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How to share printer

By sivaein ·
hi all,
1. The printer connected with one machine via USB port. How to share that printer for other machines?(OS: SUSE Linux workstation 10)-kindly describe me configuration.
2. Why i can't install SUSE Linux 10 through TFT(LCD) Monotor.

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by cpfeiffe In reply to How to share printer

This isn't going to help you a whole lot so I won't be offended if you reject my answer, but I can point you in the right direction while you are waiting for other people to respond. For item #1 start looking at Samba. The config should be in /etc/smb.conf or /etc/samba/smb.conf. Try man pages for samba, smbd, smbd.conf and smbfs. Also check out For the second item, I believe you are getting a text only install right? There is a driver that is needed for the display, which doesn't get applied until the install is done.

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by Jaqui In reply to How to share printer

To share a printer, allow CUPS to connect to the network and let other hosts use the printer.
unless the other hosts are windows boxes, then you will need to use samba to interpret linux's open protocols for ms ignorant os that doesn't understand open protocols.

to install with a tft monitor, just leave the settings alone and the minimal settings used by the installer should support your monitor.

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by Nico Baggus In reply to How to share printer

1) In addition to the above mentioned CUPS you
may need some additional stuff.

If it is a hp printer you might need HPLIP
Brother also has a likewise package. Probably
other manuf. also have their "linux driver"

2) It might be a problem of you video adapter.
That probably tells you videodriver that there a
many modes, where your LCD only supports 2 to 4
of those.
The problem then is that de default chosen
doesn't fit with your LCD.
I think X is used by Suse, so you might try is
<CRTL/ALT/KPplus> and <CTRL/ALT/KPminus> do help
to change video settings. (I don't use Suse so I
wouldn't know, but i had some similar problems
using a desktop , where the laptop never had a

Kind Regards,

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by mr.novell In reply to How to share printer

For Item #1, I recommend using YAST to configure the printer, if you are using SuSE as your distro. I would try the previous answsers for the LCD issue.

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