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Host name is always LOCAL???
Authored by: johram on Dec 13, '02 01:45:09PM

Thank you SOOOOOO much!

my Mac experiance was not "plug and play"
it was "plug and get mad!"

but your post helped out a lot.
my winxppro printer can now be accessed by my iBook with your hint.
what I did
1) I installed the gimp print package
2) I held down "alt-option" while selecting "add" in the printer center
3) I did the "samba share" thing and selected my lexmark z43
4) I typed in my full winxppro username including spaces and all
smb://workgroup;username@machinename/share.
it works!
thanks



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