Re: Help printing from WinXP to Linux via Samba...PLEASE :)
From: wesley (w_olandat_at_yahoodot.com)
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 14:33:01 -0600
On Sat, 31 Jan 2004 12:59:11 -0500, USMC Sniper wrote:
> OK, I have set up my network to make Fedora my server. My wife's laptop is
> running WinXP Home. I am able to see each computer from the other computer
> and can share files. I also am able to install the two printers that are
> physically connected to the Linux box onto the WinXP box. I am not able,
> however, to get it to print from WinXP. I try to print a test page from
> WinXP and it says that the test page has been printed, but nothing happens
> at the printer. It's like it just disappears after leaving the WinXP box.
> Can anyone help with this? I don't know anything about cups, so do I need
> to do something with that?
Yes, you need to have sharing enabled if you are using CUPS. On my system
(RH9) it is in the /etc/cups directory. Or, it may be easier to use the
GUI interface from your menu, if available.
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