> I've never gotten around to setting up printing from > my FreeBSD machine--the discussion in the Handbook is > rather frightening--and now that I've decided I should > probably give it a try, I find that the Handbook doesn't > even let me get started. > > I have two situations for this computer (a laptop > running FreeBSD-4.8). I have a home network that > has an older (non-Ethernetted) HP LaserJet 6MP; this > is attached to the network via an AsanteTalk AppleTalk- > Ethernet bridge. The Macs on the network (OSX and 8.6) > can all see the printer. What do I need to do to print > to this printer from my FreeBSD machine when it's on > the network? > > In the second case, I just have a desktop printer-- > some HP color thing, the 990 I think--that only has a > USB connection. The Handbook doesn't mention USB > printing at all. > > In both cases I'm not looking to do anything fancy, > none of this user-accounting or header-pages stuff. > I just want to be able to send jobs to the printer > and have them come out. I guess I'd also be curious > how to select one or the other, or more if they were > added to the network. Thanks for any pointers on > how to accomplish this. > > Jesse Sheidlower > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
Try apsfilter in the ports collection, I found it the easiest way to set up printing under freebsd, I;d seuggest hooking the printer up directly to the freebsd box and setting up printing there first, and then tacling the network setup. Thats what I would do anyway. Hope it helps David _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"