Spent a while looking for info on this online, but couldn’t find it.
We have a windows machine which has a few printers on it. I want to connect to it from Linux (Fedora 8).
First, share the printer via windows share. Give it a name like OKIB2200.
Choose “New Printer”, then “Windows Printer via SAMBA”. If that option does not appear, then close out of
system-config-printer and install samba (
yum install samba*) then repeat the above.
Enter the appropriate smb address. In my case, it was
Click “Verify” to make sure it’s accessible (if not, check spelling in the URL. if still not, I dunno…).
For the Make, choose Generic
For the Model, choose PCL 4 (laserjet).
test, and you’re done.