[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Sharing my printer for a Windoze machine?



On Mon, 2004-10-04 at 23:24, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Mo, den 04.10.2004 schrieb Søren Neigaard um 21:23:
> 
> > I have an old HP DeskJet 540. I have open up port 631/tcp/udp but how
> > would I get Windows XP to print to this printer?
> > 
> > Should I add it as a Internet printer, or? I have tried that with this
> > URL:
> > 
> > http://MY_IP/HP540 - Can not connect
> > http://MY_IP:631/HP540 - Wants a username/password, and when given a
> > valid username/password for the machine it says it cant log on.
> 
> You didn't set up Cups properly, to allow the connects from outside.
> 
> > So... What to do here?
> 
> Start with reading the documentation:
> 
> /usr/share/doc/cups-1.1.20/

It turns out that I did setup Cups properly, but I did not use the
correct URL from windows. I needed to add "printers" to the URL, like
this: http://MY_IP:631/printers/HP540

Then it all worked fine.

/Søren


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]