Sharing a braille printer in Linux

David Renström david.renstrom at
Sun Jul 3 20:23:32 UTC 2005

Hi Samuel,

I use the listbox in the Emboss dialog to choose the installed network 
printer (Indexprn in my case). WinBraille accepts this and then nothing 
happens (at least nothing visible).

/David R.
At 21:15 2005-07-03, you wrote:
>David Renström, le Sun 03 Jul 2005 20:52:43 +0200, a écrit :
> > I'm trying to let my Linux box share an Index Everest braille printer with
> > my Windows XP box. I've set up the Samba server to forward the raw data
> > directly to the printer. However, I can't use WinBraille to send documents
> > to the network printer. But, the strange thing is that I can send a
> > document directly from e.g. NotePad, i.e. not going through WinBraille. 
> Has
> > anyone any idea what the problem could be?
>How do you tell WinBraille which printer you want to use ? Do you choose
>between LPT1/LPT2/LPT3 or amongst installed printers ?
>Samuel Thibault
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/David R.
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