Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 17:08:20 -0400
From: Sam Varshavchik <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: USB-printer sharing
To: Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora.
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> Dear Fedora folks!
> I'm trying to setup home server using F11 desktop. The computer has
> Ethernet devices (1 integrated on motherboard and 2 additional in
> PCI-slots). It's connected to the Internet via eth0 and shares
> for Windows laptop on eth1 using NAT. This part works grate.
> I'm trying to share HP DeskJet-3650 USB printer, connected to the
> desktop. I installed and started samba and tuned printer through
> CUPS-gui at http://localhost:631.
Samba is not required to print from Windows XP client via CUPS.
> Then I installed network printer
> laptop's WinXP-gui as
How did you obtain this URL.
The best way to obtain the URL is to simply open
The main page contains a link for all installed printers. Open the
your printer, and the resulting URL is the URL that Windows XP should
configured to use.
That is exactly how I did.
> There wasn't exactly my printer model, so I choose HP DeskJet driver
This is very unlikely. HP not shipping a Windows driver for your
just as likely as me winning the lottery. You most certainly have the
drivers for your HP printer on a CD. After you've specified the URL
setting up the CUPS printer in Windows XP, you'll be asked to select a
driver. Select the appropriate driver from the CD. The last component
It seems this time you won the race! There's a lot of models, but not my
printer. So, I choose HP DeskJet without any model.
Now I have either error in the error log or 'success' entry, but nothing
happens (no printing made). Is it Window$ bug or something?
CUPS URL has absolutely nothing to do with the driver name.
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