[TriLUG] Print server request
jbroome at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 10:58:22 EDT 2005
I was going to suggest the same thing, but i saw this part of the
"I would like to have the printer accessed by any pc and not be reliant on
keeping a pc running just so others can print."
So that kind of threw out a cups machine.
On 8/12/05, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/11/05, Steven Klund <detox at starfishnet.com> wrote:
> > Hey folks!
> > First, to all who post here, thank you so much for the knowledge you
> > share. I rely on this venue for good information.
> > Now, on to my qufestion..........
> > I have 4 linux machines and 1 win laptop. I would like to set up an
> > older HP printer for all to use, via a print server attached to my
> > router.
> > I had a Seimens 2 port router with print server, but it has died. Does
> > anyone have an old print server (parallel port) that could use a good
> > home? I jsut do not have the cash flow to spend a lot. My network is
> > between 3 rooms in my house and the laptop is a part time machine. I
> > would like to have the printer accessed by any pc and not be reliant on
> > keeping a pc running just so others can print.
> > If anyone can help, please let me know
> Have you considered just hooking the printer directly to one of the
> Linux machines and sharing it via CUPS? The windows machine can use
> it via a url something like:
> where x is the network address of the linux server and y is the cups
> printer name.
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