Re: How to set up my computer to print to a mini print server ?
From: gurdude (gurdude-a-with-a-circle-yahoo-dot-com)
Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 18:25:30 -0400
Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortunately, it still doesn't work. However,
since yesterday's posting, I found that when I enter the web-based printer
utilities screen (by typing 192.168.1.109 into the browser), I am able to
print a test page using the button that they've got on that screen. Trouble
is, it's not really like printing a test page from the Linux OS. I'm just
doing it from the browser, which happens to be running in Linux.
I scoured the web and found a few Apple folks that found some wierd behavior
with this print server, so maybe it's just going to require some more
> Hmmm.... Try using the Networked UNIX as the Queue Type.
> The Server will be the IP address you assigned The Queue will be lp0
> The rest depends on your printer. If your printer is one of the HP DeskJet
> series then choose the Networked JetDirect instead for the Queue Type and
> use still use the IP address with the port being 9100 (or the port
> Hawkings Technology's manual states).
> "In short, without this exclusive franchise, called the Windows API,
> we would have been dead a long time ago." M$ Senior VP Bob Muglia '96