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Share USB Printer on Mac OS X Server
Authored by: shdw on Mar 28, '08 07:09:41PM

I'm sharing my USB printer and now I'm trying to have my girlfriend's PC (Windows) laptop to print to it.

I tried many things and yet I was not successful.

Tried adding a TCP/IP port pointing to my Leopard computer IP address within my network with and without the LPR option and the queue name. However, it seemed to be able to detect if the queue was valid or not, which lead me to believe that it would print, but didn't.

I also saw that my printer was added automatically to the SAMBA shares as \\myLeopardIP\MyPrinterName (by typing the console command "smbclient -L localhost") ; tried that too, it almost hanged the PC, but it added it. But still couldn't print to it.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks !

- shdw -



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Share USB Printer on Mac OS X Server
Authored by: woody97470 on Mar 31, '08 04:18:45AM

Have you tried Bonjour for windows available from Apple?



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Share USB Printer on Mac OS X Server
Authored by: shdw on Mar 31, '08 11:58:07AM

Thanks for pointing out, I didn't even know it existed.

I will try that tonight !

- shdw -



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