wireless connection to a wireless printer?

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Sun Feb 10 22:47:53 UTC 2008

Jan Brosius wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a laptop Acer Aspire 9920G, a wireless router connected to the 
> internet via adsl and I have the wireless printer hp photosmart c7280.
> I use fedora 8. I can connect wirelessly to the internet via the 
> wireless router. The network name is "WIFI_A6". I have also connected 
> the printer to the network WIFI_A6. How can I connect the laptop to the 
> printer via the router.
> I am a newbie so please answer in plain English.
> Thanks for any help
> Jan
The type of network does not make a difference. What matters is 
connecting to the printer. Do you know what IP address the printer 
was assigned? Do you know if it supports IPP (Internet Printing 
Protocol)? The printer manual should tell you what it supports.


   Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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