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Author Topic: new to linux and vector network printer help  (Read 2861 times)

oldog1984

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new to linux and vector network printer help
« on: April 14, 2008, 02:37:53 am »

hello and thanks for vector looks real good trying to get a printer to work over the network? how do i do it ? i go into pyNeighborhood and i see it and it said it mounted but can't get it to print it is in the list of printers. the printer is hook to a windows xp machine the other computer hook to network is a another xp unit and it see it total of 3 computers. any help would be great.. thanks
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nightflier

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Re: new to linux and vector network printer help
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2008, 04:53:58 am »

Use CUPS to set up the printer. You can get to it through vasmCC or vasm. If already installed and running, use http://localhost:631/
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M0E-lnx

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Re: new to linux and vector network printer help
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2008, 06:05:22 am »

I have borrowed the arch wiki for some network printer before... maybe this can help you

http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CUPS_Setup#Linux_to_Windows

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Re: new to linux and vector network printer help
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2008, 05:38:09 pm »

Please do not post questions on the HOWTO forum. Moving to a more fitting place.
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oldog1984

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Re: new to linux and vector network printer help
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2008, 07:28:53 pm »

 for the two post thank you will have to work on it some more . joe sorry for posting in the wrong spot and thank you for moving it to the right area .thanks guys
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