[Samba] OT - LPD for Windows ...

Yura Pismerov ypismerov at tucows.com
Thu Sep 12 16:07:01 GMT 2002

"C.Lee Taylor" wrote:
> Sorry, I should have been little more detailed.  I know of the NT/2K/XP LPD
> support, but I am looking for Win9X, WFW and DOS ...
>         Win9X for users with printers on there desk and DOS for cheap print servers.

	An alternative solution - attach them with Samba server
and re-export them from the Samba box with unix lpd.  You may want to
take a look at apsfilter that can attach M$ printers.  It works fine for

> Thanks.
> Mailed
> Lee
> Malte Starostik wrote:
> > Windows NT, 2k, XP have something like a "UNIX printer support" driver
> > or what's it called. AFAIK it's an lpd implementation, but not idea
> > whether client or server or both. I never used it, just remember having
> > seen it. Maybe you could try that one, it's in somewhere in Windows
> > Setup (look for network stuff)
> >>      Sorry to be a little off topic, but I was wondering if
> >>anybody knows of a
> >>free lpd for Windows?  I hate sharing printers using the M$
> >>way.  See all
> >>them computers on my network is just not pleasing, I like the
> >>way Novell
> >>does it.
> >>
> >>      I was thinking of lpd, LPRng or CUPS with cygwin, but
> >>can't seem to find any
> >>binaries.
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