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Authored by: todd3039 on Dec 17, '02 10:33:44AM

I too have tried all of the previous without luck.

Here is my setup:

Powerbook G4 SD w/ 10.2.2
Installed Gimp_Print
Activated SAMBA option

Windows XP machine
Sharing is on
Printer sharing is on as well
Epson Photo 750 USB printer

I've tried every possible combination URI address. If I use "smb://workgroup;username@machinename/share" the Print Center actually spools and it looks like it should begin printing but nothing happens on the Windows machine. I'm obviously overlooking something. Please help!



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This worked for me:
Authored by: james_sorenson on Dec 17, '02 01:01:31PM

Okay, this is what I use, and it enables me to print to a non-postscript, laserjet connected by parellel-port to a Windows 2000pro machine protected by password (phew!).

smb://user:pass@workgroup/server/sharename

The sharename is the printer's "Shared as" name listed in the printer's properties. I have the latest Gimp-Print installed with the Ghostscript interpreter as well. I didn't have to do any work in the terminal.

I hope this helps some of you guys!

Jim



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Nothing Happens?
Authored by: todd3039 on Dec 17, '02 03:26:06PM

I got it! I just needed to upgrade my gimp-print to 4.2.4! Thanks everyone!



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Nothing Happens?
Authored by: compete12 on Dec 17, '02 04:23:53PM

I've been wanting to do this (windows printing via an iMac) for quite some time. Today, I was able to connect my iMac to my WinXP shared HP LaserJet 1100 (I used the pcl-6 driver), and I'm able to print stuff out of Netscape just fine, but it botches up when I try to use APPLEWORKS 6. Any ideas?
I have the latest Gimp-Print, and Ghostscript installed.

BTW, I used the:
smb://user:password@workgroup/server/sharename
nomenclature that I read off of james_sorenson's post, and it worked just fine.

Macs rule.

PETE



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