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printer sharing with windows
Authored by: cub78 on Dec 26, '02 07:23:09AM

I tried everythin to get my Epson Photo 925 , connected to an XP box, to be seen via Mac Os 10.2 Loads of wasted pages, tons of postscript stuff. In the end here's how I got it to work perfectly.
share your printer on your windows box
download Gimp-Print and GhostScript for free from
enable SAMBA by In a terminal window, enter the following commands:

sudo ln -s /usr/bin/smbspool /usr/libexec/cups/backend/smb

sudo killall -HUP cupsd

Install GhostScript
Install GimpPrint
Add a printer
Give the printer a name
Select Windows printer via Samba
In the location type
Select Make of Printer
Select a GIMPS driver
Job done!

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