Mac printing

Great Castle Wilson is a mixed PC/Mac shop. I have one machine (the G5 that runs this site) on all the time, and I wanted to connect our printer to it. I had hoped to have all of the PCs print to it, but I was unable to convince them to, regardless of whether I … Continue reading “Mac printing”

Great Castle Wilson is a mixed PC/Mac shop. I have one machine (the G5 that runs this site) on all the time, and I wanted to connect our printer to it. I had hoped to have all of the PCs print to it, but I was unable to convince them to, regardless of whether I used Samba or lpd printing. I finally just connected the printer to one of the PCs, turned on the LPD service and use IP printing on the Macs. The truly odd thing about this is that given (what obviously only appears to be) two identically configured Macs, one will happily print on the XP box, while the other one will not. *sigh*.

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