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Print to Wireless Printer from Linode Server

I have a wireless Brother laser printer connected to my home wifi network, and a Windows 7 computer which is setup to use it/configure it, but no linux box. I would like to print from the command ...
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Intercept and modify print jobs

I need to apply some modifications (mostly replace some text a la s/foo/bar/) to everything that gets printed from a specific Windows application. My guess is that most of the building blocks that can ...
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Shared printer refuses to work on Windows 7, but works on Windows 8

I've spent hours trying to get a Oki C8600 printer working using Windows printer sharing. Let's call the three computers involved the following: WinXPserver - The Oki printer is connected to this ...
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How to calculate the StartTime / UntilTime parameter using Get-Printer in Powershell?

I have an printer setup using the GUI and set the printer availabilty from 18:40 until 3:00 As well i got the PS command "Get-Printer Printer1 | format-list" The result of the command puts out: ...
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How can I install HP network printer in Windows 8?

I have an old HP LaserJet printer connected to the home LAN, which I would like to use over the Jet Direct protocol. How can I connect it to a Windows 8 device? Windows now seems to only allow to ...
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Why can't I map a network drive if I can ping the server?

I have a server running Windows 2003 R2 SP2. I can ping it from any computer on the network. My problem is that it acts as a file and print server, but none of the other computers on the network can ...
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1answer
743 views

How do I share a printer that is attached to a Fedora computer?

I have a computer running Fedora 17 with a Xerox Phaser 6360N attached to it. I need to share that printer to a LAN computer running Windows 7. How do I do this? Preferably without Samba.
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956 views

Cannot access network printer from windows 7 PCs

We have several printers in the office - 2 are connected to the network via ethernet cables, and another is connected to our "server" (which is actually a Windows XP machine). The problem is that none ...
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262 views

Windows home network printer works locally, but not on network

I have a USB printer here that is connected to a Windows XP machine (the host). This printer is shared and used by two Windows 7 machines, and one Ubuntu machine. This setup has worked until today. ...
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Windows 7, Printer is unavailable until PC reboot

We are having a problem that I haven't seen before and can find no answers to online. A desktop running Windows 7 is unable to print using network printers. When the user tries, no matter what ...
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1answer
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How to flush printer queue via command line on Windows 7?

How can I flush the printer queue with cmd.exe on Windows 7?
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Which network drivers to install in which workstations of workgroup with different operating systems?

A network of 8 Windows workgroups contains workstations with MS Windows 98 32 bit MS Windows Vista 32 bit MS Windows 7 32 bit MS Windows 7 64 bit MS Windows XP SP3 32 bit MS Windows XP SP 3 64 ...
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Printer is connected and online, but can't print

I'm on a Toshiba Satellite Laptop with a Brother printer, I have successfully connected the two and the printer shows up online in my "printers" selection page. My whole family also uses the printer ...
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Windows: Add samba printer at each logon

All, I currently have a samba printer shared at \\%ServerIP%\Printer1 which requires credentials to connect. Users can easily add the printer with the printer wizard. However, the printer will stop ...
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1answer
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How can I provide a local alternate name for a printer in Windows 7?

On my work network, each of the printers has a very generic name, the only unique part consisting of a number at the end of the printer name. Is there a way to allow me to provide a local name or ...
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1answer
421 views

Share printer with Win XP server and Win 7 client

I have a 32 bit Windows XP computer with a installed Epson R200 printer. I shared this printer and want to use it with a 64 bit Windows 7 system, now. But the problem is, that the Windows 7 client ...
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1answer
294 views

How to grant free access to network printer A while keeping access restrictions for network printer B

I have an Windows XP network with 2 printers, both of them connected to the same PC. I need the first printer to be freely available to all the network, that is: no user name, no password, no ...
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216 views

“file sharing” vs “File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks”

What's the difference between "file sharing" (first image) and "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks" (second image) ? Initially I thought they were the same thing - just a different ...
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Why does my Xerox network laser printer silently fail to print some documents?

I've recently encountered a mysterious problem with my Xerox Phaser 6180N networked colour laser printer in which certain documents fail to print from Microsoft Word. When the problem appears the ...
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1answer
527 views

HP5550 DN prints stacks of pages with one line of wingdings looking symbols

We have an HP5550 DN networked printer using Windows Vista systems to print, and for some reason (seems to be exclusively with large documents) the printer will decide to spit out a few hundred pages, ...
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1answer
711 views

Obtaining Windows printer share SMB settings (for tsclient/rdesktop on Linux)

At work, I have access to a "virtual" Windows server terminal, which I can access through my Ubuntu Linux via tsclient or rdesktop. Additionally, there are printer shares on this network, which can ...
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1answer
675 views

Connecting LPT2 to a remote printer - source already in use

I am trying to connect to lpt2 a printer shared on the network but I always receive the following message: Source already in use What could this be and how can I debug/fix this error? I am using ...
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686 views

How do I share a home printer under Windows if the computer is part of a domain?

I do have my work laptop at home and I want to share an USB printer in order to be able to print to it from my MacBook. Currently Windows 7 is refusing to share the printer because the computer is ...
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Windows 7 HP Color Laserjet 1600 on home network doesn't print

I've got Windows 7 and shared printers in my homegroup which I can see in Windows Explorer. I've also installed the latest HP drivers. But whenever I try to print to the networked Laserjet on the ...
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1answer
722 views

Have OS X send wake on lan before printing to shared printer

I have a MacBook that prints to a shared Windows 7 printer. Sometimes the Windows machine is asleep, and the Mac will just queue up its print requests. I recently created a script to send a ...
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1answer
574 views

How do I set up HP LaserJet 4050 T and a Belkin Wireless N+ Router?

I have a HP LaserJet 4050 T and a Belkin Wireless N+ Router. I'd like to make my printer available on the network. I've looked at both HP's and Belkin's website, and I've not found the information I ...
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494 views

Installing network printer without user interaction

Can i install a network printer from a .BAT or some other automatic method?
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1answer
767 views

How to print in Windows (Vista) using a different user?

Is it possible to print as different user in Windows (Vista) without switching user? I don't want to create profile for another user. (I need this because of some printers that are accessible only ...
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1answer
763 views

Wireless USB Print Server for use with both Linux and Windows

I am looking for a wireless usb print server that will work with my netbook running ubuntu and my main pc running windows. There seems to be little information on anything that works with both ...
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Driverless printer sharing on Windows

I have a printer hooked up to a computer running Windows XP. It prints fine from that computer, but I'd like to set up other computers (running Vista and 7) to print from it as well. I tried setting ...
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How do I share printer from ubuntu 9.10 to windows, to Mac OS X, and to other Ubuntu hosts?

I have a printer installed on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop, and I wish to share the printer to a windows machine, a Mac OS X machine, and to some other Ubuntu hosts over the network. Two related questions ...
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1answer
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HP Jetdirect 175x and HP Officejet K7103 printsharing

I have managed to get this setup working, but it is very unreliable and either the printserver or the printer seem to crash and won't respond after 1 or 2 prints. I am able to still access the web ...
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How to connect from Linux to a Windows printer?

My home network has a Windows computer with a shared printer. I've just installed Linux on my own machine. How can I connect to the shared Windows printer from my Linux installation? Details: ...
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Network MP600 printer asking me to install new driver on laptop

I have windows 7 home 32-bit on my desktop which is connected to my mp600 via USB. I have Vista 64-bit on my laptop. The MP600 is set for sharing and appears under printers in network under my pc's ...