I'm trying to print from a linux box (redhat 7.3) to a lan(windows)
printer (HP LaserJet 4050),
but without success.
This printer is shared from the logon server, even if it is not
phycally attacched to the server, but
it has a network ip. (If you see in control panel->printers I have a
shared printer (on port ip_x.y.z.w).
I used printconfig tools, choosing the smb smb (windows) printer with
If I launch a test page, in status.pr I have that the job result is
JSUCC (on the contrary If I put in hostname
the ip of printer instad of the server ip I recieve a JFAIL), but the
page is not printed!
What is the problem?
Re: lan printer
[email]email@example.com[/email] (bob) wrote
> I'm trying to print from a linux box (redhat 7.3) to a lan(windows)
> printer (HP LaserJet 4050),[/color]
Many choices :
- use SAMBA client (smbclient) to print to the share Windows printer.
- install the remote Unix print service on Windows and use the "normal" lpr
print command on Linux
- have a look to CUPS that should manage all this ([url]http://www.cups.org[/url])