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10.3: Successful printing to Windows!
Authored by: strikeman on Sep 21, '04 05:38:14AM

I had the problem where my Windows box couldn't be seen in the Windows Printing list.

After much research and trial and error, I finally managed to successfully print from OSX 10.3.5 to a windows shared printer:

1) Turn on Print Services for UNIX on the windows box (http://www.ifelix.co.uk/tech/3002.html?artnum=19652)
2) On the Mac, in Printer Setup, add a printer
3) Choose IP printing, and LPD/LPR
4) Type your windows server name in Printer Address:
5) Type your windows shared printeer name in Queue Name:
6) Choose the appropriate printer. If your printer is not Postscript enabled, use one of the GIMP print drivers. Go to gimp-print.sourceforget.net to lookup which driver is appropriate.

This worked for me, but really should have been a *lot* easier.

NT Cheung
Hong Kong



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