epike on Mon, 22 Oct 2001 13:48:59 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] Linux / Win networking question

the command to print to an windows server would be "smbprint".
You will want to put the printer definition to /etc/printcap
and set up the spool directories..the easy way would be to 
use RH's printtool command that sets this all up.

> Hi all! 
> I have what I hope is a pretty simple networking question.  In my home, I 
> have a Linkysys 4-port cable modem router, connected to a cable modem and 
> then to the net.  On port 1, I have a Win2K computer, with a printer 
> attached.  On port 2, I have my Redhat 7.1 computer.  I can access the net 
> on both no problem (set up through DHCP).  What I want to do is to be able 
> to use the Linux box to access files on the Windows computer, and also to 
> print to the printer that is attached to the windows computer. 
> Can anyone point me in the right direction (and be as specific as possible - 
> I'm still a newbie here!  :-) 
> Thanks for your help! 
> John

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