions.

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