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Printing from Win2k to OS 10.2 Mac USB printer
Authored by: tedlandis on Nov 03, '02 02:13:41PM

What worked for me was to NOT change the file: definition in the existing Printer definition but rather to add a new printer for Windows printing only from the http://localhost:631/printers screen in the browser.

So I have two printer definitions pointing to the same printer one with
device = file://dev/null
for printing from the Mac

and one with
device = usb://HEWLETT-PACKARD/DESKJET%20930C?serial=xxxxxx
for printing from Windows.

Also for the Windows printer just select "raw" as the "Make" since the Windows drivers already format the output for you.



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Printing from Win2k to OS 10.2 Mac USB printer
Authored by: JohnnyO on May 22, '05 05:18:17PM

This hint still works (and is apparently still required) for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

Only change is that mime.convs and mime.types already have the raw application octe-stream enabled.

John



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