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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 (
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 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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